Nicaragua 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.
  • Nicaragua urban population for 2021 was 3,972,969, a 1.63% increase from 2020.
  • Nicaragua urban population for 2020 was 3,909,282, a 1.64% increase from 2019.
  • Nicaragua urban population for 2019 was 3,846,138, a 1.65% increase from 2018.
  • Nicaragua urban population for 2018 was 3,783,741, a 1.65% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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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
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Uzbekistan 17,606,637
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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
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Kyrgyz Republic 2,486,628
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Eswatini 285,695
Solomon Islands 176,900
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Nicaragua Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 3,972,969 59.28 1.62%
2020 3,909,282 59.01 1.63%
2019 3,846,138 58.76 1.64%
2018 3,783,741 58.52 1.64%
2017 3,722,300 58.30 1.63%
2016 3,661,976 58.09 1.63%
2015 3,602,941 57.90 1.64%
2014 3,544,358 57.70 1.65%
2013 3,486,219 57.51 1.67%
2012 3,428,528 57.31 1.68%
2011 3,371,400 57.11 1.69%
2010 3,314,879 56.92 1.70%
2009 3,258,927 56.72 1.71%
2008 3,203,518 56.53 1.72%
2007 3,148,772 56.33 1.72%
2006 3,094,982 56.13 1.72%
2005 3,042,132 55.94 1.64%
2004 2,992,665 55.78 1.63%
2003 2,944,162 55.63 1.65%
2002 2,895,890 55.48 1.70%
2001 2,847,189 55.34 1.76%
2000 2,797,499 55.19 1.83%
1999 2,746,869 55.04 1.90%
1998 2,695,255 54.89 1.98%
1997 2,642,515 54.74 2.07%
1996 2,588,281 54.59 2.18%
1995 2,532,510 54.44 2.49%
1994 2,470,208 54.18 2.65%
1993 2,405,598 53.91 2.74%
1992 2,340,689 53.63 2.77%
1991 2,276,834 53.35 2.75%
1990 2,215,051 53.08 2.72%
1989 2,155,679 52.80 2.69%
1988 2,098,412 52.52 2.70%
1987 2,042,452 52.24 2.77%
1986 1,986,615 51.96 2.89%
1985 1,930,058 51.68 3.02%
1984 1,872,709 51.41 3.14%
1983 1,814,861 51.13 3.25%
1982 1,756,899 50.85 3.34%
1981 1,699,224 50.57 3.41%
1980 1,642,295 50.29 3.48%
1979 1,586,114 50.01 3.55%
1978 1,530,743 49.73 3.61%
1977 1,476,499 49.46 3.64%
1976 1,423,658 49.18 3.66%
1975 1,372,498 48.90 3.66%
1974 1,323,153 48.62 3.66%
1973 1,275,573 48.34 3.66%
1972 1,229,790 48.06 3.65%
1971 1,185,711 47.79 4.65%
1970 1,131,788 47.03 4.92%
1969 1,077,506 46.16 4.93%
1968 1,025,716 45.29 4.95%
1967 976,196 44.43 4.98%
1966 928,794 43.57 5.02%
1965 883,343 42.71 5.05%
1964 839,811 41.86 5.10%
1963 798,056 41.01 4.35%
1962 764,049 40.48 4.22%
1961 732,458 40.03 4.27%
1960 701,823 39.58 %