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The population of the metropolitan areas in Brazil according to census results and latest official estimates.

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NameStatusState(s)Population
Census
1991-09-01
Population
Census
2000-08-01
Population
Census
2010-08-01
Population
Estimate
2020-07-01
Agreste (Arapiraca)Metropolitan AreaAlagoas507,443556,602601,049639,918
AracajuMetropolitan AreaSergipe530,200675,667835,816972,637
Baixada Santista (Santos)Metropolitan AreaSão Paulo1,220,2491,476,8201,664,1361,881,706
BelémMetropolitan AreaPará1,434,6341,838,7632,101,8832,325,927
Belo HorizonteMetropolitan AreaMinas Gerais3,906,2914,819,2885,414,7015,988,939
Campina GrandeMetropolitan AreaParaíba595,184636,315687,039730,764
CampinasMetropolitan AreaSão Paulo1,866,0252,338,1482,797,1373,290,557
Carbonífera (Criciúma)Metropolitan AreaSanta Catarina411,285484,916550,206623,920
Cariri (Juazeiro do Norte)Metropolitan AreaCeará421,407497,782564,478612,956
ChapecóMetropolitan AreaSanta Catarina313,256353,765403,494459,976
CuritibaMetropolitan AreaParaná2,101,6812,768,3943,174,2013,638,553
Distrito Federal e Entorno (Brasília)Metropolitan AreaDistrito Federal / Goiás / Minas Gerais2,149,9212,952,2763,717,7284,469,761
FlorianópolisMetropolitan AreaSanta Catarina629,183816,3151,012,2331,229,335
FortalezaMetropolitan AreaCeará2,460,8273,056,7693,615,7673,999,930
Foz do Rio Itajaí (Itajaí)Metropolitan AreaSanta Catarina254,315375,589532,771704,300
GoiâniaMetropolitan AreaGoiás1,312,7091,743,2972,173,1412,648,226
Grande São LuísMetropolitan AreaMaranhão839,7241,091,9791,331,1811,465,039
Grande TeresinaMetropolitan AreaPiauí / Maranhão852,6041,008,1981,150,9591,228,671
Grande VitóriaMetropolitan AreaEspírito Santo1,136,8421,438,5961,687,7042,006,486
João PessoaMetropolitan AreaParaíba849,5331,019,6461,198,5761,335,359
LagesMetropolitan AreaSanta Catarina325,484348,835350,532355,652
LondrinaMetropolitan AreaParaná580,407678,032764,348864,722
MacapáMetropolitan AreaAmapá219,676363,747499,466635,998
MaceióMetropolitan AreaAlagoas786,643989,1821,156,3641,271,275
ManausMetropolitan AreaAmazonas1,192,1001,645,8322,106,3222,591,867
MaringáMetropolitan AreaParaná423,173517,490612,545718,953
NatalMetropolitan AreaRio Grande do Norte892,1341,124,6691,351,0041,553,218
Norte/Nordeste Catarinense (Joinville)Metropolitan AreaSanta Catarina719,863906,9821,094,4121,303,365
Petrolina/JuazeiroMetropolitan AreaPernambuco / Bahia436,881565,877686,410786,244
Porto AlegreMetropolitan AreaRio Grande do Sul3,200,9333,718,7783,958,9854,278,275
RecifeMetropolitan AreaPernambuco2,919,9793,337,5653,690,5474,023,725
Rio de JaneiroMetropolitan AreaRio de Janeiro9,796,64910,869,25511,835,70812,705,036
SalvadorMetropolitan AreaBahia2,586,3663,120,3033,573,9733,957,566
São PauloMetropolitan AreaSão Paulo15,444,94117,878,70319,683,97521,893,842
Sudoeste Maranhense (Imperatriz)Metropolitan AreaMaranhão317,062325,229345,873360,966
TubarãoMetropolitan AreaSanta Catarina279,646324,591356,721394,786
Vale do Aço (Ipatinga)Metropolitan AreaMinas Gerais498,556563,073615,297667,424
Vale do Itajaí (Blumenau)Metropolitan AreaSanta Catarina451,713558,165689,731835,518
Vale do Rio Cuiabá (Cuiabá)Metropolitan AreaMato Grosso590,632726,220833,766935,753

Source: Instituto Brasileiro de Geografia e Estatistica (web).

Explanation: The population is computed according to the 2010 definition of metropolitan areas.