Bur Sudan, 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 Bur Sudan, Sudan metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Bur Sudan in 2020 is 484,000, a 1.89% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Bur Sudan in 2019 was 475,000, a 1.71% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Bur Sudan in 2018 was 467,000, a 1.74% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Bur Sudan in 2017 was 459,000, a 1.55% 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
Bur Sudan - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 484,000 1.89%
2019 475,000 1.71%
2018 467,000 1.74%
2017 459,000 1.55%
2016 452,000 1.80%
2015 444,000 1.60%
2014 437,000 1.63%
2013 430,000 1.65%
2012 423,000 1.68%
2011 416,000 1.71%
2010 409,000 1.74%
2009 402,000 1.52%
2008 396,000 1.80%
2007 389,000 1.57%
2006 383,000 1.59%
2005 377,000 1.62%
2004 371,000 1.64%
2003 365,000 1.67%
2002 359,000 1.70%
2001 353,000 1.73%
2000 347,000 1.76%
1999 341,000 1.49%
1998 336,000 1.82%
1997 330,000 1.54%
1996 325,000 1.56%
1995 320,000 1.91%
1994 314,000 1.62%
1993 309,000 3.34%
1992 299,000 4.18%
1991 287,000 3.99%
1990 276,000 4.15%
1989 265,000 3.92%
1988 255,000 4.08%
1987 245,000 3.81%
1986 236,000 3.96%
1985 227,000 4.13%
1984 218,000 4.31%
1983 209,000 3.98%
1982 201,000 4.69%
1981 192,000 4.35%
1980 184,000 3.95%
1979 177,000 4.73%
1978 169,000 4.32%
1977 162,000 4.52%
1976 155,000 4.03%
1975 149,000 4.20%
1974 143,000 4.38%
1973 137,000 5.38%
1972 130,000 5.69%
1971 123,000 5.13%
1970 117,000 5.41%
1969 111,000 5.71%
1968 105,000 5.00%
1967 100,000 5.26%
1966 95,000 5.56%
1965 90,000 5.88%
1964 85,000 4.94%
1963 81,000 5.19%
1962 77,000 5.48%
1961 73,000 5.80%
1960 69,000 4.55%
1959 66,000 6.45%
1958 62,000 5.08%
1957 59,000 5.36%
1956 56,000 5.66%
1955 53,000 6.00%
1954 50,000 4.17%
1953 48,000 6.67%
1952 45,000 4.65%
1951 43,000 4.88%
1950 41,000 0.00%