Zurich, Switzerland Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Zurich, Switzerland metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Zurich in 2019 is 1,383,000, a 0.88% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Zurich in 2018 was 1,371,000, a 1.11% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Zurich in 2017 was 1,356,000, a 1.12% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Zurich in 2016 was 1,341,000, a 1.06% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Switzerland
City Name Population
Zurich 1,383,000
Geneve 606,000
Basel 555,000
Lausanne 435,000
Bern 426,000
Zurich - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 1,383,000 0.88%
2018 1,371,000 1.11%
2017 1,356,000 1.12%
2016 1,341,000 1.06%
2015 1,327,000 1.07%
2014 1,313,000 1.08%
2013 1,299,000 1.09%
2012 1,285,000 1.10%
2011 1,271,000 1.11%
2010 1,257,000 1.05%
2009 1,244,000 1.14%
2008 1,230,000 1.07%
2007 1,217,000 1.08%
2006 1,204,000 1.09%
2005 1,191,000 1.10%
2004 1,178,000 1.03%
2003 1,166,000 1.13%
2002 1,153,000 1.05%
2001 1,141,000 1.06%
2000 1,129,000 1.07%
1999 1,117,000 0.99%
1998 1,106,000 1.10%
1997 1,094,000 1.02%
1996 1,083,000 1.03%
1995 1,072,000 1.04%
1994 1,061,000 1.05%
1993 1,050,000 1.06%
1992 1,039,000 1.07%
1991 1,028,000 2.19%
1990 1,006,000 3.82%
1989 969,000 3.75%
1988 934,000 3.78%
1987 900,000 3.69%
1986 868,000 3.83%
1985 836,000 3.72%
1984 806,000 3.73%
1983 777,000 3.74%
1982 749,000 3.88%
1981 721,000 1.98%
1980 707,000 -0.14%
1979 708,000 -0.14%
1978 709,000 -0.28%
1977 711,000 -0.14%
1976 712,000 -0.14%
1975 713,000 -0.28%
1974 715,000 -0.14%
1973 716,000 -0.14%
1972 717,000 -0.28%
1971 719,000 1.13%
1970 711,000 3.04%
1969 690,000 2.99%
1968 670,000 2.92%
1967 651,000 3.01%
1966 632,000 2.93%
1965 614,000 3.02%
1964 596,000 2.94%
1963 579,000 2.84%
1962 563,000 3.11%
1961 546,000 2.06%
1960 535,000 0.75%
1959 531,000 0.76%
1958 527,000 0.76%
1957 523,000 0.97%
1956 518,000 0.78%
1955 514,000 0.78%
1954 510,000 0.79%
1953 506,000 0.80%
1952 502,000 0.80%
1951 498,000 0.81%
1950 494,000 0.00%