Irbid, 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 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%