Dublin, Ireland 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 Dublin, Ireland metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Dublin in 2020 is 1,228,000, a 1.07% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Dublin in 2019 was 1,215,000, a 1.17% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Dublin in 2018 was 1,201,000, a 1.09% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Dublin in 2017 was 1,188,000, a 1.02% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Ireland
City Name Population
Dublin 1,228,000
Dublin - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,228,000 1.07%
2019 1,215,000 1.17%
2018 1,201,000 1.09%
2017 1,188,000 1.02%
2016 1,176,000 1.12%
2015 1,163,000 1.13%
2014 1,150,000 1.05%
2013 1,138,000 1.07%
2012 1,126,000 1.17%
2011 1,113,000 1.18%
2010 1,100,000 1.20%
2009 1,087,000 1.21%
2008 1,074,000 1.23%
2007 1,061,000 1.24%
2006 1,048,000 1.06%
2005 1,037,000 0.97%
2004 1,027,000 0.98%
2003 1,017,000 1.09%
2002 1,006,000 0.90%
2001 997,000 0.81%
2000 989,000 0.92%
1999 980,000 0.93%
1998 971,000 0.83%
1997 963,000 0.94%
1996 954,000 0.85%
1995 946,000 0.75%
1994 939,000 0.75%
1993 932,000 0.87%
1992 924,000 0.76%
1991 917,000 0.11%
1990 916,000 -0.11%
1989 917,000 -0.22%
1988 919,000 -0.11%
1987 920,000 -0.11%
1986 921,000 0.11%
1985 920,000 0.11%
1984 919,000 0.11%
1983 918,000 0.11%
1982 917,000 0.22%
1981 915,000 1.33%
1980 903,000 1.57%
1979 889,000 1.60%
1978 875,000 1.63%
1977 861,000 1.65%
1976 847,000 1.68%
1975 833,000 1.59%
1974 820,000 1.74%
1973 806,000 1.64%
1972 793,000 1.54%
1971 781,000 1.30%
1970 771,000 1.18%
1969 762,000 1.06%
1968 754,000 1.21%
1967 745,000 1.09%
1966 737,000 1.94%
1965 723,000 1.97%
1964 709,000 2.16%
1963 694,000 2.06%
1962 680,000 2.10%
1961 666,000 0.76%
1960 661,000 0.46%
1959 658,000 0.30%
1958 656,000 0.46%
1957 653,000 0.46%
1956 650,000 0.46%
1955 647,000 0.47%
1954 644,000 0.47%
1953 641,000 0.47%
1952 638,000 0.47%
1951 635,000 1.44%
1950 626,000 0.00%