Taif, Saudi Arabia Metro Area 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 Taif, Saudi Arabia metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Taif in 2020 is 689,000, a 0.88% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Taif in 2019 was 683,000, a 0.89% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Taif in 2018 was 677,000, a 1.8% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Taif in 2017 was 665,000, a 1.99% 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
Taif - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 689,000 0.88%
2019 683,000 0.89%
2018 677,000 1.80%
2017 665,000 1.99%
2016 652,000 1.88%
2015 640,000 1.91%
2014 628,000 1.95%
2013 616,000 1.99%
2012 604,000 1.85%
2011 593,000 1.89%
2010 582,000 1.93%
2009 571,000 1.96%
2008 560,000 1.82%
2007 550,000 2.04%
2006 539,000 1.89%
2005 529,000 1.93%
2004 519,000 1.76%
2003 510,000 2.00%
2002 500,000 1.83%
2001 491,000 1.87%
2000 482,000 1.90%
1999 473,000 1.94%
1998 464,000 1.98%
1997 455,000 1.79%
1996 447,000 2.05%
1995 438,000 1.86%
1994 430,000 1.90%
1993 422,000 2.43%
1992 412,000 4.04%
1991 396,000 3.94%
1990 381,000 4.10%
1989 366,000 3.98%
1988 352,000 3.83%
1987 339,000 3.99%
1986 326,000 4.15%
1985 313,000 3.99%
1984 301,000 4.15%
1983 289,000 3.96%
1982 278,000 3.73%
1981 268,000 4.28%
1980 257,000 4.05%
1979 247,000 3.78%
1978 238,000 3.93%
1977 229,000 4.09%
1976 220,000 4.27%
1975 211,000 4.46%
1974 202,000 8.60%
1973 186,000 8.14%
1972 172,000 8.18%
1971 159,000 8.16%
1970 147,000 8.09%
1969 136,000 8.80%
1968 125,000 7.76%
1967 116,000 8.41%
1966 107,000 8.08%
1965 99,000 8.79%
1964 91,000 8.33%
1963 84,000 7.69%
1962 78,000 8.33%
1961 72,000 9.09%
1960 66,000 8.20%
1959 61,000 7.02%
1958 57,000 9.62%
1957 52,000 8.33%
1956 48,000 6.67%
1955 45,000 9.76%
1954 41,000 7.89%
1953 38,000 8.57%
1952 35,000 9.38%
1951 32,000 6.67%
1950 30,000 0.00%