Israel 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.
  • Israel urban population for 2020 was 8,533,651, a 1.89% increase from 2019.
  • Israel urban population for 2019 was 8,375,041, a 2.02% increase from 2018.
  • Israel urban population for 2018 was 8,209,306, a 2.04% increase from 2017.
  • Israel urban population for 2017 was 8,045,513, a 2.05% 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
Israel Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 8,533,651 92.59 1.88%
2019 8,375,041 92.50 2.00%
2018 8,209,306 92.42 2.02%
2017 8,045,513 92.34 2.03%
2016 7,884,198 92.26 2.04%
2015 7,724,692 92.18 2.06%
2014 7,566,988 92.10 2.00%
2013 7,417,238 92.03 1.94%
2012 7,274,496 91.96 1.92%
2011 7,136,149 91.89 1.92%
2010 7,000,447 91.83 1.90%
2009 6,869,011 91.76 2.46%
2008 6,702,316 91.70 1.84%
2007 6,579,915 91.64 1.84%
2006 6,459,778 91.58 1.84%
2005 6,342,289 91.52 1.83%
2004 6,227,239 91.46 1.84%
2003 6,113,918 91.39 1.87%
2002 6,000,381 91.33 2.08%
2001 5,876,682 91.27 2.43%
2000 5,735,757 91.20 2.71%
1999 5,582,264 91.14 2.62%
1998 5,438,029 91.07 2.36%
1997 5,311,285 91.01 2.57%
1996 5,176,476 90.94 2.70%
1995 5,038,520 90.87 2.78%
1994 4,900,510 90.77 2.70%
1993 4,769,938 90.67 2.77%
1992 4,639,645 90.57 3.57%
1991 4,477,014 90.46 6.13%
1990 4,210,729 90.36 3.21%
1989 4,077,721 90.26 1.81%
1988 4,004,463 90.15 1.77%
1987 3,934,022 90.04 1.74%
1986 3,866,349 89.94 1.67%
1985 3,802,419 89.83 1.89%
1984 3,731,413 89.72 1.43%
1983 3,678,408 89.61 2.18%
1982 3,599,159 89.29 2.27%
1981 3,518,466 88.94 2.39%
1980 3,435,249 88.58 2.82%
1979 3,339,820 88.22 3.00%
1978 3,241,222 87.84 2.55%
1977 3,159,569 87.45 2.69%
1976 3,075,582 87.05 2.70%
1975 2,993,516 86.64 2.77%
1974 2,911,784 86.22 3.48%
1973 2,812,295 85.79 4.56%
1972 2,686,849 85.35 3.20%
1971 2,602,174 84.79 3.85%
1970 2,503,959 84.20 4.05%
1969 2,404,654 83.58 3.36%
1968 2,325,145 82.95 2.88%
1967 2,259,135 82.30 5.14%
1966 2,146,053 81.63 3.39%
1965 2,074,492 80.94 4.37%
1964 1,985,742 80.23 4.87%
1963 1,891,353 79.50 4.63%
1962 1,805,829 78.75 5.81%
1961 1,703,972 77.99 4.77%
1960 1,624,582 76.85 %