Rijeka · Population

Question: What is the population of Rijeka? Answer: Rijeka, Croatia (Administrative unit: Primorsko-Goranska) - last known population is ≈ 128 400 (year 2011). This was 2.984% of total Croatia population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 2001-2011 (-1.13%/year), Rijeka population in 2017 would be: 119 939*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1953-1961] +3.74 %/year
[1961-1971] +2.72 %/year
[1971-1981] +2.13 %/year
[1981-1991] +0.52 %/year
[1991-2001] -1.54 %/year
[2001-2011] -1.13 %/year


GPS coordinates: 45.343, 14.409

Local time in Rijeka: 16:47 Sunday GMT+1.

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Rijeka on city and population density map

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Sources, Notices

1953c, 1961c, 1971c, 1981c, 1991c, 2001c, 2011c. 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
Croatian Bureau of Statistics
Državni zavod za statistiku - Republika Hrvatska
• Statistical Yearbook of Yugoslavia 1987
Naselja i stanovništvo Republike Hrvatske 1857.-2001 In Croatian
[2] City density map, generated by population.city using data provided to us by 1km.net 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 shadedrelief.com. Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).