Bulawayo Population 2021

639,722
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Bulawayo's 2021 population is now estimated at 639,722. In 1950, the population of Bulawayo was 91,635. Bulawayo has grown by 1,534 since 2015, which represents a 0.24% 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 Bulawayo, which typically includes Bulawayo's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Bulawayo Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
2035874,4793.17%26,876
2034847,6033.11%25,554
2033822,0493.04%24,250
2032797,7992.96%22,905
2031774,8942.87%21,588
2030753,3062.76%20,199
2029733,1072.62%18,710
2028714,3972.44%17,050
2027697,3472.23%15,224
2026682,1231.97%13,174
2025668,9491.66%10,921
2024658,0281.31%8,519
2023649,5090.95%6,082
2022643,4270.58%3,705
2021639,7220.24%1,534
2020638,188-0.04%-279
2019638,467-0.25%-1,573
2018640,040-0.35%-2,246
2017642,286-0.35%-2,253
2016644,539-0.35%-2,261
2015646,800-0.35%-2,269
2014649,069-0.35%-2,277
2013651,346-0.35%-2,285
2012653,631-0.35%-2,300
2011655,931-0.35%-2,304
2010658,235-0.35%-2,312
2009660,547-0.35%-2,317
2008662,864-0.35%-2,332
2007665,196-0.35%-2,337
2006667,533-0.35%-2,345
2005669,878-0.35%-2,350
2004672,228-0.35%-2,364
2003674,592-0.19%-1,305
2002675,8970.85%5,696
2001670,2010.85%5,641
2000664,5600.85%5,609
1999658,9510.85%5,553
1998653,3980.85%5,507
1997647,8910.85%5,453
1996642,4380.85%5,422
1995637,0160.85%5,369
1994631,6470.85%5,323
1993626,3241.28%7,892
1992618,4324.16%24,702
1991593,7304.15%23,684
1990570,0464.15%22,739
1989547,3074.15%21,802
1988525,5054.16%20,990
1987504,5154.15%20,125
1986484,3904.15%19,322
1985465,0684.15%18,526
1984446,5424.16%17,837
1983428,7054.04%16,666
1982412,0393.32%13,250
1981398,7893.32%12,807
1980385,9823.33%12,430
1979373,5523.32%12,013
1978361,5393.32%11,626
1977349,9133.32%11,237
1976338,6763.33%10,906
1975327,7703.32%10,541
1974317,2293.32%10,202
1973307,0276.29%18,182
1972288,8455.34%14,632
1971274,2135.33%13,872
1970260,3415.33%13,170
1969247,1716.52%15,140
1968232,0316.79%14,749
1967217,2826.78%13,793
1966203,4896.78%12,917
1965190,5726.77%12,082
1964178,4906.79%11,345
1963167,1456.78%10,611
1962156,5348.21%11,882
1961144,6528.50%11,330
1960133,3228.52%10,471
1959122,8518.51%9,635
1958113,2168.51%8,880
1957104,3368.50%8,172
195696,1641.77%1,669
195594,4950.62%579
195493,9160.62%576
195393,3400.62%571
195292,7690.62%569
195192,2000.62%565
195091,6350.00%

Bulawayo 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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