Bamako, Mali Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Bamako, Mali metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Bamako in 2019 is 2,529,000, a 3.35% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Bamako in 2018 was 2,447,000, a 3.34% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Bamako in 2017 was 2,368,000, a 3.32% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Bamako in 2016 was 2,292,000, a 3.29% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Mali
City Name Population
Bamako 2,529,000
Sikasso 368,000
Bamako - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 2,529,000 3.35%
2018 2,447,000 3.34%
2017 2,368,000 3.32%
2016 2,292,000 3.29%
2015 2,219,000 3.31%
2014 2,148,000 3.32%
2013 2,079,000 3.28%
2012 2,013,000 3.34%
2011 1,948,000 3.29%
2010 1,886,000 3.34%
2009 1,825,000 4.89%
2008 1,740,000 5.39%
2007 1,651,000 5.43%
2006 1,566,000 5.38%
2005 1,486,000 5.39%
2004 1,410,000 5.46%
2003 1,337,000 5.36%
2002 1,269,000 5.40%
2001 1,204,000 5.43%
2000 1,142,000 5.45%
1999 1,083,000 5.35%
1998 1,028,000 4.37%
1997 985,000 4.01%
1996 947,000 4.07%
1995 910,000 4.00%
1994 875,000 4.04%
1993 841,000 4.08%
1992 808,000 3.99%
1991 777,000 4.16%
1990 746,000 4.04%
1989 717,000 3.91%
1988 690,000 4.07%
1987 663,000 4.41%
1986 635,000 4.44%
1985 608,000 4.47%
1984 582,000 4.49%
1983 557,000 4.31%
1982 534,000 4.50%
1981 511,000 4.50%
1980 489,000 4.49%
1979 468,000 4.46%
1978 448,000 4.43%
1977 429,000 6.98%
1976 401,000 10.47%
1975 363,000 10.33%
1974 329,000 10.40%
1973 298,000 10.37%
1972 270,000 10.20%
1971 245,000 10.36%
1970 222,000 10.45%
1969 201,000 10.44%
1968 182,000 5.20%
1967 173,000 4.85%
1966 165,000 4.43%
1965 158,000 3.95%
1964 152,000 4.11%
1963 146,000 4.29%
1962 140,000 3.70%
1961 135,000 3.85%
1960 130,000 3.17%
1959 126,000 3.28%
1958 122,000 3.39%
1957 118,000 2.61%
1956 115,000 3.60%
1955 111,000 2.78%
1954 108,000 3.85%
1953 104,000 2.97%
1952 101,000 3.06%
1951 98,000 10.11%
1950 89,000 0.00%