Burundi 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.
  • Burundi urban population for 2022 was 1,858,290, a 5.32% increase from 2021.
  • Burundi urban population for 2021 was 1,764,450, a 5.33% increase from 2020.
  • Burundi urban population for 2020 was 1,675,149, a 5.54% increase from 2019.
  • Burundi urban population for 2019 was 1,587,191, a 5.97% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Uganda 12,360,019
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Malawi 3,668,876
Liberia 2,813,868
Tajikistan 2,783,595
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Central African Republic 2,405,727
South Sudan 2,274,958
Burundi 1,858,290
Gambia 1,727,830
Eritrea 1,570,319
Guinea-Bissau 948,368
Comoros 249,894
Burundi Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 1,858,290 14.42 5.18%
2021 1,764,450 14.06 5.19%
2020 1,675,149 13.71 5.39%
2019 1,587,191 13.37 5.79%
2018 1,497,829 13.03 5.52%
2017 1,417,430 12.71 4.82%
2016 1,350,704 12.39 4.16%
2015 1,295,625 12.08 4.72%
2014 1,235,881 11.78 5.87%
2013 1,165,374 11.48 6.09%
2012 1,096,506 11.19 6.05%
2011 1,032,093 10.92 6.08%
2010 971,253 10.64 7.21%
2009 903,684 10.38 7.60%
2008 837,579 10.12 6.65%
2007 783,656 9.86 6.21%
2006 736,488 9.62 6.13%
2005 692,707 9.38 6.25%
2004 650,742 9.14 6.27%
2003 611,164 8.91 5.71%
2002 577,261 8.68 5.37%
2001 547,065 8.46 5.05%
2000 520,130 8.25 4.62%
1999 496,639 8.04 4.97%
1998 472,567 7.83 4.61%
1997 451,280 7.62 2.63%
1996 439,569 7.41 2.71%
1995 427,813 7.21 8.79%
1994 391,831 7.01 3.32%
1993 379,033 6.82 -0.56%
1992 381,169 6.64 5.40%
1991 361,146 6.46 4.90%
1990 343,889 6.27 5.67%
1989 324,947 6.05 5.57%
1988 307,348 5.83 5.86%
1987 289,867 5.62 5.96%
1986 273,109 5.42 5.56%
1985 258,336 5.22 5.83%
1984 243,711 5.03 6.12%
1983 229,236 4.85 6.36%
1982 215,110 4.67 6.18%
1981 202,218 4.50 7.75%
1980 187,134 4.34 7.93%
1979 172,862 4.18 6.63%
1978 161,778 4.01 7.07%
1977 150,735 3.84 6.75%
1976 140,900 3.68 6.40%
1975 132,160 3.53 6.70%
1974 123,599 3.38 6.71%
1973 115,572 3.24 4.04%
1972 110,991 3.10 4.24%
1971 106,387 2.97 6.68%
1970 99,513 2.85 6.39%
1969 93,350 2.73 6.44%
1968 87,531 2.61 6.66%
1967 81,895 2.50 6.84%
1966 76,481 2.40 6.69%
1965 71,530 2.29 5.46%
1964 67,732 2.23 4.65%
1963 64,653 2.19 3.88%
1962 62,195 2.15 4.33%
1961 59,558 2.12 4.31%
1960 57,047 2.08 %