Bilbao, Spain Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Bilbao, Spain metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Bilbao in 2022 is 348,000, a 0.29% decline from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Bilbao in 2021 was 349,000, a 0.29% decline from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Bilbao in 2020 was 350,000, a 0.28% decline from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Bilbao in 2019 was 351,000, a 0.28% decline from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Spain
City Name Population
Madrid 6,714,000
Barcelona 5,658,000
Valencia 837,000
Zaragoza 736,000
Sevilla 701,000
Malaga 592,000
Murcia 509,000
Palma 477,000
Las Palmas Gran Canaria 404,000
Alicante 375,000
Bilbao 348,000
Cordoba 345,000
Vigo 307,000
Valladolid 302,000
Bilbao - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 348,000 -0.29%
2021 349,000 -0.29%
2020 350,000 -0.28%
2019 351,000 -0.28%
2018 352,000 0.00%
2017 352,000 0.00%
2016 352,000 0.00%
2015 352,000 0.00%
2014 352,000 0.00%
2013 352,000 0.28%
2012 351,000 0.00%
2011 351,000 0.00%
2010 351,000 0.00%
2009 351,000 0.00%
2008 351,000 0.00%
2007 351,000 0.00%
2006 351,000 0.29%
2005 350,000 0.00%
2004 350,000 0.00%
2003 350,000 0.00%
2002 350,000 -0.28%
2001 351,000 -0.57%
2000 353,000 -0.56%
1999 355,000 -0.56%
1998 357,000 -0.56%
1997 359,000 -0.55%
1996 361,000 -0.55%
1995 363,000 -0.55%
1994 365,000 -0.54%
1993 367,000 -0.54%
1992 369,000 -0.54%
1991 371,000 -1.33%
1990 376,000 -1.57%
1989 382,000 -1.29%
1988 387,000 -1.53%
1987 393,000 -1.50%
1986 399,000 -1.48%
1985 405,000 -1.70%
1984 412,000 -1.44%
1983 418,000 -1.42%
1982 424,000 -1.62%
1981 431,000 -0.23%
1980 432,000 0.70%
1979 429,000 0.47%
1978 427,000 0.47%
1977 425,000 0.47%
1976 423,000 0.71%
1975 420,000 0.48%
1974 418,000 0.48%
1973 416,000 0.48%
1972 414,000 0.49%
1971 412,000 1.98%
1970 404,000 3.32%
1969 391,000 3.17%
1968 379,000 3.27%
1967 367,000 3.38%
1966 355,000 3.20%
1965 344,000 3.30%
1964 333,000 3.10%
1963 323,000 3.19%
1962 313,000 3.30%
1961 303,000 3.06%
1960 294,000 2.80%
1959 286,000 2.51%
1958 279,000 2.57%
1957 272,000 2.64%
1956 265,000 2.71%
1955 258,000 2.79%
1954 251,000 2.45%
1953 245,000 2.51%
1952 239,000 3.02%
1951 232,000 2.20%
1950 227,000 0.00%