Managua, Nicaragua Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Managua, Nicaragua metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Managua in 2019 is 1,055,000, a 0.67% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Managua in 2018 was 1,048,000, a 0.67% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Managua in 2017 was 1,041,000, a 0.68% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Managua in 2016 was 1,034,000, a 0.68% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Nicaragua
City Name Population
Managua 1,055,000
Managua - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 1,055,000 0.67%
2018 1,048,000 0.67%
2017 1,041,000 0.68%
2016 1,034,000 0.68%
2015 1,027,000 0.69%
2014 1,020,000 0.69%
2013 1,013,000 0.70%
2012 1,006,000 0.70%
2011 999,000 0.71%
2010 992,000 0.71%
2009 985,000 1.97%
2008 966,000 2.01%
2007 947,000 2.05%
2006 928,000 1.98%
2005 910,000 0.55%
2004 905,000 0.56%
2003 900,000 0.45%
2002 896,000 0.56%
2001 891,000 0.45%
2000 887,000 0.57%
1999 882,000 0.46%
1998 878,000 0.46%
1997 874,000 0.58%
1996 869,000 0.46%
1995 865,000 2.85%
1994 841,000 3.44%
1993 813,000 3.44%
1992 786,000 3.42%
1991 760,000 3.40%
1990 735,000 3.52%
1989 710,000 3.35%
1988 687,000 3.46%
1987 664,000 3.43%
1986 642,000 3.38%
1985 621,000 3.50%
1984 600,000 3.45%
1983 580,000 3.39%
1982 561,000 3.31%
1981 543,000 3.43%
1980 525,000 3.55%
1979 507,000 3.47%
1978 490,000 3.38%
1977 474,000 3.27%
1976 459,000 3.61%
1975 443,000 3.26%
1974 429,000 3.62%
1973 414,000 3.24%
1972 401,000 3.62%
1971 387,000 5.74%
1970 366,000 6.40%
1969 344,000 6.17%
1968 324,000 6.58%
1967 304,000 6.29%
1966 286,000 6.32%
1965 269,000 6.75%
1964 252,000 6.33%
1963 237,000 5.80%
1962 224,000 6.16%
1961 211,000 6.03%
1960 199,000 6.42%
1959 187,000 6.25%
1958 176,000 6.02%
1957 166,000 5.73%
1956 157,000 6.08%
1955 148,000 6.47%
1954 139,000 6.11%
1953 131,000 5.65%
1952 124,000 5.98%
1951 117,000 6.36%
1950 110,000 0.00%