Warsaw · Population

Question: What is the population of Warsaw? Answer: Warsaw (Warszawa), Poland (Administrative unit: Mazowieckie) - last known population is ≈ 1 735 400 (year 2014). This was 4.494% of total Poland population. If population growth rate would be same as in period 2011-2014 (+0.68%/year), Warsaw population in 2024 would be: 1 856 777*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1947-1960] +4.51 %/year
[1960-1970] +1.45 %/year
[1970-1980] +1.95 %/year
[1980-1992] +0.25 %/year
[1992-2002] +0.27 %/year
[2002-2011] +0.07 %/year
[2011-2014] +0.68 %/year


GPS coordinates: 52.23, 21.012

Local time in Warsaw: 22:28 Sunday GMT+2.

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Warsaw on city and population density map

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Sources, Notices

1947o, 1960c, 1970c, 1980e, 1992e, 2002c, 2011c, 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
Central Statistical Office Poland
Local Data Bank population data 1992-2014
Statistical yearbook. Główny Urząd Statystyczny, Warszawa: Rocznik Statystyczny 1985. pdf
• Statistical Yearbook of Poland, Warsaw, 1965
• The international atlas 1973
List of cities by size - wikipedia Historical population of cities (1900, 1950, 1960, 1970, 1999, 2007 ret. 2016.jan. - unknown original source
• Webster's new geographical dictionary. 2nd ed. (1972)
• Huizinga. Internationaal aardrijkskundig woordenboek (1958)
Population in Poland. Size and structure by territorial division (ASPX) (in Polish).
[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).