Al Gadarif, Sudan 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 Al Gadarif, Sudan metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Al Gadarif in 2020 is 357,000, a 2.59% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Al Gadarif in 2019 was 348,000, a 2.35% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Al Gadarif in 2018 was 340,000, a 2.41% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Al Gadarif in 2017 was 332,000, a 2.15% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Sudan
City Name Population
Khartoum 5,829,000
Nyala 923,000
Bur Sudan 484,000
Al Ubayyid 481,000
Wad Medani 374,000
Kassala 364,000
Al Gadarif 357,000
Al Gadarif - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 357,000 2.59%
2019 348,000 2.35%
2018 340,000 2.41%
2017 332,000 2.15%
2016 325,000 2.20%
2015 318,000 2.58%
2014 310,000 2.31%
2013 303,000 2.36%
2012 296,000 2.07%
2011 290,000 2.47%
2010 283,000 2.17%
2009 277,000 2.21%
2008 271,000 2.65%
2007 264,000 2.33%
2006 258,000 1.98%
2005 253,000 2.43%
2004 247,000 2.49%
2003 241,000 2.12%
2002 236,000 2.16%
2001 231,000 2.67%
2000 225,000 2.27%
1999 220,000 2.33%
1998 215,000 2.38%
1997 210,000 1.94%
1996 206,000 2.49%
1995 201,000 2.03%
1994 197,000 2.60%
1993 192,000 4.35%
1992 184,000 5.14%
1991 175,000 4.79%
1990 167,000 5.03%
1989 159,000 4.61%
1988 152,000 4.83%
1987 145,000 5.07%
1986 138,000 5.34%
1985 131,000 4.80%
1984 125,000 5.04%
1983 119,000 5.31%
1982 113,000 5.61%
1981 107,000 5.94%
1980 101,000 6.32%
1979 95,000 5.56%
1978 90,000 5.88%
1977 85,000 6.25%
1976 80,000 5.26%
1975 76,000 7.04%
1974 71,000 5.97%
1973 67,000 6.35%
1972 63,000 8.62%
1971 58,000 7.41%
1970 54,000 8.00%
1969 50,000 8.70%
1968 46,000 6.98%
1967 43,000 10.26%
1966 39,000 8.33%
1965 36,000 5.88%
1964 34,000 9.68%
1963 31,000 6.90%
1962 29,000 7.41%
1961 27,000 8.00%
1960 25,000 8.70%
1959 23,000 9.52%
1958 21,000 5.00%
1957 20,000 11.11%
1956 18,000 5.88%
1955 17,000 6.25%
1954 16,000 14.29%
1953 14,000 7.69%
1952 13,000 8.33%
1951 12,000 9.09%
1950 11,000 0.00%