Port Elizabeth Population 2019

1,241,941

How Many People Live in Port Elizabeth?

1,241,941
Year Population Growth Rate (%) Growth
20351,526,8661.34%98,320
20301,428,5461.43%98,042
20251,330,5041.20%76,762
20201,253,7420.95%11,801
20191,241,9411.23%59,491
20151,182,4501.34%76,407
20101,106,0431.34%71,391
20051,034,6521.21%60,387
2000974,2651.08%51,067
1995923,1982.21%95,668
1990827,5304.58%166,028
1985661,5022.30%71,125
1980590,3772.15%59,481
1975530,8962.15%53,474
1970477,4225.14%105,786
1965371,6365.19%83,090
1960288,5464.13%52,907
1955235,6394.13%43,195
1950192,4440.00%

Port Elizabeth Population Growth

Port Elizabeth's 2019 population is now estimated at 1,241,941. In 1950, the population of Port Elizabeth was 192,444. Port Elizabeth has grown by 59,491 since 2015, which represents a 1.23% annual change. These population estimates and projections come from the latest revision of the UN World Urbanization Prospects. These estimates represent the Urban agglomeration of Port Elizabeth, which typically includes Port Elizabeth's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

  1. World Urbanization Prospects - United Nations population estimates and projections of major Urban Agglomerations