Monrovia, Liberia Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Monrovia, Liberia metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Monrovia in 2019 is 1,467,000, a 3.46% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Monrovia in 2018 was 1,418,000, a 3.73% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Monrovia in 2017 was 1,367,000, a 3.72% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Monrovia in 2016 was 1,318,000, a 3.78% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Liberia
City Name Population
Monrovia 1,467,000
Monrovia - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%