Yemen Urban Population 1960-2024

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.
  • Yemen urban population for 2022 was 13,205,029, a 3.87% increase from 2021.
  • Yemen urban population for 2021 was 12,713,103, a 3.88% increase from 2020.
  • Yemen urban population for 2020 was 12,238,236, a 4.08% increase from 2019.
  • Yemen urban population for 2019 was 11,758,398, a 4.22% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Yemen 13,205,029
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Syrian Arab Republic 12,560,283
Uganda 12,360,019
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Central African Republic 2,405,727
South Sudan 2,274,958
Burundi 1,858,290
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Guinea-Bissau 948,368
Comoros 249,894
Yemen Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 13,205,029 39.19 3.80%
2021 12,713,103 38.55 3.81%
2020 12,238,236 37.91 4.00%
2019 11,758,398 37.27 4.13%
2018 11,282,260 36.64 4.21%
2017 10,817,186 36.02 4.31%
2016 10,361,240 35.39 4.38%
2015 9,917,199 34.78 4.49%
2014 9,481,916 34.17 4.60%
2013 9,055,561 33.56 4.67%
2012 8,642,705 32.96 4.71%
2011 8,244,926 32.36 4.75%
2010 7,862,636 31.78 4.78%
2009 7,495,790 31.19 4.82%
2008 7,143,108 30.62 4.86%
2007 6,804,009 30.05 4.91%
2006 6,477,861 29.49 4.88%
2005 6,169,349 28.94 4.70%
2004 5,886,214 28.39 4.59%
2003 5,622,379 27.85 4.59%
2002 5,370,307 27.32 4.62%
2001 5,127,958 26.79 4.69%
2000 4,893,201 26.27 4.78%
1999 4,664,859 25.75 4.83%
1998 4,444,997 25.24 4.88%
1997 4,233,201 24.74 4.95%
1996 4,028,808 24.25 5.16%
1995 3,826,153 23.76 5.75%
1994 3,612,224 23.23 6.27%
1993 3,392,694 22.64 6.35%
1992 3,183,801 22.06 6.41%
1991 2,986,079 21.49 6.45%
1990 2,799,547 20.93 6.47%
1989 2,624,031 20.39 6.51%
1988 2,458,743 19.85 6.57%
1987 2,302,444 19.32 6.55%
1986 2,156,421 18.81 6.15%
1985 2,027,813 18.37 5.89%
1984 1,911,880 17.99 5.82%
1983 1,803,726 17.62 5.74%
1982 1,703,069 17.25 5.66%
1981 1,609,371 16.89 5.59%
1980 1,521,944 16.53 5.52%
1979 1,440,274 16.18 5.39%
1978 1,364,664 15.84 5.31%
1977 1,294,135 15.50 5.24%
1976 1,228,090 15.17 5.18%
1975 1,166,094 14.84 5.09%
1974 1,108,209 14.52 5.02%
1973 1,053,986 14.21 4.95%
1972 1,003,073 13.90 4.90%
1971 955,150 13.60 4.82%
1970 910,200 13.30 6.22%
1969 855,271 12.82 6.12%
1968 804,519 12.35 6.06%
1967 757,221 11.89 5.99%
1966 713,218 11.45 5.91%
1965 672,288 11.03 5.85%
1964 634,059 10.61 5.74%
1963 598,678 10.22 5.68%
1962 565,615 9.83 5.73%
1961 534,118 9.46 5.73%
1960 504,364 9.10 %