Alexandria, Egypt Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Alexandria, Egypt metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Alexandria in 2022 is 5,484,000, a 1.91% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Alexandria in 2021 was 5,381,000, a 1.89% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Alexandria in 2020 was 5,281,000, a 1.91% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Alexandria in 2019 was 5,182,000, a 1.89% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Egypt
City Name Population
Cairo 21,750,000
Alexandria 5,484,000
Bur Said 764,000
As-Suways 661,000
Al-Mansurah 575,000
Al-Mahallah al-Kubra 531,000
Tanta 515,000
Asyut 474,000
Al-Fayyum 425,000
Az-Zaqazig 368,000
Al-Ismailiyah 364,000
Aswan 358,000
Kafr-ad-Dawwar 355,000
Alexandria - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 5,484,000 1.91%
2021 5,381,000 1.89%
2020 5,281,000 1.91%
2019 5,182,000 1.89%
2018 5,086,000 2.03%
2017 4,985,000 2.03%
2016 4,886,000 2.03%
2015 4,789,000 2.02%
2014 4,694,000 2.02%
2013 4,601,000 2.02%
2012 4,510,000 2.04%
2011 4,420,000 2.01%
2010 4,333,000 2.02%
2009 4,247,000 2.04%
2008 4,162,000 2.01%
2007 4,080,000 2.03%
2006 3,999,000 2.04%
2005 3,919,000 2.00%
2004 3,842,000 2.05%
2003 3,765,000 2.00%
2002 3,691,000 2.05%
2001 3,617,000 2.00%
2000 3,546,000 2.04%
1999 3,475,000 2.03%
1998 3,406,000 2.01%
1997 3,339,000 1.71%
1996 3,283,000 1.20%
1995 3,244,000 1.22%
1994 3,205,000 1.20%
1993 3,167,000 1.18%
1992 3,130,000 1.20%
1991 3,093,000 1.21%
1990 3,056,000 1.19%
1989 3,020,000 1.21%
1988 2,984,000 1.22%
1987 2,948,000 1.62%
1986 2,901,000 2.36%
1985 2,834,000 2.38%
1984 2,768,000 2.37%
1983 2,704,000 2.35%
1982 2,642,000 2.36%
1981 2,581,000 2.38%
1980 2,521,000 2.35%
1979 2,463,000 2.37%
1978 2,406,000 2.34%
1977 2,351,000 2.40%
1976 2,296,000 2.45%
1975 2,241,000 2.42%
1974 2,188,000 2.43%
1973 2,136,000 2.45%
1972 2,085,000 2.41%
1971 2,036,000 2.47%
1970 1,987,000 2.42%
1969 1,940,000 2.43%
1968 1,894,000 2.43%
1967 1,849,000 2.44%
1966 1,805,000 3.03%
1965 1,752,000 3.06%
1964 1,700,000 3.09%
1963 1,649,000 3.06%
1962 1,600,000 3.09%
1961 1,552,000 3.19%
1960 1,504,000 3.80%
1959 1,449,000 3.80%
1958 1,396,000 3.79%
1957 1,345,000 3.78%
1956 1,296,000 3.76%
1955 1,249,000 3.74%
1954 1,204,000 3.79%
1953 1,160,000 3.85%
1952 1,117,000 3.71%
1951 1,077,000 3.86%
1950 1,037,000 0.00%