Macao, Macao 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 Macao, Macao metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Macao in 2020 is 652,000, a 1.56% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Macao in 2019 was 642,000, a 1.58% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Macao in 2018 was 632,000, a 1.44% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Macao in 2017 was 623,000, a 1.8% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Macao
City Name Population
Macao 652,000
Macao - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 652,000 1.56%
2019 642,000 1.58%
2018 632,000 1.44%
2017 623,000 1.80%
2016 612,000 1.83%
2015 601,000 2.04%
2014 589,000 2.26%
2013 576,000 2.31%
2012 563,000 2.55%
2011 549,000 2.23%
2010 537,000 2.29%
2009 525,000 2.14%
2008 514,000 1.98%
2007 504,000 2.23%
2006 493,000 2.07%
2005 483,000 2.55%
2004 471,000 2.39%
2003 460,000 2.45%
2002 449,000 2.51%
2001 438,000 2.34%
2000 428,000 2.15%
1999 419,000 2.20%
1998 410,000 1.99%
1997 402,000 2.29%
1996 393,000 2.08%
1995 385,000 1.85%
1994 378,000 2.16%
1993 370,000 2.21%
1992 362,000 2.55%
1991 353,000 2.92%
1990 343,000 3.31%
1989 332,000 3.75%
1988 320,000 4.23%
1987 307,000 4.42%
1986 294,000 4.26%
1985 282,000 4.44%
1984 270,000 4.25%
1983 259,000 4.44%
1982 248,000 3.33%
1981 240,000 2.13%
1980 235,000 1.29%
1979 232,000 0.43%
1978 231,000 -0.43%
1977 232,000 -0.85%
1976 234,000 -1.27%
1975 237,000 -0.84%
1974 239,000 -0.83%
1973 241,000 -0.41%
1972 242,000 0.00%
1971 242,000 1.26%
1970 239,000 2.58%
1969 233,000 3.56%
1968 225,000 4.17%
1967 216,000 5.37%
1966 205,000 5.13%
1965 195,000 4.84%
1964 186,000 5.68%
1963 176,000 4.76%
1962 168,000 3.07%
1961 163,000 1.88%
1960 160,000 -0.62%
1959 161,000 -1.83%
1958 164,000 -2.96%
1957 169,000 -3.98%
1956 176,000 -3.30%
1955 182,000 -3.19%
1954 188,000 -2.08%
1953 192,000 -1.03%
1952 194,000 0.00%
1951 194,000 2.11%
1950 190,000 0.00%