Singapore, Singapore 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 Singapore, Singapore metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Singapore in 2020 is 5,935,000, a 1.14% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Singapore in 2019 was 5,868,000, a 1.31% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Singapore in 2018 was 5,792,000, a 1.45% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Singapore in 2017 was 5,709,000, a 1.55% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Singapore
City Name Population
Singapore 5,935,000
Singapore - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 5,935,000 1.14%
2019 5,868,000 1.31%
2018 5,792,000 1.45%
2017 5,709,000 1.55%
2016 5,622,000 1.57%
2015 5,535,000 1.60%
2014 5,448,000 1.62%
2013 5,361,000 1.71%
2012 5,271,000 1.84%
2011 5,176,000 2.01%
2010 5,074,000 2.17%
2009 4,966,000 2.37%
2008 4,851,000 2.49%
2007 4,733,000 2.62%
2006 4,612,000 2.69%
2005 4,491,000 2.77%
2004 4,370,000 2.85%
2003 4,249,000 2.86%
2002 4,131,000 2.79%
2001 4,019,000 2.68%
2000 3,914,000 2.51%
1999 3,818,000 2.33%
1998 3,731,000 2.25%
1997 3,649,000 2.33%
1996 3,566,000 2.50%
1995 3,479,000 2.78%
1994 3,385,000 2.95%
1993 3,288,000 3.10%
1992 3,189,000 2.97%
1991 3,097,000 2.79%
1990 3,013,000 2.48%
1989 2,940,000 2.19%
1988 2,877,000 2.02%
1987 2,820,000 2.03%
1986 2,764,000 2.14%
1985 2,706,000 2.34%
1984 2,644,000 2.48%
1983 2,580,000 2.46%
1982 2,518,000 2.36%
1981 2,460,000 1.99%
1980 2,412,000 1.64%
1979 2,373,000 1.37%
1978 2,341,000 1.12%
1977 2,315,000 1.14%
1976 2,289,000 1.28%
1975 2,260,000 1.53%
1974 2,226,000 1.64%
1973 2,190,000 1.81%
1972 2,151,000 1.89%
1971 2,111,000 1.88%
1970 2,072,000 1.82%
1969 2,035,000 1.90%
1968 1,997,000 1.94%
1967 1,959,000 2.08%
1966 1,919,000 2.18%
1965 1,878,000 2.40%
1964 1,834,000 2.52%
1963 1,789,000 2.76%
1962 1,741,000 3.02%
1961 1,690,000 3.49%
1960 1,633,000 3.88%
1959 1,572,000 4.24%
1958 1,508,000 4.72%
1957 1,440,000 4.96%
1956 1,372,000 5.13%
1955 1,305,000 5.24%
1954 1,240,000 5.26%
1953 1,178,000 5.18%
1952 1,120,000 4.97%
1951 1,067,000 5.02%
1950 1,016,000 0.00%