Samarkand, Uzbekistan 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 Samarkand, Uzbekistan metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Samarkand in 2020 is 579,000, a 2.3% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Samarkand in 2019 was 566,000, a 2.35% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Samarkand in 2018 was 553,000, a 2.6% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Samarkand in 2017 was 539,000, a 2.47% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Uzbekistan
City Name Population
Tashkent 2,517,000
Samarkand 579,000
Namangan 529,000
Andizhan 443,000
Nukus 338,000
Samarkand - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 579,000 2.30%
2019 566,000 2.35%
2018 553,000 2.60%
2017 539,000 2.47%
2016 526,000 2.53%
2015 513,000 2.60%
2014 500,000 2.46%
2013 488,000 2.52%
2012 476,000 2.59%
2011 464,000 2.65%
2010 452,000 2.49%
2009 441,000 2.56%
2008 430,000 2.38%
2007 420,000 2.69%
2006 409,000 2.51%
2005 399,000 2.57%
2004 389,000 2.37%
2003 380,000 2.70%
2002 370,000 2.49%
2001 361,000 0.00%
2000 361,000 -0.28%
1999 362,000 -0.28%
1998 363,000 -0.55%
1997 365,000 -0.54%
1996 367,000 -0.27%
1995 368,000 -0.54%
1994 370,000 -0.27%
1993 371,000 -0.54%
1992 373,000 -0.53%
1991 375,000 -0.27%
1990 376,000 -0.53%
1989 378,000 -1.31%
1988 383,000 -2.30%
1987 392,000 -2.24%
1986 401,000 -2.43%
1985 411,000 -2.14%
1984 420,000 -2.33%
1983 430,000 -2.27%
1982 440,000 -2.22%
1981 450,000 -2.17%
1980 460,000 -2.34%
1979 471,000 2.39%
1978 460,000 6.73%
1977 431,000 6.68%
1976 404,000 6.60%
1975 379,000 6.46%
1974 356,000 6.91%
1973 333,000 6.39%
1972 313,000 6.83%
1971 293,000 6.55%
1970 275,000 4.56%
1969 263,000 2.73%
1968 256,000 2.81%
1967 249,000 2.89%
1966 242,000 2.98%
1965 235,000 2.62%
1964 229,000 3.15%
1963 222,000 2.78%
1962 216,000 2.86%
1961 210,000 2.44%
1960 205,000 3.02%
1959 199,000 2.05%
1958 195,000 2.09%
1957 191,000 1.60%
1956 188,000 2.17%
1955 184,000 1.66%
1954 181,000 2.26%
1953 177,000 1.72%
1952 174,000 1.75%
1951 171,000 1.79%
1950 168,000 0.00%