Ar-Rusayfah, 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 Ar-Rusayfah, Jordan metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Ar-Rusayfah in 2020 is 524,000, a 0.77% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Ar-Rusayfah in 2019 was 520,000, a 0.58% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Ar-Rusayfah in 2018 was 517,000, a 3.61% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Ar-Rusayfah in 2017 was 499,000, a 3.53% 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
Ar-Rusayfah - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 524,000 0.77%
2019 520,000 0.58%
2018 517,000 3.61%
2017 499,000 3.53%
2016 482,000 3.43%
2015 466,000 3.56%
2014 450,000 7.14%
2013 420,000 7.42%
2012 391,000 7.12%
2011 365,000 7.35%
2010 340,000 7.26%
2009 317,000 7.09%
2008 296,000 7.25%
2007 276,000 7.39%
2006 257,000 7.08%
2005 240,000 6.67%
2004 225,000 5.63%
2003 213,000 4.93%
2002 203,000 5.18%
2001 193,000 5.46%
2000 183,000 5.17%
1999 174,000 5.45%
1998 165,000 5.10%
1997 157,000 5.37%
1996 149,000 5.67%
1995 141,000 6.02%
1994 133,000 6.40%
1993 125,000 7.76%
1992 116,000 6.42%
1991 109,000 6.86%
1990 102,000 7.37%
1989 95,000 6.74%
1988 89,000 7.23%
1987 83,000 6.41%
1986 78,000 6.85%
1985 73,000 7.35%
1984 68,000 6.25%
1983 64,000 6.67%
1982 60,000 7.14%
1981 56,000 7.69%
1980 52,000 8.33%
1979 48,000 11.63%
1978 43,000 13.16%
1977 38,000 11.76%
1976 34,000 13.33%
1975 30,000 11.11%
1974 27,000 12.50%
1973 24,000 14.29%
1972 21,000 10.53%
1971 19,000 11.76%
1970 17,000 13.33%
1969 15,000 15.38%
1968 13,000 8.33%
1967 12,000 9.09%
1966 11,000 22.22%
1965 9,000 12.50%
1964 8,000 14.29%
1963 7,000 0.00%
1962 7,000 16.67%
1961 6,000 20.00%
1960 5,000 0.00%
1959 5,000 25.00%
1958 4,000 0.00%
1957 4,000 0.00%
1956 4,000 33.33%
1955 3,000 0.00%
1954 3,000 0.00%
1953 3,000 50.00%
1952 2,000 0.00%
1951 2,000 0.00%
1950 2,000 0.00%