Misratah, Libya Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Misratah, Libya metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Misratah in 2019 is 841,000, a 4.99% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Misratah in 2018 was 801,000, a 5.81% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Misratah in 2017 was 757,000, a 5.58% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Misratah in 2016 was 717,000, a 5.75% 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
Misratah - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%