Sao Tome and Principe 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.
  • Sao Tome and Principe urban population for 2021 was 167,686, a 2.9% increase from 2020.
  • Sao Tome and Principe urban population for 2020 was 162,955, a 2.96% increase from 2019.
  • Sao Tome and Principe urban population for 2019 was 158,271, a 3.02% increase from 2018.
  • Sao Tome and Principe urban population for 2018 was 153,638, a 3.09% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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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
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Kiribati 68,384
Micronesia 26,818
Sao Tome and Principe Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 167,686 75.07 2.86%
2020 162,955 74.35 2.92%
2019 158,271 73.60 2.97%
2018 153,638 72.80 3.04%
2017 149,036 71.97 3.11%
2016 144,474 71.09 3.18%
2015 139,954 70.17 3.26%
2014 135,469 69.21 3.35%
2013 131,011 68.21 3.48%
2012 126,525 67.16 3.72%
2011 121,902 66.06 3.97%
2010 117,155 64.95 4.28%
2009 112,250 63.82 4.55%
2008 107,259 62.68 4.73%
2007 102,306 61.52 4.74%
2006 97,568 60.35 4.61%
2005 93,168 59.17 4.44%
2004 89,124 57.97 4.29%
2003 85,379 56.77 4.14%
2002 81,916 55.56 3.98%
2001 78,716 54.38 3.51%
2000 76,003 53.42 3.44%
1999 73,435 52.47 3.36%
1998 71,008 51.51 3.36%
1997 68,663 50.55 3.42%
1996 66,354 49.59 3.55%
1995 64,037 48.63 3.72%
1994 61,701 47.67 3.87%
1993 59,361 46.72 4.04%
1992 57,010 45.76 4.27%
1991 54,625 44.79 4.86%
1990 52,033 43.65 5.10%
1989 49,446 42.51 5.33%
1988 46,881 41.38 5.46%
1987 44,390 40.26 5.40%
1986 42,057 39.15 5.21%
1985 39,923 38.05 4.92%
1984 38,008 36.96 4.68%
1983 36,269 35.89 4.58%
1982 34,644 34.83 4.56%
1981 33,101 33.86 3.16%
1980 32,072 33.48 3.58%
1979 30,943 33.11 3.96%
1978 29,741 32.74 4.20%
1977 28,519 32.37 4.17%
1976 27,355 32.00 3.92%
1975 26,303 31.64 3.57%
1974 25,381 31.28 3.26%
1973 24,568 30.92 3.11%
1972 23,816 30.56 3.23%
1971 23,060 30.21 4.65%
1970 22,012 29.52 8.59%
1969 20,200 27.86 9.05%
1968 18,453 26.26 9.25%
1967 16,822 24.72 8.94%
1966 15,383 23.25 8.24%
1965 14,166 21.83 7.31%
1964 13,167 20.48 6.57%
1963 12,330 19.19 6.22%
1962 11,586 17.97 6.51%
1961 10,856 16.81 4.93%
1960 10,334 16.07 %