Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia 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 Nizhniy Novgorod, Russia metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Nizhniy Novgorod in 2020 is 1,258,000, a 0.24% decline from 2019.
  • The population of Nizhniy Novgorod in 2019 was 1,261,000, a 0.24% decline from 2018.
  • The population of Nizhniy Novgorod in 2018 was 1,264,000, a 0.08% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Nizhniy Novgorod in 2017 was 1,263,000, a 0.16% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Russia
City Name Population
Moscow 12,538,000
Saint Petersburg 5,468,000
Novosibirsk 1,664,000
Yekaterinburg 1,504,000
Kazan 1,272,000
Nizhniy Novgorod 1,258,000
Chelyabinsk 1,228,000
Omsk 1,182,000
Samara 1,163,000
Krasnoyarsk 1,137,000
Rostov-on-Don 1,136,000
Ufa 1,136,000
Perm 1,071,000
Voronezh 1,068,000
Volgograd 1,005,000
Krasnodar 957,000
Saratov 843,000
Tyumen 843,000
Tolyatti 700,000
Izhevsk 651,000
Barnaul 640,000
Irkutsk 639,000
Khabarovsk 633,000
Ulyanovsk 625,000
Yaroslavl 612,000
Vladivostok 610,000
Makhachkala 600,000
Tomsk 596,000
Orenburg 569,000
Kemerovo 566,000
Novokuznetsk 551,000
Ryazan 540,000
Astrakhan 535,000
Naberezhnye Tchelny 535,000
Penza 523,000
Balashikha 515,000
Kirov 513,000
Lipetsk 507,000
Cheboksary 506,000
Kaliningrad, Kaliningrad Oblast 484,000
Tula 473,000
Kursk 465,000
Sochi 450,000
Stavropol 450,000
Ulan-Ude 444,000
Tver 425,000
Magnitogorsk 421,000
Belgorod 408,000
Ivanovo 403,000
Bryansk 399,000
Surgut 390,000
Vladimir 359,000
Chita 357,000
Arkhangelsk 350,000
Nizhny Tagil 350,000
Kaluga 349,000
Volzhsky 330,000
Smolensk 329,000
Yakutsk 328,000
Podolsk 324,000
Saransk 322,000
Cherepovets 320,000
Orel 317,000
Vologda 317,000
Kurgan 314,000
Vladikavkaz 302,000
Nizhniy Novgorod - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,258,000 -0.24%
2019 1,261,000 -0.24%
2018 1,264,000 0.08%
2017 1,263,000 0.16%
2016 1,261,000 0.16%
2015 1,259,000 0.16%
2014 1,257,000 0.16%
2013 1,255,000 0.08%
2012 1,254,000 0.16%
2011 1,252,000 -0.08%
2010 1,253,000 -0.56%
2009 1,260,000 -0.63%
2008 1,268,000 -0.55%
2007 1,275,000 -0.62%
2006 1,283,000 -0.54%
2005 1,290,000 -0.62%
2004 1,298,000 -0.61%
2003 1,306,000 -0.61%
2002 1,314,000 -0.61%
2001 1,322,000 -0.68%
2000 1,331,000 -0.60%
1999 1,339,000 -0.67%
1998 1,348,000 -0.66%
1997 1,357,000 -0.66%
1996 1,366,000 -0.65%
1995 1,375,000 -0.65%
1994 1,384,000 -0.65%
1993 1,393,000 -0.64%
1992 1,402,000 -0.64%
1991 1,411,000 -0.63%
1990 1,420,000 -0.63%
1989 1,429,000 0.00%
1988 1,429,000 0.63%
1987 1,420,000 0.71%
1986 1,410,000 0.64%
1985 1,401,000 0.65%
1984 1,392,000 0.65%
1983 1,383,000 0.66%
1982 1,374,000 0.59%
1981 1,366,000 0.66%
1980 1,357,000 0.67%
1979 1,348,000 1.13%
1978 1,333,000 1.60%
1977 1,312,000 1.55%
1976 1,292,000 1.49%
1975 1,273,000 1.60%
1974 1,253,000 1.54%
1973 1,234,000 1.56%
1972 1,215,000 1.50%
1971 1,197,000 1.61%
1970 1,178,000 1.73%
1969 1,158,000 2.03%
1968 1,135,000 1.98%
1967 1,113,000 2.02%
1966 1,091,000 1.96%
1965 1,070,000 2.00%
1964 1,049,000 2.04%
1963 1,028,000 1.98%
1962 1,008,000 1.92%
1961 989,000 2.06%
1960 969,000 2.00%
1959 950,000 1.93%
1958 932,000 1.97%
1957 914,000 2.01%
1956 896,000 2.05%
1955 878,000 1.97%
1954 861,000 2.01%
1953 844,000 1.93%
1952 828,000 1.97%
1951 812,000 2.01%
1950 796,000 0.00%