Dhamar, 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 Dhamar, Yemen metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Dhamar in 2020 is 351,000, a 5.41% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Dhamar in 2019 was 333,000, a 5.38% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Dhamar in 2018 was 316,000, a 6.04% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Dhamar in 2017 was 298,000, a 5.67% 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
Dhamar - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 351,000 5.41%
2019 333,000 5.38%
2018 316,000 6.04%
2017 298,000 5.67%
2016 282,000 6.02%
2015 266,000 5.56%
2014 252,000 5.88%
2013 238,000 5.78%
2012 225,000 6.13%
2011 212,000 6.00%
2010 200,000 5.82%
2009 189,000 5.59%
2008 179,000 5.92%
2007 169,000 5.62%
2006 160,000 5.96%
2005 151,000 5.59%
2004 143,000 5.93%
2003 135,000 6.30%
2002 127,000 5.83%
2001 120,000 5.26%
2000 114,000 6.54%
1999 107,000 5.94%
1998 101,000 5.21%
1997 96,000 5.49%
1996 91,000 5.81%
1995 86,000 7.50%
1994 80,000 6.67%
1993 75,000 5.63%
1992 71,000 7.58%
1991 66,000 6.45%
1990 62,000 6.90%
1989 58,000 7.41%
1988 54,000 5.88%
1987 51,000 6.25%
1986 48,000 9.09%
1985 44,000 7.32%
1984 41,000 7.89%
1983 38,000 5.56%
1982 36,000 9.09%
1981 33,000 6.45%
1980 31,000 6.90%
1979 29,000 7.41%
1978 27,000 8.00%
1977 25,000 8.70%
1976 23,000 4.55%
1975 22,000 4.76%
1974 21,000 5.00%
1973 20,000 5.26%
1972 19,000 0.00%
1971 19,000 5.56%
1970 18,000 5.88%
1969 17,000 0.00%
1968 17,000 6.25%
1967 16,000 0.00%
1966 16,000 6.67%
1965 15,000 0.00%
1964 15,000 7.14%
1963 14,000 0.00%
1962 14,000 7.69%
1961 13,000 0.00%
1960 13,000 0.00%
1959 13,000 8.33%
1958 12,000 0.00%
1957 12,000 9.09%
1956 11,000 0.00%
1955 11,000 0.00%
1954 11,000 10.00%
1953 10,000 0.00%
1952 10,000 0.00%
1951 10,000 11.11%
1950 9,000 0.00%