Year Population Growth Rate (%) Growth
20351,517,2942.16%153,942
20301,363,3522.23%142,646
20251,220,7062.06%118,243
20201,102,4631.90%20,552
20191,081,9111.98%81,607
20151,000,3042.02%94,999
2010905,3052.02%85,975
2005819,3302.10%80,942
2000738,3882.67%91,233
1995647,1552.48%74,509
1990572,6461.21%33,493
1985539,1531.35%34,983
1980504,1702.26%53,297
1975450,8732.53%53,046
1970397,8274.11%72,582
1965325,2453.96%57,414
1960267,8313.00%36,752
1955231,0793.21%33,740
1950197,3390.00%

Salem Population Growth

Salem's 2019 population is now estimated at 1,081,911. In 1950, the population of Salem was 197,339. Salem has grown by 81,607 since 2015, which represents a 1.98% 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 Salem, which typically includes Salem's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

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