Kuwait 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.
  • Kuwait urban population for was 0, a NAN% decline from .
  • Kuwait urban population for was 0, a NAN% decline from .
  • Kuwait urban population for was 0, a 100% decline from 2020.
  • Kuwait urban population for 2020 was 4,270,563, a 1.51% increase from 2019.
Data Source: World Bank

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Kuwait Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
98.03 %
98.02 %
98.00 %
2020 4,270,563 100.00 1.50%
2019 4,207,077 100.00 1.67%
2018 4,137,314 100.00 1.98%
2017 4,056,102 100.00 2.48%
2016 3,956,862 100.00 3.11%
2015 3,835,588 100.00 3.84%
2014 3,690,939 100.00 4.56%
2013 3,526,382 100.00 5.17%
2012 3,348,852 100.00 5.55%
2011 3,168,054 100.00 5.72%
2010 2,991,884 100.00 5.88%
2009 2,821,041 100.00 6.03%
2008 2,656,010 100.00 5.89%
2007 2,504,026 100.00 5.35%
2006 2,373,661 100.00 4.46%
2005 2,270,196 100.00 3.12%
2004 2,200,498 100.00 1.78%
2003 2,161,626 100.00 1.15%
2002 2,136,991 100.00 1.68%
2001 2,101,338 99.91 3.72%
2000 2,024,672 99.00 4.82%
1999 1,929,432 98.86 6.53%
1998 1,807,408 98.71 7.01%
1997 1,685,065 98.53 5.20%
1996 1,599,608 98.33 1.53%
1995 1,575,331 98.10 %
1991 1,990,427 97.99 -3.09%
1990 2,052,898 97.97 0.14%
1989 2,050,093 97.96 2.82%
1988 1,993,054 97.95 4.84%
1987 1,898,819 97.93 5.67%
1986 1,794,135 97.92 5.45%
1985 1,698,889 97.90 5.27%
1984 1,611,689 97.55 5.19%
1983 1,530,202 97.03 5.14%
1982 1,453,572 96.41 5.41%
1981 1,377,011 95.67 5.97%
1980 1,297,249 94.78 6.35%
1979 1,217,379 93.93 6.71%
1978 1,138,379 93.00 7.07%
1977 1,060,641 91.94 7.36%
1976 985,369 90.75 7.60%
1975 913,259 89.38 6.95%
1974 851,929 88.58 6.78%
1973 796,075 87.90 6.93%
1972 742,804 87.19 7.32%
1971 690,375 86.44 7.94%
1970 637,698 85.66 9.01%
1969 582,746 84.58 9.93%
1968 527,664 83.37 10.78%
1967 473,742 82.08 11.50%
1966 422,281 80.72 12.09%
1965 374,194 79.27 11.94%
1964 332,087 78.34 12.33%
1963 293,578 77.51 12.68%
1962 258,609 76.66 12.68%
1961 227,801 75.79 12.28%
1960 201,482 74.89 %