Yazd, Iran Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Yazd, Iran metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Yazd in 2021 is 575,000, a 1.77% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Yazd in 2020 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Iran
City Name Population
Tehran 9,259,000
Mashhad 3,264,000
Esfahan 2,177,000
Shiraz 1,675,000
Tabriz 1,627,000
Karaj 1,582,000
Qom 1,311,000
Ahvaz 1,261,000
Kermanshah 1,047,000
Orumiyeh 808,000
Rasht 722,000
Bandar Abbas 627,000
Zahedan 617,000
Hamadan 585,000
Ardabil 578,000
Yazd 575,000
Arak 559,000
Kerman 544,000
Eslamshahr 511,000
Zanjan 477,000
Sanandaj 453,000
Qazvin 425,000
Khorramabad 400,000
Shahriyar 378,000
Gorgan 373,000
Qods 337,000
Kashan 335,000
Sari 324,000
Yazd - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 575,000 1.77%
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%