Lausanne, Switzerland Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Lausanne, Switzerland metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Lausanne in 2020 is 442,000, a 1.61% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Lausanne in 2019 was 435,000, a 1.64% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Lausanne in 2018 was 428,000, a 1.66% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Lausanne in 2017 was 421,000, a 1.94% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Switzerland
City Name Population
Zurich 1,395,000
Geneve 613,000
Basel 559,000
Lausanne 442,000
Bern 430,000
Lausanne - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 442,000 1.61%
2019 435,000 1.64%
2018 428,000 1.66%
2017 421,000 1.94%
2016 413,000 1.72%
2015 406,000 2.01%
2014 398,000 1.79%
2013 391,000 1.82%
2012 384,000 1.86%
2011 377,000 1.89%
2010 370,000 1.65%
2009 364,000 1.96%
2008 357,000 1.71%
2007 351,000 1.74%
2006 345,000 2.07%
2005 338,000 1.81%
2004 332,000 1.84%
2003 326,000 1.88%
2002 320,000 1.59%
2001 315,000 1.29%
2000 311,000 0.32%
1999 310,000 0.32%
1998 309,000 0.32%
1997 308,000 0.65%
1996 306,000 0.33%
1995 305,000 0.33%
1994 304,000 0.33%
1993 303,000 0.33%
1992 302,000 0.33%
1991 301,000 1.35%
1990 297,000 3.13%
1989 288,000 2.86%
1988 280,000 2.94%
1987 272,000 2.64%
1986 265,000 3.11%
1985 257,000 2.80%
1984 250,000 2.88%
1983 243,000 2.97%
1982 236,000 2.61%
1981 230,000 1.77%
1980 226,000 0.00%
1979 226,000 0.00%
1978 226,000 0.00%
1977 226,000 0.00%
1976 226,000 0.00%
1975 226,000 0.00%
1974 226,000 -0.44%
1973 227,000 0.00%
1972 227,000 0.00%
1971 227,000 1.34%
1970 224,000 3.70%
1969 216,000 3.35%
1968 209,000 3.47%
1967 202,000 3.06%
1966 196,000 3.70%
1965 189,000 3.28%
1964 183,000 3.39%
1963 177,000 3.51%
1962 171,000 3.01%
1961 166,000 2.47%
1960 162,000 1.89%
1959 159,000 1.92%
1958 156,000 1.96%
1957 153,000 1.32%
1956 151,000 2.03%
1955 148,000 1.37%
1954 146,000 2.10%
1953 143,000 1.42%
1952 141,000 2.17%
1951 138,000 1.47%
1950 136,000 0.00%