Brazil 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.
  • Brazil urban population for 2021 was 186,852,653, a 0.96% increase from 2020.
  • Brazil urban population for 2020 was 185,081,854, a 1% increase from 2019.
  • Brazil urban population for 2019 was 183,241,634, a 1.05% increase from 2018.
  • Brazil urban population for 2018 was 181,335,496, a 1.09% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Urban Population
China 882,894,483
Brazil 186,852,653
Russia 107,489,871
Mexico 105,533,240
Turkey 65,116,373
Iran 64,915,207
Colombia 41,904,698
South Africa 40,736,693
Thailand 36,488,459
Algeria 33,132,753
Iraq 29,286,343
Peru 26,187,142
Malaysia 25,465,792
Venezuela 25,353,644
Ecuador 11,513,201
Kazakhstan 10,987,485
Romania 10,385,068
Jordan 9,409,094
Dominican Republic 9,114,914
Guatemala 8,938,987
Cuba 8,747,521
Belarus 7,463,845
Lebanon 6,030,840
Azerbaijan 5,760,046
Libya 5,635,998
Bulgaria 5,245,060
Paraguay 4,511,987
Costa Rica 4,184,474
Serbia 3,877,239
Turkmenistan 3,242,382
Gabon 2,060,586
Armenia 1,882,713
Albania 1,770,478
Botswana 1,715,465
Jamaica 1,684,526
Bosnia 1,612,965
Namibia 1,371,422
North Macedonia 1,213,985
Equatorial Guinea 1,066,554
Fiji 521,334
Mauritius 516,236
Montenegro 420,639
Suriname 391,883
Maldives 223,439
Guyana 212,575
Belize 187,075
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 59,476
Dominica 51,527
American Samoa 48,033
Marshall Islands 46,599
Grenada 41,470
Samoa 35,510
St. Lucia 34,926
Tonga 24,666
Nauru 10,873
Tuvalu 7,726
Brazil Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 186,852,653 87.32 0.95%
2020 185,081,854 87.07 1.00%
2019 183,241,634 86.82 1.05%
2018 181,335,496 86.57 1.08%
2017 179,379,296 86.31 1.12%
2016 177,386,817 86.04 1.14%
2015 175,375,428 85.77 1.16%
2014 173,346,780 85.49 1.19%
2013 171,300,683 85.21 1.21%
2012 169,240,747 84.92 1.24%
2011 167,158,531 84.63 1.27%
2010 165,055,096 84.34 1.28%
2009 162,949,974 84.04 1.31%
2008 160,823,508 83.75 1.35%
2007 158,660,054 83.45 1.40%
2006 156,447,982 83.14 1.46%
2005 154,176,529 82.83 1.52%
2004 151,843,987 82.52 1.59%
2003 149,452,653 82.20 1.65%
2002 147,005,324 81.88 1.71%
2001 144,508,695 81.55 1.81%
2000 141,915,772 81.19 2.29%
1999 138,709,640 80.50 2.37%
1998 135,456,373 79.78 2.45%
1997 132,175,407 79.05 2.51%
1996 128,896,588 78.30 2.48%
1995 125,743,636 77.61 2.52%
1994 122,608,542 76.90 2.58%
1993 119,489,202 76.18 2.64%
1992 116,379,448 75.44 2.71%
1991 113,265,896 74.69 2.79%
1990 110,146,164 73.92 2.88%
1989 107,023,059 73.14 2.96%
1988 103,903,010 72.34 3.05%
1987 100,778,357 71.53 3.16%
1986 97,647,146 70.70 3.27%
1985 94,505,180 69.86 3.39%
1984 91,357,901 69.01 3.51%
1983 88,209,012 68.14 3.61%
1982 85,085,301 67.26 3.68%
1981 82,013,626 66.37 3.72%
1980 79,015,956 65.47 3.77%
1979 76,091,694 64.55 3.81%
1978 73,245,837 63.63 3.85%
1977 70,478,354 62.69 3.89%
1976 67,790,418 61.75 3.93%
1975 65,175,661 60.79 3.97%
1974 62,641,527 59.83 4.00%
1973 60,184,827 58.86 4.05%
1972 57,797,615 57.88 4.13%
1971 55,461,937 56.89 4.21%
1970 53,176,875 55.91 4.27%
1969 50,954,986 54.94 4.36%
1968 48,781,907 53.97 4.46%
1967 46,652,819 52.99 4.55%
1966 44,575,892 52.02 4.65%
1965 42,551,350 51.04 4.74%
1964 40,580,114 50.06 4.85%
1963 38,660,040 49.08 4.92%
1962 36,802,627 48.10 4.97%
1961 35,016,989 47.12 5.02%
1960 33,302,777 46.14 %