Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Metro Area Population 1950-2022

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam metro area from 1950 to 2022. United Nations population projections are also included through the year 2035.
  • The current metro area population of Ho Chi Minh City in 2022 is 9,077,000, a 2.7% increase from 2021.
  • The metro area population of Ho Chi Minh City in 2021 was 8,838,000, a 2.74% increase from 2020.
  • The metro area population of Ho Chi Minh City in 2020 was 8,602,000, a 2.76% increase from 2019.
  • The metro area population of Ho Chi Minh City in 2019 was 8,371,000, a 2.77% increase from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

MLA Citation:
Other Cities in Vietnam
City Name Population
Ho Chi Minh City 9,077,000
Ha Noi 5,067,000
Can Tho 1,786,000
Hai Phong 1,382,000
Da Nang 1,188,000
Bien Hoa 1,078,000
Thu Dau Mot 460,000
Vungtau 442,000
Hue 417,000
Nha Trang 336,000
Long Xuyen 334,000
Ho Chi Minh City - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2022 9,077,000 2.70%
2021 8,838,000 2.74%
2020 8,602,000 2.76%
2019 8,371,000 2.77%
2018 8,145,000 3.48%
2017 7,871,000 3.50%
2016 7,605,000 3.50%
2015 7,348,000 3.49%
2014 7,100,000 3.48%
2013 6,861,000 3.50%
2012 6,629,000 3.48%
2011 6,406,000 3.51%
2010 6,189,000 3.48%
2009 5,981,000 3.50%
2008 5,779,000 3.51%
2007 5,583,000 3.48%
2006 5,395,000 3.51%
2005 5,212,000 3.49%
2004 5,036,000 3.49%
2003 4,866,000 3.49%
2002 4,702,000 3.50%
2001 4,543,000 3.51%
2000 4,389,000 3.49%
1999 4,241,000 3.72%
1998 4,089,000 3.78%
1997 3,940,000 3.79%
1996 3,796,000 3.77%
1995 3,658,000 3.80%
1994 3,524,000 3.77%
1993 3,396,000 3.79%
1992 3,272,000 3.77%
1991 3,153,000 3.79%
1990 3,038,000 3.79%
1989 2,927,000 1.49%
1988 2,884,000 0.77%
1987 2,862,000 0.74%
1986 2,841,000 0.74%
1985 2,820,000 0.75%
1984 2,799,000 0.76%
1983 2,778,000 0.76%
1982 2,757,000 0.77%
1981 2,736,000 0.74%
1980 2,716,000 1.42%
1979 2,678,000 3.48%
1978 2,588,000 3.48%
1977 2,501,000 3.48%
1976 2,417,000 3.47%
1975 2,336,000 3.45%
1974 2,258,000 3.48%
1973 2,182,000 3.46%
1972 2,109,000 3.48%
1971 2,038,000 3.45%
1970 1,970,000 3.52%
1969 1,903,000 3.42%
1968 1,840,000 3.49%
1967 1,778,000 3.49%
1966 1,718,000 3.49%
1965 1,660,000 3.43%
1964 1,605,000 3.48%
1963 1,551,000 3.47%
1962 1,499,000 3.45%
1961 1,449,000 3.50%
1960 1,400,000 1.45%
1959 1,380,000 1.47%
1958 1,360,000 1.42%
1957 1,341,000 1.44%
1956 1,322,000 1.46%
1955 1,303,000 1.40%
1954 1,285,000 1.50%
1953 1,266,000 1.44%
1952 1,248,000 1.38%
1951 1,231,000 1.48%
1950 1,213,000 0.00%