Saint Petersburg, Russia Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Saint Petersburg, Russia metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Saint Petersburg in 2022 is 5,536,000, a 0.58% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Saint Petersburg in 2021 was 5,504,000, a 0.66% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Saint Petersburg in 2020 was 5,468,000, a 0.76% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Saint Petersburg in 2019 was 5,427,000, a 0.82% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Russia
City Name Population
Moscow 12,641,000
Saint Petersburg 5,536,000
Novosibirsk 1,686,000
Yekaterinburg 1,521,000
Kazan 1,286,000
Nizhniy Novgorod 1,253,000
Chelyabinsk 1,237,000
Omsk 1,181,000
Krasnoyarsk 1,159,000
Samara 1,158,000
Ufa 1,142,000
Rostov-on-Don 1,138,000
Perm 1,079,000
Voronezh 1,077,000
Volgograd 998,000
Krasnodar 989,000
Tyumen 887,000
Saratov 839,000
Tolyatti 694,000
Izhevsk 652,000
Irkutsk 644,000
Barnaul 641,000
Khabarovsk 639,000
Ulyanovsk 623,000
Yaroslavl 613,000
Vladivostok 610,000
Tomsk 604,000
Makhachkala 601,000
Orenburg 569,000
Kemerovo 568,000
Novokuznetsk 548,000
Balashikha 543,000
Ryazan 540,000
Astrakhan 535,000
Naberezhnye Tchelny 535,000
Penza 522,000
Kirov 517,000
Cheboksary 512,000
Lipetsk 505,000
Kaliningrad, Kaliningrad Oblast 490,000
Kursk 470,000
Tula 467,000
Sochi 466,000
Stavropol 456,000
Ulan-Ude 448,000
Tver 426,000
Magnitogorsk 421,000
Belgorod 414,000
Surgut 403,000
Ivanovo 400,000
Bryansk 394,000
Chita 361,000
Vladimir 360,000
Kaluga 351,000
Arkhangelsk 349,000
Nizhny Tagil 346,000
Yakutsk 336,000
Podolsk 334,000
Volzhsky 331,000
Smolensk 328,000
Saransk 324,000
Cherepovets 320,000
Vologda 318,000
Orel 315,000
Kurgan 309,000
Vladikavkaz 299,000
Saint Petersburg - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 5,536,000 0.58%
2021 5,504,000 0.66%
2020 5,468,000 0.76%
2019 5,427,000 0.82%
2018 5,383,000 1.28%
2017 5,315,000 1.28%
2016 5,248,000 1.29%
2015 5,181,000 1.27%
2014 5,116,000 1.29%
2013 5,051,000 1.28%
2012 4,987,000 1.28%
2011 4,924,000 1.07%
2010 4,872,000 0.58%
2009 4,844,000 0.58%
2008 4,816,000 0.56%
2007 4,789,000 0.57%
2006 4,762,000 0.59%
2005 4,734,000 0.55%
2004 4,708,000 0.58%
2003 4,681,000 0.28%
2002 4,668,000 -0.55%
2001 4,694,000 -0.53%
2000 4,719,000 -0.55%
1999 4,745,000 -0.54%
1998 4,771,000 -0.46%
1997 4,793,000 -0.37%
1996 4,811,000 -0.52%
1995 4,836,000 -0.62%
1994 4,866,000 -0.86%
1993 4,908,000 -1.05%
1992 4,960,000 -0.54%
1991 4,987,000 -0.04%
1990 4,989,000 -0.02%
1989 4,990,000 0.44%
1988 4,968,000 0.83%
1987 4,927,000 0.86%
1986 4,885,000 0.85%
1985 4,844,000 0.83%
1984 4,804,000 0.84%
1983 4,764,000 0.85%
1982 4,724,000 0.85%
1981 4,684,000 0.84%
1980 4,645,000 0.85%
1979 4,606,000 1.30%
1978 4,547,000 1.68%
1977 4,472,000 1.68%
1976 4,398,000 1.69%
1975 4,325,000 1.67%
1974 4,254,000 1.67%
1973 4,184,000 1.68%
1972 4,115,000 1.68%
1971 4,047,000 1.68%
1970 3,980,000 1.63%
1969 3,916,000 1.58%
1968 3,855,000 1.58%
1967 3,795,000 1.61%
1966 3,735,000 1.58%
1965 3,677,000 1.57%
1964 3,620,000 1.60%
1963 3,563,000 1.60%
1962 3,507,000 1.59%
1961 3,452,000 1.59%
1960 3,398,000 1.58%
1959 3,345,000 1.58%
1958 3,293,000 1.60%
1957 3,241,000 1.57%
1956 3,191,000 1.59%
1955 3,141,000 1.58%
1954 3,092,000 1.61%
1953 3,043,000 1.57%
1952 2,996,000 1.59%
1951 2,949,000 1.58%
1950 2,903,000 0.00%