Timor-Leste 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.
  • Timor-Leste urban population for 2021 was 425,941, a 3.15% increase from 2020.
  • Timor-Leste urban population for 2020 was 412,936, a 3.19% increase from 2019.
  • Timor-Leste urban population for 2019 was 400,182, a 3.21% increase from 2018.
  • Timor-Leste urban population for 2018 was 387,721, a 3.22% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Timor-Leste Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 425,941 31.70 3.10%
2020 412,936 31.32 3.14%
2019 400,182 30.95 3.16%
2018 387,721 30.58 3.17%
2017 375,614 30.21 3.15%
2016 363,958 29.85 3.12%
2015 352,787 29.49 3.07%
2014 342,118 29.13 3.03%
2013 331,905 28.78 3.00%
2012 322,090 28.43 3.00%
2011 312,563 28.08 3.02%
2010 303,254 27.73 3.02%
2009 294,236 27.39 3.02%
2008 285,472 27.05 3.08%
2007 276,809 26.71 3.21%
2006 268,075 26.37 3.39%
2005 259,142 26.04 3.64%
2004 249,873 25.71 4.02%
2003 240,026 25.34 4.06%
2002 230,481 24.98 3.81%
2001 221,870 24.62 3.34%
2000 214,574 24.26 2.74%
1999 208,767 23.91 2.23%
1998 204,161 23.56 2.02%
1997 200,083 23.22 2.24%
1996 195,646 22.87 2.79%
1995 190,262 22.53 3.47%
1994 183,770 22.20 4.07%
1993 176,438 21.87 4.48%
1992 168,702 21.54 4.59%
1991 161,133 21.22 4.67%
1990 153,775 20.84 4.91%
1989 146,407 20.37 4.68%
1988 139,710 19.91 4.53%
1987 133,526 19.45 4.50%
1986 127,652 19.00 4.55%
1985 121,970 18.56 4.69%
1984 116,379 18.13 4.76%
1983 110,972 17.71 4.55%
1982 106,034 17.29 3.93%
1981 101,946 16.88 3.05%
1980 98,883 16.48 2.01%
1979 96,914 16.09 1.15%
1978 95,802 15.70 0.85%
1977 94,993 15.33 1.25%
1976 93,812 14.96 2.14%
1975 91,823 14.59 3.21%
1974 88,919 14.24 4.14%
1973 85,315 13.89 4.80%
1972 81,313 13.55 5.02%
1971 77,329 13.21 4.87%
1970 73,652 12.89 4.63%
1969 70,322 12.57 4.47%
1968 67,247 12.25 4.36%
1967 64,378 11.95 4.34%
1966 61,646 11.65 4.39%
1965 58,999 11.35 4.43%
1964 56,440 11.07 4.43%
1963 53,995 10.79 4.40%
1962 51,669 10.51 4.37%
1961 49,459 10.24 3.23%
1960 47,885 10.09 %