Asuncion, Paraguay 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 Asuncion, Paraguay metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Asuncion in 2020 is 3,337,000, a 1.77% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Asuncion in 2019 was 3,279,000, a 1.77% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Asuncion in 2018 was 3,222,000, a 2.78% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Asuncion in 2017 was 3,135,000, a 2.79% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Paraguay
City Name Population
Asuncion 3,337,000
Ciudad del Este 322,000
Asuncion - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 3,337,000 1.77%
2019 3,279,000 1.77%
2018 3,222,000 2.78%
2017 3,135,000 2.79%
2016 3,050,000 2.80%
2015 2,967,000 2.77%
2014 2,887,000 2.78%
2013 2,809,000 2.78%
2012 2,733,000 2.78%
2011 2,659,000 2.78%
2010 2,587,000 2.78%
2009 2,517,000 2.78%
2008 2,449,000 4.70%
2007 2,339,000 4.70%
2006 2,234,000 4.69%
2005 2,134,000 4.66%
2004 2,039,000 4.67%
2003 1,948,000 4.67%
2002 1,861,000 4.67%
2001 1,778,000 4.59%
2000 1,700,000 4.68%
1999 1,624,000 4.64%
1998 1,552,000 4.58%
1997 1,484,000 4.65%
1996 1,418,000 4.65%
1995 1,355,000 4.63%
1994 1,295,000 4.60%
1993 1,238,000 4.56%
1992 1,184,000 3.59%
1991 1,143,000 3.72%
1990 1,102,000 3.67%
1989 1,063,000 3.61%
1988 1,026,000 3.64%
1987 990,000 3.66%
1986 955,000 3.69%
1985 921,000 3.72%
1984 888,000 3.62%
1983 857,000 3.63%
1982 827,000 3.37%
1981 800,000 3.36%
1980 774,000 3.34%
1979 749,000 3.45%
1978 724,000 3.28%
1977 701,000 3.39%
1976 678,000 3.35%
1975 656,000 3.47%
1974 634,000 3.26%
1973 614,000 3.37%
1972 594,000 3.66%
1971 573,000 3.62%
1970 553,000 3.56%
1969 534,000 3.69%
1968 515,000 3.41%
1967 498,000 3.75%
1966 480,000 3.45%
1965 464,000 3.57%
1964 448,000 3.70%
1963 432,000 3.60%
1962 417,000 4.25%
1961 400,000 3.90%
1960 385,000 4.05%
1959 370,000 3.93%
1958 356,000 4.09%
1957 342,000 3.95%
1956 329,000 4.11%
1955 316,000 3.95%
1954 304,000 4.11%
1953 292,000 3.91%
1952 281,000 4.07%
1951 270,000 4.25%
1950 259,000 0.00%