Merca Population 2021

696,510
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Merca's 2021 population is now estimated at 696,510. In 1950, the population of Merca was 30,738. Merca has grown by 30,140 since 2015, which represents a 4.52% 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 Merca, which typically includes Merca's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Merca Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
20351,235,1833.88%46,167
20341,189,0163.93%44,936
20331,144,0803.97%43,706
20321,100,3744.01%42,456
20311,057,9184.06%41,245
20301,016,6734.10%40,034
2029976,6394.14%38,848
2028937,7914.19%37,689
2027900,1024.24%36,585
2026863,5174.29%35,509
2025828,0084.34%34,463
2024793,5454.40%33,416
2023760,1294.45%32,357
2022727,7724.49%31,262
2021696,5104.52%30,140
2020666,3704.55%29,013
2019637,3574.57%27,871
2018609,4865.15%29,843
2017579,6435.15%28,381
2016551,2625.15%26,992
2015524,2705.15%25,669
2014498,6015.15%24,413
2013474,1885.14%23,187
2012451,0015.16%22,113
2011428,8885.15%21,000
2010407,8885.15%19,971
2009387,9175.14%18,969
2008368,9485.16%18,089
2007350,8595.15%17,179
2006333,6805.15%16,339
2005317,3415.14%15,517
2004301,8245.16%14,798
2003287,0265.15%14,054
2002272,9725.15%13,366
2001259,6065.14%12,694
2000246,9125.16%12,106
1999234,8065.15%11,497
1998223,3095.15%10,934
1997212,3755.14%10,385
1996201,9905.16%9,903
1995192,0875.15%9,405
1994182,6825.15%8,945
1993173,7375.14%8,496
1992165,2415.16%8,101
1991157,1405.15%7,694
1990149,4465.15%7,318
1989142,1285.14%6,950
1988135,1785.16%6,628
1987128,5505.15%6,294
1986122,2565.15%5,986
1985116,2705.14%5,685
1984110,5855.16%5,422
1983105,1635.15%5,149
1982100,0143.23%3,134
198196,8803.22%3,026
198093,8543.23%2,940
197990,9143.23%2,844
197888,0703.23%2,755
197785,3153.22%2,665
197682,6503.23%2,589
197580,0613.23%2,505
197477,5563.23%2,426
197375,1303.22%2,347
197272,7833.23%2,280
197170,5033.23%2,205
197068,2983.23%2,137
196966,1613.23%2,068
196864,0933.23%2,006
196762,0873.23%1,943
196660,1443.23%1,881
196558,2633.22%1,820
196456,4433.86%2,098
196354,3454.48%2,330
196252,0154.48%2,231
196149,7844.48%2,133
196047,6514.49%2,046
195945,6054.48%1,956
195843,6494.48%1,872
195741,7774.47%1,789
195639,9884.49%1,718
195538,2704.48%1,641
195436,6294.48%1,571
195335,0584.48%1,502
195233,5564.49%1,441
195132,1154.48%1,377
195030,7380.00%

Merca Population Data (Urban Area)

Name 2021 Population 2021 Growth
Mogadishu2,387,9204.64%
Hargeysa1,033,2054.50%
Merca696,5104.52%
Berbera521,9664.52%
Kismaayo491,4254.31%

Other Cities in Somalia

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

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