Yangon, Myanmar Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Yangon, Myanmar metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Yangon in 2022 is 5,514,000, a 1.7% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Yangon in 2021 was 5,422,000, a 1.69% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Yangon in 2020 was 5,332,000, a 1.68% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Yangon in 2019 was 5,244,000, a 1.69% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Myanmar
City Name Population
Yangon 5,514,000
Mandalay 1,501,000
Nay Pyi Taw 683,000
Yangon - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 5,514,000 1.70%
2021 5,422,000 1.69%
2020 5,332,000 1.68%
2019 5,244,000 1.69%
2018 5,157,000 2.06%
2017 5,053,000 2.06%
2016 4,951,000 2.06%
2015 4,851,000 2.06%
2014 4,753,000 2.06%
2013 4,657,000 2.04%
2012 4,564,000 2.08%
2011 4,471,000 2.05%
2010 4,381,000 2.05%
2009 4,293,000 2.07%
2008 4,206,000 2.06%
2007 4,121,000 2.06%
2006 4,038,000 2.07%
2005 3,956,000 2.04%
2004 3,877,000 2.08%
2003 3,798,000 2.04%
2002 3,722,000 2.08%
2001 3,646,000 2.04%
2000 3,573,000 2.06%
1999 3,501,000 2.07%
1998 3,430,000 2.05%
1997 3,361,000 2.06%
1996 3,293,000 2.08%
1995 3,226,000 2.06%
1994 3,161,000 2.07%
1993 3,097,000 2.04%
1992 3,035,000 2.05%
1991 2,974,000 2.06%
1990 2,914,000 2.07%
1989 2,855,000 2.07%
1988 2,797,000 2.04%
1987 2,741,000 2.09%
1986 2,685,000 2.05%
1985 2,631,000 2.06%
1984 2,578,000 2.06%
1983 2,526,000 2.02%
1982 2,476,000 2.06%
1981 2,426,000 2.02%
1980 2,378,000 2.02%
1979 2,331,000 2.01%
1978 2,285,000 2.05%
1977 2,239,000 2.00%
1976 2,195,000 2.05%
1975 2,151,000 2.04%
1974 2,108,000 1.98%
1973 2,067,000 2.02%
1972 2,026,000 2.07%
1971 1,985,000 2.00%
1970 1,946,000 2.05%
1969 1,907,000 2.03%
1968 1,869,000 2.02%
1967 1,832,000 2.00%
1966 1,796,000 2.05%
1965 1,760,000 2.03%
1964 1,725,000 2.01%
1963 1,691,000 2.05%
1962 1,657,000 2.03%
1961 1,624,000 2.01%
1960 1,592,000 2.05%
1959 1,560,000 2.03%
1958 1,529,000 2.00%
1957 1,499,000 2.04%
1956 1,469,000 2.01%
1955 1,440,000 2.06%
1954 1,411,000 2.02%
1953 1,383,000 1.99%
1952 1,356,000 2.03%
1951 1,329,000 2.07%
1950 1,302,000 0.00%