Bahrain 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.
  • Bahrain urban population for 2020 was 1,523,019, a 3.81% increase from 2019.
  • Bahrain urban population for 2019 was 1,467,102, a 4.7% increase from 2018.
  • Bahrain urban population for 2018 was 1,401,306, a 5.16% increase from 2017.
  • Bahrain urban population for 2017 was 1,332,508, a 4.9% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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United States 272,364,755
Japan 115,494,817
Germany 64,472,284
United Kingdom 56,395,647
France 54,570,334
Italy 42,306,582
South Korea 42,156,641
Argentina 41,796,990
Spain 38,264,801
Canada 30,997,832
Saudi Arabia 29,343,564
Poland 22,786,800
Australia 22,152,761
Chile 16,770,077
Netherlands 16,087,009
Belgium 11,334,006
Sweden 9,108,648
UAE 8,609,395
Greece 8,541,900
Israel 8,533,651
Czech Republic 7,923,709
Hong Kong 7,481,800
Hungary 7,014,174
Portugal 6,833,619
Switzerland 6,383,962
Singapore 5,685,807
Austria 5,238,680
Denmark 5,138,400
Finland 4,729,705
Norway 4,463,566
New Zealand 4,408,037
Oman 4,405,789
Kuwait 4,270,563
Uruguay 3,317,930
Ireland 3,179,292
Puerto Rico 2,989,009
Panama 2,951,905
Slovak Republic 2,934,665
Qatar 2,859,020
Croatia 2,329,285
Lithuania 1,901,682
Bahrain 1,523,019
Latvia 1,299,043
Slovenia 1,157,547
Estonia 921,477
Cyprus 806,771
Trinidad and Tobago 744,725
Macao 649,342
Luxembourg 578,234
Malta 497,676
Iceland 344,066
Brunei 342,330
Bahamas 327,359
New Caledonia 194,500
French Polynesia 174,090
Guam 160,239
Curacao 138,059
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 101,974
Barbados 89,634
Andorra 67,928
Cayman Islands 65,720
Bermuda 63,903
Seychelles 56,661
Channel Islands 53,832
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Greenland 49,198
Aruba 46,654
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Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 40,812
Monaco 39,244
Turks and Caicos Islands 36,242
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San Marino 33,089
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Faroe Islands 20,718
St. Kitts and Nevis 16,406
British Virgin Islands 14,669
Palau 14,652
Liechtenstein 5,498
Bahrain Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 1,523,019 89.51 3.74%
2019 1,467,102 89.39 4.59%
2018 1,401,306 89.29 5.03%
2017 1,332,508 89.19 4.79%
2016 1,270,239 89.09 3.96%
2015 1,220,935 89.00 2.74%
2014 1,187,969 88.92 1.68%
2013 1,168,206 88.84 1.24%
2012 1,153,855 88.76 1.77%
2011 1,133,658 88.70 3.03%
2010 1,099,827 88.63 4.66%
2009 1,049,728 88.58 6.18%
2008 986,795 88.53 7.37%
2007 916,668 88.49 7.82%
2006 847,744 88.45 7.54%
2005 786,210 88.42 6.93%
2004 733,576 88.40 6.38%
2003 688,245 88.38 5.77%
2002 649,665 88.37 5.25%
2001 616,418 88.37 4.83%
2000 587,329 88.37 4.31%
1999 562,549 88.38 3.65%
1998 542,379 88.38 3.10%
1997 525,808 88.38 2.77%
1996 511,450 88.39 2.62%
1995 498,241 88.39 2.53%
1994 485,794 88.39 2.46%
1993 473,985 88.40 2.48%
1992 462,394 88.40 2.66%
1991 450,268 88.33 2.97%
1990 437,110 88.14 3.26%
1989 423,106 87.95 3.58%
1988 408,230 87.75 3.77%
1987 393,114 87.56 3.74%
1986 378,673 87.36 3.53%
1985 365,552 87.16 3.19%
1984 354,089 86.95 2.92%
1983 343,890 86.74 2.93%
1982 333,969 86.53 3.36%
1981 322,929 86.32 4.13%
1980 309,875 86.10 5.12%
1979 294,407 85.88 6.07%
1978 277,079 85.66 6.74%
1977 259,009 85.43 6.89%
1976 241,769 85.21 6.53%
1975 226,492 84.98 5.92%
1974 213,469 84.74 5.32%
1973 202,410 84.50 4.71%
1972 193,094 84.27 4.22%
1971 185,108 84.02 3.85%
1970 178,112 83.78 3.44%
1969 172,094 83.53 2.95%
1968 167,093 83.28 2.62%
1967 162,767 83.02 2.52%
1966 158,723 82.76 2.61%
1965 154,631 82.50 2.59%
1964 150,680 82.39 2.65%
1963 146,739 82.37 2.87%
1962 142,589 82.36 3.10%
1961 138,243 82.34 3.33%
1960 133,712 82.32 %