Pakistan 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.
  • Pakistan urban population for 2021 was 84,314,853, a 2.7% increase from 2020.
  • Pakistan urban population for 2020 was 82,094,635, a 2.71% increase from 2019.
  • Pakistan urban population for 2019 was 79,927,762, a 2.71% increase from 2018.
  • Pakistan urban population for 2018 was 77,815,624, a 2.71% 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
Pakistan Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 84,314,853 37.44 2.67%
2020 82,094,635 37.17 2.67%
2019 79,927,762 36.91 2.68%
2018 77,815,624 36.67 2.67%
2017 75,765,181 36.44 2.65%
2016 73,783,786 36.23 2.66%
2015 71,845,554 36.03 2.66%
2014 69,956,302 35.82 2.67%
2013 68,113,708 35.61 2.68%
2012 66,312,147 35.41 2.71%
2011 64,539,406 35.20 2.74%
2010 62,793,242 35.00 2.78%
2009 61,070,625 34.79 2.82%
2008 59,373,384 34.59 2.85%
2007 57,704,173 34.39 2.87%
2006 56,069,494 34.18 2.89%
2005 54,474,508 33.98 2.89%
2004 52,922,902 33.78 2.90%
2003 51,408,754 33.58 2.94%
2002 49,919,688 33.38 3.02%
2001 48,435,636 33.18 3.12%
2000 46,947,761 32.98 3.25%
1999 45,445,311 32.78 3.37%
1998 43,938,667 32.59 3.58%
1997 42,394,458 32.35 3.66%
1996 40,868,935 32.09 3.65%
1995 39,405,593 31.84 3.60%
1994 38,012,968 31.58 3.56%
1993 36,682,086 31.33 3.56%
1992 35,400,161 31.08 3.60%
1991 34,148,628 30.83 3.68%
1990 32,914,427 30.58 3.77%
1989 31,695,619 30.33 3.85%
1988 30,497,993 30.08 3.93%
1987 29,321,591 29.83 4.00%
1986 28,172,325 29.59 4.06%
1985 27,052,675 29.34 4.11%
1984 25,962,081 29.10 4.17%
1983 24,901,258 28.86 4.20%
1982 23,877,289 28.62 4.19%
1981 22,897,115 28.38 4.42%
1980 21,906,733 28.07 4.50%
1979 20,941,767 27.72 4.44%
1978 20,032,624 27.37 4.38%
1977 19,175,026 27.02 4.31%
1976 18,365,686 26.68 4.26%
1975 17,600,233 26.34 4.19%
1974 16,878,804 26.01 4.12%
1973 16,198,248 25.67 4.01%
1972 15,562,174 25.35 3.79%
1971 14,983,797 25.08 3.77%
1970 14,429,116 24.82 3.76%
1969 13,895,977 24.55 3.75%
1968 13,383,892 24.29 3.74%
1967 12,892,412 24.03 3.72%
1966 12,421,723 23.77 3.69%
1965 11,971,325 23.51 3.66%
1964 11,541,400 23.26 3.63%
1963 11,130,045 23.00 3.58%
1962 10,738,219 22.75 3.54%
1961 10,365,137 22.50 4.14%
1960 9,944,300 22.10 %