Benguela, Angola Metro Area Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Benguela, Angola metro area from 1950 to 2020. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Benguela in 2020 is 715,000, a 4.23% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Benguela in 2019 was 686,000, a 4.26% increase from 2018.
  • The metro area population of Benguela in 2018 was 658,000, a 4.11% increase from 2017.
  • The metro area population of Benguela in 2017 was 632,000, a 4.29% increase from 2016.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Angola
City Name Population
Luanda 8,330,000
Lubango 828,000
Cabinda 778,000
Benguela 715,000
Huambo 671,000
Malanje 665,000
Cuito 535,000
Uige 511,000
Lobito 426,000
Benguela - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 715,000 4.23%
2019 686,000 4.26%
2018 658,000 4.11%
2017 632,000 4.29%
2016 606,000 4.12%
2015 582,000 4.30%
2014 558,000 4.30%
2013 535,000 4.09%
2012 514,000 4.26%
2011 493,000 4.23%
2010 473,000 4.19%
2009 454,000 4.13%
2008 436,000 4.31%
2007 418,000 4.24%
2006 401,000 4.16%
2005 385,000 4.34%
2004 369,000 4.24%
2003 354,000 4.12%
2002 340,000 4.29%
2001 326,000 4.15%
2000 313,000 4.33%
1999 300,000 4.17%
1998 288,000 4.35%
1997 276,000 4.15%
1996 265,000 4.33%
1995 254,000 4.10%
1994 244,000 4.27%
1993 234,000 4.00%
1992 225,000 4.17%
1991 216,000 4.35%
1990 207,000 4.02%
1989 199,000 4.19%
1988 191,000 4.37%
1987 183,000 4.57%
1986 175,000 4.17%
1985 168,000 3.70%
1984 162,000 4.52%
1983 155,000 11.51%
1982 139,000 11.20%
1981 125,000 10.62%
1980 113,000 11.88%
1979 101,000 10.99%
1978 91,000 10.98%
1977 82,000 10.81%
1976 74,000 12.12%
1975 66,000 10.00%
1974 60,000 11.11%
1973 54,000 12.50%
1972 48,000 11.63%
1971 43,000 7.50%
1970 40,000 5.26%
1969 38,000 5.56%
1968 36,000 5.88%
1967 34,000 6.25%
1966 32,000 6.67%
1965 30,000 7.14%
1964 28,000 3.70%
1963 27,000 8.00%
1962 25,000 4.17%
1961 24,000 4.35%
1960 23,000 4.55%
1959 22,000 4.76%
1958 21,000 5.00%
1957 20,000 5.26%
1956 19,000 5.56%
1955 18,000 5.88%
1954 17,000 6.25%
1953 16,000 0.00%
1952 16,000 6.67%
1951 15,000 7.14%
1950 14,000 0.00%