Quetta, Pakistan 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 Quetta, Pakistan metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Quetta in 2020 is 1,100,000, a 2.8% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Quetta in 2019 was 1,070,000, a 2.69% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Quetta in 2018 was 1,042,000, a 3.17% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Quetta in 2017 was 1,010,000, a 3.06% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Pakistan
City Name Population
Karachi 16,094,000
Lahore 12,642,000
Faisalabad 3,462,000
Rawalpindi 2,237,000
Gujranwala 2,229,000
Peshawar 2,203,000
Multan 2,015,000
Hyderabad 1,850,000
Islamabad 1,129,000
Quetta 1,100,000
Bahawalpur 845,000
Sialkot 705,000
Sargodha 700,000
Larkana 534,000
Sukkur 534,000
Sheikhupura 517,000
Rahim Yar Khan 464,000
Dera Ghazikhan 451,000
Jhang 438,000
Sahiwal 431,000
Wah 422,000
Gujrat 419,000
Okara 393,000
Kasur 382,000
Mardan 381,000
Quetta - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,100,000 2.80%
2019 1,070,000 2.69%
2018 1,042,000 3.17%
2017 1,010,000 3.06%
2016 980,000 3.05%
2015 951,000 3.15%
2014 922,000 3.13%
2013 894,000 3.11%
2012 867,000 3.09%
2011 841,000 3.06%
2010 816,000 3.03%
2009 792,000 3.13%
2008 768,000 3.09%
2007 745,000 3.19%
2006 722,000 3.00%
2005 701,000 3.09%
2004 680,000 3.19%
2003 659,000 3.13%
2002 639,000 3.06%
2001 620,000 2.99%
2000 602,000 3.08%
1999 584,000 3.18%
1998 566,000 3.66%
1997 546,000 4.00%
1996 525,000 4.17%
1995 504,000 3.92%
1994 485,000 4.08%
1993 466,000 4.02%
1992 448,000 4.19%
1991 430,000 3.86%
1990 414,000 4.28%
1989 397,000 3.93%
1988 382,000 4.09%
1987 367,000 3.97%
1986 353,000 4.13%
1985 339,000 3.99%
1984 326,000 4.15%
1983 313,000 3.99%
1982 301,000 3.79%
1981 290,000 6.62%
1980 272,000 7.09%
1979 254,000 7.63%
1978 236,000 7.27%
1977 220,000 7.32%
1976 205,000 7.89%
1975 190,000 7.34%
1974 177,000 7.27%
1973 165,000 6.45%
1972 155,000 3.33%
1971 150,000 3.45%
1970 145,000 3.57%
1969 140,000 2.94%
1968 136,000 3.03%
1967 132,000 3.94%
1966 127,000 3.25%
1965 123,000 3.36%
1964 119,000 3.48%
1963 115,000 2.68%
1962 112,000 3.70%
1961 108,000 2.86%
1960 105,000 1.94%
1959 103,000 3.00%
1958 100,000 2.04%
1957 98,000 2.08%
1956 96,000 3.23%
1955 93,000 2.20%
1954 91,000 2.25%
1953 89,000 2.30%
1952 87,000 2.35%
1951 85,000 2.41%
1950 83,000 0.00%