Ibb, Yemen Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Ibb, Yemen metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Ibb in 2020 is 649,000, a 6.74% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Ibb in 2019 was 608,000, a 7.23% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Ibb in 2018 was 567,000, a 7.39% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Ibb in 2017 was 528,000, a 7.54% 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
Ibb - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 649,000 6.74%
2019 608,000 7.23%
2018 567,000 7.39%
2017 528,000 7.54%
2016 491,000 7.44%
2015 457,000 7.53%
2014 425,000 7.59%
2013 395,000 7.34%
2012 368,000 7.60%
2011 342,000 7.55%
2010 318,000 7.43%
2009 296,000 7.64%
2008 275,000 7.42%
2007 256,000 7.56%
2006 238,000 7.69%
2005 221,000 7.28%
2004 206,000 7.29%
2003 192,000 7.87%
2002 178,000 7.23%
2001 166,000 7.79%
2000 154,000 7.69%
1999 143,000 7.52%
1998 133,000 7.26%
1997 124,000 7.83%
1996 115,000 7.48%
1995 107,000 8.08%
1994 99,000 7.61%
1993 92,000 9.52%
1992 84,000 7.69%
1991 78,000 9.86%
1990 71,000 7.58%
1989 66,000 10.00%
1988 60,000 7.14%
1987 56,000 9.80%
1986 51,000 8.51%
1985 47,000 6.82%
1984 44,000 10.00%
1983 40,000 8.11%
1982 37,000 8.82%
1981 34,000 6.25%
1980 32,000 10.34%
1979 29,000 7.41%
1978 27,000 8.00%
1977 25,000 8.70%
1976 23,000 9.52%
1975 21,000 5.00%
1974 20,000 11.11%
1973 18,000 5.88%
1972 17,000 13.33%
1971 15,000 7.14%
1970 14,000 7.69%
1969 13,000 8.33%
1968 12,000 9.09%
1967 11,000 10.00%
1966 10,000 0.00%
1965 10,000 11.11%
1964 9,000 12.50%
1963 8,000 0.00%
1962 8,000 14.29%
1961 7,000 16.67%
1960 6,000 0.00%
1959 6,000 20.00%
1958 5,000 0.00%
1957 5,000 0.00%
1956 5,000 25.00%
1955 4,000 0.00%
1954 4,000 0.00%
1953 4,000 33.33%
1952 3,000 0.00%
1951 3,000 0.00%
1950 3,000 0.00%