Lefkosia · Population

Question: What is the population of Lefkosia? Answer: Lefkosia (Λευκωσία), Cyprus (capital: Lefkosía) - last known population is ≈ 330 000 (year 2015). This was 28.319% of total Cyprus population. In this year, Lefkosia population density was 171.5 p/km². If population growth rate would be same as in period 2011-2015 (-0.31%/year), Lefkosia population in 2018 would be: 326 943*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1982-1992] +1.71 %/year
[1992-1996] +1.79 %/year
[1996-2001] +0.85 %/year
[2001-2006] +1.31 %/year
[2006-2011] +2.29 %/year
[2011-2015] -0.31 %/year


GPS coordinates: 35.185566, 33.382276

Lefkosia on city and population density map

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

Sources, Notices

1982c, 1992c, 1996e, 2001c, 2006e, 2011c, 2015e. 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
Republic of Cyprus - statistical service
Population by district 1996-2011 xls, Ret. 2017-11-17
Population and social conditions
Population – Place of Residence, 2011, Statistical Service of Cyprus xls. Ret. 2017-11-17
English, Greek, Turkish names, historical populations
[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).