Madrid, Spain Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Madrid, Spain metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Madrid in 2020 is 6,618,000, a 0.9% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Madrid in 2019 was 6,559,000, a 0.95% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Madrid in 2018 was 6,497,000, a 1.45% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Madrid in 2017 was 6,404,000, a 1.46% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Spain
City Name Population
Madrid 6,618,000
Barcelona 5,586,000
Valencia 834,000
Zaragoza 731,000
Sevilla 704,000
Malaga 590,000
Murcia 500,000
Palma 467,000
Las Palmas Gran Canaria 402,000
Alicante 370,000
Bilbao 350,000
Cordoba 344,000
Vigo 307,000
Valladolid 305,000
Madrid - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 6,618,000 0.90%
2019 6,559,000 0.95%
2018 6,497,000 1.45%
2017 6,404,000 1.46%
2016 6,312,000 1.46%
2015 6,221,000 1.45%
2014 6,132,000 1.46%
2013 6,044,000 1.46%
2012 5,957,000 1.45%
2011 5,872,000 1.47%
2010 5,787,000 1.46%
2009 5,704,000 1.46%
2008 5,622,000 1.46%
2007 5,541,000 1.45%
2006 5,462,000 1.47%
2005 5,383,000 1.45%
2004 5,306,000 1.45%
2003 5,230,000 1.45%
2002 5,155,000 1.44%
2001 5,082,000 1.36%
2000 5,014,000 1.35%
1999 4,947,000 1.35%
1998 4,881,000 1.35%
1997 4,816,000 1.37%
1996 4,751,000 1.34%
1995 4,688,000 1.36%
1994 4,625,000 1.36%
1993 4,563,000 1.35%
1992 4,502,000 1.35%
1991 4,442,000 0.63%
1990 4,414,000 0.27%
1989 4,402,000 0.27%
1988 4,390,000 0.27%
1987 4,378,000 0.27%
1986 4,366,000 0.25%
1985 4,355,000 0.28%
1984 4,343,000 0.28%
1983 4,331,000 0.28%
1982 4,319,000 0.26%
1981 4,308,000 1.29%
1980 4,253,000 1.80%
1979 4,178,000 1.80%
1978 4,104,000 1.81%
1977 4,031,000 1.79%
1976 3,960,000 1.80%
1975 3,890,000 1.81%
1974 3,821,000 1.78%
1973 3,754,000 1.79%
1972 3,688,000 1.82%
1971 3,622,000 2.87%
1970 3,521,000 3.99%
1969 3,386,000 3.96%
1968 3,257,000 3.96%
1967 3,133,000 3.98%
1966 3,013,000 3.97%
1965 2,898,000 3.95%
1964 2,788,000 3.99%
1963 2,681,000 3.96%
1962 2,579,000 3.99%
1961 2,480,000 3.68%
1960 2,392,000 3.50%
1959 2,311,000 3.45%
1958 2,234,000 3.43%
1957 2,160,000 3.50%
1956 2,087,000 3.42%
1955 2,018,000 3.49%
1954 1,950,000 3.45%
1953 1,885,000 3.46%
1952 1,822,000 3.46%
1951 1,761,000 3.59%
1950 1,700,000 0.00%