Yazd, Iran Metro Area Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Yazd, Iran metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Yazd in 2020 is 565,000, a 1.62% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Yazd in 2019 was 556,000, a 1.83% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Yazd in 2018 was 546,000, a 1.68% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Yazd in 2017 was 537,000, a 1.7% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Iran
City Name Population
Tehran 9,135,000
Mashhad 3,208,000
Esfahan 2,132,000
Shiraz 1,651,000
Tabriz 1,611,000
Karaj 1,580,000
Qom 1,288,000
Ahvaz 1,244,000
Kermanshah 1,026,000
Orumiyeh 793,000
Rasht 713,000
Zahedan 610,000
Bandar Abbas 607,000
Hamadan 578,000
Ardabil 568,000
Yazd 565,000
Arak 551,000
Kerman 541,000
Eslamshahr 498,000
Zanjan 467,000
Sanandaj 445,000
Qazvin 420,000
Khorramabad 394,000
Gorgan 368,000
Shahriyar 364,000
Qods 331,000
Kashan 329,000
Sari 321,000
Yazd - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 565,000 1.62%
2019 556,000 1.83%
2018 546,000 1.68%
2017 537,000 1.70%
2016 528,000 1.93%
2015 518,000 1.77%
2014 509,000 1.60%
2013 501,000 1.83%
2012 492,000 1.86%
2011 483,000 2.55%
2010 471,000 2.39%
2009 460,000 2.22%
2008 450,000 2.51%
2007 439,000 2.57%
2006 428,000 2.64%
2005 417,000 2.96%
2004 405,000 2.79%
2003 394,000 2.87%
2002 383,000 2.68%
2001 373,000 2.75%
2000 363,000 2.83%
1999 353,000 2.92%
1998 343,000 2.69%
1997 334,000 3.09%
1996 324,000 3.51%
1995 313,000 3.64%
1994 302,000 3.42%
1993 292,000 3.55%
1992 282,000 3.30%
1991 273,000 3.80%
1990 263,000 3.54%
1989 254,000 3.67%
1988 245,000 3.38%
1987 237,000 3.95%
1986 228,000 5.56%
1985 216,000 5.37%
1984 205,000 5.67%
1983 194,000 5.43%
1982 184,000 5.75%
1981 174,000 5.45%
1980 165,000 5.10%
1979 157,000 6.08%
1978 148,000 4.96%
1977 141,000 5.22%
1976 134,000 3.88%
1975 129,000 4.03%
1974 124,000 3.33%
1973 120,000 4.35%
1972 115,000 3.60%
1971 111,000 3.74%
1970 107,000 3.88%
1969 103,000 4.04%
1968 99,000 3.13%
1967 96,000 4.35%
1966 92,000 4.55%
1965 88,000 3.53%
1964 85,000 3.66%
1963 82,000 3.80%
1962 79,000 3.95%
1961 76,000 4.11%
1960 73,000 4.29%
1959 70,000 2.94%
1958 68,000 4.62%
1957 65,000 3.17%
1956 63,000 5.00%
1955 60,000 3.45%
1954 58,000 3.57%
1953 56,000 3.70%
1952 54,000 3.85%
1951 52,000 4.00%
1950 50,000 0.00%