Zanjan, Iran Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Zanjan, Iran metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Zanjan in 2021 is 477,000, a 2.14% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Zanjan in 2020 was 467,000, a 1.97% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Zanjan in 2019 was 458,000, a 2.23% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Zanjan in 2018 was 448,000, a 2.28% 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
Zanjan - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 477,000 2.14%
2020 467,000 1.97%
2019 458,000 2.23%
2018 448,000 2.28%
2017 438,000 2.10%
2016 429,000 2.39%
2015 419,000 2.20%
2014 410,000 2.24%
2013 401,000 2.04%
2012 393,000 2.34%
2011 384,000 1.86%
2010 377,000 2.17%
2009 369,000 1.93%
2008 362,000 1.97%
2007 355,000 2.31%
2006 347,000 1.76%
2005 341,000 2.10%
2004 334,000 2.14%
2003 327,000 1.87%
2002 321,000 1.90%
2001 315,000 2.27%
2000 308,000 1.99%
1999 302,000 2.03%
1998 296,000 1.72%
1997 291,000 2.11%
1996 285,000 2.52%
1995 278,000 2.58%
1994 271,000 2.26%
1993 265,000 2.32%
1992 259,000 2.78%
1991 252,000 3.28%
1990 244,000 3.39%
1989 236,000 3.51%
1988 228,000 3.17%
1987 221,000 4.25%
1986 212,000 8.16%
1985 196,000 8.29%
1984 181,000 7.74%
1983 168,000 8.39%
1982 155,000 7.64%
1981 144,000 8.27%
1980 133,000 8.13%
1979 123,000 7.89%
1978 114,000 8.57%
1977 105,000 7.14%
1976 98,000 5.38%
1975 93,000 5.68%
1974 88,000 4.76%
1973 84,000 6.33%
1972 79,000 5.33%
1971 75,000 5.63%
1970 71,000 4.41%
1969 68,000 6.25%
1968 64,000 4.92%
1967 61,000 5.17%
1966 58,000 1.75%
1965 57,000 1.79%
1964 56,000 1.82%
1963 55,000 3.77%
1962 53,000 1.92%
1961 52,000 1.96%
1960 51,000 2.00%
1959 50,000 2.04%
1958 49,000 2.08%
1957 48,000 2.13%
1956 47,000 2.17%
1955 46,000 2.22%
1954 45,000 2.27%
1953 44,000 2.33%
1952 43,000 2.38%
1951 42,000 2.44%
1950 41,000 0.00%