Spain 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.
  • Spain urban population for 2021 was 38,361,119, a 0.23% increase from 2020.
  • Spain urban population for 2020 was 38,274,379, a 0.79% increase from 2019.
  • Spain urban population for 2019 was 37,974,181, a 1.03% increase from 2018.
  • Spain urban population for 2018 was 37,588,424, a 0.74% 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
Spain Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 38,361,119 81.06 0.23%
2020 38,274,379 80.81 0.79%
2019 37,974,181 80.57 1.02%
2018 37,588,424 80.32 0.74%
2017 37,311,863 80.08 0.53%
2016 37,112,875 79.84 0.38%
2015 36,971,015 79.60 0.22%
2014 36,890,017 79.37 -0.00%
2013 36,891,840 79.13 -0.04%
2012 36,904,876 78.90 0.36%
2011 36,773,882 78.67 0.65%
2010 36,535,850 78.44 0.76%
2009 36,260,460 78.21 1.19%
2008 35,833,174 77.98 1.90%
2007 35,159,317 77.74 2.16%
2006 34,408,810 77.50 2.00%
2005 33,727,737 77.26 2.00%
2004 33,059,302 77.02 2.04%
2003 32,390,830 76.78 2.13%
2002 31,708,814 76.53 1.66%
2001 31,186,430 76.34 0.80%
2000 30,937,864 76.26 0.55%
1999 30,767,125 76.18 0.51%
1998 30,610,090 76.10 0.52%
1997 30,451,227 76.02 0.53%
1996 30,291,556 75.94 0.52%
1995 30,133,075 75.86 0.55%
1994 29,967,941 75.77 0.58%
1993 29,793,326 75.69 0.63%
1992 29,607,126 75.61 0.60%
1991 29,430,524 75.53 0.49%
1990 29,286,916 75.35 0.40%
1989 29,169,746 75.13 0.46%
1988 29,036,437 74.90 0.52%
1987 28,887,112 74.67 0.57%
1986 28,723,937 74.44 0.61%
1985 28,549,379 74.21 0.67%
1984 28,357,570 73.98 0.73%
1983 28,151,118 73.75 0.81%
1982 27,925,417 73.52 0.92%
1981 27,669,147 73.28 1.38%
1980 27,289,444 72.79 1.67%
1979 26,838,008 72.16 1.77%
1978 26,368,356 71.53 1.87%
1977 25,880,544 70.88 1.95%
1976 25,379,947 70.23 2.00%
1975 24,876,771 69.57 2.05%
1974 24,372,582 68.90 2.08%
1973 23,870,859 68.22 2.11%
1972 23,372,204 67.54 2.14%
1971 22,878,387 66.85 2.42%
1970 22,330,440 66.04 2.53%
1969 21,772,801 65.11 2.44%
1968 21,248,036 64.17 2.81%
1967 20,660,198 63.21 2.77%
1966 20,096,611 62.25 2.60%
1965 19,580,951 61.28 2.70%
1964 19,059,712 60.30 2.65%
1963 18,560,792 59.31 2.57%
1962 18,089,104 58.31 2.66%
1961 17,614,512 57.30 2.22%
1960 17,227,480 56.57 %