Stockholm, Sweden 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 Stockholm, Sweden metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Stockholm in 2020 is 1,633,000, a 1.55% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Stockholm in 2019 was 1,608,000, a 1.58% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Stockholm in 2018 was 1,583,000, a 1.93% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Stockholm in 2017 was 1,553,000, a 1.9% 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
Stockholm - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,633,000 1.55%
2019 1,608,000 1.58%
2018 1,583,000 1.93%
2017 1,553,000 1.90%
2016 1,524,000 1.94%
2015 1,495,000 1.91%
2014 1,467,000 1.95%
2013 1,439,000 1.91%
2012 1,412,000 1.88%
2011 1,386,000 1.91%
2010 1,360,000 1.87%
2009 1,335,000 1.83%
2008 1,311,000 1.86%
2007 1,287,000 1.82%
2006 1,264,000 1.28%
2005 1,248,000 0.65%
2004 1,240,000 0.65%
2003 1,232,000 0.65%
2002 1,224,000 0.66%
2001 1,216,000 0.83%
2000 1,206,000 1.09%
1999 1,193,000 1.10%
1998 1,180,000 1.03%
1997 1,168,000 1.13%
1996 1,155,000 1.49%
1995 1,138,000 2.06%
1994 1,115,000 1.92%
1993 1,094,000 2.05%
1992 1,072,000 2.00%
1991 1,051,000 1.25%
1990 1,038,000 0.48%
1989 1,033,000 0.49%
1988 1,028,000 0.49%
1987 1,023,000 0.59%
1986 1,017,000 0.49%
1985 1,012,000 0.50%
1984 1,007,000 0.50%
1983 1,002,000 0.50%
1982 997,000 0.50%
1981 992,000 0.00%
1980 992,000 -0.40%
1979 996,000 -0.50%
1978 1,001,000 -0.40%
1977 1,005,000 -0.50%
1976 1,010,000 -0.49%
1975 1,015,000 -0.39%
1974 1,019,000 -0.49%
1973 1,024,000 -0.49%
1972 1,029,000 -0.39%
1971 1,033,000 -5.75%
1970 1,096,000 1.48%
1969 1,080,000 1.41%
1968 1,065,000 1.43%
1967 1,050,000 1.45%
1966 1,035,000 3.19%
1965 1,003,000 4.92%
1964 956,000 4.94%
1963 911,000 4.95%
1962 868,000 4.96%
1961 827,000 2.73%
1960 805,000 0.88%
1959 798,000 0.88%
1958 791,000 0.76%
1957 785,000 0.77%
1956 779,000 0.91%
1955 772,000 0.78%
1954 766,000 0.79%
1953 760,000 0.93%
1952 753,000 0.80%
1951 747,000 0.81%
1950 741,000 0.00%