Jiddah, Saudi Arabia Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Jiddah, Saudi Arabia metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Jiddah in 2021 is 4,697,000, a 1.89% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Jiddah in 2020 was 4,610,000, a 1.95% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Jiddah in 2019 was 4,522,000, a 2.01% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Jiddah in 2018 was 4,433,000, a 3.19% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Saudi Arabia
City Name Population
Riyadh 7,388,000
Jiddah 4,697,000
Mecca 2,079,000
Medina 1,518,000
Ad-Dammam 1,279,000
Hufuf-Mubarraz 848,000
Taif 695,000
Buraydah 685,000
Tabuk 667,000
Jubayl 631,000
Khamis Mushayt 556,000
Najran 419,000
Hail 407,000
Hafar al-Batin 359,000
Thuqbah 352,000
Yanbu al-Bahr 343,000
Khubar 338,000
Jiddah - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 4,697,000 1.89%
2020 4,610,000 1.95%
2019 4,522,000 2.01%
2018 4,433,000 3.19%
2017 4,296,000 3.19%
2016 4,163,000 3.17%
2015 4,035,000 3.20%
2014 3,910,000 3.17%
2013 3,790,000 3.19%
2012 3,673,000 3.20%
2011 3,559,000 3.16%
2010 3,450,000 3.20%
2009 3,343,000 3.18%
2008 3,240,000 3.18%
2007 3,140,000 4.18%
2006 3,014,000 4.15%
2005 2,894,000 3.88%
2004 2,786,000 2.65%
2003 2,714,000 2.65%
2002 2,644,000 2.68%
2001 2,575,000 2.63%
2000 2,509,000 2.70%
1999 2,443,000 2.65%
1998 2,380,000 2.67%
1997 2,318,000 2.66%
1996 2,258,000 2.64%
1995 2,200,000 2.66%
1994 2,143,000 2.68%
1993 2,087,000 3.78%
1992 2,011,000 7.43%
1991 1,872,000 7.46%
1990 1,742,000 7.40%
1989 1,622,000 7.42%
1988 1,510,000 7.47%
1987 1,405,000 7.42%
1986 1,308,000 7.48%
1985 1,217,000 7.41%
1984 1,133,000 7.39%
1983 1,055,000 7.43%
1982 982,000 7.44%
1981 914,000 7.40%
1980 851,000 7.45%
1979 792,000 7.46%
1978 737,000 7.43%
1977 686,000 7.52%
1976 638,000 7.41%
1975 594,000 8.39%
1974 548,000 12.07%
1973 489,000 11.90%
1972 437,000 12.05%
1971 390,000 12.07%
1970 348,000 12.26%
1969 310,000 11.91%
1968 277,000 12.15%
1967 247,000 12.27%
1966 220,000 11.68%
1965 197,000 12.57%
1964 175,000 11.46%
1963 157,000 6.80%
1962 147,000 2.08%
1961 144,000 2.13%
1960 141,000 1.44%
1959 139,000 1.46%
1958 137,000 2.24%
1957 134,000 1.52%
1956 132,000 2.33%
1955 129,000 1.57%
1954 127,000 1.60%
1953 125,000 1.63%
1952 123,000 1.65%
1951 121,000 1.68%
1950 119,000 0.00%