Montevideo, Uruguay 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 Montevideo, Uruguay metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Montevideo in 2020 is 1,752,000, a 0.4% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Montevideo in 2019 was 1,745,000, a 0.46% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Montevideo in 2018 was 1,737,000, a 0.58% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Montevideo in 2017 was 1,727,000, a 0.58% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Uruguay
City Name Population
Montevideo 1,752,000
Montevideo - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 1,752,000 0.40%
2019 1,745,000 0.46%
2018 1,737,000 0.58%
2017 1,727,000 0.58%
2016 1,717,000 0.59%
2015 1,707,000 0.53%
2014 1,698,000 0.59%
2013 1,688,000 0.60%
2012 1,678,000 0.54%
2011 1,669,000 0.60%
2010 1,659,000 0.55%
2009 1,650,000 0.55%
2008 1,641,000 0.61%
2007 1,631,000 0.55%
2006 1,622,000 0.56%
2005 1,613,000 0.56%
2004 1,604,000 0.06%
2003 1,603,000 0.06%
2002 1,602,000 0.06%
2001 1,601,000 0.06%
2000 1,600,000 0.00%
1999 1,600,000 0.06%
1998 1,599,000 0.06%
1997 1,598,000 0.06%
1996 1,597,000 0.44%
1995 1,590,000 0.57%
1994 1,581,000 0.51%
1993 1,573,000 0.51%
1992 1,565,000 0.51%
1991 1,557,000 0.52%
1990 1,549,000 0.58%
1989 1,540,000 0.52%
1988 1,532,000 0.52%
1987 1,524,000 0.53%
1986 1,516,000 0.53%
1985 1,508,000 0.73%
1984 1,497,000 0.74%
1983 1,486,000 0.75%
1982 1,475,000 0.68%
1981 1,465,000 0.76%
1980 1,454,000 0.69%
1979 1,444,000 0.70%
1978 1,434,000 0.77%
1977 1,423,000 0.71%
1976 1,413,000 0.71%
1975 1,403,000 0.57%
1974 1,395,000 0.65%
1973 1,386,000 0.58%
1972 1,378,000 0.58%
1971 1,370,000 0.59%
1970 1,362,000 0.59%
1969 1,354,000 0.59%
1968 1,346,000 0.52%
1967 1,339,000 0.60%
1966 1,331,000 0.60%
1965 1,323,000 0.61%
1964 1,315,000 0.54%
1963 1,308,000 0.62%
1962 1,300,000 0.62%
1961 1,292,000 0.54%
1960 1,285,000 0.63%
1959 1,277,000 0.55%
1958 1,270,000 0.55%
1957 1,263,000 0.64%
1956 1,255,000 0.56%
1955 1,248,000 0.56%
1954 1,241,000 0.65%
1953 1,233,000 0.57%
1952 1,226,000 0.57%
1951 1,219,000 0.58%
1950 1,212,000 0.00%