Gambia 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.
  • Gambia urban population for 2020 was 1,512,397, a 4.02% increase from 2019.
  • Gambia urban population for 2019 was 1,453,952, a 4.08% increase from 2018.
  • Gambia urban population for 2018 was 1,397,012, a 4.13% increase from 2017.
  • Gambia urban population for 2017 was 1,341,601, a 4.18% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Uganda 11,414,209
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Malawi 3,333,777
Liberia 2,634,493
Tajikistan 2,623,424
South Sudan 2,261,021
Rwanda 2,257,829
Central African Republic 2,038,064
Burundi 1,629,988
Gambia 1,512,397
Guinea-Bissau 869,776
Comoros 255,487
Gambia Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 1,512,397 62.58 3.94%
2019 1,453,952 61.93 4.00%
2018 1,397,012 61.27 4.05%
2017 1,341,601 60.60 4.10%
2016 1,287,718 59.92 4.15%
2015 1,235,413 59.23 4.20%
2014 1,184,628 58.53 4.24%
2013 1,135,416 57.82 4.28%
2012 1,087,862 57.11 4.30%
2011 1,042,056 56.38 4.31%
2010 998,130 55.66 4.31%
2009 956,056 54.94 4.30%
2008 915,780 54.21 4.33%
2007 877,006 53.48 4.37%
2006 839,503 52.75 4.44%
2005 803,056 52.02 4.52%
2004 767,537 51.29 4.60%
2003 733,010 50.56 4.94%
2002 697,680 49.68 5.04%
2001 663,374 48.78 5.04%
2000 630,760 47.87 5.04%
1999 599,747 46.96 5.04%
1998 570,243 46.06 5.06%
1997 542,096 45.16 5.09%
1996 515,203 44.26 5.14%
1995 489,374 43.36 5.17%
1994 464,737 42.47 5.20%
1993 441,170 41.59 5.79%
1992 416,333 40.52 6.22%
1991 391,212 39.41 6.63%
1990 366,108 38.31 7.15%
1989 340,853 37.23 7.64%
1988 315,792 36.16 7.96%
1987 291,635 35.09 7.94%
1986 269,376 34.05 7.64%
1985 249,555 33.02 7.18%
1984 232,271 32.01 6.75%
1983 217,117 31.01 6.13%
1982 204,200 30.11 5.96%
1981 192,382 29.26 6.06%
1980 181,069 28.41 6.23%
1979 170,136 27.59 6.33%
1978 159,706 26.77 6.40%
1977 149,806 25.97 6.39%
1976 140,529 25.19 6.34%
1975 131,897 24.43 6.27%
1974 123,879 23.68 6.22%
1973 116,409 22.94 8.04%
1972 107,417 21.81 8.53%
1971 98,633 20.63 8.56%
1970 90,540 19.50 8.61%
1969 83,071 18.41 8.64%
1968 76,196 17.37 8.66%
1967 69,876 16.38 8.60%
1966 64,121 15.43 8.50%
1965 58,896 14.53 8.38%
1964 54,163 13.68 8.28%
1963 49,858 12.86 4.59%
1962 47,619 12.54 3.62%
1961 45,925 12.33 3.65%
1960 44,277 12.13 %