Monrovia, Liberia 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 Monrovia, Liberia metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Monrovia in 2020 is 1,517,000, a 3.41% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Monrovia in 2019 was 1,467,000, a 3.46% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Monrovia in 2018 was 1,418,000, a 3.73% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Monrovia in 2017 was 1,367,000, a 3.72% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Liberia
City Name Population
Monrovia 1,517,000
Monrovia - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,517,000 3.41%
2019 1,467,000 3.46%
2018 1,418,000 3.73%
2017 1,367,000 3.72%
2016 1,318,000 3.78%
2015 1,270,000 3.76%
2014 1,224,000 3.73%
2013 1,180,000 3.78%
2012 1,137,000 3.74%
2011 1,096,000 3.79%
2010 1,056,000 3.73%
2009 1,018,000 3.77%
2008 981,000 -4.48%
2007 1,027,000 -7.56%
2006 1,111,000 -7.57%
2005 1,202,000 -7.54%
2004 1,300,000 11.68%
2003 1,164,000 11.71%
2002 1,042,000 11.68%
2001 933,000 11.60%
2000 836,000 11.76%
1999 748,000 -3.61%
1998 776,000 -3.72%
1997 806,000 -3.59%
1996 836,000 80.17%
1995 464,000 -21.09%
1994 588,000 -21.18%
1993 746,000 -21.14%
1992 946,000 -21.17%
1991 1,200,000 15.16%
1990 1,042,000 15.14%
1989 905,000 15.14%
1988 786,000 15.25%
1987 682,000 15.20%
1986 592,000 15.18%
1985 514,000 15.25%
1984 446,000 10.67%
1983 403,000 7.47%
1982 375,000 7.45%
1981 349,000 7.38%
1980 325,000 7.62%
1979 302,000 7.47%
1978 281,000 7.66%
1977 261,000 7.41%
1976 243,000 7.52%
1975 226,000 7.62%
1974 210,000 6.60%
1973 197,000 6.49%
1972 185,000 6.32%
1971 174,000 6.10%
1970 164,000 6.49%
1969 154,000 6.21%
1968 145,000 5.84%
1967 137,000 6.20%
1966 129,000 6.61%
1965 121,000 6.14%
1964 114,000 6.54%
1963 107,000 5.94%
1962 101,000 14.77%
1961 88,000 17.33%
1960 75,000 17.19%
1959 64,000 18.52%
1958 54,000 17.39%
1957 46,000 12.20%
1956 41,000 2.50%
1955 40,000 2.56%
1954 39,000 2.63%
1953 38,000 2.70%
1952 37,000 2.78%
1951 36,000 2.86%
1950 35,000 0.00%