Tripoli, Libya Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Tripoli, Libya metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Tripoli in 2019 is 1,161,000, a 0.26% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Tripoli in 2018 was 1,158,000, a 0.7% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Tripoli in 2017 was 1,150,000, a 0.7% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Tripoli in 2016 was 1,142,000, a 0.71% 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
Tripoli - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 1,161,000 0.26%
2018 1,158,000 0.70%
2017 1,150,000 0.70%
2016 1,142,000 0.71%
2015 1,134,000 0.71%
2014 1,126,000 0.72%
2013 1,118,000 0.72%
2012 1,110,000 0.63%
2011 1,103,000 0.73%
2010 1,095,000 0.64%
2009 1,088,000 0.74%
2008 1,080,000 0.65%
2007 1,073,000 0.75%
2006 1,065,000 0.66%
2005 1,058,000 0.76%
2004 1,050,000 0.67%
2003 1,043,000 0.68%
2002 1,036,000 0.68%
2001 1,029,000 0.68%
2000 1,022,000 0.69%
1999 1,015,000 0.69%
1998 1,008,000 0.70%
1997 1,001,000 0.70%
1996 994,000 1.02%
1995 984,000 2.71%
1994 958,000 2.68%
1993 933,000 2.64%
1992 909,000 2.71%
1991 885,000 2.67%
1990 862,000 2.62%
1989 840,000 2.69%
1988 818,000 2.63%
1987 797,000 2.71%
1986 776,000 2.65%
1985 756,000 2.72%
1984 736,000 2.65%
1983 717,000 2.72%
1982 698,000 2.65%
1981 680,000 2.72%
1980 662,000 2.64%
1979 645,000 2.71%
1978 628,000 2.61%
1977 612,000 2.68%
1976 596,000 2.76%
1975 580,000 2.65%
1974 565,000 3.29%
1973 547,000 11.18%
1972 492,000 11.06%
1971 443,000 11.31%
1970 398,000 10.86%
1969 359,000 11.15%
1968 323,000 11.38%
1967 290,000 11.11%
1966 261,000 11.06%
1965 235,000 10.33%
1964 213,000 5.45%
1963 202,000 5.21%
1962 192,000 4.92%
1961 183,000 5.17%
1960 174,000 4.82%
1959 166,000 5.06%
1958 158,000 5.33%
1957 150,000 4.90%
1956 143,000 5.15%
1955 136,000 5.43%
1954 129,000 4.88%
1953 123,000 5.13%
1952 117,000 5.41%
1951 111,000 4.72%
1950 106,000 0.00%