Aden, Yemen Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Aden, Yemen metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current population of Aden in 2020 is 980,000, a 3.16% increase from 2019.
  • The population of Aden in 2019 was 950,000, a 3.04% increase from 2018.
  • The population of Aden in 2018 was 922,000, a 3.36% increase from 2017.
  • The population of Aden in 2017 was 892,000, a 3.36% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Yemen
City Name Population
Sanaa 2,973,000
Aden 980,000
Taizz 845,000
Al-Hudaydah 669,000
Ibb 649,000
Al-Mukalla 506,000
Dhamar 351,000
Aden - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 980,000 3.16%
2019 950,000 3.04%
2018 922,000 3.36%
2017 892,000 3.36%
2016 863,000 3.48%
2015 834,000 3.35%
2014 807,000 3.33%
2013 781,000 3.31%
2012 756,000 3.42%
2011 731,000 3.39%
2010 707,000 3.36%
2009 684,000 3.32%
2008 662,000 3.28%
2007 641,000 3.39%
2006 620,000 3.33%
2005 600,000 3.81%
2004 578,000 3.96%
2003 556,000 3.93%
2002 535,000 4.09%
2001 514,000 3.84%
2000 495,000 3.99%
1999 476,000 3.93%
1998 458,000 4.09%
1997 440,000 4.02%
1996 423,000 3.93%
1995 407,000 4.36%
1994 390,000 4.56%
1993 373,000 4.48%
1992 357,000 4.69%
1991 341,000 4.60%
1990 326,000 4.49%
1989 312,000 4.70%
1988 298,000 2.05%
1987 292,000 1.74%
1986 287,000 1.41%
1985 283,000 1.43%
1984 279,000 1.45%
1983 275,000 1.48%
1982 271,000 1.12%
1981 268,000 1.52%
1980 264,000 1.54%
1979 260,000 1.56%
1978 256,000 1.19%
1977 253,000 1.61%
1976 249,000 1.22%
1975 246,000 1.23%
1974 243,000 0.83%
1973 241,000 4.78%
1972 230,000 5.50%
1971 218,000 5.83%
1970 206,000 5.10%
1969 196,000 5.95%
1968 185,000 5.11%
1967 176,000 5.39%
1966 167,000 5.70%
1965 158,000 5.33%
1964 150,000 5.63%
1963 142,000 5.19%
1962 135,000 5.47%
1961 128,000 5.79%
1960 121,000 5.22%
1959 115,000 5.50%
1958 109,000 4.81%
1957 104,000 6.12%
1956 98,000 5.38%
1955 93,000 4.49%
1954 89,000 5.95%
1953 84,000 5.00%
1952 80,000 5.26%
1951 76,000 5.56%
1950 72,000 0.00%