Basel Population 2021

562,710
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Basel's 2021 population is now estimated at 562,710. In 1950, the population of Basel was 256,293. Basel has grown by 3,683 since 2015, which represents a 0.66% 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 Basel, which typically includes Basel's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Basel Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
2035625,1480.77%4,751
2034620,3970.77%4,734
2033615,6630.77%4,722
2032610,9410.78%4,711
2031606,2300.78%4,700
2030601,5300.79%4,690
2029596,8400.79%4,662
2028592,1780.78%4,597
2027587,5810.77%4,493
2026583,0880.75%4,361
2025578,7270.73%4,219
2024574,5080.71%4,075
2023570,4330.69%3,930
2022566,5030.67%3,793
2021562,7100.66%3,683
2020559,0270.64%3,558
2019555,4690.63%3,480
2018551,9890.81%4,424
2017547,5650.81%4,388
2016543,1770.81%4,353
2015538,8240.81%4,311
2014534,5130.81%4,277
2013530,2360.81%4,237
2012525,9990.81%4,215
2011521,7840.81%4,174
2010517,6100.81%4,143
2009513,4670.81%4,101
2008509,3660.81%4,082
2007505,2840.81%4,043
2006501,2410.81%4,010
2005497,2310.81%3,973
2004493,2580.81%3,953
2003489,3050.81%3,915
2002485,3900.81%3,883
2001481,5070.49%2,367
2000479,1400.08%392
1999478,7480.08%390
1998478,3580.08%391
1997477,9670.08%390
1996477,5770.08%390
1995477,1870.08%390
1994476,7970.08%389
1993476,4080.08%388
1992476,0200.08%390
1991475,6301.18%5,569
1990470,0612.68%12,277
1989457,7842.68%11,940
1988445,8442.69%11,660
1987434,1842.68%11,340
1986422,8442.68%11,044
1985411,8002.68%10,741
1984401,0592.69%10,489
1983390,5702.68%10,201
1982380,3692.68%9,934
1981370,4351.35%4,932
1980365,503-0.45%-1,649
1979367,152-0.45%-1,653
1978368,805-0.45%-1,661
1977370,466-0.45%-1,666
1976372,132-0.45%-1,678
1975373,810-0.45%-1,683
1974375,493-0.45%-1,691
1973377,184-0.45%-1,696
1972378,880-0.45%-1,709
1971380,5890.75%2,816
1970377,7732.42%8,937
1969368,8362.42%8,713
1968360,1232.43%8,530
1967351,5932.42%8,317
1966343,2762.42%8,121
1965335,1552.42%7,917
1964327,2382.43%7,752
1963319,4862.42%7,557
1962311,9292.42%7,379
1961304,5502.05%6,109
1960298,4411.54%4,515
1959293,9261.53%4,440
1958289,4861.53%4,374
1957285,1121.53%4,301
1956280,8111.54%4,248
1955276,5631.53%4,178
1954272,3851.53%4,115
1953268,2701.53%4,047
1952264,2231.54%3,997
1951260,2261.53%3,933
1950256,2930.00%

Basel Population Data (Urban Area)

Name 2021 Population 2021 Growth
Zurich1,407,5720.88%
Geneva620,1311.10%
Basel562,7100.66%
Lausanne448,3041.45%
Bern433,5010.88%

Other Cities in Switzerland

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

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