Myanmar 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.
  • Myanmar urban population for 2021 was 17,235,395, a 1.72% increase from 2020.
  • Myanmar urban population for 2020 was 16,943,754, a 1.62% increase from 2019.
  • Myanmar urban population for 2019 was 16,674,094, a 1.53% increase from 2018.
  • Myanmar urban population for 2018 was 16,423,467, a 1.46% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Urban Population
India 493,169,259
Indonesia 158,327,668
Nigeria 111,505,415
Pakistan 84,314,853
Bangladesh 64,768,559
Philippines 52,951,609
Egypt 44,687,204
Vietnam 37,355,203
Ukraine 30,563,737
Morocco 23,924,938
Angola 22,891,614
Ghana 18,399,874
Uzbekistan 17,606,637
Myanmar 17,235,395
Sudan 15,984,585
Cameroon 15,830,364
Kenya 15,667,076
Zambia 8,550,623
Tunisia 8,341,667
Bolivia 8,339,262
Honduras 5,935,355
El Salvador 4,831,382
Cambodia 4,180,349
Sri Lanka 4,178,622
Nicaragua 3,972,969
Republic of Congo 3,862,781
West Bank and Gaza 3,790,664
Lao PDR 2,725,861
Mauritania 2,680,412
Kyrgyz Republic 2,486,628
Mongolia 2,290,047
Georgia 2,220,419
Papua New Guinea 1,227,053
Moldova 1,106,738
Djibouti 783,888
Lesotho 636,493
Timor-Leste 425,941
Cabo Verde 377,047
Bhutan 335,419
Eswatini 285,695
Solomon Islands 176,900
Sao Tome and Principe 167,686
Vanuatu 80,707
Kiribati 68,384
Micronesia 26,818
Myanmar Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 17,235,395 31.45 1.71%
2020 16,943,754 31.14 1.60%
2019 16,674,094 30.85 1.51%
2018 16,423,467 30.58 1.45%
2017 16,186,648 30.32 1.43%
2016 15,957,057 30.08 1.44%
2015 15,729,411 29.86 1.46%
2014 15,501,262 29.65 1.48%
2013 15,274,180 29.46 1.50%
2012 15,046,734 29.27 1.48%
2011 14,825,520 29.08 1.42%
2010 14,616,049 28.89 1.36%
2009 14,419,343 28.70 1.30%
2008 14,233,443 28.51 1.28%
2007 14,052,307 28.32 1.31%
2006 13,869,371 28.13 1.38%
2005 13,679,548 27.95 1.46%
2004 13,481,502 27.76 1.53%
2003 13,277,061 27.58 1.60%
2002 13,066,099 27.39 1.68%
2001 12,849,010 27.21 1.75%
2000 12,625,998 27.03 1.84%
1999 12,396,386 26.84 1.91%
1998 12,161,320 26.66 1.97%
1997 11,924,109 26.48 1.96%
1996 11,692,263 26.30 1.93%
1995 11,468,853 26.12 1.87%
1994 11,256,262 25.95 1.83%
1993 11,052,322 25.77 1.83%
1992 10,851,863 25.59 1.90%
1991 10,647,649 25.42 2.02%
1990 10,434,242 25.24 2.16%
1989 10,210,964 25.07 2.29%
1988 9,979,724 24.90 2.41%
1987 9,742,331 24.72 2.51%
1986 9,501,252 24.55 2.58%
1985 9,259,194 24.38 2.65%
1984 9,016,919 24.21 2.74%
1983 8,773,360 24.04 2.30%
1982 8,573,724 23.99 2.19%
1981 8,388,056 23.98 2.21%
1980 8,204,595 23.97 2.24%
1979 8,022,812 23.96 2.25%
1978 7,843,988 23.95 2.27%
1977 7,667,844 23.94 2.29%
1976 7,494,463 23.93 2.32%
1975 7,322,786 23.92 2.33%
1974 7,154,403 23.91 2.34%
1973 6,988,799 23.90 3.56%
1972 6,744,256 23.61 3.99%
1971 6,480,177 23.22 4.01%
1970 6,225,527 22.83 4.03%
1969 5,979,482 22.45 4.05%
1968 5,742,344 22.07 4.05%
1967 5,514,236 21.70 4.04%
1966 5,295,939 21.33 4.02%
1965 5,087,430 20.97 3.98%
1964 4,888,947 20.61 3.95%
1963 4,699,731 20.26 3.92%
1962 4,519,105 19.91 3.91%
1961 4,345,927 19.57 3.91%
1960 4,179,145 19.23 %