Misratah, Libya 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 Misratah, Libya metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Misratah in 2020 is 881,000, a 4.76% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Misratah in 2019 was 841,000, a 4.99% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Misratah in 2018 was 801,000, a 5.81% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Misratah in 2017 was 757,000, a 5.58% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Libya
City Name Population
Tripoli 1,165,000
Misratah 881,000
Banghazi 824,000
Misratah - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 881,000 4.76%
2019 841,000 4.99%
2018 801,000 5.81%
2017 757,000 5.58%
2016 717,000 5.75%
2015 678,000 5.77%
2014 641,000 5.60%
2013 607,000 5.75%
2012 574,000 5.71%
2011 543,000 5.85%
2010 513,000 5.56%
2009 486,000 5.88%
2008 459,000 5.52%
2007 435,000 5.84%
2006 411,000 5.66%
2005 389,000 5.71%
2004 368,000 5.75%
2003 348,000 5.78%
2002 329,000 5.79%
2001 311,000 5.42%
2000 295,000 5.73%
1999 279,000 5.68%
1998 264,000 6.02%
1997 249,000 5.51%
1996 236,000 5.83%
1995 223,000 5.69%
1994 211,000 5.50%
1993 200,000 5.82%
1992 189,000 5.59%
1991 179,000 5.92%
1990 169,000 5.62%
1989 160,000 5.96%
1988 151,000 5.59%
1987 143,000 5.93%
1986 135,000 5.47%
1985 128,000 4.92%
1984 122,000 1.67%
1983 120,000 1.69%
1982 118,000 1.72%
1981 116,000 0.87%
1980 115,000 1.77%
1979 113,000 1.80%
1978 111,000 0.91%
1977 110,000 1.85%
1976 108,000 1.89%
1975 106,000 0.95%
1974 105,000 2.94%
1973 102,000 12.09%
1972 91,000 12.35%
1971 81,000 10.96%
1970 73,000 12.31%
1969 65,000 12.07%
1968 58,000 11.54%
1967 52,000 13.04%
1966 46,000 12.20%
1965 41,000 10.81%
1964 37,000 5.71%
1963 35,000 9.38%
1962 32,000 3.23%
1961 31,000 6.90%
1960 29,000 7.41%
1959 27,000 8.00%
1958 25,000 4.17%
1957 24,000 9.09%
1956 22,000 4.76%
1955 21,000 5.00%
1954 20,000 5.26%
1953 19,000 5.56%
1952 18,000 5.88%
1951 17,000 6.25%
1950 16,000 0.00%