Palermo, Italy 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 Palermo, Italy metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Palermo in 2020 is 851,000, a 0.12% decline from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Palermo in 2019 was 852,000, a 0.23% decline from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Palermo in 2018 was 854,000, a 0% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Palermo in 2017 was 854,000, a 0% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Italy
City Name Population
Rome 4,257,000
Milan 3,140,000
Naples 2,187,000
Turin 1,792,000
Bergamo 892,000
Palermo 851,000
Bologna 806,000
Florence 708,000
Padova 684,000
Genoa 680,000
Busto Arsizio 654,000
Venezia 637,000
Verona 630,000
Bari 622,000
Seregno 620,000
Catania 586,000
Brescia 484,000
Como 481,000
Cagliari 476,000
Taranto 460,000
Latina 449,000
Caserta 428,000
Salerno 419,000
Pescara 377,000
Treviso 374,000
Reggio Emilia 367,000
Modena 356,000
Barletta 341,000
Parma 328,000
Vicenza 326,000
Nola 325,000
Lecco 308,000
Palermo - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 851,000 -0.12%
2019 852,000 -0.23%
2018 854,000 0.00%
2017 854,000 0.00%
2016 854,000 0.00%
2015 854,000 -0.12%
2014 855,000 0.00%
2013 855,000 0.00%
2012 855,000 0.00%
2011 855,000 0.00%
2010 855,000 0.00%
2009 855,000 0.00%
2008 855,000 0.00%
2007 855,000 -0.12%
2006 856,000 0.00%
2005 856,000 0.00%
2004 856,000 0.00%
2003 856,000 0.00%
2002 856,000 0.00%
2001 856,000 0.12%
2000 855,000 0.12%
1999 854,000 0.12%
1998 853,000 0.12%
1997 852,000 0.12%
1996 851,000 0.12%
1995 850,000 0.12%
1994 849,000 0.12%
1993 848,000 0.12%
1992 847,000 0.12%
1991 846,000 0.24%
1990 844,000 0.24%
1989 842,000 0.24%
1988 840,000 0.24%
1987 838,000 0.24%
1986 836,000 0.24%
1985 834,000 0.12%
1984 833,000 0.24%
1983 831,000 0.24%
1982 829,000 0.48%
1981 825,000 0.86%
1980 818,000 0.86%
1979 811,000 0.87%
1978 804,000 0.88%
1977 797,000 0.89%
1976 790,000 0.89%
1975 783,000 0.90%
1974 776,000 0.78%
1973 770,000 0.92%
1972 763,000 0.79%
1971 757,000 0.80%
1970 751,000 0.81%
1969 745,000 0.68%
1968 740,000 0.82%
1967 734,000 0.69%
1966 729,000 0.83%
1965 723,000 0.70%
1964 718,000 0.70%
1963 713,000 0.85%
1962 707,000 0.86%
1961 701,000 1.59%
1960 690,000 1.62%
1959 679,000 1.49%
1958 669,000 1.67%
1957 658,000 1.54%
1956 648,000 1.57%
1955 638,000 1.59%
1954 628,000 1.62%
1953 618,000 1.48%
1952 609,000 1.50%
1951 600,000 1.01%
1950 594,000 0.00%