Jeddah · Population

Question: What is the population of Jeddah? Answer: Jeddah (جدة), Saudi Arabia (Administrative unit: Makkah Al-Mokarramah) - last known population is ≈ 3 976 400 (year 2014). This was 12.874% of total Saudi Arabia population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 2010-2014 (+3.76%/year), Jeddah population in 2021 would be: 5 148 360*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1992-2004] +2.65 %/year
[2004-2010] +3.43 %/year
[2010-2014] +3.76 %/year


GPS coordinates: 21.542, 39.198

Local time in Jeddah: 21:19 Saturday GMT+3.

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Jeddah on city and population density map

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

Sources, Notices

1992c, 2004c, 2010c, 2014e. 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
General Authority for Statistics
Central Department of Statistics and Information | Saudi Open Data
Population Distribution by Areas
Saudi Arabia: largest cities and towns and statistics of their population World Gazeeteer
UN HABITAT III - report PDF, p.9
[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).