Izmir, Turkey Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Izmir, Turkey metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Izmir in 2022 is 3,056,000, a 1.06% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Izmir in 2021 was 3,024,000, a 1.04% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Izmir in 2020 was 2,993,000, a 0.98% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Izmir in 2019 was 2,964,000, a 0.92% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Turkey
City Name Population
Istanbul 15,636,000
Ankara 5,310,000
Izmir 3,056,000
Bursa 2,055,000
Adana 1,814,000
Gaziantep 1,773,000
Konya 1,383,000
Antalya 1,319,000
Diyarbakir 1,079,000
Mersin 1,053,000
Kayseri 1,000,000
Eskisehir 819,000
Gebze 793,000
Samsun 678,000
Denizli 676,000
Sanliurfa 603,000
Kahramanmaras 572,000
Sakarya 567,000
Van 543,000
Malatya 512,000
Batman 457,000
Erzurum 448,000
Elazig 428,000
Manisa 398,000
Sivas 382,000
Izmit 360,000
Balikesir 335,000
Izmir - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 3,056,000 1.06%
2021 3,024,000 1.04%
2020 2,993,000 0.98%
2019 2,964,000 0.92%
2018 2,937,000 0.89%
2017 2,911,000 0.90%
2016 2,885,000 0.87%
2015 2,860,000 0.81%
2014 2,837,000 0.75%
2013 2,816,000 0.79%
2012 2,794,000 1.38%
2011 2,756,000 1.96%
2010 2,703,000 2.00%
2009 2,650,000 2.00%
2008 2,598,000 2.00%
2007 2,547,000 2.00%
2006 2,497,000 1.96%
2005 2,449,000 2.00%
2004 2,401,000 2.00%
2003 2,354,000 1.99%
2002 2,308,000 1.99%
2001 2,263,000 2.12%
2000 2,216,000 2.45%
1999 2,163,000 2.46%
1998 2,111,000 2.43%
1997 2,061,000 2.38%
1996 2,013,000 2.39%
1995 1,966,000 2.40%
1994 1,920,000 2.40%
1993 1,875,000 2.40%
1992 1,831,000 2.40%
1991 1,788,000 2.70%
1990 1,741,000 3.38%
1989 1,684,000 3.38%
1988 1,629,000 3.36%
1987 1,576,000 3.34%
1986 1,525,000 3.60%
1985 1,472,000 3.95%
1984 1,416,000 3.96%
1983 1,362,000 3.89%
1982 1,311,000 3.97%
1981 1,261,000 3.70%
1980 1,216,000 3.05%
1979 1,180,000 3.06%
1978 1,145,000 2.97%
1977 1,112,000 3.06%
1976 1,079,000 3.15%
1975 1,046,000 3.16%
1974 1,014,000 3.26%
1973 982,000 3.26%
1972 951,000 3.26%
1971 921,000 5.14%
1970 876,000 9.36%
1969 801,000 9.43%
1968 732,000 9.25%
1967 670,000 9.48%
1966 612,000 9.48%
1965 559,000 9.82%
1964 509,000 9.70%
1963 464,000 9.95%
1962 422,000 9.61%
1961 385,000 8.15%
1960 356,000 3.79%
1959 343,000 3.94%
1958 330,000 4.10%
1957 317,000 3.93%
1956 305,000 4.45%
1955 292,000 5.42%
1954 277,000 5.73%
1953 262,000 5.22%
1952 249,000 5.51%
1951 236,000 5.36%
1950 224,000 0.00%