Lahore, Pakistan Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Lahore, Pakistan metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Lahore in 2021 is 13,095,000, a 3.58% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Lahore in 2020 was 12,642,000, a 3.72% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Lahore in 2019 was 12,188,000, a 3.83% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Lahore in 2018 was 11,738,000, a 4.22% 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
Lahore - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 13,095,000 3.58%
2020 12,642,000 3.72%
2019 12,188,000 3.83%
2018 11,738,000 4.22%
2017 11,263,000 4.21%
2016 10,808,000 4.23%
2015 10,369,000 4.22%
2014 9,949,000 4.22%
2013 9,546,000 4.21%
2012 9,160,000 4.23%
2011 8,788,000 4.22%
2010 8,432,000 4.21%
2009 8,091,000 4.23%
2008 7,763,000 4.23%
2007 7,448,000 4.23%
2006 7,146,000 4.21%
2005 6,857,000 4.21%
2004 6,580,000 4.23%
2003 6,313,000 4.23%
2002 6,057,000 4.23%
2001 5,811,000 4.21%
2000 5,576,000 4.22%
1999 5,350,000 4.23%
1998 5,133,000 3.55%
1997 4,957,000 3.21%
1996 4,803,000 3.22%
1995 4,653,000 3.24%
1994 4,507,000 3.21%
1993 4,367,000 3.24%
1992 4,230,000 3.22%
1991 4,098,000 3.22%
1990 3,970,000 3.22%
1989 3,846,000 3.22%
1988 3,726,000 3.21%
1987 3,610,000 3.23%
1986 3,497,000 3.22%
1985 3,388,000 3.23%
1984 3,282,000 3.21%
1983 3,180,000 3.25%
1982 3,080,000 3.22%
1981 2,984,000 3.54%
1980 2,882,000 3.74%
1979 2,778,000 3.73%
1978 2,678,000 3.76%
1977 2,581,000 3.74%
1976 2,488,000 3.71%
1975 2,399,000 3.76%
1974 2,312,000 3.72%
1973 2,229,000 3.92%
1972 2,145,000 4.48%
1971 2,053,000 4.53%
1970 1,964,000 4.52%
1969 1,879,000 4.51%
1968 1,798,000 4.53%
1967 1,720,000 4.50%
1966 1,646,000 4.51%
1965 1,575,000 4.51%
1964 1,507,000 4.51%
1963 1,442,000 4.49%
1962 1,380,000 4.55%
1961 1,320,000 4.43%
1960 1,264,000 4.38%
1959 1,211,000 4.31%
1958 1,161,000 4.31%
1957 1,113,000 4.41%
1956 1,066,000 4.31%
1955 1,022,000 4.39%
1954 979,000 4.37%
1953 938,000 4.34%
1952 899,000 4.29%
1951 862,000 3.11%
1950 836,000 0.00%