Ipoh, Malaysia Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Ipoh, Malaysia metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Ipoh in 2020 is 814,000, a 1.75% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Ipoh in 2019 was 800,000, a 1.78% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Ipoh in 2018 was 786,000, a 2.08% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Ipoh in 2017 was 770,000, a 2.12% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Malaysia
City Name Population
Kuala Lumpur 7,997,000
Johor Bahru 1,024,000
Ipoh 814,000
Kuching 612,000
Kota Kinabalu 550,000
Kuantan 503,000
Seremban 475,000
Kuala Terengganu 384,000
Sandakan 375,000
Kota Bharu 348,000
Alor Star 342,000
Ipoh - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 814,000 1.75%
2019 800,000 1.78%
2018 786,000 2.08%
2017 770,000 2.12%
2016 754,000 2.17%
2015 738,000 2.22%
2014 722,000 2.12%
2013 707,000 2.17%
2012 692,000 2.06%
2011 678,000 2.11%
2010 664,000 2.15%
2009 650,000 2.20%
2008 636,000 2.09%
2007 623,000 2.13%
2006 610,000 2.18%
2005 597,000 2.23%
2004 584,000 2.10%
2003 572,000 2.14%
2002 560,000 2.19%
2001 548,000 2.05%
2000 537,000 1.51%
1999 529,000 1.54%
1998 521,000 1.56%
1997 513,000 1.58%
1996 505,000 1.61%
1995 497,000 1.43%
1994 490,000 1.66%
1993 482,000 1.47%
1992 475,000 1.93%
1991 466,000 4.25%
1990 447,000 4.20%
1989 429,000 4.13%
1988 412,000 4.30%
1987 395,000 4.22%
1986 379,000 4.41%
1985 363,000 4.31%
1984 348,000 4.19%
1983 334,000 4.38%
1982 320,000 4.23%
1981 307,000 4.07%
1980 295,000 2.08%
1979 289,000 1.76%
1978 284,000 1.79%
1977 279,000 1.45%
1976 275,000 1.85%
1975 270,000 1.89%
1974 265,000 1.53%
1973 261,000 1.95%
1972 256,000 1.59%
1971 252,000 2.02%
1970 247,000 5.11%
1969 235,000 5.38%
1968 223,000 5.19%
1967 212,000 5.47%
1966 201,000 5.24%
1965 191,000 5.52%
1964 181,000 5.23%
1963 172,000 5.52%
1962 163,000 5.16%
1961 155,000 5.44%
1960 147,000 5.00%
1959 140,000 5.26%
1958 133,000 5.56%
1957 126,000 5.00%
1956 120,000 4.35%
1955 115,000 4.55%
1954 110,000 4.76%
1953 105,000 5.00%
1952 100,000 4.17%
1951 96,000 4.35%
1950 92,000 0.00%