Zahedan, Iran Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Zahedan, Iran metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Zahedan in 2022 is 623,000, a 0.97% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Zahedan in 2021 was 617,000, a 1.15% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Zahedan in 2020 was 610,000, a 0.99% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Zahedan in 2019 was 604,000, a 1% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Iran
City Name Population
Tehran 9,382,000
Mashhad 3,318,000
Esfahan 2,219,000
Shiraz 1,699,000
Tabriz 1,644,000
Karaj 1,587,000
Qom 1,333,000
Ahvaz 1,278,000
Kermanshah 1,066,000
Orumiyeh 823,000
Rasht 731,000
Bandar Abbas 646,000
Zahedan 623,000
Hamadan 592,000
Ardabil 588,000
Yazd 584,000
Arak 567,000
Kerman 547,000
Eslamshahr 523,000
Zanjan 486,000
Sanandaj 461,000
Qazvin 430,000
Khorramabad 405,000
Shahriyar 390,000
Gorgan 378,000
Qods 342,000
Kashan 341,000
Sari 328,000
Zahedan - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 623,000 0.97%
2021 617,000 1.15%
2020 610,000 0.99%
2019 604,000 1.00%
2018 598,000 1.01%
2017 592,000 1.02%
2016 586,000 0.86%
2015 581,000 1.04%
2014 575,000 0.88%
2013 570,000 1.06%
2012 564,000 0.53%
2011 561,000 -0.18%
2010 562,000 -0.35%
2009 564,000 -0.18%
2008 565,000 -0.35%
2007 567,000 0.89%
2006 562,000 3.12%
2005 545,000 3.02%
2004 529,000 2.92%
2003 514,000 3.21%
2002 498,000 2.89%
2001 484,000 3.20%
2000 469,000 2.85%
1999 456,000 3.17%
1998 442,000 3.03%
1997 429,000 3.13%
1996 416,000 2.97%
1995 404,000 3.06%
1994 392,000 2.89%
1993 381,000 2.97%
1992 370,000 3.64%
1991 357,000 5.00%
1990 340,000 5.26%
1989 323,000 4.87%
1988 308,000 5.12%
1987 293,000 6.16%
1986 276,000 10.40%
1985 250,000 10.62%
1984 226,000 10.24%
1983 205,000 10.22%
1982 186,000 10.71%
1981 168,000 9.80%
1980 153,000 10.87%
1979 138,000 10.40%
1978 125,000 10.62%
1977 113,000 9.71%
1976 103,000 10.75%
1975 93,000 10.71%
1974 84,000 10.53%
1973 76,000 10.14%
1972 69,000 9.52%
1971 63,000 10.53%
1970 57,000 9.62%
1969 52,000 10.64%
1968 47,000 11.90%
1967 42,000 7.69%
1966 39,000 8.33%
1965 36,000 9.09%
1964 33,000 10.00%
1963 30,000 7.14%
1962 28,000 7.69%
1961 26,000 8.33%
1960 24,000 9.09%
1959 22,000 10.00%
1958 20,000 11.11%
1957 18,000 5.88%
1956 17,000 6.25%
1955 16,000 14.29%
1954 14,000 7.69%
1953 13,000 8.33%
1952 12,000 9.09%
1951 11,000 10.00%
1950 10,000 0.00%