Abidjan, Cote dIvoire 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 Abidjan, Cote dIvoire metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Abidjan in 2020 is 5,203,000, a 2.85% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Abidjan in 2019 was 5,059,000, a 2.8% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Abidjan in 2018 was 4,921,000, a 2.78% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Abidjan in 2017 was 4,788,000, a 2.77% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Cote dIvoire
City Name Population
Abidjan 5,203,000
Bouake 572,000
Abidjan - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 5,203,000 2.85%
2019 5,059,000 2.80%
2018 4,921,000 2.78%
2017 4,788,000 2.77%
2016 4,659,000 2.78%
2015 4,533,000 2.77%
2014 4,411,000 2.77%
2013 4,292,000 2.78%
2012 4,176,000 2.78%
2011 4,063,000 2.76%
2010 3,954,000 2.78%
2009 3,847,000 2.78%
2008 3,743,000 2.77%
2007 3,642,000 2.77%
2006 3,544,000 2.78%
2005 3,448,000 2.77%
2004 3,355,000 2.76%
2003 3,265,000 2.77%
2002 3,177,000 2.78%
2001 3,091,000 2.79%
2000 3,007,000 2.77%
1999 2,926,000 3.17%
1998 2,836,000 3.81%
1997 2,732,000 3.80%
1996 2,632,000 3.83%
1995 2,535,000 3.81%
1994 2,442,000 3.83%
1993 2,352,000 3.80%
1992 2,266,000 3.85%
1991 2,182,000 3.81%
1990 2,102,000 3.80%
1989 2,025,000 3.79%
1988 1,951,000 4.28%
1987 1,871,000 4.41%
1986 1,792,000 4.43%
1985 1,716,000 4.38%
1984 1,644,000 4.38%
1983 1,575,000 4.44%
1982 1,508,000 4.43%
1981 1,444,000 4.34%
1980 1,384,000 4.45%
1979 1,325,000 4.41%
1978 1,269,000 9.49%
1977 1,159,000 9.55%
1976 1,058,000 9.52%
1975 966,000 11.68%
1974 865,000 12.05%
1973 772,000 12.05%
1972 689,000 12.21%
1971 614,000 12.04%
1970 548,000 12.07%
1969 489,000 12.16%
1968 436,000 12.08%
1967 389,000 12.10%
1966 347,000 11.94%
1965 310,000 11.91%
1964 277,000 12.15%
1963 247,000 8.81%
1962 227,000 8.61%
1961 209,000 8.85%
1960 192,000 9.09%
1959 176,000 8.64%
1958 162,000 8.72%
1957 149,000 8.76%
1956 137,000 9.60%
1955 125,000 13.64%
1954 110,000 14.58%
1953 96,000 12.94%
1952 85,000 14.86%
1951 74,000 13.85%
1950 65,000 0.00%