Medellín · Population

Question: What is the population of Medellín? Answer: Medellín, Colombia (Administrative unit: Antioquia) - last known population is ≈ 2 508 500 (year 2017). This was 5.112% of total Colombia population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 2015-2017 (+0.89%/year), Medellín population in 2018 would be: 2 530 812*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1985-1990] +1.91 %/year
[1990-1995] +2.09 %/year
[1995-2000] +1.99 %/year
[2000-2005] +1.4 %/year
[2005-2010] +1.13 %/year
[2010-2015] +1.01 %/year
[2015-2017] +0.89 %/year


GPS coordinates: 6.244, -75.581

Local time in Medellín: 03:35 Sunday GMT-5.

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Medellín on city and population density map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Sources, Notices

1985c, 1990e, 1995e, 2000e, 2005e, 2010e, 2015e, 2017e. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
• Departamento Administrativo Nacional de Estadistica, Republica de Columbia
Population for Municipal area 1985-2020 XLS, ret. 2017-05-30
[2] City density map, generated by using data provided to us by website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).