Donetsk, Ukraine Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Donetsk, Ukraine metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Donetsk in 2019 is 912,000, a 0.76% decline from 2018.
  • The population of Donetsk in 2018 was 919,000, a 0.54% decline from 2017.
  • The population of Donetsk in 2017 was 924,000, a 0.65% decline from 2016.
  • The population of Donetsk in 2016 was 930,000, a 0.64% decline from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Ukraine
City Name Population
Kiev 2,973,000
Kharkiv 1,432,000
Odesa 1,010,000
Dnipro 963,000
Donetsk 912,000
Zaporizhzhya 741,000
Lviv 725,000
Kryvyi Rih 624,000
Mykolaiv 487,000
Mariupol 442,000
Luhansk 405,000
Sevastopol 392,000
Vinnitsa 375,000
Makiivka 341,000
Simferopol 341,000
Donetsk - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 912,000 -0.76%
2018 919,000 -0.54%
2017 924,000 -0.65%
2016 930,000 -0.64%
2015 936,000 -0.64%
2014 942,000 -0.63%
2013 948,000 -0.63%
2012 954,000 -0.62%
2011 960,000 -0.62%
2010 966,000 -0.62%
2009 972,000 -0.61%
2008 978,000 -0.61%
2007 984,000 -0.61%
2006 990,000 -0.70%
2005 997,000 -0.60%
2004 1,003,000 -0.50%
2003 1,008,000 -0.49%
2002 1,013,000 -0.59%
2001 1,019,000 -0.68%
2000 1,026,000 -0.68%
1999 1,033,000 -0.67%
1998 1,040,000 -0.67%
1997 1,047,000 -0.66%
1996 1,054,000 -0.66%
1995 1,061,000 -0.66%
1994 1,068,000 -0.65%
1993 1,075,000 -0.65%
1992 1,082,000 -0.73%
1991 1,090,000 -0.64%
1990 1,097,000 -0.63%
1989 1,104,000 0.09%
1988 1,103,000 0.82%
1987 1,094,000 0.83%
1986 1,085,000 0.84%
1985 1,076,000 0.75%
1984 1,068,000 0.85%
1983 1,059,000 0.86%
1982 1,050,000 0.77%
1981 1,042,000 0.87%
1980 1,033,000 0.78%
1979 1,025,000 1.28%
1978 1,012,000 1.71%
1977 995,000 1.63%
1976 979,000 1.66%
1975 963,000 1.69%
1974 947,000 1.72%
1973 931,000 1.64%
1972 916,000 1.66%
1971 901,000 1.69%
1970 886,000 1.96%
1969 869,000 2.12%
1968 851,000 2.04%
1967 834,000 2.08%
1966 817,000 2.13%
1965 800,000 2.17%
1964 783,000 2.09%
1963 767,000 2.13%
1962 751,000 2.04%
1961 736,000 2.08%
1960 721,000 2.12%
1959 706,000 2.17%
1958 691,000 2.07%
1957 677,000 2.11%
1956 663,000 2.16%
1955 649,000 2.04%
1954 636,000 2.09%
1953 623,000 2.13%
1952 610,000 2.01%
1951 598,000 2.22%
1950 585,000 0.00%