Asmara Population 2021

998,321
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Asmara's 2021 population is now estimated at 998,321. In 1950, the population of Asmara was 67,260. Asmara has grown by 35,336 since 2015, which represents a 3.67% 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 Asmara, which typically includes Asmara's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Asmara Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
20351,618,9143.27%51,201
20341,567,7133.32%50,359
20331,517,3543.37%49,455
20321,467,8993.41%48,400
20311,419,4993.45%47,353
20301,372,1463.49%46,244
20291,325,9023.52%45,127
20281,280,7753.56%43,999
20271,236,7763.59%42,885
20261,193,8913.62%41,715
20251,152,1763.64%40,428
20241,111,7483.64%39,082
20231,072,6663.65%37,794
20221,034,8723.66%36,551
2021998,3213.67%35,336
2020962,9853.69%34,227
2019928,7583.67%32,895
2018895,8633.70%32,000
2017863,8633.70%30,857
2016833,0063.70%29,756
2015803,2503.70%28,692
2014774,5583.70%27,667
2013746,8913.70%26,679
2012720,2123.70%25,726
2011694,4863.70%24,808
2010669,6783.70%23,921
2009645,7573.70%23,066
2008622,6913.70%22,243
2007600,4483.70%21,448
2006579,0003.70%20,682
2005558,3183.70%19,916
2004538,4023.71%19,258
2003519,1443.70%18,544
2002500,6005.64%26,708
2001473,8925.63%25,250
2000448,6425.64%23,968
1999424,6745.64%22,657
1998402,0175.64%21,449
1997380,5680.87%3,290
1996377,2780.87%3,270
1995374,0080.87%3,237
1994370,7710.87%3,209
1993367,5620.87%3,177
1992364,3850.87%3,158
1991361,2270.87%3,127
1990358,1004.37%14,987
1989343,1134.36%14,340
1988328,7734.37%13,778
1987314,9954.37%13,183
1986301,8124.37%12,631
1985289,1814.36%12,086
1984277,0952.59%6,991
1983270,1042.29%6,037
1982264,0672.29%5,902
1981258,1652.28%5,763
1980252,4022.29%5,649
1979246,7532.29%5,515
1978241,2382.29%5,392
1977235,8462.28%5,264
1976230,5822.29%5,161
1975225,4212.29%5,038
1974220,3832.29%4,926
1973215,4572.28%4,809
1972210,6482.29%4,715
1971205,9332.29%4,603
1970201,3302.29%4,500
1969196,8302.28%4,393
1968192,4372.29%4,307
1967188,1306.24%11,045
1966177,0856.24%10,397
1965166,6886.23%9,773
1964156,9156.25%9,225
1963147,6906.24%8,671
1962139,0196.24%8,161
1961130,8586.23%7,673
1960123,1856.25%7,242
1959115,9436.24%6,807
1958109,1366.24%6,407
1957102,7296.23%6,023
195696,7066.25%5,685
195591,0216.24%5,344
195485,6776.24%5,030
195380,6476.23%4,729
195275,9186.25%4,463
195171,4556.24%4,195
195067,2600.00%

Asmara Population Data (Urban Area)

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

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