Windhoek, Namibia Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Windhoek, Namibia metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Windhoek in 2020 is 431,000, a 3.36% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Windhoek in 2019 was 417,000, a 3.22% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Windhoek in 2018 was 404,000, a 3.06% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Windhoek in 2017 was 392,000, a 3.16% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Namibia
City Name Population
Windhoek 431,000
Windhoek - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 431,000 3.36%
2019 417,000 3.22%
2018 404,000 3.06%
2017 392,000 3.16%
2016 380,000 3.26%
2015 368,000 3.37%
2014 356,000 3.19%
2013 345,000 2.99%
2012 335,000 3.40%
2011 324,000 3.18%
2010 314,000 3.29%
2009 304,000 3.05%
2008 295,000 3.15%
2007 286,000 3.25%
2006 277,000 3.36%
2005 268,000 3.08%
2004 260,000 3.17%
2003 252,000 3.28%
2002 244,000 2.95%
2001 237,000 4.41%
2000 227,000 5.09%
1999 216,000 5.37%
1998 205,000 5.13%
1997 195,000 4.84%
1996 186,000 5.08%
1995 177,000 5.36%
1994 168,000 5.00%
1993 160,000 5.26%
1992 152,000 4.83%
1991 145,000 4.32%
1990 139,000 4.51%
1989 133,000 3.91%
1988 128,000 4.07%
1987 123,000 4.24%
1986 118,000 4.42%
1985 113,000 4.63%
1984 108,000 3.85%
1983 104,000 4.00%
1982 100,000 5.26%
1981 95,000 3.26%
1980 92,000 4.55%
1979 88,000 3.53%
1978 85,000 3.66%
1977 82,000 3.80%
1976 79,000 5.33%
1975 75,000 2.74%
1974 73,000 4.29%
1973 70,000 4.48%
1972 67,000 3.08%
1971 65,000 4.84%
1970 62,000 5.08%
1969 59,000 5.36%
1968 56,000 5.66%
1967 53,000 6.00%
1966 50,000 6.38%
1965 47,000 4.44%
1964 45,000 7.14%
1963 42,000 5.00%
1962 40,000 5.26%
1961 38,000 5.56%
1960 36,000 5.88%
1959 34,000 6.25%
1958 32,000 6.67%
1957 30,000 7.14%
1956 28,000 7.69%
1955 26,000 4.00%
1954 25,000 8.70%
1953 23,000 4.55%
1952 22,000 4.76%
1951 21,000 10.53%
1950 19,000 0.00%