Bucharest, Romania Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Bucharest, Romania metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Bucharest in 2019 is 1,812,000, a 0.49% decline from 2018.
  • The population of Bucharest in 2018 was 1,821,000, a 0.55% decline from 2017.
  • The population of Bucharest in 2017 was 1,831,000, a 0.49% decline from 2016.
  • The population of Bucharest in 2016 was 1,840,000, a 0.49% decline from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Romania
City Name Population
Bucharest 1,812,000
Iasi 318,000
Cluj-Napoca 307,000
Timisoara 307,000
Bucharest - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%