Managua, Nicaragua Metro Area Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Managua, Nicaragua metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Managua in 2020 is 1,064,000, a 0.85% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Managua in 2019 was 1,055,000, a 0.67% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Managua in 2018 was 1,048,000, a 0.67% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Managua in 2017 was 1,041,000, a 0.68% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Nicaragua
City Name Population
Managua 1,064,000
Managua - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,064,000 0.85%
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%