Faisalabad, Pakistan Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Faisalabad, Pakistan metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Faisalabad in 2021 is 3,542,000, a 2.31% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Faisalabad in 2020 was 3,462,000, a 2.27% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Faisalabad in 2019 was 3,385,000, a 2.23% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Faisalabad in 2018 was 3,311,000, a 2.57% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Pakistan
City Name Population
Karachi 16,459,000
Lahore 13,095,000
Faisalabad 3,542,000
Gujranwala 2,290,000
Rawalpindi 2,281,000
Peshawar 2,273,000
Multan 2,060,000
Hyderabad 1,887,000
Islamabad 1,164,000
Quetta 1,129,000
Bahawalpur 870,000
Sialkot 720,000
Sargodha 713,000
Larkana 549,000
Sukkur 545,000
Sheikhupura 531,000
Rahim Yar Khan 477,000
Dera Ghazikhan 466,000
Jhang 445,000
Sahiwal 444,000
Wah 435,000
Gujrat 429,000
Okara 404,000
Kasur 389,000
Mardan 388,000
Faisalabad - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 3,542,000 2.31%
2020 3,462,000 2.27%
2019 3,385,000 2.23%
2018 3,311,000 2.57%
2017 3,228,000 2.57%
2016 3,147,000 2.57%
2015 3,068,000 2.54%
2014 2,992,000 2.57%
2013 2,917,000 2.57%
2012 2,844,000 2.60%
2011 2,772,000 2.55%
2010 2,703,000 2.58%
2009 2,635,000 2.57%
2008 2,569,000 2.55%
2007 2,505,000 2.58%
2006 2,442,000 2.56%
2005 2,381,000 2.54%
2004 2,322,000 2.61%
2003 2,263,000 2.54%
2002 2,207,000 2.56%
2001 2,152,000 2.57%
2000 2,098,000 2.59%
1999 2,045,000 2.56%
1998 1,994,000 3.21%
1997 1,932,000 3.48%
1996 1,867,000 3.49%
1995 1,804,000 3.44%
1994 1,744,000 3.50%
1993 1,685,000 3.50%
1992 1,628,000 3.50%
1991 1,573,000 3.49%
1990 1,520,000 3.47%
1989 1,469,000 3.45%
1988 1,420,000 3.50%
1987 1,372,000 3.47%
1986 1,326,000 3.51%
1985 1,281,000 3.47%
1984 1,238,000 3.51%
1983 1,196,000 3.46%
1982 1,156,000 3.49%
1981 1,117,000 3.52%
1980 1,079,000 3.55%
1979 1,042,000 3.48%
1978 1,007,000 3.60%
1977 972,000 3.51%
1976 939,000 3.53%
1975 907,000 3.54%
1974 876,000 3.55%
1973 846,000 4.06%
1972 813,000 5.86%
1971 768,000 5.79%
1970 726,000 5.83%
1969 686,000 5.86%
1968 648,000 5.88%
1967 612,000 5.88%
1966 578,000 5.86%
1965 546,000 5.81%
1964 516,000 5.74%
1963 488,000 5.86%
1962 461,000 5.98%
1961 435,000 7.67%
1960 404,000 9.19%
1959 370,000 9.14%
1958 339,000 9.00%
1957 311,000 9.12%
1956 285,000 9.20%
1955 261,000 8.75%
1954 240,000 9.09%
1953 220,000 9.45%
1952 201,000 9.24%
1951 184,000 9.52%
1950 168,000 0.00%