Rome, Italy Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Rome, Italy metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Rome in 2021 is 4,278,000, a 0.49% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Rome in 2020 was 4,257,000, a 0.54% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Rome in 2019 was 4,234,000, a 0.57% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Rome in 2018 was 4,210,000, a 0.79% 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
Rome - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 4,278,000 0.49%
2020 4,257,000 0.54%
2019 4,234,000 0.57%
2018 4,210,000 0.79%
2017 4,177,000 0.77%
2016 4,145,000 0.78%
2015 4,113,000 0.76%
2014 4,082,000 0.79%
2013 4,050,000 0.77%
2012 4,019,000 0.78%
2011 3,988,000 0.78%
2010 3,957,000 0.76%
2009 3,927,000 0.77%
2008 3,897,000 0.78%
2007 3,867,000 0.78%
2006 3,837,000 0.79%
2005 3,807,000 0.77%
2004 3,778,000 0.77%
2003 3,749,000 0.78%
2002 3,720,000 0.49%
2001 3,702,000 -0.16%
2000 3,708,000 -0.16%
1999 3,714,000 -0.16%
1998 3,720,000 -0.16%
1997 3,726,000 -0.16%
1996 3,732,000 -0.19%
1995 3,739,000 -0.16%
1994 3,745,000 -0.16%
1993 3,751,000 -0.16%
1992 3,757,000 0.19%
1991 3,750,000 0.97%
1990 3,714,000 0.98%
1989 3,678,000 0.96%
1988 3,643,000 0.97%
1987 3,608,000 0.98%
1986 3,573,000 0.99%
1985 3,538,000 0.97%
1984 3,504,000 0.95%
1983 3,471,000 0.99%
1982 3,437,000 0.82%
1981 3,409,000 0.56%
1980 3,390,000 0.53%
1979 3,372,000 0.54%
1978 3,354,000 0.54%
1977 3,336,000 0.54%
1976 3,318,000 0.55%
1975 3,300,000 0.52%
1974 3,283,000 0.55%
1973 3,265,000 0.55%
1972 3,247,000 1.12%
1971 3,211,000 2.42%
1970 3,135,000 2.45%
1969 3,060,000 2.41%
1968 2,988,000 2.43%
1967 2,917,000 2.42%
1966 2,848,000 2.45%
1965 2,780,000 2.43%
1964 2,714,000 2.42%
1963 2,650,000 2.44%
1962 2,587,000 2.54%
1961 2,523,000 2.73%
1960 2,456,000 2.76%
1959 2,390,000 2.80%
1958 2,325,000 2.74%
1957 2,263,000 2.77%
1956 2,202,000 2.75%
1955 2,143,000 2.78%
1954 2,085,000 2.76%
1953 2,029,000 2.73%
1952 1,975,000 2.60%
1951 1,925,000 2.18%
1950 1,884,000 0.00%