Amman, Jordan Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Amman, Jordan metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Amman in 2021 is 2,182,000, a 1.58% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Amman in 2020 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Jordan
City Name Population
Amman 2,182,000
Zarqa 737,000
Irbid 559,000
Ar-Rusayfah 526,000
Al-Quwaysimah 398,000
Tila al-Ali 339,000
Amman - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 2,182,000 1.58%
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%