Multan, Pakistan Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Multan, Pakistan metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Multan in 2021 is 2,060,000, a 2.23% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Multan in 2020 was 2,015,000, a 2.18% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Multan in 2019 was 1,972,000, a 2.12% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Multan in 2018 was 1,931,000, a 2.44% 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
Multan - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 2,060,000 2.23%
2020 2,015,000 2.18%
2019 1,972,000 2.12%
2018 1,931,000 2.44%
2017 1,885,000 2.45%
2016 1,840,000 2.45%
2015 1,796,000 2.39%
2014 1,754,000 2.45%
2013 1,712,000 2.45%
2012 1,671,000 2.45%
2011 1,631,000 2.45%
2010 1,592,000 2.45%
2009 1,554,000 2.44%
2008 1,517,000 2.43%
2007 1,481,000 2.42%
2006 1,446,000 2.48%
2005 1,411,000 2.39%
2004 1,378,000 2.45%
2003 1,345,000 2.44%
2002 1,313,000 2.50%
2001 1,281,000 2.40%
2000 1,251,000 2.46%
1999 1,221,000 2.43%
1998 1,192,000 2.76%
1997 1,160,000 2.84%
1996 1,128,000 2.83%
1995 1,097,000 2.91%
1994 1,066,000 2.80%
1993 1,037,000 2.88%
1992 1,008,000 2.86%
1991 980,000 2.83%
1990 953,000 2.92%
1989 926,000 2.89%
1988 900,000 2.86%
1987 875,000 2.82%
1986 851,000 2.90%
1985 827,000 2.86%
1984 804,000 2.81%
1983 782,000 2.89%
1982 760,000 2.84%
1981 739,000 3.36%
1980 715,000 3.62%
1979 690,000 3.60%
1978 666,000 3.58%
1977 643,000 3.71%
1976 620,000 3.51%
1975 599,000 3.63%
1974 578,000 3.58%
1973 558,000 3.72%
1972 538,000 3.66%
1971 519,000 3.59%
1970 501,000 3.73%
1969 483,000 3.43%
1968 467,000 3.78%
1967 450,000 3.69%
1966 434,000 3.58%
1965 419,000 3.46%
1964 405,000 3.85%
1963 390,000 3.45%
1962 377,000 3.86%
1961 363,000 5.22%
1960 345,000 6.48%
1959 324,000 6.58%
1958 304,000 6.67%
1957 285,000 6.74%
1956 267,000 6.37%
1955 251,000 6.81%
1954 235,000 6.33%
1953 221,000 6.76%
1952 207,000 6.70%
1951 194,000 4.30%
1950 186,000 0.00%