Samsun, Turkey Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Samsun, Turkey metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Samsun in 2019 is 624,000, a 3.14% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Samsun in 2018 was 605,000, a 3.24% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Samsun in 2017 was 586,000, a 3.17% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Samsun in 2016 was 568,000, a 3.27% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Turkey
City Name Population
Istanbul 14,968,000
Ankara 5,018,000
Izmir 2,964,000
Bursa 1,951,000
Adana 1,750,000
Gaziantep 1,668,000
Konya 1,299,000
Antalya 1,219,000
Diyarbakir 1,019,000
Mersin 997,000
Kayseri 960,000
Eskisehir 765,000
Gebze 719,000
Denizli 628,000
Samsun 624,000
Sanliurfa 585,000
Kahramanmaras 533,000
Sakarya 525,000
Van 494,000
Malatya 488,000
Batman 427,000
Erzurum 423,000
Elazig 398,000
Manisa 372,000
Sivas 357,000
Izmit 340,000
Balikesir 310,000
Samsun - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 624,000 3.14%
2018 605,000 3.24%
2017 586,000 3.17%
2016 568,000 3.27%
2015 550,000 3.00%
2014 534,000 2.50%
2013 521,000 2.56%
2012 508,000 2.83%
2011 494,000 2.92%
2010 480,000 3.00%
2009 466,000 2.87%
2008 453,000 2.95%
2007 440,000 2.80%
2006 428,000 2.88%
2005 416,000 2.97%
2004 404,000 3.06%
2003 392,000 2.89%
2002 381,000 2.97%
2001 370,000 2.49%
2000 361,000 1.69%
1999 355,000 1.72%
1998 349,000 2.05%
1997 342,000 1.79%
1996 336,000 1.51%
1995 331,000 1.85%
1994 325,000 1.88%
1993 319,000 1.92%
1992 313,000 1.62%
1991 308,000 2.67%
1990 300,000 4.90%
1989 286,000 4.76%
1988 273,000 4.60%
1987 261,000 4.82%
1986 249,000 4.62%
1985 238,000 3.93%
1984 229,000 4.09%
1983 220,000 3.77%
1982 212,000 3.92%
1981 204,000 3.55%
1980 197,000 3.68%
1979 190,000 3.26%
1978 184,000 3.37%
1977 178,000 3.49%
1976 172,000 3.61%
1975 166,000 4.40%
1974 159,000 4.61%
1973 152,000 4.83%
1972 145,000 5.07%
1971 138,000 4.55%
1970 132,000 3.94%
1969 127,000 4.96%
1968 121,000 4.31%
1967 116,000 4.50%
1966 111,000 3.74%
1965 107,000 1.90%
1964 105,000 2.94%
1963 102,000 2.00%
1962 100,000 2.04%
1961 98,000 2.08%
1960 96,000 2.13%
1959 94,000 2.17%
1958 92,000 1.10%
1957 91,000 2.25%
1956 89,000 2.30%
1955 87,000 2.35%
1954 85,000 2.41%
1953 83,000 1.22%
1952 82,000 2.50%
1951 80,000 2.56%
1950 78,000 0.00%