Goteborg, Sweden Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Goteborg, Sweden metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Goteborg in 2020 is 611,000, a 1.33% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Goteborg in 2019 was 603,000, a 1.17% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Goteborg in 2018 was 596,000, a 1.71% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Goteborg in 2017 was 586,000, a 1.56% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Sweden
City Name Population
Stockholm 1,633,000
Goteborg 611,000
Malmo 322,000
Goteborg - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 611,000 1.33%
2019 603,000 1.17%
2018 596,000 1.71%
2017 586,000 1.56%
2016 577,000 1.23%
2015 570,000 0.71%
2014 566,000 0.89%
2013 561,000 0.72%
2012 557,000 0.91%
2011 552,000 1.10%
2010 546,000 1.49%
2009 538,000 1.51%
2008 530,000 1.53%
2007 522,000 1.56%
2006 514,000 0.98%
2005 509,000 0.59%
2004 506,000 0.60%
2003 503,000 0.60%
2002 500,000 0.60%
2001 497,000 0.61%
2000 494,000 0.61%
1999 491,000 0.61%
1998 488,000 0.62%
1997 485,000 0.62%
1996 482,000 0.63%
1995 479,000 0.63%
1994 476,000 0.63%
1993 473,000 0.64%
1992 470,000 0.64%
1991 467,000 0.43%
1990 465,000 0.00%
1989 465,000 0.00%
1988 465,000 0.00%
1987 465,000 0.00%
1986 465,000 0.00%
1985 465,000 0.00%
1984 465,000 0.00%
1983 465,000 0.00%
1982 465,000 0.00%
1981 465,000 -0.43%
1980 467,000 -0.85%
1979 471,000 -0.84%
1978 475,000 -0.84%
1977 479,000 -0.83%
1976 483,000 -0.82%
1975 487,000 -0.81%
1974 491,000 -0.81%
1973 495,000 -0.80%
1972 499,000 -0.80%
1971 503,000 0.60%
1970 500,000 1.83%
1969 491,000 2.08%
1968 481,000 1.91%
1967 472,000 1.94%
1966 463,000 2.43%
1965 452,000 2.73%
1964 440,000 2.80%
1963 428,000 2.64%
1962 417,000 2.71%
1961 406,000 2.01%
1960 398,000 1.27%
1959 393,000 1.03%
1958 389,000 1.30%
1957 384,000 1.32%
1956 379,000 1.07%
1955 375,000 1.35%
1954 370,000 1.37%
1953 365,000 1.11%
1952 361,000 1.12%
1951 357,000 1.42%
1950 352,000 0.00%