Samarkand, Uzbekistan Metro Area Population 1950-2020

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%