Vietnam 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.
  • Vietnam urban population for 2021 was 37,355,203, a 2.78% increase from 2020.
  • Vietnam urban population for 2020 was 36,346,227, a 2.87% increase from 2019.
  • Vietnam urban population for 2019 was 35,332,141, a 2.95% increase from 2018.
  • Vietnam urban population for 2018 was 34,319,153, a 3.02% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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
Vietnam Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 37,355,203 38.05 2.74%
2020 36,346,227 37.34 2.83%
2019 35,332,141 36.63 2.91%
2018 34,319,153 35.92 2.98%
2017 33,311,724 35.21 3.04%
2016 32,315,314 34.51 3.09%
2015 31,333,195 33.81 3.12%
2014 30,371,041 33.12 3.15%
2013 29,430,158 32.43 3.16%
2012 28,513,908 31.75 3.18%
2011 27,621,226 31.08 3.18%
2010 26,757,122 30.42 3.18%
2009 25,920,395 29.76 3.13%
2008 25,120,985 29.13 3.13%
2007 24,347,999 28.50 3.13%
2006 23,598,141 27.89 3.13%
2005 22,870,389 27.28 3.14%
2004 22,163,652 26.68 3.16%
2003 21,474,147 26.09 3.19%
2002 20,800,242 25.51 3.25%
2001 20,134,757 24.94 3.32%
2000 19,477,364 24.37 3.41%
1999 18,823,973 23.82 3.06%
1998 18,256,423 23.37 3.02%
1997 17,713,642 22.97 3.16%
1996 17,163,390 22.56 3.31%
1995 16,604,653 22.17 3.48%
1994 16,036,817 21.77 3.64%
1993 15,462,867 21.39 3.78%
1992 14,889,785 21.01 3.87%
1991 14,324,150 20.63 3.93%
1990 13,772,502 20.26 3.96%
1989 13,237,506 19.89 2.87%
1988 12,862,588 19.75 2.53%
1987 12,541,645 19.69 2.56%
1986 12,225,170 19.63 2.60%
1985 11,912,010 19.56 2.62%
1984 11,603,770 19.50 2.64%
1983 11,301,138 19.44 2.65%
1982 11,006,068 19.37 2.63%
1981 10,720,898 19.31 2.58%
1980 10,447,626 19.25 2.58%
1979 10,181,044 19.18 2.68%
1978 9,911,703 19.08 2.65%
1977 9,652,432 18.98 2.66%
1976 9,399,460 18.88 2.69%
1975 9,150,250 18.78 2.72%
1974 8,904,814 18.69 2.76%
1973 8,662,663 18.59 2.81%
1972 8,422,824 18.49 2.89%
1971 8,183,283 18.40 2.98%
1970 7,943,079 18.30 4.71%
1969 7,577,633 17.91 4.82%
1968 7,220,824 17.53 4.93%
1967 6,873,713 17.15 5.00%
1966 6,538,718 16.78 5.05%
1965 6,216,818 16.42 5.09%
1964 5,908,339 16.06 5.12%
1963 5,613,231 15.71 5.17%
1962 5,330,493 15.37 5.20%
1961 5,060,353 15.03 5.23%
1960 4,802,497 14.70 %