Greenland 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.
  • Greenland urban population for 2020 was 49,198, a 0.52% increase from 2019.
  • Greenland urban population for 2019 was 48,945, a 0.63% increase from 2018.
  • Greenland urban population for 2018 was 48,637, a 0.01% increase from 2017.
  • Greenland urban population for 2017 was 48,630, a 0.26% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
United States 272,364,755
Japan 115,494,817
Germany 64,472,284
United Kingdom 56,395,647
France 54,570,334
Italy 42,306,582
South Korea 42,156,641
Argentina 41,796,990
Spain 38,264,801
Canada 30,997,832
Saudi Arabia 29,343,564
Poland 22,786,800
Australia 22,152,761
Chile 16,770,077
Netherlands 16,087,009
Belgium 11,334,006
Sweden 9,108,648
UAE 8,609,395
Greece 8,541,900
Israel 8,533,651
Czech Republic 7,923,709
Hong Kong 7,481,800
Hungary 7,014,174
Portugal 6,833,619
Switzerland 6,383,962
Singapore 5,685,807
Austria 5,238,680
Denmark 5,138,400
Finland 4,729,705
Norway 4,463,566
New Zealand 4,408,037
Oman 4,405,789
Kuwait 4,270,563
Uruguay 3,317,930
Ireland 3,179,292
Puerto Rico 2,989,009
Panama 2,951,905
Slovak Republic 2,934,665
Qatar 2,859,020
Croatia 2,329,285
Lithuania 1,901,682
Bahrain 1,523,019
Latvia 1,299,043
Slovenia 1,157,547
Estonia 921,477
Cyprus 806,771
Trinidad and Tobago 744,725
Macao 649,342
Luxembourg 578,234
Malta 497,676
Iceland 344,066
Brunei 342,330
Bahamas 327,359
New Caledonia 194,500
French Polynesia 174,090
Guam 160,239
Curacao 138,059
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 101,974
Barbados 89,634
Andorra 67,928
Cayman Islands 65,720
Bermuda 63,903
Seychelles 56,661
Channel Islands 53,832
Northern Mariana Islands 52,836
Greenland 49,198
Aruba 46,654
Isle of Man 44,980
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 40,812
Monaco 39,244
Turks and Caicos Islands 36,242
Gibraltar 33,691
San Marino 33,089
Antigua and Barbuda 23,927
Faroe Islands 20,718
St. Kitts and Nevis 16,406
British Virgin Islands 14,669
Palau 14,652
Liechtenstein 5,498
Greenland Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 49,198 87.28 0.52%
2019 48,945 87.05 0.63%
2018 48,637 86.82 0.01%
2017 48,630 86.57 0.26%
2016 48,503 86.33 0.42%
2015 48,298 86.07 -0.02%
2014 48,308 85.81 -0.03%
2013 48,322 85.55 -0.17%
2012 48,402 85.20 0.38%
2011 48,217 84.76 0.41%
2010 48,018 84.38 1.38%
2009 47,360 84.09 0.35%
2008 47,196 83.79 -0.04%
2007 47,213 83.48 -0.01%
2006 47,220 83.17 0.10%
2005 47,175 82.86 0.38%
2004 46,997 82.58 0.55%
2003 46,739 82.34 0.57%
2002 46,473 82.10 0.76%
2001 46,122 81.85 0.57%
2000 45,859 81.60 0.33%
1999 45,708 81.48 0.15%
1998 45,638 81.35 0.33%
1997 45,487 81.23 0.33%
1996 45,335 81.10 0.42%
1995 45,143 80.90 0.79%
1994 44,790 80.70 0.79%
1993 44,438 80.50 0.07%
1992 44,406 80.30 -0.03%
1991 44,418 80.03 0.24%
1990 44,312 79.70 0.97%
1989 43,886 79.36 1.34%
1988 43,301 79.02 1.73%
1987 42,559 78.67 1.56%
1986 41,900 78.32 1.02%
1985 41,475 77.96 1.41%
1984 40,896 77.60 1.62%
1983 40,240 77.24 1.63%
1982 39,588 76.87 1.46%
1981 39,013 76.50 2.07%
1980 38,213 76.12 1.71%
1979 37,567 75.74 1.32%
1978 37,075 75.36 0.11%
1977 37,033 74.97 -0.15%
1976 37,089 74.63 0.52%
1975 36,897 74.39 0.52%
1974 36,705 74.15 1.34%
1973 36,218 73.91 1.76%
1972 35,585 73.68 2.63%
1971 34,660 73.43 2.65%
1970 33,753 72.74 5.04%
1969 32,095 71.48 5.23%
1968 30,461 70.19 5.44%
1967 28,849 68.85 5.39%
1966 27,334 67.49 5.42%
1965 25,892 66.05 6.49%
1964 24,265 64.53 5.68%
1963 22,926 62.98 6.46%
1962 21,492 61.41 6.42%
1961 20,155 59.81 5.78%
1960 19,024 58.53 %