Banghazi, Libya Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Banghazi, Libya metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Banghazi in 2019 is 811,000, a 1.5% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Banghazi in 2018 was 799,000, a 2.17% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Banghazi in 2017 was 782,000, a 1.96% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Banghazi in 2016 was 767,000, a 2.13% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Libya
City Name Population
Tripoli 1,161,000
Misratah 841,000
Banghazi 811,000
Banghazi - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 811,000 1.50%
2018 799,000 2.17%
2017 782,000 1.96%
2016 767,000 2.13%
2015 751,000 2.04%
2014 736,000 2.08%
2013 721,000 2.12%
2012 706,000 2.02%
2011 692,000 2.06%
2010 678,000 2.11%
2009 664,000 2.00%
2008 651,000 2.04%
2007 638,000 2.08%
2006 625,000 2.12%
2005 612,000 2.00%
2004 600,000 2.04%
2003 588,000 2.08%
2002 576,000 2.13%
2001 564,000 1.99%
2000 553,000 2.22%
1999 541,000 1.88%
1998 531,000 2.12%
1997 520,000 2.16%
1996 509,000 1.80%
1995 500,000 1.21%
1994 494,000 1.02%
1993 489,000 1.03%
1992 484,000 1.04%
1991 479,000 1.05%
1990 474,000 0.85%
1989 470,000 1.08%
1988 465,000 1.09%
1987 460,000 1.10%
1986 455,000 1.11%
1985 450,000 1.12%
1984 445,000 4.22%
1983 427,000 4.40%
1982 409,000 4.34%
1981 392,000 4.26%
1980 376,000 4.16%
1979 361,000 4.34%
1978 346,000 4.22%
1977 332,000 4.08%
1976 319,000 4.25%
1975 306,000 4.44%
1974 293,000 4.64%
1973 280,000 8.11%
1972 259,000 8.37%
1971 239,000 8.64%
1970 220,000 7.84%
1969 204,000 8.51%
1968 188,000 8.67%
1967 173,000 8.13%
1966 160,000 8.11%
1965 148,000 8.03%
1964 137,000 7.03%
1963 128,000 7.56%
1962 119,000 7.21%
1961 111,000 6.73%
1960 104,000 7.22%
1959 97,000 6.59%
1958 91,000 7.06%
1957 85,000 7.59%
1956 79,000 6.76%
1955 74,000 7.25%
1954 69,000 6.15%
1953 65,000 6.56%
1952 61,000 7.02%
1951 57,000 7.55%
1950 53,000 0.00%