Natal, Brazil Metro Area Population 1950-2023

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Natal, Brazil metro area from 1950 to 2023. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Natal in 2023 is 1,535,000, a 1.52% increase from 2022.
  • The metro area population of Natal in 2022 was 1,512,000, a 1.82% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Natal in 2021 was 1,485,000, a 1.92% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Natal in 2020 was 1,457,000, a 2.1% increase from 2019.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Brazil
City Name Population
Sao Paulo 22,620,000
Rio de Janeiro 13,728,000
Belo Horizonte 6,248,000
Brasilia 4,873,000
Recife 4,264,000
Porto Alegre 4,212,000
Fortaleza 4,206,000
Salvador 3,958,000
Curitiba 3,813,000
Campinas 3,423,000
Goiania 2,848,000
Belem 2,409,000
Manaus 2,376,000
Grande Vitoria 2,171,000
Baixada Santista 1,948,000
Natal 1,535,000
Grande Sao Luis 1,524,000
Joao Pessoa 1,422,000
Maceio 1,364,000
Joinville 1,349,000
Florianopolis 1,294,000
Aracaju 1,057,000
Teresina 1,050,000
Campo Grande 926,000
Londrina 922,000
Sorocaba 813,000
Sao Jose dos Campos 749,000
Ribeirao Preto 742,000
Uberlandia 711,000
Jundiai 706,000
Feira De Santana 624,000
Cuiaba 598,000
Juiz De Fora 591,000
Porto Velho 540,000
Vale do Aco 534,000
Macapa 512,000
Petrolina 501,000
Caxias Do Sul 499,000
Juazeiro Do Norte 481,000
Campos dos Goytacazes 459,000
Sao Jose do Rio Preto 452,000
Volta Redonda 449,000
Maringa 437,000
Piracicaba 412,000
Montes Claros 411,000
Campina Grande 408,000
Anapolis 398,000
Bauru 385,000
Rio Branco 385,000
Blumenau 361,000
Boa Vista 361,000
Franca 361,000
Ponta Grossa 360,000
Caruaru 344,000
Uberaba 344,000
Vitoria da Conquista 341,000
Pelotas 331,000
Cascavel 325,000
Taubate 322,000
Natal - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2023 1,535,000 1.52%
2022 1,512,000 1.82%
2021 1,485,000 1.92%
2020 1,457,000 2.10%
2019 1,427,000 2.29%
2018 1,395,000 2.57%
2017 1,360,000 2.56%
2016 1,326,000 2.63%
2015 1,292,000 2.62%
2014 1,259,000 2.61%
2013 1,227,000 2.59%
2012 1,196,000 2.57%
2011 1,166,000 2.64%
2010 1,136,000 2.62%
2009 1,107,000 2.59%
2008 1,079,000 2.57%
2007 1,052,000 2.63%
2006 1,025,000 2.60%
2005 999,000 2.57%
2004 974,000 2.63%
2003 949,000 2.59%
2002 925,000 2.55%
2001 902,000 2.62%
2000 879,000 2.93%
1999 854,000 2.89%
1998 830,000 2.85%
1997 807,000 2.80%
1996 785,000 2.88%
1995 763,000 2.97%
1994 741,000 2.77%
1993 721,000 2.85%
1992 701,000 2.94%
1991 681,000 3.50%
1990 658,000 3.30%
1989 637,000 3.41%
1988 616,000 3.53%
1987 595,000 3.30%
1986 576,000 3.41%
1985 557,000 3.53%
1984 538,000 3.26%
1983 521,000 3.37%
1982 504,000 3.49%
1981 487,000 3.62%
1980 470,000 5.15%
1979 447,000 5.18%
1978 425,000 5.20%
1977 404,000 4.94%
1976 385,000 5.19%
1975 366,000 5.17%
1974 348,000 5.14%
1973 331,000 5.08%
1972 315,000 5.35%
1971 299,000 4.91%
1970 285,000 5.17%
1969 271,000 5.04%
1968 258,000 5.31%
1967 245,000 5.15%
1966 233,000 4.95%
1965 222,000 5.21%
1964 211,000 4.98%
1963 201,000 5.24%
1962 191,000 4.95%
1961 182,000 5.20%
1960 173,000 5.49%
1959 164,000 5.13%
1958 156,000 5.41%
1957 148,000 5.71%
1956 140,000 5.26%
1955 133,000 5.56%
1954 126,000 5.00%
1953 120,000 5.26%
1952 114,000 5.56%
1951 108,000 5.88%
1950 102,000 0.00%