Kharkiv, 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 Kharkiv, Ukraine metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Kharkiv in 2020 is 1,429,000, a 0.21% decline from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Kharkiv in 2019 was 1,432,000, a 0.28% decline from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Kharkiv in 2018 was 1,436,000, a 0.14% decline from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Kharkiv in 2017 was 1,438,000, a 0.14% 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
Kharkiv - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,429,000 -0.21%
2019 1,432,000 -0.28%
2018 1,436,000 -0.14%
2017 1,438,000 -0.14%
2016 1,440,000 -0.14%
2015 1,442,000 -0.14%
2014 1,444,000 -0.14%
2013 1,446,000 -0.21%
2012 1,449,000 -0.14%
2011 1,451,000 -0.14%
2010 1,453,000 -0.14%
2009 1,455,000 -0.14%
2008 1,457,000 -0.14%
2007 1,459,000 -0.14%
2006 1,461,000 -0.20%
2005 1,464,000 -0.14%
2004 1,466,000 -0.07%
2003 1,467,000 -0.14%
2002 1,469,000 -0.34%
2001 1,474,000 -0.67%
2000 1,484,000 -0.67%
1999 1,494,000 -0.66%
1998 1,504,000 -0.66%
1997 1,514,000 -0.66%
1996 1,524,000 -0.65%
1995 1,534,000 -0.65%
1994 1,544,000 -0.71%
1993 1,555,000 -0.64%
1992 1,565,000 -0.63%
1991 1,575,000 -0.69%
1990 1,586,000 -0.63%
1989 1,596,000 0.19%
1988 1,593,000 1.08%
1987 1,576,000 1.03%
1986 1,560,000 1.04%
1985 1,544,000 1.05%
1984 1,528,000 1.06%
1983 1,512,000 1.00%
1982 1,497,000 1.08%
1981 1,481,000 1.02%
1980 1,466,000 1.03%
1979 1,451,000 1.47%
1978 1,430,000 1.92%
1977 1,403,000 1.81%
1976 1,378,000 1.85%
1975 1,353,000 1.88%
1974 1,328,000 1.84%
1973 1,304,000 1.88%
1972 1,280,000 1.91%
1971 1,256,000 1.87%
1970 1,233,000 2.15%
1969 1,207,000 2.46%
1968 1,178,000 2.52%
1967 1,149,000 2.50%
1966 1,121,000 2.47%
1965 1,094,000 2.43%
1964 1,068,000 2.50%
1963 1,042,000 2.46%
1962 1,017,000 2.52%
1961 992,000 2.48%
1960 968,000 2.43%
1959 945,000 2.49%
1958 922,000 2.44%
1957 900,000 2.51%
1956 878,000 2.57%
1955 856,000 2.39%
1954 836,000 2.45%
1953 816,000 2.51%
1952 796,000 2.45%
1951 777,000 2.51%
1950 758,000 0.00%