Ibb, 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 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%