Bucharest, Romania Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Bucharest, Romania metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Bucharest in 2020 is 1,803,000, a 0.5% decline from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Bucharest in 2019 was 1,812,000, a 0.49% decline from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Bucharest in 2018 was 1,821,000, a 0.55% decline from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Bucharest in 2017 was 1,831,000, a 0.49% decline from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Romania
City Name Population
Bucharest 1,803,000
Iasi 317,000
Cluj-Napoca 308,000
Timisoara 307,000
Bucharest - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,803,000 -0.50%
2019 1,812,000 -0.49%
2018 1,821,000 -0.55%
2017 1,831,000 -0.49%
2016 1,840,000 -0.49%
2015 1,849,000 -0.48%
2014 1,858,000 -0.54%
2013 1,868,000 -0.48%
2012 1,877,000 -0.42%
2011 1,885,000 -0.21%
2010 1,889,000 -0.26%
2009 1,894,000 -0.21%
2008 1,898,000 -0.26%
2007 1,903,000 -0.21%
2006 1,907,000 -0.26%
2005 1,912,000 -0.21%
2004 1,916,000 -0.26%
2003 1,921,000 -0.21%
2002 1,925,000 -0.57%
2001 1,936,000 -0.67%
2000 1,949,000 -0.71%
1999 1,963,000 -0.71%
1998 1,977,000 -0.65%
1997 1,990,000 -0.70%
1996 2,004,000 -0.69%
1995 2,018,000 -0.69%
1994 2,032,000 -0.68%
1993 2,046,000 -0.73%
1992 2,061,000 0.15%
1991 2,058,000 0.88%
1990 2,040,000 0.94%
1989 2,021,000 0.90%
1988 2,003,000 0.91%
1987 1,985,000 0.86%
1986 1,968,000 0.92%
1985 1,950,000 0.88%
1984 1,933,000 0.94%
1983 1,915,000 0.90%
1982 1,898,000 0.90%
1981 1,881,000 0.86%
1980 1,865,000 0.92%
1979 1,848,000 0.93%
1978 1,831,000 0.88%
1977 1,815,000 2.48%
1976 1,771,000 4.05%
1975 1,702,000 4.03%
1974 1,636,000 4.07%
1973 1,572,000 4.04%
1972 1,511,000 4.06%
1971 1,452,000 4.01%
1970 1,396,000 4.02%
1969 1,342,000 4.03%
1968 1,290,000 4.03%
1967 1,240,000 4.03%
1966 1,192,000 3.29%
1965 1,154,000 2.85%
1964 1,122,000 2.84%
1963 1,091,000 2.83%
1962 1,061,000 2.91%
1961 1,031,000 2.89%
1960 1,002,000 2.87%
1959 974,000 2.85%
1958 947,000 2.82%
1957 921,000 2.91%
1956 895,000 4.56%
1955 856,000 5.68%
1954 810,000 5.61%
1953 767,000 5.50%
1952 727,000 5.67%
1951 688,000 5.52%
1950 652,000 0.00%