Aswan, Egypt 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 Aswan, Egypt metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Aswan in 2020 is 345,000, a 1.77% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Aswan in 2019 was 339,000, a 1.8% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Aswan in 2018 was 333,000, a 2.15% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Aswan in 2017 was 326,000, a 1.88% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Egypt
City Name Population
Cairo 20,901,000
Alexandria 5,281,000
Bur Said 737,000
As-Suways 638,000
Al-Mansurah 556,000
Al-Mahallah al-Kubra 518,000
Tanta 501,000
Asyut 461,000
Al-Fayyum 410,000
Az-Zaqazig 358,000
Al-Ismailiyah 354,000
Aswan 345,000
Kafr-ad-Dawwar 344,000
Aswan - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 345,000 1.77%
2019 339,000 1.80%
2018 333,000 2.15%
2017 326,000 1.88%
2016 320,000 1.91%
2015 314,000 1.95%
2014 308,000 1.99%
2013 302,000 2.03%
2012 296,000 1.72%
2011 291,000 2.11%
2010 285,000 1.79%
2009 280,000 1.82%
2008 275,000 2.23%
2007 269,000 1.89%
2006 264,000 1.93%
2005 259,000 1.97%
2004 254,000 2.01%
2003 249,000 1.63%
2002 245,000 2.08%
2001 240,000 2.13%
2000 235,000 1.73%
1999 231,000 2.21%
1998 226,000 1.80%
1997 222,000 1.83%
1996 218,000 1.40%
1995 215,000 1.42%
1994 212,000 0.95%
1993 210,000 1.45%
1992 207,000 1.47%
1991 204,000 1.49%
1990 201,000 1.52%
1989 198,000 1.02%
1988 196,000 1.55%
1987 193,000 2.12%
1986 189,000 2.72%
1985 184,000 2.79%
1984 179,000 2.87%
1983 174,000 2.96%
1982 169,000 2.42%
1981 165,000 3.13%
1980 160,000 2.56%
1979 156,000 3.31%
1978 151,000 2.72%
1977 147,000 2.08%
1976 144,000 1.41%
1975 142,000 0.71%
1974 141,000 1.44%
1973 139,000 1.46%
1972 137,000 0.74%
1971 136,000 1.49%
1970 134,000 1.52%
1969 132,000 0.76%
1968 131,000 1.55%
1967 129,000 0.78%
1966 128,000 12.28%
1965 114,000 12.87%
1964 101,000 13.48%
1963 89,000 12.66%
1962 79,000 14.49%
1961 69,000 11.29%
1960 62,000 6.90%
1959 58,000 5.45%
1958 55,000 5.77%
1957 52,000 8.33%
1956 48,000 6.67%
1955 45,000 4.65%
1954 43,000 7.50%
1953 40,000 5.26%
1952 38,000 8.57%
1951 35,000 6.06%
1950 33,000 0.00%