Tanta, Egypt Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Tanta, Egypt metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Tanta in 2020 is 501,000, a 1.21% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Tanta in 2019 was 495,000, a 1.02% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Tanta in 2018 was 490,000, a 1.24% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Tanta in 2017 was 484,000, a 1.47% 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
Tanta - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 501,000 1.21%
2019 495,000 1.02%
2018 490,000 1.24%
2017 484,000 1.47%
2016 477,000 1.27%
2015 471,000 1.07%
2014 466,000 1.30%
2013 460,000 1.32%
2012 454,000 1.34%
2011 448,000 1.13%
2010 443,000 1.37%
2009 437,000 1.16%
2008 432,000 1.41%
2007 426,000 1.19%
2006 421,000 1.20%
2005 416,000 1.46%
2004 410,000 1.23%
2003 405,000 1.25%
2002 400,000 1.27%
2001 395,000 1.28%
2000 390,000 1.30%
1999 385,000 1.05%
1998 381,000 1.33%
1997 376,000 1.35%
1996 371,000 0.82%
1995 368,000 1.10%
1994 364,000 1.11%
1993 360,000 1.12%
1992 356,000 0.85%
1991 353,000 1.15%
1990 349,000 0.87%
1989 346,000 1.17%
1988 342,000 0.88%
1987 339,000 1.50%
1986 334,000 1.52%
1985 329,000 1.86%
1984 323,000 1.57%
1983 318,000 1.92%
1982 312,000 1.63%
1981 307,000 1.66%
1980 302,000 1.68%
1979 297,000 1.71%
1978 292,000 1.74%
1977 287,000 2.14%
1976 281,000 1.81%
1975 276,000 2.22%
1974 270,000 1.89%
1973 265,000 1.92%
1972 260,000 1.96%
1971 255,000 2.00%
1970 250,000 2.04%
1969 245,000 2.08%
1968 240,000 2.13%
1967 235,000 2.17%
1966 230,000 3.60%
1965 222,000 4.23%
1964 213,000 3.90%
1963 205,000 4.06%
1962 197,000 3.68%
1961 190,000 3.83%
1960 183,000 1.67%
1959 180,000 2.27%
1958 176,000 1.73%
1957 173,000 2.37%
1956 169,000 1.81%
1955 166,000 2.47%
1954 162,000 1.89%
1953 159,000 1.92%
1952 156,000 1.96%
1951 153,000 2.00%
1950 150,000 0.00%