Bur Said, Egypt 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 Bur Said, Egypt metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Bur Said in 2020 is 737,000, a 1.8% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Bur Said in 2019 was 724,000, a 1.83% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Bur Said in 2018 was 711,000, a 1.86% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Bur Said in 2017 was 698,000, a 1.9% 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
Bur Said - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 737,000 1.80%
2019 724,000 1.83%
2018 711,000 1.86%
2017 698,000 1.90%
2016 685,000 1.93%
2015 672,000 1.97%
2014 659,000 1.85%
2013 647,000 1.89%
2012 635,000 1.93%
2011 623,000 1.96%
2010 611,000 1.83%
2009 600,000 1.87%
2008 589,000 1.90%
2007 578,000 1.94%
2006 567,000 1.98%
2005 556,000 1.83%
2004 546,000 2.06%
2003 535,000 1.90%
2002 525,000 1.94%
2001 515,000 1.78%
2000 506,000 2.02%
1999 496,000 1.85%
1998 487,000 1.88%
1997 478,000 1.92%
1996 469,000 1.52%
1995 462,000 1.76%
1994 454,000 1.57%
1993 447,000 1.59%
1992 440,000 1.62%
1991 433,000 1.64%
1990 426,000 1.67%
1989 419,000 1.70%
1988 412,000 1.73%
1987 405,000 2.53%
1986 395,000 4.50%
1985 378,000 4.13%
1984 363,000 4.31%
1983 348,000 4.50%
1982 333,000 4.39%
1981 319,000 4.25%
1980 306,000 4.44%
1979 293,000 4.27%
1978 281,000 4.07%
1977 270,000 2.66%
1976 263,000 -0.75%
1975 265,000 -0.75%
1974 267,000 -0.74%
1973 269,000 -0.74%
1972 271,000 -0.73%
1971 273,000 -0.73%
1970 275,000 -0.72%
1969 277,000 -0.72%
1968 279,000 -0.71%
1967 281,000 -0.71%
1966 283,000 2.17%
1965 277,000 2.59%
1964 270,000 2.66%
1963 263,000 2.33%
1962 257,000 2.80%
1961 250,000 2.46%
1960 244,000 2.52%
1959 238,000 2.15%
1958 233,000 2.64%
1957 227,000 2.25%
1956 222,000 2.30%
1955 217,000 2.84%
1954 211,000 2.43%
1953 206,000 1.98%
1952 202,000 2.54%
1951 197,000 2.60%
1950 192,000 0.00%