Izmir, Turkey Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Izmir, Turkey metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Izmir in 2020 is 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.
  • The metro area population of Izmir in 2018 was 2,937,000, a 0.89% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Izmir in 2017 was 2,911,000, a 0.9% 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
Izmir - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%