Medellin, Colombia Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Medellin, Colombia metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Medellin in 2022 is 4,068,000, a 0.84% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Medellin in 2021 was 4,034,000, a 0.85% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Medellin in 2020 was 4,000,000, a 0.83% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Medellin in 2019 was 3,967,000, a 0.84% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Colombia
City Name Population
Bogota 11,344,000
Medellin 4,068,000
Cali 2,837,000
Barranquilla 2,325,000
Bucaramanga 1,366,000
Cartagena 1,079,000
Cucuta 953,000
Ibague 595,000
Pereira 582,000
Villavicencio 562,000
Valledupar 561,000
Santa Marta 540,000
Buenaventura 468,000
Manizales 452,000
Monteria 440,000
Armenia 417,000
Pasto 394,000
Neiva 361,000
Medellin - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 4,068,000 0.84%
2021 4,034,000 0.85%
2020 4,000,000 0.83%
2019 3,967,000 0.84%
2018 3,934,000 1.76%
2017 3,866,000 1.74%
2016 3,800,000 1.74%
2015 3,735,000 1.74%
2014 3,671,000 1.75%
2013 3,608,000 1.72%
2012 3,547,000 1.75%
2011 3,486,000 1.75%
2010 3,426,000 1.75%
2009 3,367,000 1.72%
2008 3,310,000 1.75%
2007 3,253,000 1.75%
2006 3,197,000 1.72%
2005 3,143,000 2.75%
2004 3,059,000 2.86%
2003 2,974,000 2.87%
2002 2,891,000 2.85%
2001 2,811,000 2.85%
2000 2,733,000 2.86%
1999 2,657,000 2.83%
1998 2,584,000 2.87%
1997 2,512,000 2.87%
1996 2,442,000 2.86%
1995 2,374,000 2.86%
1994 2,308,000 2.49%
1993 2,252,000 1.81%
1992 2,212,000 1.79%
1991 2,173,000 1.78%
1990 2,135,000 1.81%
1989 2,097,000 1.75%
1988 2,061,000 1.83%
1987 2,024,000 1.76%
1986 1,989,000 2.00%
1985 1,950,000 2.42%
1984 1,904,000 2.42%
1983 1,859,000 2.37%
1982 1,816,000 2.43%
1981 1,773,000 2.43%
1980 1,731,000 2.43%
1979 1,690,000 2.42%
1978 1,650,000 2.42%
1977 1,611,000 2.42%
1976 1,573,000 2.41%
1975 1,536,000 2.40%
1974 1,500,000 3.16%
1973 1,454,000 4.91%
1972 1,386,000 4.92%
1971 1,321,000 4.84%
1970 1,260,000 4.91%
1969 1,201,000 4.89%
1968 1,145,000 4.85%
1967 1,092,000 4.90%
1966 1,041,000 4.94%
1965 992,000 4.86%
1964 946,000 6.89%
1963 885,000 6.76%
1962 829,000 6.83%
1961 776,000 6.74%
1960 727,000 6.91%
1959 680,000 6.75%
1958 637,000 6.88%
1957 596,000 6.81%
1956 558,000 6.69%
1955 523,000 6.95%
1954 489,000 6.77%
1953 458,000 6.76%
1952 429,000 6.72%
1951 402,000 6.91%
1950 376,000 0.00%