Sanliurfa, Turkey Metro Area Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Sanliurfa, Turkey metro area from 1950 to 2021. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Sanliurfa in 2021 is 597,000, a 1.02% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Sanliurfa in 2020 was 591,000, a 1.03% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Sanliurfa in 2019 was 585,000, a 1.04% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Sanliurfa in 2018 was 579,000, a 0.87% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Turkey
City Name Population
Istanbul 15,415,000
Ankara 5,216,000
Izmir 3,024,000
Bursa 2,021,000
Adana 1,793,000
Gaziantep 1,740,000
Konya 1,356,000
Antalya 1,287,000
Diyarbakir 1,060,000
Mersin 1,035,000
Kayseri 987,000
Eskisehir 802,000
Gebze 770,000
Denizli 661,000
Samsun 661,000
Sanliurfa 597,000
Kahramanmaras 560,000
Sakarya 553,000
Van 528,000
Malatya 504,000
Batman 447,000
Erzurum 440,000
Elazig 419,000
Manisa 390,000
Sivas 374,000
Izmit 354,000
Balikesir 327,000
Sanliurfa - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 597,000 1.02%
2020 591,000 1.03%
2019 585,000 1.04%
2018 579,000 0.87%
2017 574,000 0.88%
2016 569,000 0.89%
2015 564,000 1.99%
2014 553,000 2.79%
2013 538,000 2.87%
2012 523,000 2.75%
2011 509,000 2.62%
2010 496,000 2.69%
2009 483,000 2.55%
2008 471,000 2.61%
2007 459,000 2.68%
2006 447,000 2.76%
2005 435,000 2.59%
2004 424,000 2.66%
2003 413,000 2.48%
2002 403,000 2.54%
2001 393,000 2.88%
2000 382,000 3.52%
1999 369,000 3.36%
1998 357,000 3.48%
1997 345,000 3.29%
1996 334,000 3.41%
1995 323,000 3.19%
1994 313,000 3.64%
1993 302,000 3.07%
1992 293,000 3.53%
1991 283,000 4.43%
1990 271,000 7.54%
1989 252,000 7.23%
1988 235,000 7.31%
1987 219,000 6.83%
1986 205,000 6.77%
1985 192,000 5.49%
1984 182,000 5.81%
1983 172,000 5.52%
1982 163,000 5.16%
1981 155,000 4.73%
1980 148,000 2.07%
1979 145,000 2.84%
1978 141,000 2.17%
1977 138,000 2.22%
1976 135,000 3.05%
1975 131,000 6.50%
1974 123,000 5.13%
1973 117,000 6.36%
1972 110,000 5.77%
1971 104,000 4.00%
1970 100,000 1.01%
1969 99,000 1.02%
1968 98,000 1.03%
1967 97,000 1.04%
1966 96,000 1.05%
1965 95,000 1.06%
1964 94,000 1.08%
1963 93,000 0.00%
1962 93,000 1.09%
1961 92,000 2.22%
1960 90,000 4.65%
1959 86,000 4.88%
1958 82,000 3.80%
1957 79,000 3.95%
1956 76,000 5.56%
1955 72,000 4.35%
1954 69,000 4.55%
1953 66,000 4.76%
1952 63,000 3.28%
1951 61,000 5.17%
1950 58,000 0.00%