Mekele Population 2021

543,622
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Mekele's 2021 population is now estimated at 543,622. In 1950, the population of Mekele was 14,107. Mekele has grown by 19,708 since 2015, which represents a 3.76% 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 Mekele, which typically includes Mekele's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Mekele Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
2035952,5503.85%35,344
2034917,2063.92%34,592
2033882,6143.99%33,828
2032848,7864.04%32,989
2031815,7974.11%32,190
2030783,6074.16%31,326
2029752,2814.21%30,403
2028721,8784.24%29,367
2027692,5114.26%28,265
2026664,2464.24%27,020
2025637,2264.19%25,652
2024611,5744.11%24,167
2023587,4074.01%22,651
2022564,7563.89%21,134
2021543,6223.76%19,708
2020523,9143.65%18,429
2019505,4853.56%17,376
2018488,1093.51%16,564
2017471,5453.51%16,002
2016455,5433.52%15,501
2015440,0429.18%37,007
2014403,0359.20%33,948
2013369,0879.18%31,048
2012338,0399.21%28,512
2011309,5279.20%26,072
2010283,4559.20%23,876
2009259,5799.18%21,836
2008237,7439.21%20,052
2007217,6916.79%13,844
2006203,8476.55%12,526
2005191,3216.54%11,741
2004179,5806.56%11,050
2003168,5306.55%10,356
2002158,1746.55%9,720
2001148,4546.54%9,110
2000139,3446.56%8,574
1999130,7706.55%8,036
1998122,7346.55%7,542
1997115,1926.54%7,069
1996108,1236.56%6,653
1995101,4705.96%5,704
199495,7664.45%4,079
199391,6874.44%3,900
199287,7874.45%3,744
199184,0434.45%3,580
199080,4634.45%3,427
198977,0364.44%3,277
198873,7594.46%3,146
198770,6134.45%3,008
198667,6054.45%2,879
198564,7264.44%2,754
198461,9724.45%2,643
198359,3294.45%2,527
198256,8024.45%2,419
198154,3834.44%2,314
198052,0694.45%2,220
197949,8494.45%2,124
197847,7254.45%2,033
197745,6924.44%1,943
197643,7494.46%1,866
197541,8834.45%1,784
197440,0994.45%1,708
197338,3914.44%1,633
197236,7584.46%1,568
197135,1904.45%1,499
197033,6914.45%1,435
196932,2564.44%1,372
196830,8844.45%1,317
196729,5674.45%1,259
196628,3084.45%1,206
196527,1024.44%1,153
196425,9494.46%1,107
196324,8424.45%1,058
196223,7844.45%1,013
196122,7714.44%969
196021,8024.45%929
195920,8734.45%890
195819,9834.45%851
195719,1324.44%814
195618,3184.45%781
195517,5374.45%747
195416,7904.45%715
195316,0754.44%684
195215,3914.45%656
195114,7354.45%628
195014,1070.00%

Mekele Population Data (Urban Area)

Name 2021 Population 2021 Growth
Addis Ababa5,005,5244.42%
Mekele543,6223.76%
Dire Dawa426,1294.42%
Nazret394,0484.30%
Gondar378,3314.42%

Other Cities in Ethiopia

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

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