Blantyre-Limbe, Malawi Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Blantyre-Limbe, Malawi metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Blantyre-Limbe in 2019 is 905,000, a 2.96% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Blantyre-Limbe in 2018 was 879,000, a 2.81% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Blantyre-Limbe in 2017 was 855,000, a 2.89% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Blantyre-Limbe in 2016 was 831,000, a 2.85% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Malawi
City Name Population
Lilongwe 1,075,000
Blantyre-Limbe 905,000
Blantyre-Limbe - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 905,000 2.96%
2018 879,000 2.81%
2017 855,000 2.89%
2016 831,000 2.85%
2015 808,000 2.93%
2014 785,000 2.88%
2013 763,000 2.83%
2012 742,000 2.91%
2011 721,000 2.85%
2010 701,000 2.79%
2009 682,000 2.87%
2008 663,000 2.95%
2007 644,000 2.88%
2006 626,000 2.79%
2005 609,000 2.87%
2004 592,000 2.96%
2003 575,000 2.86%
2002 559,000 2.76%
2001 544,000 2.84%
2000 529,000 2.92%
1999 514,000 3.01%
1998 499,000 3.74%
1997 481,000 3.89%
1996 463,000 3.81%
1995 446,000 3.72%
1994 430,000 3.86%
1993 414,000 3.76%
1992 399,000 3.91%
1991 384,000 3.78%
1990 370,000 3.64%
1989 357,000 3.78%
1988 344,000 3.93%
1987 331,000 4.42%
1986 317,000 4.28%
1985 304,000 4.47%
1984 291,000 4.30%
1983 279,000 4.10%
1982 268,000 4.28%
1981 257,000 4.47%
1980 246,000 4.24%
1979 236,000 4.42%
1978 226,000 4.63%
1977 216,000 6.40%
1976 203,000 6.28%
1975 191,000 6.70%
1974 179,000 6.55%
1973 168,000 6.33%
1972 158,000 6.04%
1971 149,000 6.43%
1970 140,000 6.87%
1969 131,000 6.50%
1968 123,000 6.03%
1967 116,000 7.41%
1966 108,000 13.68%
1965 95,000 13.10%
1964 84,000 13.51%
1963 74,000 13.85%
1962 65,000 14.04%
1961 57,000 14.00%
1960 50,000 13.64%
1959 44,000 12.82%
1958 39,000 14.71%
1957 34,000 13.33%
1956 30,000 11.11%
1955 27,000 17.39%
1954 23,000 9.52%
1953 21,000 16.67%
1952 18,000 12.50%
1951 16,000 14.29%
1950 14,000 0.00%