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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
2019-07-01
Agreste (Arapiraca)Metropolitan AreaAlagoas507,443556,602601,049637,775
AracajuMetropolitan AreaSergipe530,200675,667835,816961,120
Baixada Santista (Santos)Metropolitan AreaSão Paulo1,220,2491,476,8201,664,1361,865,397
BelémMetropolitan AreaPará1,434,6341,838,7632,101,8832,309,481
Belo HorizonteMetropolitan AreaMinas Gerais3,906,2914,819,2885,414,7015,944,892
Campina GrandeMetropolitan AreaParaíba595,184636,315687,039727,462
CampinasMetropolitan AreaSão Paulo1,866,0252,338,1482,797,1373,251,293
Carbonífera (Criciúma)Metropolitan AreaSanta Catarina411,285484,916550,206617,630
Cariri (Juazeiro do Norte)Metropolitan AreaCeará421,407497,782564,478609,358
ChapecóMetropolitan AreaSanta Catarina313,256353,765403,494455,127
CuritibaMetropolitan AreaParaná2,101,6812,768,3943,174,2013,600,073
Distrito Federal e Entorno (Brasília)Metropolitan AreaDistrito Federal / Goiás / Minas Gerais2,149,9212,952,2763,717,7284,406,341
FlorianópolisMetropolitan AreaSanta Catarina629,183816,3151,012,2331,209,818
FortalezaMetropolitan AreaCeará2,460,8273,056,7693,615,7673,969,507
Foz do Rio Itajaí (Itajaí)Metropolitan AreaSanta Catarina254,315375,589532,771688,442
GoiâniaMetropolitan AreaGoiás1,312,7091,743,2972,173,1412,606,931
Grande São LuísMetropolitan AreaMaranhão839,7241,091,9791,331,1811,454,626
Grande TeresinaMetropolitan AreaPiauí / Maranhão852,6041,008,1981,150,9591,223,902
Grande VitóriaMetropolitan AreaEspírito Santo1,136,8421,438,5961,687,7041,979,337
João PessoaMetropolitan AreaParaíba849,5331,019,6461,198,5761,323,283
LagesMetropolitan AreaSanta Catarina325,484348,835350,532355,723
LondrinaMetropolitan AreaParaná580,407678,032764,348856,555
MacapáMetropolitan AreaAmapá219,676363,747499,466624,691
MaceióMetropolitan AreaAlagoas786,643989,1821,156,3641,263,335
ManausMetropolitan AreaAmazonas1,192,1001,645,8322,106,3222,549,078
MaringáMetropolitan AreaParaná423,173517,490612,545709,913
NatalMetropolitan AreaRio Grande do Norte892,1341,124,6691,351,0041,537,296
Norte/Nordeste Catarinense (Joinville)Metropolitan AreaSanta Catarina719,863906,9821,094,4121,284,782
Petrolina/JuazeiroMetropolitan AreaPernambuco / Bahia436,881565,877686,410778,235
Porto AlegreMetropolitan AreaRio Grande do Sul3,200,9333,718,7783,958,9854,256,800
RecifeMetropolitan AreaPernambuco2,919,9793,337,5653,690,5473,999,817
Rio de JaneiroMetropolitan AreaRio de Janeiro9,796,64910,869,25511,835,70812,644,321
SalvadorMetropolitan AreaBahia2,586,3663,120,3033,573,9733,929,209
São PauloMetropolitan AreaSão Paulo15,444,94117,878,70319,683,97521,734,682
Sudoeste Maranhense (Imperatriz)Metropolitan AreaMaranhão317,062325,229345,873360,192
TubarãoMetropolitan AreaSanta Catarina279,646324,591356,721391,658
Vale do Aço (Ipatinga)Metropolitan AreaMinas Gerais498,556563,073615,297663,642
Vale do Itajaí (Blumenau)Metropolitan AreaSanta Catarina451,713558,165689,731822,412
Vale do Rio Cuiabá (Cuiabá)Metropolitan AreaMato Grosso590,632726,220833,766927,362

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

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