Alexandria, Egypt Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Alexandria, Egypt metro area from 1950 to 2019. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Alexandria in 2019 is 5,182,000, a 1.89% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Alexandria in 2018 was 5,086,000, a 2.03% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Alexandria in 2017 was 4,985,000, a 2.03% increase from 2016.
  • The population of Alexandria in 2016 was 4,886,000, a 2.03% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Egypt
City Name Population
Cairo 20,485,000
Alexandria 5,182,000
Bur Said 724,000
As-Suways 627,000
Al-Mansurah 547,000
Al-Mahallah al-Kubra 512,000
Tanta 495,000
Asyut 455,000
Al-Fayyum 402,000
Az-Zaqazig 354,000
Al-Ismailiyah 349,000
Aswan 339,000
Kafr-ad-Dawwar 338,000
Alexandria - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
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%