Canada 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.
  • Canada urban population for 2021 was 31,229,095, a 0.66% increase from 2020.
  • Canada urban population for 2020 was 31,023,904, a 1.26% increase from 2019.
  • Canada urban population for 2019 was 30,638,234, a 1.53% increase from 2018.
  • Canada urban population for 2018 was 30,175,056, a 1.5% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
United States 275,050,303
Japan 115,459,909
Germany 64,461,773
United Kingdom 56,656,654
France 54,837,816
Argentina 42,248,949
Italy 42,141,389
South Korea 42,127,573
Spain 38,361,119
Canada 31,229,095
Saudi Arabia 29,865,702
Poland 22,696,950
Australia 22,228,936
Chile 16,871,720
Netherlands 16,231,024
Belgium 11,369,682
Sweden 9,190,703
UAE 8,722,116
Israel 8,677,993
Greece 8,535,707
Czech Republic 7,943,455
Hong Kong 7,413,100
Hungary 7,014,907
Portugal 6,885,061
Switzerland 6,435,967
Singapore 5,453,566
Austria 5,283,757
Denmark 5,167,981
Finland 4,743,470
Oman 4,546,635
Norway 4,506,374
New Zealand 4,445,853
Kuwait 4,328,553
Uruguay 3,331,910
Ireland 3,213,642
Puerto Rico 3,054,454
Panama 3,013,434
Slovak Republic 2,931,708
Qatar 2,909,366
Croatia 2,256,663
Lithuania 1,907,779
Bahrain 1,566,857
Latvia 1,288,478
Slovenia 1,167,851
Estonia 922,702
Cyprus 812,694
Trinidad and Tobago 747,507
Macao 658,391
Luxembourg 585,848
Malta 490,043
Iceland 349,749
Brunei 346,841
Bahamas 330,887
New Caledonia 196,082
French Polynesia 175,358
Guam 161,700
Curacao 135,666
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 101,678
Barbados 89,897
Andorra 67,962
Cayman Islands 66,498
Bermuda 63,867
Seychelles 57,509
Channel Islands 54,347
Northern Mariana Islands 53,213
Greenland 49,575
Aruba 47,022
Isle of Man 45,332
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 42,846
Monaco 39,520
Turks and Caicos Islands 36,807
Gibraltar 33,691
San Marino 33,201
Antigua and Barbuda 24,070
Faroe Islands 20,888
St. Kitts and Nevis 16,549
British Virgin Islands 14,883
Palau 14,809
Liechtenstein 5,536
Canada Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 31,229,095 81.65 0.66%
2020 31,023,904 81.56 1.25%
2019 30,638,234 81.48 1.52%
2018 30,175,056 81.41 1.49%
2017 29,729,549 81.35 1.26%
2016 29,357,013 81.30 1.18%
2015 29,011,826 81.26 0.80%
2014 28,781,576 81.22 1.05%
2013 28,479,640 81.18 1.11%
2012 28,166,078 81.14 1.14%
2011 27,847,821 81.10 1.18%
2010 27,522,537 80.94 1.33%
2009 27,158,023 80.76 1.36%
2008 26,789,863 80.58 1.31%
2007 26,441,461 80.40 1.20%
2006 26,126,316 80.21 1.12%
2005 25,834,340 80.12 1.04%
2004 25,566,897 80.05 1.03%
2003 25,304,780 79.97 1.00%
2002 25,052,940 79.89 1.19%
2001 24,757,782 79.81 1.50%
2000 24,388,404 79.48 1.40%
1999 24,048,329 79.10 1.29%
1998 23,739,358 78.72 1.32%
1997 23,428,320 78.34 1.49%
1996 23,081,461 77.95 1.40%
1995 22,760,570 77.68 1.37%
1994 22,450,573 77.41 1.43%
1993 22,130,869 77.15 1.44%
1992 21,813,814 76.89 1.53%
1991 21,482,271 76.62 1.29%
1990 21,206,427 76.58 1.53%
1989 20,883,649 76.56 1.82%
1988 20,506,939 76.54 1.32%
1987 20,237,468 76.52 1.34%
1986 19,967,235 76.50 1.19%
1985 19,731,489 76.35 1.12%
1984 19,511,294 76.20 1.15%
1983 19,287,381 76.04 1.20%
1982 19,057,229 75.87 1.40%
1981 18,791,654 75.71 1.30%
1980 18,549,289 75.66 1.34%
1979 18,301,934 75.62 1.04%
1978 18,112,108 75.58 1.05%
1977 17,923,214 75.54 1.22%
1976 17,705,309 75.50 1.17%
1975 17,498,862 75.61 1.30%
1974 17,272,703 75.73 1.24%
1973 17,060,238 75.85 1.06%
1972 16,879,589 75.97 1.00%
1971 16,710,910 76.09 3.52%
1970 16,132,459 75.65 2.05%
1969 15,804,855 75.16 2.03%
1968 15,487,885 74.66 2.29%
1967 15,136,519 74.16 2.49%
1966 14,763,748 73.64 2.89%
1965 14,343,688 72.89 2.89%
1964 13,934,678 72.11 3.00%
1963 13,522,659 71.31 3.01%
1962 13,121,753 70.49 3.04%
1961 12,729,040 69.67 2.88%
1960 12,368,141 69.06 %