Ulaanbaatar Population 2022

1,644,544
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Ulaanbaatar is a city that is located in Mongolia. It is not just the capital but it is also the largest city by population. Its total population is over 1.3 million, which is over half of the total population of Mongolia.

City Size and Population Density

The city covers over 1,800 square miles and has a population density of 704 people per square mile.

Notes of Interest Ulaanbaatar

The city was established in 1639, although it wasn’t settled in its permanent and current location until 1778. Ulaanbaatar was the site of demonstrations that led to Mongolia's transition to democracy and market economy in 1990. Ulaanbaatar is the coldest national capital in the world.

Ulaanbaatar Population Demographics

Ethnic Mongolians make up the majority of the population. The language spoken in Ulaanbaatar is Mongolian, and English is the most commonly used foreign language. Russian is also spoken by some residents, as well as German, Japanese and Korean.

Population Growth

Ulaanbaatar has experienced steady growth in its population since the 1920s, mostly because of migration, primarily from the rural areas around the city. The city has grown nearly 1,000 times over the last 88 years to reach its current population. Based on these statistics, Ulaanbaatar’s population is expected to continue to grow.

Year Population
195069,951
195176,844
195284,427
195392,735
1954101,873
1955111,911
1956122,955
1957135,053
1958148,361
1959162,980
1960179,063
1961196,682
1962216,063
1963230,820
1964239,394
1965248,262
1966257,471
1967267,022
1968276,941
1969287,126
1970297,615
1971308,487
1972319,773
1973331,438
1974343,546
1975356,097
1976369,124
1977382,589
1978396,566
1979409,968
1980422,651
1981435,691
1982449,152
1983463,028
1984477,353
1985492,080
1986507,283
1987522,956
1988539,135
1989555,373
1990571,692
1991588,491
1992605,807
1993623,583
1994641,907
1995660,769
1996680,212
1997700,171
1998720,745
1999741,923
2000765,122
2001796,057
2002828,288
2003861,825
2004896,768
2005933,026
2006970,804
20071,010,110
20081,051,066
20091,093,563
20101,137,840
20111,181,177
20121,224,623
20131,269,540
20141,316,169
20151,364,512
20161,414,700
20171,466,589
20181,520,381
20191,552,654
20201,584,358
20211,615,094
20221,644,544
20231,672,627
20241,699,363
20251,724,894
20261,749,377
20271,772,996
20281,795,977
20291,818,530
20301,840,852
20311,863,046
20321,885,201
20331,907,439
20341,929,831
20351,952,460

Ulaanbaatar Population 2022

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
195069,9510.00%
195176,8449.85%6,893
195284,4279.87%7,583
195392,7359.84%8,308
1954101,8739.85%9,138
1955111,9119.85%10,038
1956122,9559.87%11,044
1957135,0539.84%12,098
1958148,3619.85%13,308
1959162,9809.85%14,619
1960179,0639.87%16,083
1961196,6829.84%17,619
1962216,0639.85%19,381
1963230,8206.83%14,757
1964239,3943.71%8,574
1965248,2623.70%8,868
1966257,4713.71%9,209
1967267,0223.71%9,551
1968276,9413.71%9,919
1969287,1263.68%10,185
1970297,6153.65%10,489
1971308,4873.65%10,872
1972319,7733.66%11,286
1973331,4383.65%11,665
1974343,5463.65%12,108
1975356,0973.65%12,551
1976369,1243.66%13,027
1977382,5893.65%13,465
1978396,5663.65%13,977
1979409,9683.38%13,402
1980422,6513.09%12,683
1981435,6913.09%13,040
1982449,1523.09%13,461
1983463,0283.09%13,876
1984477,3533.09%14,325
1985492,0803.09%14,727
1986507,2833.09%15,203
1987522,9563.09%15,673
1988539,1353.09%16,179
1989555,3733.01%16,238
1990571,6922.94%16,319
1991588,4912.94%16,799
1992605,8072.94%17,316
1993623,5832.93%17,776
1994641,9072.94%18,324
1995660,7692.94%18,862
1996680,2122.94%19,443
1997700,1712.93%19,959
1998720,7452.94%20,574
1999741,9232.94%21,178
2000765,1223.13%23,199
2001796,0574.04%30,935
2002828,2884.05%32,231
2003861,8254.05%33,537
2004896,7684.05%34,943
2005933,0264.04%36,258
2006970,8044.05%37,778
20071,010,1104.05%39,306
20081,051,0664.05%40,956
20091,093,5634.04%42,497
20101,137,8404.05%44,277
20111,181,1773.81%43,337
20121,224,6233.68%43,446
20131,269,5403.67%44,917
20141,316,1693.67%46,629
20151,364,5123.67%48,343
20161,414,7003.68%50,188
20171,466,5893.67%51,889
20181,520,3813.67%53,792
20191,552,6542.12%32,273
20201,584,3582.04%31,704
20211,615,0941.94%30,736
20221,644,5441.82%29,450
20231,672,6271.71%28,083
20241,699,3631.60%26,736
20251,724,8941.50%25,531
20261,749,3771.42%24,483
20271,772,9961.35%23,619
20281,795,9771.30%22,981
20291,818,5301.26%22,553
20301,840,8521.23%22,322
20311,863,0461.21%22,194
20321,885,2011.19%22,155
20331,907,4391.18%22,238
20341,929,8311.17%22,392
20351,952,4601.17%22,629

Ulaanbaatar Population Data (Urban Area)

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