Ho Chi Minh City · Population

Question: What is the population of Ho Chi Minh City? Answer: Ho Chi Minh City (TP. Hồ Chí Minh), Vietnam (Administrative unit: Southeast) - last known population is ≈ 7 981 900 (year 2014). This was 8.636% of total Vietnam population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 2013-2014 (+2.09%/year), Ho Chi Minh City population in 2017 would be: 8 493 854*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1999-2009] +3.59 %/year
[2009-2013] +2.21 %/year
[2013-2014] +2.09 %/year


GPS coordinates: 10.747, 106.676

Local time in Ho Chi Minh City: 23:58 Saturday GMT+7.

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Ho Chi Minh City on city and population density map

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

Sources, Notices

1999c, 2009c, 2013e, 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
• Statistical Yearbook of Vietnam
[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).