Donetsk, Ukraine Metro Area Population 1950-2020

NOTE: All data from 2020 and beyond are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Donetsk, Ukraine metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Donetsk in 2020 is 906,000, a 0.66% decline from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Donetsk in 2019 was 912,000, a 0.76% decline from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Donetsk in 2018 was 919,000, a 0.54% decline from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Donetsk in 2017 was 924,000, a 0.65% decline from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Ukraine
City Name Population
Kiev 2,988,000
Kharkiv 1,429,000
Odesa 1,009,000
Dnipro 957,000
Donetsk 906,000
Zaporizhzhya 736,000
Lviv 724,000
Kryvyi Rih 619,000
Mykolaiv 485,000
Mariupol 440,000
Luhansk 402,000
Sevastopol 395,000
Vinnitsa 375,000
Simferopol 340,000
Makiivka 339,000
Donetsk - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 906,000 -0.66%
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%