Irbid, Jordan Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Irbid, Jordan metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Irbid in 2020 is 557,000, a 0.54% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Irbid in 2019 was 554,000, a 0.73% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Irbid in 2018 was 550,000, a 3.58% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Irbid in 2017 was 531,000, a 3.51% 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
Irbid - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 557,000 0.54%
2019 554,000 0.73%
2018 550,000 3.58%
2017 531,000 3.51%
2016 513,000 3.43%
2015 496,000 3.55%
2014 479,000 6.92%
2013 448,000 6.92%
2012 419,000 6.89%
2011 392,000 6.81%
2010 367,000 7.00%
2009 343,000 6.85%
2008 321,000 6.64%
2007 301,000 7.12%
2006 281,000 6.84%
2005 263,000 5.62%
2004 249,000 1.63%
2003 245,000 2.08%
2002 240,000 1.69%
2001 236,000 2.16%
2000 231,000 1.76%
1999 227,000 1.79%
1998 223,000 1.83%
1997 219,000 1.86%
1996 215,000 1.90%
1995 211,000 3.43%
1994 204,000 4.08%
1993 196,000 4.81%
1992 187,000 4.47%
1991 179,000 4.68%
1990 171,000 3.64%
1989 165,000 4.43%
1988 158,000 3.95%
1987 152,000 4.11%
1986 146,000 3.55%
1985 141,000 4.44%
1984 135,000 3.85%
1983 130,000 4.00%
1982 125,000 4.17%
1981 120,000 3.45%
1980 116,000 4.50%
1979 111,000 4.72%
1978 106,000 4.95%
1977 101,000 5.21%
1976 96,000 4.35%
1975 92,000 4.55%
1974 88,000 4.76%
1973 84,000 5.00%
1972 80,000 5.26%
1971 76,000 4.11%
1970 73,000 5.80%
1969 69,000 4.55%
1968 66,000 4.76%
1967 63,000 6.78%
1966 59,000 5.36%
1965 56,000 5.66%
1964 53,000 8.16%
1963 49,000 6.52%
1962 46,000 6.98%
1961 43,000 4.88%
1960 41,000 7.89%
1959 38,000 8.57%
1958 35,000 6.06%
1957 33,000 6.45%
1956 31,000 10.71%
1955 28,000 3.70%
1954 27,000 8.00%
1953 25,000 8.70%
1952 23,000 9.52%
1951 21,000 5.00%
1950 20,000 0.00%