Bangladesh Urban Population 1960-2022

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Bangladesh urban population for 2021 was 64,768,559, a 3.01% increase from 2020.
  • Bangladesh urban population for 2020 was 62,873,466, a 3.09% increase from 2019.
  • Bangladesh urban population for 2019 was 60,987,421, a 3.17% increase from 2018.
  • Bangladesh urban population for 2018 was 59,115,518, a 3.24% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Urban Population
India 493,169,259
Indonesia 158,327,668
Nigeria 111,505,415
Pakistan 84,314,853
Bangladesh 64,768,559
Philippines 52,951,609
Egypt 44,687,204
Vietnam 37,355,203
Ukraine 30,563,737
Morocco 23,924,938
Angola 22,891,614
Ghana 18,399,874
Uzbekistan 17,606,637
Myanmar 17,235,395
Sudan 15,984,585
Cameroon 15,830,364
Kenya 15,667,076
Zambia 8,550,623
Tunisia 8,341,667
Bolivia 8,339,262
Honduras 5,935,355
El Salvador 4,831,382
Cambodia 4,180,349
Sri Lanka 4,178,622
Nicaragua 3,972,969
Republic of Congo 3,862,781
West Bank and Gaza 3,790,664
Lao PDR 2,725,861
Mauritania 2,680,412
Kyrgyz Republic 2,486,628
Mongolia 2,290,047
Georgia 2,220,419
Papua New Guinea 1,227,053
Moldova 1,106,738
Djibouti 783,888
Lesotho 636,493
Timor-Leste 425,941
Cabo Verde 377,047
Bhutan 335,419
Eswatini 285,695
Solomon Islands 176,900
Sao Tome and Principe 167,686
Vanuatu 80,707
Kiribati 68,384
Micronesia 26,818
Bangladesh Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 64,768,559 38.95 2.97%
2020 62,873,466 38.18 3.05%
2019 60,987,421 37.41 3.12%
2018 59,115,518 36.63 3.19%
2017 57,259,998 35.86 3.26%
2016 55,423,124 35.08 3.33%
2015 53,608,407 34.31 3.40%
2014 51,817,405 33.54 3.48%
2013 50,047,694 32.76 3.53%
2012 48,311,264 31.99 3.58%
2011 46,610,536 31.23 3.62%
2010 44,954,428 30.46 3.63%
2009 43,352,797 29.71 3.64%
2008 41,802,030 28.97 3.70%
2007 40,283,012 28.24 3.81%
2006 38,777,274 27.52 3.95%
2005 37,274,029 26.81 4.11%
2004 35,772,636 26.11 4.27%
2003 34,276,155 25.43 4.41%
2002 32,796,273 24.76 4.52%
2001 31,346,175 24.10 4.01%
2000 30,114,490 23.59 3.61%
1999 29,046,504 23.20 3.69%
1998 27,993,765 22.82 3.76%
1997 26,961,629 22.44 3.79%
1996 25,958,280 22.06 3.83%
1995 24,983,814 21.69 3.83%
1994 24,044,693 21.33 3.85%
1993 23,136,115 20.97 3.88%
1992 22,255,442 20.61 3.96%
1991 21,391,215 20.26 4.55%
1990 20,439,396 19.81 4.89%
1989 19,464,439 19.33 4.99%
1988 18,516,964 18.86 5.09%
1987 17,598,710 18.40 5.13%
1986 16,718,786 17.94 5.15%
1985 15,880,101 17.50 5.14%
1984 15,083,860 17.06 5.15%
1983 14,326,358 16.63 5.15%
1982 13,607,077 16.21 5.18%
1981 12,920,085 15.80 8.84%
1980 11,827,262 14.85 10.75%
1979 10,622,254 13.70 10.87%
1978 9,528,585 12.63 10.91%
1977 8,543,816 11.63 10.82%
1976 7,667,522 10.70 10.67%
1975 6,891,722 9.84 10.41%
1974 6,210,172 9.03 7.09%
1973 5,785,039 8.55 5.47%
1972 5,477,299 8.22 5.63%
1971 5,177,654 7.90 5.98%
1970 4,877,173 7.59 6.44%
1969 4,573,116 7.30 6.86%
1968 4,269,774 7.01 7.16%
1967 3,974,776 6.73 7.26%
1966 3,696,385 6.47 7.19%
1965 3,439,969 6.21 7.07%
1964 3,205,156 5.96 6.96%
1963 2,989,609 5.73 6.90%
1962 2,790,353 5.50 6.86%
1961 2,605,370 5.28 5.52%
1960 2,465,493 5.14 %