Greece 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.
  • Greece urban population for 2021 was 8,535,707, a 0.07% increase from 2020.
  • Greece urban population for 2020 was 8,529,948, a 0.21% increase from 2019.
  • Greece urban population for 2019 was 8,511,650, a 0.31% increase from 2018.
  • Greece urban population for 2018 was 8,485,202, a 0.22% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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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
Greece Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 8,535,707 80.04 0.07%
2020 8,529,948 79.72 0.21%
2019 8,511,650 79.39 0.31%
2018 8,485,202 79.06 0.22%
2017 8,466,513 78.72 0.23%
2016 8,446,960 78.39 0.02%
2015 8,445,266 78.05 -0.22%
2014 8,463,623 77.70 -0.22%
2013 8,482,139 77.36 -0.27%
2012 8,505,100 77.00 -0.08%
2011 8,511,794 76.65 0.32%
2010 8,484,693 76.29 0.60%
2009 8,433,780 75.93 0.74%
2008 8,371,303 75.57 0.76%
2007 8,308,341 75.20 0.75%
2006 8,246,206 74.83 0.80%
2005 8,180,275 74.45 0.80%
2004 8,114,802 74.07 0.77%
2003 8,052,786 73.69 0.76%
2002 7,991,509 73.30 0.90%
2001 7,919,906 72.91 0.79%
2000 7,857,551 72.72 0.57%
1999 7,812,670 72.60 0.55%
1998 7,770,011 72.48 0.72%
1997 7,714,274 72.36 0.66%
1996 7,663,691 72.24 0.61%
1995 7,617,319 72.12 0.64%
1994 7,569,094 72.00 0.67%
1993 7,518,737 71.88 0.76%
1992 7,462,054 71.76 0.93%
1991 7,392,680 71.64 1.44%
1990 7,287,341 71.47 1.32%
1989 7,191,693 71.28 0.79%
1988 7,135,291 71.09 0.63%
1987 7,090,422 70.90 0.60%
1986 7,047,717 70.71 0.60%
1985 7,005,470 70.52 0.66%
1984 6,959,420 70.33 0.77%
1983 6,905,833 70.13 0.86%
1982 6,846,785 69.94 0.89%
1981 6,785,832 69.75 1.48%
1980 6,686,402 69.34 1.67%
1979 6,575,885 68.87 1.94%
1978 6,449,432 68.39 2.00%
1977 6,321,574 67.91 2.01%
1976 6,195,478 67.43 2.28%
1975 6,055,755 66.94 1.68%
1974 5,955,084 66.45 1.12%
1973 5,888,911 65.95 1.21%
1972 5,817,963 65.45 1.42%
1971 5,735,846 64.95 1.57%
1970 5,646,740 64.22 1.54%
1969 5,560,616 63.39 1.70%
1968 5,466,737 62.54 2.02%
1967 5,357,301 61.69 2.22%
1966 5,239,942 60.83 2.17%
1965 5,127,549 59.97 1.93%
1964 5,029,578 59.10 1.86%
1963 4,937,007 58.22 1.90%
1962 4,844,217 57.34 2.15%
1961 4,740,951 56.45 1.71%
1960 4,660,434 55.94 %