Colombia 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.
  • Colombia urban population for 2021 was 41,904,698, a 1.14% increase from 2020.
  • Colombia urban population for 2020 was 41,431,388, a 1.48% increase from 2019.
  • Colombia urban population for 2019 was 40,827,302, a 1.78% increase from 2018.
  • Colombia urban population for 2018 was 40,115,208, a 1.95% 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
Colombia Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 41,904,698 81.74 1.14%
2020 41,431,388 81.43 1.47%
2019 40,827,302 81.10 1.76%
2018 40,115,208 80.78 1.94%
2017 39,346,013 80.45 1.93%
2016 38,592,067 80.11 1.80%
2015 37,904,385 79.76 1.61%
2014 37,299,404 79.42 1.46%
2013 36,759,801 79.06 1.36%
2012 36,262,053 78.70 1.37%
2011 35,769,913 78.34 1.44%
2010 35,257,425 77.96 1.54%
2009 34,720,224 77.59 1.61%
2008 34,166,609 77.20 1.68%
2007 33,597,407 76.82 1.75%
2006 33,015,425 76.42 1.81%
2005 32,422,511 76.02 1.88%
2004 31,817,836 75.62 1.96%
2003 31,200,435 75.21 2.03%
2002 30,573,545 74.80 2.09%
2001 29,941,978 74.38 2.14%
2000 29,309,133 73.96 2.18%
1999 28,676,309 73.53 2.23%
1998 28,043,541 73.10 2.28%
1997 27,410,870 72.66 2.34%
1996 26,777,679 72.22 2.40%
1995 26,142,216 71.78 2.46%
1994 25,506,164 71.33 2.52%
1993 24,870,588 70.87 2.57%
1992 24,238,651 70.42 2.61%
1991 23,613,613 69.95 2.63%
1990 22,999,996 69.48 2.65%
1989 22,398,270 69.01 2.67%
1988 21,808,614 68.53 2.69%
1987 21,228,793 68.05 2.73%
1986 20,656,601 67.57 2.84%
1985 20,077,483 67.03 3.06%
1984 19,472,124 66.39 3.12%
1983 18,874,694 65.73 3.16%
1982 18,286,700 65.07 3.20%
1981 17,710,015 64.41 3.24%
1980 17,145,846 63.74 3.28%
1979 16,593,238 63.06 3.31%
1978 16,052,405 62.38 3.34%
1977 15,524,762 61.69 3.36%
1976 15,011,680 61.00 3.38%
1975 14,512,942 60.31 3.38%
1974 14,030,528 59.61 3.42%
1973 13,559,135 58.89 3.51%
1972 13,091,727 58.14 3.61%
1971 12,628,086 57.39 3.73%
1970 12,165,234 56.64 3.88%
1969 11,702,014 55.88 4.02%
1968 11,240,398 55.12 4.16%
1967 10,782,082 54.35 4.27%
1966 10,331,431 53.59 4.36%
1965 9,890,673 52.82 4.49%
1964 9,456,005 52.03 5.86%
1963 8,917,948 50.58 5.98%
1962 8,399,973 49.14 6.10%
1961 7,903,180 47.70 6.18%
1960 7,429,583 46.27 %