Egypt 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.
  • Egypt urban population for 2021 was 44,687,204, a 2.07% increase from 2020.
  • Egypt urban population for 2020 was 43,781,728, a 2.07% increase from 2019.
  • Egypt urban population for 2019 was 42,895,825, a 2.06% increase from 2018.
  • Egypt urban population for 2018 was 42,030,815, a 2.05% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Urban Population
India 493,169,259
Indonesia 158,327,668
Nigeria 111,505,415
Pakistan 84,314,853
Bangladesh 64,768,559
Philippines 52,951,609
Egypt 44,687,204
Vietnam 37,355,203
Ukraine 30,563,737
Morocco 23,924,938
Angola 22,891,614
Ghana 18,399,874
Uzbekistan 17,606,637
Myanmar 17,235,395
Sudan 15,984,585
Cameroon 15,830,364
Kenya 15,667,076
Zambia 8,550,623
Tunisia 8,341,667
Bolivia 8,339,262
Honduras 5,935,355
El Salvador 4,831,382
Cambodia 4,180,349
Sri Lanka 4,178,622
Nicaragua 3,972,969
Republic of Congo 3,862,781
West Bank and Gaza 3,790,664
Lao PDR 2,725,861
Mauritania 2,680,412
Kyrgyz Republic 2,486,628
Mongolia 2,290,047
Georgia 2,220,419
Papua New Guinea 1,227,053
Moldova 1,106,738
Djibouti 783,888
Lesotho 636,493
Timor-Leste 425,941
Cabo Verde 377,047
Bhutan 335,419
Eswatini 285,695
Solomon Islands 176,900
Sao Tome and Principe 167,686
Vanuatu 80,707
Kiribati 68,384
Micronesia 26,818
Egypt Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 44,687,204 42.86 2.05%
2020 43,781,728 42.78 2.04%
2019 42,895,825 42.73 2.04%
2018 42,030,815 42.70 2.03%
2017 41,185,808 42.71 2.03%
2016 40,359,122 42.73 2.02%
2015 39,551,545 42.79 2.08%
2014 38,737,024 42.84 2.13%
2013 37,919,407 42.89 2.14%
2012 37,114,895 42.95 2.09%
2011 36,347,578 43.00 2.07%
2010 35,603,060 43.02 1.94%
2009 34,919,602 43.04 1.82%
2008 34,289,704 43.06 1.73%
2007 33,700,834 43.08 1.76%
2006 33,111,796 43.07 1.88%
2005 32,495,529 43.03 1.91%
2004 31,879,899 42.98 1.94%
2003 31,267,887 42.94 1.97%
2002 30,659,221 42.89 1.99%
2001 30,055,505 42.84 2.01%
2000 29,457,843 42.80 2.04%
1999 28,862,915 42.75 2.08%
1998 28,270,159 42.70 2.10%
1997 27,681,744 42.66 1.96%
1996 27,145,813 42.68 1.70%
1995 26,687,689 42.81 1.70%
1994 26,238,204 42.95 1.70%
1993 25,795,988 43.08 1.74%
1992 25,351,103 43.21 1.83%
1991 24,890,672 43.35 1.97%
1990 24,406,148 43.48 2.12%
1989 23,893,891 43.61 2.26%
1988 23,358,965 43.74 2.37%
1987 22,812,396 43.88 2.53%
1986 22,241,761 43.95 2.73%
1985 21,643,299 43.94 2.69%
1984 21,068,787 43.92 2.66%
1983 20,516,520 43.91 2.61%
1982 19,987,197 43.89 2.57%
1981 19,480,106 43.87 2.52%
1980 18,994,489 43.86 2.47%
1979 18,530,886 43.84 2.41%
1978 18,089,501 43.83 2.36%
1977 17,668,393 43.81 2.63%
1976 17,210,387 43.66 3.08%
1975 16,688,305 43.29 3.05%
1974 16,186,598 42.93 3.03%
1973 15,704,279 42.56 3.03%
1972 15,235,327 42.20 3.08%
1971 14,773,795 41.84 3.15%
1970 14,315,310 41.48 3.25%
1969 13,857,715 41.12 3.34%
1968 13,401,985 40.76 3.43%
1967 12,950,508 40.40 3.48%
1966 12,508,159 40.04 3.50%
1965 12,077,650 39.69 3.52%
1964 11,659,626 39.33 3.55%
1963 11,253,199 38.98 3.57%
1962 10,858,079 38.62 3.61%
1961 10,473,607 38.27 3.79%
1960 10,084,278 37.86 %