Nyala, 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 Nyala, Sudan metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Nyala in 2020 is 923,000, a 5.13% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Nyala in 2019 was 878,000, a 5.28% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Nyala in 2018 was 834,000, a 5.3% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Nyala in 2017 was 792,000, a 5.18% 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
Nyala - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 923,000 5.13%
2019 878,000 5.28%
2018 834,000 5.30%
2017 792,000 5.18%
2016 753,000 5.31%
2015 715,000 5.30%
2014 679,000 5.27%
2013 645,000 5.39%
2012 612,000 5.34%
2011 581,000 5.25%
2010 552,000 5.34%
2009 524,000 5.22%
2008 498,000 5.29%
2007 473,000 5.35%
2006 449,000 5.40%
2005 426,000 5.19%
2004 405,000 5.19%
2003 385,000 5.48%
2002 365,000 5.19%
2001 347,000 5.15%
2000 330,000 5.43%
1999 313,000 5.39%
1998 297,000 5.32%
1997 282,000 5.22%
1996 268,000 5.10%
1995 255,000 5.37%
1994 242,000 5.22%
1993 230,000 6.98%
1992 215,000 6.97%
1991 201,000 7.49%
1990 187,000 6.86%
1989 175,000 7.36%
1988 163,000 7.24%
1987 152,000 7.04%
1986 142,000 7.58%
1985 132,000 7.32%
1984 123,000 6.96%
1983 115,000 6.48%
1982 108,000 5.88%
1981 102,000 6.25%
1980 96,000 5.49%
1979 91,000 5.81%
1978 86,000 6.17%
1977 81,000 6.58%
1976 76,000 5.56%
1975 72,000 5.88%
1974 68,000 6.25%
1973 64,000 8.47%
1972 59,000 9.26%
1971 54,000 10.20%
1970 49,000 11.36%
1969 44,000 10.00%
1968 40,000 8.11%
1967 37,000 12.12%
1966 33,000 10.00%
1965 30,000 7.14%
1964 28,000 12.00%
1963 25,000 8.70%
1962 23,000 9.52%
1961 21,000 10.53%
1960 19,000 11.76%
1959 17,000 6.25%
1958 16,000 14.29%
1957 14,000 7.69%
1956 13,000 8.33%
1955 12,000 9.09%
1954 11,000 10.00%
1953 10,000 11.11%
1952 9,000 12.50%
1951 8,000 14.29%
1950 7,000 0.00%