Jerusalem, Israel Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Jerusalem, Israel metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Jerusalem in 2019 is 919,000, a 1.32% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Jerusalem in 2018 was 907,000, a 1.91% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Jerusalem in 2017 was 890,000, a 1.83% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Jerusalem in 2016 was 874,000, a 1.86% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Israel
City Name Population
Tel Aviv-Jaffa 4,097,000
Haifa 1,141,000
Jerusalem 919,000
Beer Sheva 631,000
Jerusalem - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 919,000 1.32%
2018 907,000 1.91%
2017 890,000 1.83%
2016 874,000 1.86%
2015 858,000 1.90%
2014 842,000 1.94%
2013 826,000 1.85%
2012 811,000 1.88%
2011 796,000 1.92%
2010 781,000 1.83%
2009 767,000 1.72%
2008 754,000 1.62%
2007 742,000 1.64%
2006 730,000 1.53%
2005 719,000 1.70%
2004 707,000 1.58%
2003 696,000 1.61%
2002 685,000 1.63%
2001 674,000 1.51%
2000 664,000 1.68%
1999 653,000 1.56%
1998 643,000 1.58%
1997 633,000 1.61%
1996 623,000 2.30%
1995 609,000 2.87%
1994 592,000 2.96%
1993 575,000 3.05%
1992 558,000 2.95%
1991 542,000 2.85%
1990 527,000 2.93%
1989 512,000 3.02%
1988 497,000 2.90%
1987 483,000 2.99%
1986 469,000 3.08%
1985 455,000 2.94%
1984 442,000 2.79%
1983 430,000 2.87%
1982 418,000 2.96%
1981 406,000 2.78%
1980 395,000 2.86%
1979 384,000 2.95%
1978 373,000 2.75%
1977 363,000 2.83%
1976 353,000 2.92%
1975 343,000 3.00%
1974 333,000 2.78%
1973 324,000 2.86%
1972 315,000 5.70%
1971 298,000 5.67%
1970 282,000 6.02%
1969 266,000 5.98%
1968 251,000 5.91%
1967 237,000 5.80%
1966 224,000 5.66%
1965 212,000 6.00%
1964 200,000 5.82%
1963 189,000 6.18%
1962 178,000 5.95%
1961 168,000 2.44%
1960 164,000 2.50%
1959 160,000 2.56%
1958 156,000 2.63%
1957 152,000 2.70%
1956 148,000 2.78%
1955 144,000 3.60%
1954 139,000 3.73%
1953 134,000 3.08%
1952 130,000 4.00%
1951 125,000 3.31%
1950 121,000 0.00%