Yemen 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.
  • Yemen urban population for 2020 was 11,306,428, a 4.02% increase from 2019.
  • Yemen urban population for 2019 was 10,869,523, a 4.09% increase from 2018.
  • Yemen urban population for 2018 was 10,442,487, a 4.16% increase from 2017.
  • Yemen urban population for 2017 was 10,024,986, a 4.25% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Yemen 11,306,428
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Yemen Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 11,306,428 37.91 3.94%
2019 10,869,523 37.27 4.01%
2018 10,442,487 36.64 4.08%
2017 10,024,986 36.02 4.17%
2016 9,615,916 35.39 4.26%
2015 9,215,168 34.78 4.35%
2014 8,822,595 34.17 4.44%
2013 8,439,119 33.56 4.52%
2012 8,065,869 32.96 4.58%
2011 7,705,087 32.36 4.61%
2010 7,357,686 31.78 4.64%
2009 7,023,786 31.19 4.67%
2008 6,703,157 30.62 4.70%
2007 6,395,608 30.05 4.72%
2006 6,100,787 29.49 4.74%
2005 5,818,282 28.94 4.77%
2004 5,547,433 28.39 4.81%
2003 5,287,133 27.85 4.83%
2002 5,037,892 27.32 4.84%
2001 4,799,794 26.79 4.84%
2000 4,572,841 26.27 4.82%
1999 4,357,536 25.75 4.81%
1998 4,152,715 25.24 4.93%
1997 3,952,862 24.74 5.24%
1996 3,751,144 24.25 5.70%
1995 3,543,403 23.76 6.49%
1994 3,320,622 23.23 7.32%
1993 3,086,211 22.64 7.70%
1992 2,857,428 22.06 7.78%
1991 2,643,604 21.49 7.56%
1990 2,451,017 20.93 7.19%
1989 2,280,915 20.39 6.85%
1988 2,129,969 19.85 6.57%
1987 1,994,529 19.32 6.46%
1986 1,869,722 18.81 6.12%
1985 1,758,695 18.37 5.91%
1984 1,657,709 17.99 5.90%
1983 1,562,693 17.62 5.88%
1982 1,473,512 17.25 5.81%
1981 1,390,286 16.89 5.71%
1980 1,313,114 16.53 5.63%
1979 1,241,187 16.18 5.53%
1978 1,174,404 15.84 5.38%
1977 1,112,838 15.50 5.14%
1976 1,057,107 15.17 4.84%
1975 1,007,121 14.84 4.49%
1974 962,942 14.52 4.16%
1973 923,700 14.21 3.90%
1972 888,354 13.90 3.78%
1971 855,364 13.60 3.77%
1970 823,719 13.30 5.28%
1969 781,336 12.82 5.29%
1968 741,049 12.35 5.34%
1967 702,505 11.89 5.33%
1966 666,018 11.45 5.32%
1965 631,541 11.03 5.32%
1964 598,799 10.61 5.34%
1963 567,679 10.22 5.35%
1962 538,117 9.83 5.34%
1961 510,127 9.46 5.32%
1960 483,697 9.10 %