Albania Population 2022


Albania map
  • The current population of Albania is estimated at 2,870,542 people as of June, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of Albania represent 0.04% of the total world population.
  • The population density of Albania is 98.5 inhabitants per km2.
  • Albania is located in Europe.
  • Albania ranks number 140 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of Albania is 41.32° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 19.94° E.
  • The median age in Albania is 36.7 years.
  • Minimum Wages in Albania increased to 182.73 LEK/Hour in 2022 from 172.40 LEK/Hour in 2021.
  • The countries that Albania shares its land boundary with are North Macedonia - east, Kosovo - northeast, Montenegro - northwest, Greece - south and the Ionian and Adriatic seas to the west and southwest.

Albania

Official name Republic of Albania
Location Europe
Capital Tirana
Population 2,870,542 (as of 2022)
Population density 98.5/km2
Area 28,748 km2 (11,099.66 sq mi)
Official language Albanian
Currency Lek (ALL)
Life expectancy 78.90 years
Internet TLD .al
Call code +355

Albania Population History (1960-2020)

Year Population Male Population Female Population Male (%) Female (%) Urban Population Urban (%)
2020 2,840,687 1,445,910 1,394,777 50.9% 49.1% 1,764,351 62.11%
2019 2,857,045 1,454,522 1,402,523 50.91% 49.09% 1,749,369 61.23%
2018 2,869,242 1,461,592 1,407,650 50.94% 49.06% 1,730,727 60.32%
2017 2,876,330 1,465,490 1,410,840 50.95% 49.05% 1,707,965 59.38%
2016 2,878,977 1,466,839 1,412,138 50.95% 49.05% 1,681,898 58.42%
2015 2,883,584 1,468,033 1,415,551 50.91% 49.09% 1,656,042 57.43%
2014 2,891,993 1,470,000 1,421,993 50.83% 49.17% 1,631,662 56.42%
2013 2,897,987 1,469,859 1,428,128 50.72% 49.28% 1,605,195 55.39%
2012 2,903,301 1,468,780 1,434,521 50.59% 49.41% 1,577,363 54.33%
2011 2,908,100 1,467,718 1,440,382 50.47% 49.53% 1,548,563 53.25%
2010 2,915,934 1,468,756 1,447,178 50.37% 49.63% 1,520,951 52.16%
2009 2,930,447 1,474,015 1,456,432 50.3% 49.7% 1,496,872 51.08%
2008 2,950,261 1,482,506 1,467,755 50.25% 49.75% 1,474,835 49.99%
2007 2,972,987 1,493,331 1,479,656 50.23% 49.77% 1,453,791 48.9%
2006 2,995,540 1,504,959 1,490,581 50.24% 49.76% 1,432,467 47.82%
2005 3,013,896 1,515,387 1,498,509 50.28% 49.72% 1,408,394 46.73%
2004 3,029,361 1,525,889 1,503,472 50.37% 49.63% 1,382,903 45.65%
2003 3,042,048 1,536,538 1,505,510 50.51% 49.49% 1,355,841 44.57%
2002 3,053,451 1,545,962 1,507,489 50.63% 49.37% 1,328,251 43.5%
2001 3,062,621 1,552,136 1,510,485 50.68% 49.32% 1,299,776 42.44%
2000 3,091,498 1,564,298 1,527,200 50.6% 49.4% 1,290,391 41.74%
1999 3,111,265 1,566,833 1,544,432 50.36% 49.64% 1,280,908 41.17%
1998 3,131,033 1,565,203 1,565,830 49.99% 50.01% 1,271,199 40.6%
1997 3,150,800 1,562,797 1,588,003 49.6% 50.4% 1,261,580 40.04%
1996 3,170,567 1,563,724 1,606,843 49.32% 50.68% 1,251,423 39.47%
1995 3,190,334 1,571,559 1,618,775 49.26% 50.74% 1,241,359 38.91%
1994 3,210,102 1,588,037 1,622,065 49.47% 50.53% 1,231,074 38.35%
1993 3,229,869 1,611,382 1,618,487 49.89% 50.11% 1,220,890 37.8%
1992 3,249,637 1,638,142 1,611,495 50.41% 49.59% 1,210,490 37.25%
1991 3,269,403 1,663,472 1,605,931 50.88% 49.12% 1,199,871 36.7%
1990 3,289,171 1,684,384 1,604,787 51.21% 48.79% 1,198,245 36.43%
1989 3,230,525 1,660,167 1,570,358 51.39% 48.61% 1,168,158 36.16%
1988 3,144,850 1,617,711 1,527,139 51.44% 48.56% 1,128,687 35.89%
1987 3,086,072 1,586,241 1,499,831 51.4% 48.6% 1,099,259 35.62%
1986 3,025,053 1,553,062 1,471,991 51.34% 48.66% 1,069,356 35.35%
1985 2,967,727 1,522,444 1,445,283 51.3% 48.7% 1,041,079 35.08%
1984 2,907,333 1,491,171 1,416,162 51.29% 48.71% 1,012,333 34.82%
1983 2,846,804 1,460,410 1,386,394 51.3% 48.7% 983,571 34.55%
1982 2,787,062 1,430,042 1,357,020 51.31% 48.69% 955,684 34.29%
1981 2,728,782 1,400,684 1,328,098 51.33% 48.67% 928,332 34.02%
1980 2,674,669 1,373,175 1,301,494 51.34% 48.66% 902,968 33.76%
1979 2,620,450 1,345,339 1,275,111 51.34% 48.66% 877,851 33.5%
1978 2,568,832 1,318,838 1,249,994 51.34% 48.66% 855,421 33.3%
1977 2,516,060 1,291,494 1,224,566 51.33% 48.67% 833,067 33.11%
1976 2,460,985 1,263,224 1,197,761 51.33% 48.67% 809,910 32.91%
1975 2,407,236 1,235,634 1,171,602 51.33% 48.67% 787,407 32.71%
1974 2,352,474 1,207,525 1,144,949 51.33% 48.67% 765,025 32.52%
1973 2,299,049 1,180,332 1,118,717 51.34% 48.66% 743,053 32.32%
1972 2,245,369 1,152,997 1,092,372 51.35% 48.65% 721,437 32.13%
1971 2,190,041 1,125,024 1,065,017 51.37% 48.63% 699,280 31.93%
1970 2,137,614 1,098,092 1,039,522 51.37% 48.63% 678,479 31.74%
1969 2,083,777 1,070,645 1,013,132 51.38% 48.62% 657,432 31.55%
1968 2,024,294 1,040,082 984,212 51.38% 48.62% 636,640 31.45%
1967 1,967,564 1,010,934 956,630 51.38% 48.62% 617,225 31.37%
1966 1,916,488 984,692 931,796 51.38% 48.62% 599,861 31.3%
1965 1,866,656 959,088 907,568 51.38% 48.62% 582,957 31.23%
1964 1,815,949 933,035 882,914 51.38% 48.62% 565,850 31.16%
1963 1,764,384 906,717 857,667 51.39% 48.61% 548,547 31.09%
1962 1,713,030 880,497 832,533 51.4% 48.6% 531,382 31.02%
1961 1,661,460 853,990 807,470 51.4% 48.6% 514,056 30.94%
1960 1,610,409 827,911 782,498 51.41% 48.59% 494,557 30.71%
Source: Worldbank Open Data | Some data could be adjusted by Pediaglobe.

Cities in Albania ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of Albania. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

Albania

# City Population 2022
1 Tirana 422,471
2 Durrës 114,314
3 Vlorë 80,555
4 Elbasan 79,459
5 Shkodër 77,853
6 Kamëz 67,463
7 Fier 56,560
8 Korçë 51,960
9 Berat 36,919
10 Lushnjë 31,488
11 Pogradec 21,098
12 Kavajë 20,370
13 Gjirokastër 20,060
14 Fushë-Krujë 18,725
15 Sarandë 17,452
16 Laç 17,363
17 Kukës 16,886
18 Sukth 16,164
19 Patos 16,157
20 Lezhë 15,766
21 Mamurras 15,512
22 Peshkopi 13,364
23 Kuçovë 12,859
24 Krujë 11,885
25 Vorë 11,000
26 Burrel 10,971
27 Rrëshen 8,936
28 Divjakë 8,578
29 Milot 8,552
30 Gramsh 8,543
31 Bulqizë 8,289
32 Vau i Dejës 8,232
33 Shëngjin 8,220
34 Klos 7,944
35 Ballsh 7,735
36 Shijak 7,682
37 Ura Vajgurore 7,341
38 Rrogozhinë 7,149
39 Librazhd 7,024
40 Cërrik 6,765

Other Countries from Europe Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
Germany 83,620,653 232/km2
France 65,620,210 116/km2
Italy 60,815,137 200/km2
Romania 19,030,214 80.6/km2
Belgium 11,610,770 376/km2
Czech Republic 10,607,593 133/km2
Greece 10,341,518 82/km2
Hungary 9,681,327 105/km2
Belarus 9,303,343 46/km2
Austria 9,031,530 107/km2
Bulgaria 6,849,421 63/km2
Denmark 5,841,995 137.7/km2
Finland 5,550,162 16/km2
Ireland 5,008,151 73.5/km2
Croatia 4,024,529 73/km2
Bosnia and Herzegovina 3,282,031 68.9/km2
Albania 2,870,542 98.5/km2
Moldova 2,820,511 85.5/km2
Lithuania 2,670,103 43/km2
Latvia 1,898,771 29/km2