Sudan 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.
  • Sudan urban population for 2021 was 15,984,585, a 3.41% increase from 2020.
  • Sudan urban population for 2020 was 15,458,183, a 3.35% increase from 2019.
  • Sudan urban population for 2019 was 14,957,232, a 3.29% increase from 2018.
  • Sudan urban population for 2018 was 14,480,887, a 3.23% 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
Sudan Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 15,984,585 35.59 3.35%
2020 15,458,183 35.25 3.29%
2019 14,957,232 34.94 3.24%
2018 14,480,887 34.64 3.18%
2017 14,027,565 34.37 3.12%
2016 13,596,343 34.12 3.07%
2015 13,185,765 33.89 3.01%
2014 12,794,293 33.69 2.95%
2013 12,421,901 33.51 2.88%
2012 12,069,178 33.35 2.78%
2011 11,738,567 33.21 2.66%
2010 11,430,600 33.09 2.52%
2009 11,146,282 32.99 2.39%
2008 10,883,299 32.92 2.30%
2007 10,635,641 32.87 2.34%
2006 10,389,194 32.81 2.44%
2005 10,139,061 32.76 2.57%
2004 9,882,155 32.71 2.69%
2003 9,620,037 32.65 2.76%
2002 9,358,047 32.60 2.75%
2001 9,104,026 32.55 2.68%
2000 8,863,017 32.50 2.57%
1999 8,638,173 32.44 2.48%
1998 8,426,426 32.39 2.50%
1997 8,218,097 32.34 2.68%
1996 8,000,745 32.28 2.98%
1995 7,766,217 32.23 3.35%
1994 7,510,085 32.18 3.70%
1993 7,237,518 32.13 7.00%
1992 6,748,182 31.10 7.93%
1991 6,234,006 29.84 7.83%
1990 5,764,226 28.61 7.67%
1989 5,338,551 27.41 7.52%
1988 4,951,602 26.24 7.46%
1987 4,595,442 25.11 7.52%
1986 4,262,686 24.01 7.68%
1985 3,947,499 22.94 7.87%
1984 3,648,592 21.90 8.04%
1983 3,366,652 20.90 5.99%
1982 3,170,939 20.38 4.53%
1981 3,030,396 20.17 4.55%
1980 2,895,545 19.96 4.59%
1979 2,765,735 19.75 4.62%
1978 2,640,884 19.55 4.63%
1977 2,521,419 19.34 4.61%
1976 2,407,883 19.14 4.56%
1975 2,300,462 18.94 4.50%
1974 2,199,225 18.74 4.42%
1973 2,104,071 18.55 6.64%
1972 1,968,958 17.94 7.37%
1971 1,829,017 17.22 7.38%
1970 1,698,844 16.52 7.41%
1969 1,577,575 15.85 7.41%
1968 1,464,967 15.20 7.42%
1967 1,360,217 14.57 7.42%
1966 1,262,983 13.96 7.41%
1965 1,172,825 13.37 7.40%
1964 1,089,191 12.81 7.40%
1963 1,011,470 12.26 7.39%
1962 939,444 11.74 7.37%
1961 872,667 11.23 7.36%
1960 810,732 10.75 %