Lisbon, Portugal 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 Lisbon, Portugal metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Lisbon in 2020 is 2,957,000, a 0.51% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Lisbon in 2019 was 2,942,000, a 0.51% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Lisbon in 2018 was 2,927,000, a 0.48% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Lisbon in 2017 was 2,913,000, a 0.52% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Portugal
City Name Population
Lisbon 2,957,000
Porto 1,313,000
Lisbon - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 2,957,000 0.51%
2019 2,942,000 0.51%
2018 2,927,000 0.48%
2017 2,913,000 0.52%
2016 2,898,000 0.52%
2015 2,883,000 0.49%
2014 2,869,000 0.53%
2013 2,854,000 0.49%
2012 2,840,000 0.50%
2011 2,826,000 0.50%
2010 2,812,000 0.54%
2009 2,797,000 0.50%
2008 2,783,000 0.51%
2007 2,769,000 0.51%
2006 2,755,000 0.47%
2005 2,742,000 0.51%
2004 2,728,000 0.52%
2003 2,714,000 0.52%
2002 2,700,000 0.48%
2001 2,687,000 0.56%
2000 2,672,000 0.53%
1999 2,658,000 0.57%
1998 2,643,000 0.53%
1997 2,629,000 0.57%
1996 2,614,000 0.54%
1995 2,600,000 0.54%
1994 2,586,000 0.58%
1993 2,571,000 0.55%
1992 2,557,000 0.55%
1991 2,543,000 0.24%
1990 2,537,000 0.16%
1989 2,533,000 0.12%
1988 2,530,000 0.16%
1987 2,526,000 0.16%
1986 2,522,000 0.16%
1985 2,518,000 0.16%
1984 2,514,000 0.12%
1983 2,511,000 0.16%
1982 2,507,000 0.16%
1981 2,503,000 2.20%
1980 2,449,000 3.12%
1979 2,375,000 3.08%
1978 2,304,000 3.09%
1977 2,235,000 3.09%
1976 2,168,000 3.09%
1975 2,103,000 3.09%
1974 2,040,000 3.08%
1973 1,979,000 3.07%
1972 1,920,000 3.11%
1971 1,862,000 2.48%
1970 1,817,000 1.91%
1969 1,783,000 1.83%
1968 1,751,000 1.86%
1967 1,719,000 1.84%
1966 1,688,000 1.87%
1965 1,657,000 1.84%
1964 1,627,000 1.88%
1963 1,597,000 1.85%
1962 1,568,000 1.88%
1961 1,539,000 1.65%
1960 1,514,000 1.54%
1959 1,491,000 1.50%
1958 1,469,000 1.52%
1957 1,447,000 1.47%
1956 1,426,000 1.49%
1955 1,405,000 1.52%
1954 1,384,000 1.54%
1953 1,363,000 1.49%
1952 1,343,000 1.51%
1951 1,323,000 1.46%
1950 1,304,000 0.00%