Palermo, Italy Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Palermo, Italy metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Palermo in 2021 is 850,000, a 0.12% decline from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Palermo in 2020 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Italy
City Name Population
Rome 4,278,000
Milan 3,144,000
Naples 2,183,000
Turin 1,795,000
Bergamo 900,000
Palermo 850,000
Bologna 809,000
Florence 709,000
Padova 688,000
Genoa 677,000
Busto Arsizio 658,000
Venezia 638,000
Verona 633,000
Seregno 625,000
Bari 623,000
Catania 586,000
Brescia 487,000
Como 484,000
Cagliari 476,000
Taranto 460,000
Latina 454,000
Caserta 429,000
Salerno 420,000
Pescara 379,000
Treviso 377,000
Reggio Emilia 370,000
Modena 358,000
Barletta 341,000
Parma 330,000
Vicenza 328,000
Nola 326,000
Lecco 309,000
Palermo - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 850,000 -0.12%
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%