Zanjan, Iran Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Zanjan, Iran metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Zanjan in 2022 is 486,000, a 1.89% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Zanjan in 2021 was 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.
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
Zanjan - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 486,000 1.89%
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%