Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Kuala Terengganu in 2020 is 384,000, a 1.59% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Kuala Terengganu in 2019 was 378,000, a 1.61% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Kuala Terengganu in 2018 was 372,000, a 2.2% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Kuala Terengganu in 2017 was 364,000, a 1.96% 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
Kuala Terengganu - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 384,000 1.59%
2019 378,000 1.61%
2018 372,000 2.20%
2017 364,000 1.96%
2016 357,000 2.29%
2015 349,000 2.05%
2014 342,000 2.09%
2013 335,000 2.13%
2012 328,000 2.18%
2011 321,000 1.90%
2010 315,000 2.27%
2009 308,000 1.99%
2008 302,000 2.03%
2007 296,000 2.42%
2006 289,000 1.76%
2005 284,000 2.16%
2004 278,000 2.21%
2003 272,000 2.26%
2002 266,000 1.92%
2001 261,000 2.35%
2000 255,000 1.19%
1999 252,000 1.20%
1998 249,000 1.22%
1997 246,000 1.23%
1996 243,000 1.25%
1995 240,000 1.27%
1994 237,000 1.28%
1993 234,000 1.30%
1992 231,000 1.32%
1991 228,000 2.24%
1990 223,000 2.29%
1989 218,000 1.87%
1988 214,000 2.39%
1987 209,000 1.95%
1986 205,000 1.99%
1985 201,000 2.55%
1984 196,000 2.08%
1983 192,000 2.13%
1982 188,000 2.17%
1981 184,000 1.66%
1980 181,000 6.47%
1979 170,000 5.59%
1978 161,000 6.62%
1977 151,000 5.59%
1976 143,000 6.72%
1975 134,000 6.35%
1974 126,000 5.88%
1973 119,000 6.25%
1972 112,000 5.66%
1971 106,000 7.07%
1970 99,000 8.79%
1969 91,000 10.98%
1968 82,000 9.33%
1967 75,000 10.29%
1966 68,000 9.68%
1965 62,000 8.77%
1964 57,000 9.62%
1963 52,000 10.64%
1962 47,000 9.30%
1961 43,000 10.26%
1960 39,000 8.33%
1959 36,000 12.50%
1958 32,000 6.67%
1957 30,000 7.14%
1956 28,000 7.69%
1955 26,000 4.00%
1954 25,000 4.17%
1953 24,000 9.09%
1952 22,000 4.76%
1951 21,000 5.00%
1950 20,000 0.00%