San Juan, Puerto Rico Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the San Juan, Puerto Rico metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of San Juan in 2019 is 2,451,000, a 0.12% decline from 2018.
  • The population of San Juan in 2018 was 2,454,000, a 0.12% decline from 2017.
  • The population of San Juan in 2017 was 2,457,000, a 0.12% decline from 2016.
  • The population of San Juan in 2016 was 2,460,000, a 0.12% decline from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Puerto Rico
City Name Population
San Juan 2,451,000
Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastian 301,000
San Juan - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 2,451,000 -0.12%
2018 2,454,000 -0.12%
2017 2,457,000 -0.12%
2016 2,460,000 -0.12%
2015 2,463,000 -0.12%
2014 2,466,000 -0.12%
2013 2,469,000 -0.12%
2012 2,472,000 -0.12%
2011 2,475,000 -0.12%
2010 2,478,000 -0.12%
2009 2,481,000 -0.12%
2008 2,484,000 -0.12%
2007 2,487,000 -0.12%
2006 2,490,000 -0.12%
2005 2,493,000 -0.12%
2004 2,496,000 -0.12%
2003 2,499,000 -0.12%
2002 2,502,000 -0.12%
2001 2,505,000 -0.12%
2000 2,508,000 0.56%
1999 2,494,000 0.77%
1998 2,475,000 0.77%
1997 2,456,000 0.78%
1996 2,437,000 0.79%
1995 2,418,000 0.75%
1994 2,400,000 0.80%
1993 2,381,000 0.76%
1992 2,363,000 0.77%
1991 2,345,000 0.77%
1990 2,327,000 5.06%
1989 2,215,000 6.49%
1988 2,080,000 6.50%
1987 1,953,000 6.49%
1986 1,834,000 6.50%
1985 1,722,000 6.49%
1984 1,617,000 6.45%
1983 1,519,000 6.52%
1982 1,426,000 6.50%
1981 1,339,000 6.44%
1980 1,258,000 4.05%
1979 1,209,000 3.07%
1978 1,173,000 3.17%
1977 1,137,000 3.18%
1976 1,102,000 3.09%
1975 1,069,000 3.19%
1974 1,036,000 3.19%
1973 1,004,000 3.08%
1972 974,000 3.18%
1971 944,000 3.17%
1970 915,000 4.10%
1969 879,000 4.39%
1968 842,000 4.34%
1967 807,000 4.40%
1966 773,000 4.46%
1965 740,000 4.37%
1964 709,000 4.42%
1963 679,000 4.46%
1962 650,000 4.33%
1961 623,000 4.53%
1960 596,000 3.11%
1959 578,000 2.85%
1958 562,000 2.74%
1957 547,000 2.82%
1956 532,000 2.90%
1955 517,000 2.78%
1954 503,000 2.65%
1953 490,000 2.94%
1952 476,000 2.81%
1951 463,000 2.66%
1950 451,000 0.00%