Peshawar Population 2021

2,272,812
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Peshawar's 2021 population is now estimated at 2,272,812. In 1950, the population of Peshawar was 152,825. Peshawar has grown by 69,866 since 2015, which represents a 3.17% 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 Peshawar, which typically includes Peshawar's population in addition to adjacent suburban areas.

Peshawar Population 2021

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
20353,278,6772.52%80,493
20343,198,1842.51%78,419
20333,119,7652.51%76,444
20323,043,3212.51%74,568
20312,968,7532.52%72,884
20302,895,8692.53%71,321
20292,824,5482.54%69,984
20282,754,5642.57%68,984
20272,685,5802.61%68,418
20262,617,1622.68%68,233
20252,548,9292.76%68,383
20242,480,5462.85%68,761
20232,411,7852.96%69,271
20222,342,5143.07%69,702
20212,272,8123.17%69,866
20202,202,9463.26%69,564
20192,133,3823.33%68,687
20182,064,6953.69%73,408
20171,991,2873.69%70,798
20161,920,4893.70%68,467
20151,852,0223.69%65,936
20141,786,0863.69%63,589
20131,722,4973.69%61,242
20121,661,2553.70%59,225
20111,602,0303.69%57,036
20101,544,9943.69%55,005
20091,489,9893.69%52,976
20081,437,0133.70%51,230
20071,385,7833.69%49,337
20061,336,4463.69%47,581
20051,288,8653.69%45,825
20041,243,0403.70%44,315
20031,198,7253.69%42,677
20021,156,0483.69%41,158
20011,114,8903.69%39,639
20001,075,2513.70%38,335
19991,036,9163.69%36,915
19981,000,0013.45%33,337
1997966,6643.32%31,096
1996935,5683.33%30,178
1995905,3903.33%29,164
1994876,2263.33%28,225
1993848,0013.32%27,279
1992820,7223.33%26,473
1991794,2493.33%25,584
1990768,6653.33%24,760
1989743,9053.32%23,930
1988719,9753.33%23,223
1987696,7523.33%22,444
1986674,3083.33%21,721
1985652,5873.32%20,992
1984631,5953.33%20,373
1983611,2223.33%19,689
1982591,5333.33%19,054
1981572,4797.07%37,783
1980534,6969.03%44,267
1979490,4299.01%40,548
1978449,8819.01%37,195
1977412,6869.00%34,076
1976378,6109.03%31,344
1975347,2669.01%28,712
1974318,5549.01%26,337
1973292,2177.47%20,311
1972271,9061.93%5,148
1971266,7581.93%5,044
1970261,7141.93%4,949
1969256,7651.92%4,848
1968251,9171.93%4,770
1967247,1471.93%4,673
1966242,4741.93%4,584
1965237,8901.92%4,492
1964233,3981.93%4,419
1963228,9791.93%4,330
1962224,6491.93%4,247
1961220,4023.01%6,438
1960213,9643.78%7,786
1959206,1783.77%7,492
1958198,6863.77%7,219
1957191,4673.77%6,948
1956184,5193.78%6,714
1955177,8053.77%6,461
1954171,3443.77%6,226
1953165,1183.77%5,992
1952159,1263.78%5,790
1951153,3360.33%511
1950152,8250.00%

Peshawar Population Data (Urban Area)

Name 2021 Population 2021 Growth
Karachi16,459,4722.27%
Lahore13,095,1663.58%
Faisalabad3,542,0202.30%
Gujranwala2,290,4612.75%
Rawalpindi2,280,7331.96%
Peshawar2,272,8123.17%
Multan2,059,5342.21%
Hyderabad1,886,7342.00%
Islamabad1,163,5843.05%
Quetta1,129,3612.71%
Bahawalpur869,5482.94%
Sialkot720,4392.17%
Sargodha712,9611.84%
Larkana548,9162.74%
Sukkur545,3492.03%
Sheikhupura530,7982.60%
Rahim Yar Khan477,1002.83%
Dera Ghazikhan466,2813.43%
Jhang445,4161.75%
Sahiwal444,0152.92%

Other Cities in Pakistan

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

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