Songea, Tanzania Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Songea, Tanzania metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Songea in 2020 is 353,000, a 6.65% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Songea in 2019 was 331,000, a 7.12% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Songea in 2018 was 309,000, a 7.29% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Songea in 2017 was 288,000, a 7.46% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Tanzania
City Name Population
Dar es Salaam 6,702,000
Mwanza 1,120,000
Zanzibar 705,000
Mbeya 566,000
Arusha 493,000
Morogoro 409,000
Songea 353,000
Songea - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 353,000 6.65%
2019 331,000 7.12%
2018 309,000 7.29%
2017 288,000 7.46%
2016 268,000 7.63%
2015 249,000 7.33%
2014 232,000 7.41%
2013 216,000 7.46%
2012 201,000 7.49%
2011 187,000 7.47%
2010 174,000 7.41%
2009 162,000 7.28%
2008 151,000 7.86%
2007 140,000 6.87%
2006 131,000 7.38%
2005 122,000 7.96%
2004 113,000 7.62%
2003 105,000 7.14%
2002 98,000 4.26%
2001 94,000 4.44%
2000 90,000 4.65%
1999 86,000 4.88%
1998 82,000 3.80%
1997 79,000 5.33%
1996 75,000 4.17%
1995 72,000 4.35%
1994 69,000 4.55%
1993 66,000 4.76%
1992 63,000 5.00%
1991 60,000 3.45%
1990 58,000 5.45%
1989 55,000 5.77%
1988 52,000 10.64%
1987 47,000 11.90%
1986 42,000 10.53%
1985 38,000 11.76%
1984 34,000 13.33%
1983 30,000 11.11%
1982 27,000 12.50%
1981 24,000 9.09%
1980 22,000 10.00%
1979 20,000 11.11%
1978 18,000 12.50%
1977 16,000 14.29%
1976 14,000 7.69%
1975 13,000 18.18%
1974 11,000 10.00%
1973 10,000 11.11%
1972 9,000 12.50%
1971 8,000 14.29%
1970 7,000 0.00%
1969 7,000 16.67%
1968 6,000 20.00%
1967 5,000 0.00%
1966 5,000 25.00%
1965 4,000 0.00%
1964 4,000 33.33%
1963 3,000 0.00%
1962 3,000 50.00%
1961 2,000 0.00%
1960 2,000 0.00%
1959 2,000 0.00%
1958 2,000 100.00%
1957 1,000 0.00%
1956 1,000 0.00%
1955 1,000 0.00%
1954 1,000 0.00%
1953 1,000 0.00%
1952 1,000 0.00%
1951 1,000 0.00%
1950 1,000 0.00%