Dominican Republic 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.
  • Dominican Republic urban population for 2021 was 9,114,914, a 1.8% increase from 2020.
  • Dominican Republic urban population for 2020 was 8,953,860, a 1.89% increase from 2019.
  • Dominican Republic urban population for 2019 was 8,787,474, a 1.99% increase from 2018.
  • Dominican Republic urban population for 2018 was 8,615,853, a 2.09% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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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
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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
Dominican Republic Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 9,114,914 83.21 1.78%
2020 8,953,860 82.54 1.88%
2019 8,787,474 81.83 1.97%
2018 8,615,853 81.07 2.07%
2017 8,439,610 80.28 2.16%
2016 8,259,547 79.44 2.22%
2015 8,077,901 78.57 2.29%
2014 7,895,297 77.67 2.35%
2013 7,711,913 76.75 2.42%
2012 7,527,833 75.80 2.49%
2011 7,342,937 74.83 2.66%
2010 7,150,440 73.75 2.88%
2009 6,947,156 72.54 2.97%
2008 6,743,610 71.30 3.08%
2007 6,539,067 70.02 3.18%
2006 6,334,156 68.71 3.30%
2005 6,128,825 67.37 3.41%
2004 5,923,402 66.00 3.53%
2003 5,717,747 64.61 3.35%
2002 5,529,103 63.37 2.74%
2001 5,379,713 62.57 2.80%
2000 5,231,292 61.75 2.86%
1999 5,083,816 60.93 2.92%
1998 4,937,446 60.11 2.99%
1997 4,792,113 59.28 3.06%
1996 4,647,676 58.44 3.15%
1995 4,503,725 57.60 3.23%
1994 4,360,657 56.75 3.07%
1993 4,228,814 56.04 2.33%
1992 4,131,408 55.77 2.36%
1991 4,034,861 55.50 2.39%
1990 3,939,542 55.23 2.41%
1989 3,845,683 54.96 2.43%
1988 3,753,202 54.68 2.46%
1987 3,661,890 54.41 2.50%
1986 3,571,598 54.14 2.54%
1985 3,482,151 53.87 2.58%
1984 3,393,570 53.60 2.62%
1983 3,305,843 53.32 2.66%
1982 3,218,951 53.05 3.43%
1981 3,110,468 52.40 4.39%
1980 2,976,835 51.29 4.50%
1979 2,845,826 50.18 4.60%
1978 2,717,781 49.06 4.71%
1977 2,592,786 47.95 4.81%
1976 2,471,064 46.84 4.91%
1975 2,352,589 45.73 5.01%
1974 2,237,631 44.63 5.11%
1973 2,126,059 43.53 5.21%
1972 2,018,076 42.44 5.33%
1971 1,913,394 41.35 5.43%
1970 1,812,218 40.27 5.54%
1969 1,714,572 39.21 5.64%
1968 1,620,571 38.15 5.76%
1967 1,529,917 37.11 5.86%
1966 1,442,846 36.07 5.97%
1965 1,359,235 35.05 6.07%
1964 1,279,150 34.05 6.18%
1963 1,202,468 33.05 6.28%
1962 1,129,331 32.07 6.36%
1961 1,059,762 31.11 6.35%
1960 994,559 30.19 %