Amman, Jordan 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 Amman, Jordan metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Amman in 2020 is 2,148,000, a 1.85% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Amman in 2019 was 2,109,000, a 2.13% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Amman in 2018 was 2,065,000, a 5.04% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Amman in 2017 was 1,966,000, a 5.02% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Jordan
City Name Population
Amman 2,148,000
Zarqa 729,000
Irbid 557,000
Ar-Rusayfah 524,000
Al-Quwaysimah 385,000
Tila al-Ali 327,000
Amman - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 2,148,000 1.85%
2019 2,109,000 2.13%
2018 2,065,000 5.04%
2017 1,966,000 5.02%
2016 1,872,000 4.99%
2015 1,783,000 5.01%
2014 1,698,000 5.01%
2013 1,617,000 5.00%
2012 1,540,000 4.98%
2011 1,467,000 5.01%
2010 1,397,000 5.04%
2009 1,330,000 4.97%
2008 1,267,000 4.97%
2007 1,207,000 5.05%
2006 1,149,000 5.03%
2005 1,094,000 3.89%
2004 1,053,000 0.86%
2003 1,044,000 0.87%
2002 1,035,000 0.88%
2001 1,026,000 0.88%
2000 1,017,000 0.89%
1999 1,008,000 0.80%
1998 1,000,000 0.91%
1997 991,000 0.81%
1996 983,000 0.92%
1995 974,000 1.78%
1994 957,000 2.90%
1993 930,000 2.99%
1992 903,000 2.96%
1991 877,000 3.06%
1990 851,000 2.90%
1989 827,000 2.99%
1988 803,000 2.95%
1987 780,000 2.90%
1986 758,000 2.99%
1985 736,000 2.94%
1984 715,000 3.03%
1983 694,000 2.97%
1982 674,000 2.90%
1981 655,000 2.99%
1980 636,000 3.75%
1979 613,000 5.33%
1978 582,000 5.24%
1977 553,000 5.13%
1976 526,000 5.20%
1975 500,000 5.26%
1974 475,000 5.09%
1973 452,000 5.36%
1972 429,000 5.15%
1971 408,000 5.15%
1970 388,000 5.15%
1969 369,000 5.43%
1968 350,000 5.11%
1967 333,000 5.38%
1966 316,000 5.69%
1965 299,000 5.28%
1964 284,000 5.58%
1963 269,000 5.49%
1962 255,000 7.14%
1961 238,000 9.17%
1960 218,000 9.00%
1959 200,000 9.29%
1958 183,000 9.58%
1957 167,000 9.15%
1956 153,000 9.29%
1955 140,000 9.38%
1954 128,000 9.40%
1953 117,000 9.35%
1952 107,000 9.18%
1951 98,000 8.89%
1950 90,000 0.00%