Medina, Saudi Arabia Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Medina, Saudi Arabia metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Medina in 2020 is 1,489,000, a 2.06% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Medina in 2019 was 1,459,000, a 2.03% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Medina in 2018 was 1,430,000, a 3.25% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Medina in 2017 was 1,385,000, a 3.28% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Saudi Arabia
City Name Population
Riyadh 7,231,000
Jiddah 4,610,000
Mecca 2,042,000
Medina 1,489,000
Ad-Dammam 1,253,000
Hufuf-Mubarraz 837,000
Taif 689,000
Buraydah 669,000
Tabuk 657,000
Jubayl 606,000
Khamis Mushayt 548,000
Najran 410,000
Hail 400,000
Hafar al-Batin 353,000
Thuqbah 344,000
Yanbu al-Bahr 335,000
Khubar 329,000
Medina - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,489,000 2.06%
2019 1,459,000 2.03%
2018 1,430,000 3.25%
2017 1,385,000 3.28%
2016 1,341,000 3.23%
2015 1,299,000 3.26%
2014 1,258,000 3.28%
2013 1,218,000 3.22%
2012 1,180,000 3.33%
2011 1,142,000 3.25%
2010 1,106,000 3.27%
2009 1,071,000 3.18%
2008 1,038,000 3.28%
2007 1,005,000 3.29%
2006 973,000 3.29%
2005 942,000 3.29%
2004 912,000 3.52%
2003 881,000 3.40%
2002 852,000 3.52%
2001 823,000 3.52%
2000 795,000 3.52%
1999 768,000 3.50%
1998 742,000 3.49%
1997 717,000 3.61%
1996 692,000 3.44%
1995 669,000 3.56%
1994 646,000 3.53%
1993 624,000 4.17%
1992 599,000 6.39%
1991 563,000 6.43%
1990 529,000 6.44%
1989 497,000 6.42%
1988 467,000 6.38%
1987 439,000 6.30%
1986 413,000 6.44%
1985 388,000 6.59%
1984 364,000 6.43%
1983 342,000 6.21%
1982 322,000 6.62%
1981 302,000 6.34%
1980 284,000 6.37%
1979 267,000 6.37%
1978 251,000 6.36%
1977 236,000 6.31%
1976 222,000 6.73%
1975 208,000 7.22%
1974 194,000 10.86%
1973 175,000 10.76%
1972 158,000 10.49%
1971 143,000 10.85%
1970 129,000 10.26%
1969 117,000 11.43%
1968 105,000 10.53%
1967 95,000 10.47%
1966 86,000 11.69%
1965 77,000 10.00%
1964 70,000 11.11%
1963 63,000 5.00%
1962 60,000 1.69%
1961 59,000 1.72%
1960 58,000 1.75%
1959 57,000 0.00%
1958 57,000 1.79%
1957 56,000 1.82%
1956 55,000 1.85%
1955 54,000 0.00%
1954 54,000 1.89%
1953 53,000 1.92%
1952 52,000 0.00%
1951 52,000 1.96%
1950 51,000 0.00%