Taizz, 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 Taizz, Yemen metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Taizz in 2020 is 845,000, a 3.68% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Taizz in 2019 was 815,000, a 3.69% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Taizz in 2018 was 786,000, a 3.83% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Taizz in 2017 was 757,000, a 3.98% 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
Taizz - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 845,000 3.68%
2019 815,000 3.69%
2018 786,000 3.83%
2017 757,000 3.98%
2016 728,000 3.85%
2015 701,000 4.01%
2014 674,000 3.85%
2013 649,000 4.01%
2012 624,000 3.83%
2011 601,000 3.98%
2010 578,000 3.96%
2009 556,000 3.93%
2008 535,000 3.88%
2007 515,000 4.04%
2006 495,000 3.77%
2005 477,000 3.92%
2004 459,000 4.08%
2003 441,000 3.76%
2002 425,000 3.91%
2001 409,000 4.07%
2000 393,000 3.97%
1999 378,000 3.85%
1998 364,000 4.00%
1997 350,000 3.86%
1996 337,000 4.01%
1995 324,000 5.19%
1994 308,000 7.32%
1993 287,000 7.09%
1992 268,000 7.20%
1991 250,000 6.84%
1990 234,000 7.34%
1989 218,000 6.86%
1988 204,000 7.37%
1987 190,000 7.34%
1986 177,000 6.63%
1985 166,000 6.41%
1984 156,000 6.12%
1983 147,000 6.52%
1982 138,000 6.15%
1981 130,000 6.56%
1980 122,000 7.02%
1979 114,000 6.54%
1978 107,000 5.94%
1977 101,000 6.32%
1976 95,000 6.74%
1975 89,000 5.95%
1974 84,000 6.33%
1973 79,000 6.76%
1972 74,000 7.25%
1971 69,000 6.15%
1970 65,000 6.56%
1969 61,000 5.17%
1968 58,000 7.41%
1967 54,000 5.88%
1966 51,000 6.25%
1965 48,000 6.67%
1964 45,000 7.14%
1963 42,000 5.00%
1962 40,000 8.11%
1961 37,000 5.71%
1960 35,000 6.06%
1959 33,000 6.45%
1958 31,000 6.90%
1957 29,000 7.41%
1956 27,000 3.85%
1955 26,000 8.33%
1954 24,000 4.35%
1953 23,000 9.52%
1952 21,000 5.00%
1951 20,000 5.26%
1950 19,000 0.00%