Oslo, Norway 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 Oslo, Norway metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Oslo in 2020 is 1,041,000, a 1.36% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Oslo in 2019 was 1,027,000, a 1.48% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Oslo in 2018 was 1,012,000, a 1.5% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Oslo in 2017 was 997,000, a 1.42% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Norway
City Name Population
Oslo 1,041,000
Oslo - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,041,000 1.36%
2019 1,027,000 1.48%
2018 1,012,000 1.50%
2017 997,000 1.42%
2016 983,000 1.44%
2015 969,000 1.57%
2014 954,000 1.38%
2013 941,000 1.51%
2012 927,000 1.53%
2011 913,000 1.67%
2010 898,000 1.93%
2009 881,000 1.97%
2008 864,000 2.01%
2007 847,000 1.80%
2006 832,000 1.71%
2005 818,000 1.36%
2004 807,000 1.13%
2003 798,000 1.27%
2002 788,000 1.03%
2001 780,000 0.78%
2000 774,000 0.91%
1999 767,000 1.05%
1998 759,000 1.34%
1997 749,000 1.35%
1996 739,000 1.37%
1995 729,000 1.25%
1994 720,000 1.41%
1993 710,000 1.28%
1992 701,000 1.30%
1991 692,000 1.17%
1990 684,000 0.59%
1989 680,000 0.74%
1988 675,000 0.60%
1987 671,000 0.60%
1986 667,000 0.76%
1985 662,000 0.61%
1984 658,000 0.61%
1983 654,000 0.62%
1982 650,000 0.62%
1981 646,000 0.47%
1980 643,000 0.00%
1979 643,000 -0.16%
1978 644,000 0.00%
1977 644,000 0.00%
1976 644,000 0.00%
1975 644,000 -0.16%
1974 645,000 0.00%
1973 645,000 0.00%
1972 645,000 0.00%
1971 645,000 0.31%
1970 643,000 1.10%
1969 636,000 0.95%
1968 630,000 1.12%
1967 623,000 0.97%
1966 617,000 1.15%
1965 610,000 0.99%
1964 604,000 1.00%
1963 598,000 1.18%
1962 591,000 1.03%
1961 585,000 1.21%
1960 578,000 1.58%
1959 569,000 1.61%
1958 560,000 1.63%
1957 551,000 1.66%
1956 542,000 1.69%
1955 533,000 1.52%
1954 525,000 1.74%
1953 516,000 1.57%
1952 508,000 1.60%
1951 500,000 6.84%
1950 468,000 0.00%