Pokhara, Nepal Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Pokhara, Nepal metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Pokhara in 2020 is 421,000, a 4.73% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Pokhara in 2019 was 402,000, a 4.69% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Pokhara in 2018 was 384,000, a 5.49% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Pokhara in 2017 was 364,000, a 5.51% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Nepal
City Name Population
Kathmandu 1,424,000
Pokhara 421,000
Pokhara - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 421,000 4.73%
2019 402,000 4.69%
2018 384,000 5.49%
2017 364,000 5.51%
2016 345,000 5.18%
2015 328,000 5.47%
2014 311,000 5.42%
2013 295,000 5.36%
2012 280,000 5.66%
2011 265,000 5.16%
2010 252,000 5.44%
2009 239,000 5.75%
2008 226,000 5.12%
2007 215,000 5.39%
2006 204,000 5.70%
2005 193,000 5.46%
2004 183,000 5.17%
2003 174,000 5.45%
2002 165,000 5.10%
2001 157,000 5.37%
2000 149,000 4.93%
1999 142,000 5.19%
1998 135,000 5.47%
1997 128,000 4.92%
1996 122,000 5.17%
1995 116,000 4.50%
1994 111,000 5.71%
1993 105,000 5.00%
1992 100,000 5.26%
1991 95,000 6.74%
1990 89,000 7.23%
1989 83,000 7.79%
1988 77,000 6.94%
1987 72,000 7.46%
1986 67,000 8.06%
1985 62,000 6.90%
1984 58,000 7.41%
1983 54,000 8.00%
1982 50,000 6.38%
1981 47,000 9.30%
1980 43,000 7.50%
1979 40,000 8.11%
1978 37,000 8.82%
1977 34,000 9.68%
1976 31,000 6.90%
1975 29,000 11.54%
1974 26,000 8.33%
1973 24,000 9.09%
1972 22,000 4.76%
1971 21,000 10.53%
1970 19,000 5.56%
1969 18,000 5.88%
1968 17,000 13.33%
1967 15,000 7.14%
1966 14,000 7.69%
1965 13,000 8.33%
1964 12,000 0.00%
1963 12,000 9.09%
1962 11,000 10.00%
1961 10,000 11.11%
1960 9,000 0.00%
1959 9,000 12.50%
1958 8,000 14.29%
1957 7,000 0.00%
1956 7,000 16.67%
1955 6,000 0.00%
1954 6,000 0.00%
1953 6,000 20.00%
1952 5,000 0.00%
1951 5,000 0.00%
1950 5,000 0.00%