Malaga, Spain Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Malaga, Spain metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Malaga in 2020 is 590,000, a 0.17% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Malaga in 2019 was 589,000, a 0.17% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Malaga in 2018 was 588,000, a 0.68% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Malaga in 2017 was 584,000, a 0.69% 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
Malaga - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 590,000 0.17%
2019 589,000 0.17%
2018 588,000 0.68%
2017 584,000 0.69%
2016 580,000 0.69%
2015 576,000 0.70%
2014 572,000 0.70%
2013 568,000 0.71%
2012 564,000 0.71%
2011 560,000 0.72%
2010 556,000 0.54%
2009 553,000 0.73%
2008 549,000 0.73%
2007 545,000 0.74%
2006 541,000 0.56%
2005 538,000 0.75%
2004 534,000 0.75%
2003 530,000 0.57%
2002 527,000 0.38%
2001 525,000 -0.19%
2000 526,000 -0.19%
1999 527,000 -0.19%
1998 528,000 -0.19%
1997 529,000 -0.19%
1996 530,000 0.00%
1995 530,000 -0.19%
1994 531,000 -0.19%
1993 532,000 -0.19%
1992 533,000 -0.19%
1991 534,000 0.19%
1990 533,000 0.76%
1989 529,000 0.57%
1988 526,000 0.57%
1987 523,000 0.58%
1986 520,000 0.58%
1985 517,000 0.58%
1984 514,000 0.78%
1983 510,000 0.59%
1982 507,000 0.60%
1981 504,000 2.02%
1980 494,000 3.13%
1979 479,000 2.79%
1978 466,000 3.10%
1977 452,000 2.96%
1976 439,000 2.81%
1975 427,000 2.89%
1974 415,000 2.98%
1973 403,000 3.07%
1972 391,000 2.89%
1971 380,000 2.70%
1970 370,000 2.21%
1969 362,000 1.97%
1968 355,000 2.31%
1967 347,000 2.36%
1966 339,000 2.11%
1965 332,000 2.15%
1964 325,000 2.20%
1963 318,000 2.25%
1962 311,000 2.30%
1961 304,000 1.33%
1960 300,000 1.01%
1959 297,000 0.68%
1958 295,000 1.03%
1957 292,000 0.69%
1956 290,000 1.05%
1955 287,000 0.70%
1954 285,000 1.06%
1953 282,000 0.71%
1952 280,000 1.08%
1951 277,000 1.09%
1950 274,000 0.00%