Diyarbakir, Turkey 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 Diyarbakir, Turkey metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Diyarbakir in 2020 is 1,039,000, a 1.96% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Diyarbakir in 2019 was 1,019,000, a 2% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Diyarbakir in 2018 was 999,000, a 2.04% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Diyarbakir in 2017 was 979,000, a 2.09% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Turkey
City Name Population
Istanbul 15,190,000
Ankara 5,118,000
Izmir 2,993,000
Bursa 1,986,000
Adana 1,771,000
Gaziantep 1,704,000
Konya 1,328,000
Antalya 1,254,000
Diyarbakir 1,039,000
Mersin 1,016,000
Kayseri 974,000
Eskisehir 784,000
Gebze 745,000
Denizli 645,000
Samsun 643,000
Sanliurfa 591,000
Kahramanmaras 547,000
Sakarya 539,000
Van 511,000
Malatya 496,000
Batman 437,000
Erzurum 431,000
Elazig 408,000
Manisa 381,000
Sivas 366,000
Izmit 347,000
Balikesir 319,000
Diyarbakir - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,039,000 1.96%
2019 1,019,000 2.00%
2018 999,000 2.04%
2017 979,000 2.09%
2016 959,000 2.02%
2015 940,000 2.06%
2014 921,000 2.11%
2013 902,000 2.04%
2012 884,000 3.15%
2011 857,000 4.38%
2010 821,000 4.19%
2009 788,000 4.37%
2008 755,000 4.28%
2007 724,000 4.32%
2006 694,000 4.36%
2005 665,000 4.23%
2004 638,000 4.25%
2003 612,000 4.44%
2002 586,000 4.27%
2001 562,000 3.69%
2000 542,000 2.26%
1999 530,000 2.32%
1998 518,000 3.19%
1997 502,000 4.37%
1996 481,000 4.57%
1995 460,000 4.55%
1994 440,000 4.51%
1993 421,000 4.47%
1992 403,000 4.68%
1991 385,000 4.34%
1990 369,000 3.94%
1989 355,000 4.11%
1988 341,000 4.28%
1987 327,000 3.81%
1986 315,000 4.65%
1985 301,000 4.88%
1984 287,000 4.74%
1983 274,000 4.98%
1982 261,000 5.24%
1981 248,000 5.53%
1980 235,000 7.31%
1979 219,000 6.83%
1978 205,000 7.33%
1977 191,000 7.30%
1976 178,000 5.33%
1975 169,000 0.00%
1974 169,000 0.60%
1973 168,000 0.00%
1972 168,000 0.60%
1971 167,000 0.60%
1970 166,000 0.00%
1969 166,000 0.61%
1968 165,000 0.00%
1967 165,000 0.61%
1966 164,000 1.86%
1965 161,000 5.23%
1964 153,000 4.79%
1963 146,000 5.04%
1962 139,000 5.30%
1961 132,000 5.60%
1960 125,000 5.04%
1959 119,000 5.31%
1958 113,000 5.61%
1957 107,000 5.94%
1956 101,000 5.21%
1955 96,000 6.67%
1954 90,000 5.88%
1953 85,000 6.25%
1952 80,000 6.67%
1951 75,000 7.14%
1950 70,000 0.00%