Aden, Yemen 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 Aden, Yemen metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Aden in 2020 is 980,000, a 3.16% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Aden in 2019 was 950,000, a 3.04% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Aden in 2018 was 922,000, a 3.36% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area 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%