Lahore, Pakistan Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Lahore, Pakistan metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Lahore in 2022 is 13,542,000, a 3.41% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Lahore in 2021 was 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.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Pakistan
City Name Population
Karachi 16,840,000
Lahore 13,542,000
Faisalabad 3,625,000
Gujranwala 2,353,000
Peshawar 2,343,000
Rawalpindi 2,327,000
Multan 2,106,000
Hyderabad 1,926,000
Islamabad 1,198,000
Quetta 1,160,000
Bahawalpur 895,000
Sialkot 736,000
Sargodha 727,000
Larkana 564,000
Sukkur 557,000
Sheikhupura 545,000
Rahim Yar Khan 490,000
Dera Ghazikhan 482,000
Sahiwal 457,000
Jhang 454,000
Wah 448,000
Gujrat 438,000
Okara 414,000
Kasur 397,000
Mardan 396,000
Lahore - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 13,542,000 3.41%
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%