Sinuiju, North Korea 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 Sinuiju, North Korea metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Sinuiju in 2020 is 326,000, a 0% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Sinuiju in 2019 was 326,000, a 0% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Sinuiju in 2018 was 326,000, a 0% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Sinuiju in 2017 was 326,000, a 0% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in North Korea
City Name Population
Pyongyang 3,084,000
Chongjin 642,000
Hamhung 549,000
Wonsan 353,000
Sinuiju 326,000
Sinuiju - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 326,000 0.00%
2019 326,000 0.00%
2018 326,000 0.00%
2017 326,000 0.00%
2016 326,000 0.00%
2015 326,000 0.00%
2014 326,000 0.00%
2013 326,000 0.00%
2012 326,000 0.00%
2011 326,000 0.00%
2010 326,000 0.00%
2009 326,000 0.00%
2008 326,000 0.00%
2007 326,000 0.00%
2006 326,000 0.00%
2005 326,000 0.00%
2004 326,000 0.00%
2003 326,000 0.00%
2002 326,000 0.00%
2001 326,000 0.00%
2000 326,000 0.00%
1999 326,000 0.00%
1998 326,000 0.00%
1997 326,000 0.00%
1996 326,000 0.00%
1995 326,000 0.00%
1994 326,000 0.93%
1993 323,000 1.89%
1992 317,000 1.93%
1991 311,000 1.63%
1990 306,000 2.00%
1989 300,000 2.04%
1988 294,000 1.73%
1987 289,000 1.05%
1986 286,000 0.70%
1985 284,000 1.07%
1984 281,000 0.72%
1983 279,000 1.09%
1982 276,000 1.10%
1981 273,000 0.74%
1980 271,000 3.83%
1979 261,000 4.40%
1978 250,000 3.73%
1977 241,000 4.33%
1976 231,000 4.05%
1975 222,000 3.74%
1974 214,000 3.88%
1973 206,000 4.04%
1972 198,000 4.21%
1971 190,000 3.83%
1970 183,000 3.98%
1969 176,000 4.14%
1968 169,000 4.97%
1967 161,000 5.23%
1966 153,000 5.52%
1965 145,000 5.07%
1964 138,000 5.34%
1963 131,000 5.65%
1962 124,000 5.08%
1961 118,000 0.85%
1960 117,000 -4.10%
1959 122,000 -3.94%
1958 127,000 -4.51%
1957 133,000 -4.32%
1956 139,000 -4.14%
1955 145,000 -3.97%
1954 151,000 -4.43%
1953 158,000 -4.24%
1952 165,000 -4.07%
1951 172,000 -4.44%
1950 180,000 0.00%