Tunis, Tunisia 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 Tunis, Tunisia metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Tunis in 2020 is 2,365,000, a 1.59% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Tunis in 2019 was 2,328,000, a 1.62% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Tunis in 2018 was 2,291,000, a 1.64% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Tunis in 2017 was 2,254,000, a 1.62% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Tunisia
City Name Population
Tunis 2,365,000
Safaqis 630,000
Tunis - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 2,365,000 1.59%
2019 2,328,000 1.62%
2018 2,291,000 1.64%
2017 2,254,000 1.62%
2016 2,218,000 1.60%
2015 2,183,000 1.63%
2014 2,148,000 1.61%
2013 2,114,000 1.63%
2012 2,080,000 1.61%
2011 2,047,000 1.64%
2010 2,014,000 1.61%
2009 1,982,000 1.64%
2008 1,950,000 1.62%
2007 1,919,000 1.59%
2006 1,889,000 1.61%
2005 1,859,000 1.64%
2004 1,829,000 0.94%
2003 1,812,000 0.78%
2002 1,798,000 0.84%
2001 1,783,000 0.79%
2000 1,769,000 0.80%
1999 1,755,000 0.80%
1998 1,741,000 0.81%
1997 1,727,000 0.76%
1996 1,714,000 0.82%
1995 1,700,000 0.77%
1994 1,687,000 3.05%
1993 1,637,000 3.61%
1992 1,580,000 3.61%
1991 1,525,000 3.60%
1990 1,472,000 3.59%
1989 1,421,000 3.57%
1988 1,372,000 3.63%
1987 1,324,000 3.60%
1986 1,278,000 3.57%
1985 1,234,000 3.61%
1984 1,191,000 3.39%
1983 1,152,000 3.23%
1982 1,116,000 3.24%
1981 1,081,000 3.25%
1980 1,047,000 3.25%
1979 1,014,000 3.15%
1978 983,000 3.26%
1977 952,000 3.25%
1976 922,000 3.25%
1975 893,000 3.24%
1974 865,000 3.22%
1973 838,000 3.33%
1972 811,000 3.18%
1971 786,000 3.29%
1970 761,000 3.26%
1969 737,000 3.22%
1968 714,000 3.18%
1967 692,000 3.28%
1966 670,000 2.29%
1965 655,000 2.18%
1964 641,000 2.23%
1963 627,000 2.12%
1962 614,000 2.16%
1961 601,000 2.21%
1960 588,000 2.08%
1959 576,000 2.13%
1958 564,000 2.17%
1957 552,000 2.22%
1956 540,000 2.27%
1955 528,000 2.33%
1954 516,000 2.18%
1953 505,000 2.23%
1952 494,000 2.28%
1951 483,000 2.33%
1950 472,000 0.00%