Bangladesh 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.
  • Bangladesh urban population for 2022 was 67,979,820, a 3.07% increase from 2021.
  • Bangladesh urban population for 2021 was 65,957,486, a 3.19% increase from 2020.
  • Bangladesh urban population for 2020 was 63,916,296, a 3.24% increase from 2019.
  • Bangladesh urban population for 2019 was 61,911,343, a 3.25% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
India 508,368,361
Indonesia 159,608,946
Nigeria 116,965,442
Pakistan 88,979,079
Bangladesh 67,979,820
Philippines 55,441,746
Egypt 47,689,118
Vietnam 38,063,117
Ukraine 26,569,220
Angola 24,229,338
Morocco 24,196,351
Ghana 19,621,881
Uzbekistan 17,990,170
Myanmar 17,213,307
Sudan 16,854,089
Cameroon 16,395,044
Kenya 15,669,052
Zambia 9,160,288
Tunisia 8,675,724
Bolivia 8,658,337
Honduras 6,217,985
El Salvador 4,737,530
Sri Lanka 4,220,157
Cambodia 4,211,076
Nicaragua 4,138,184
Republic of Congo 4,103,831
West Bank and Gaza 3,898,258
Lao PDR 2,830,480
Mauritania 2,695,952
Kyrgyz Republic 2,548,584
Mongolia 2,342,494
Georgia 2,238,527
Papua New Guinea 1,377,571
Moldova 1,119,250
Djibouti 878,521
Lesotho 690,433
Timor-Leste 430,207
Cabo Verde 400,642
Bhutan 341,823
Eswatini 295,322
Solomon Islands 185,298
Sao Tome and Principe 172,252
Vanuatu 84,351
Kiribati 74,878
Micronesia 26,505
Bangladesh Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 67,979,820 39.71 3.02%
2021 65,957,486 38.95 3.14%
2020 63,916,296 38.18 3.19%
2019 61,911,343 37.41 3.20%
2018 59,960,707 36.63 3.30%
2017 58,016,080 35.86 3.43%
2016 56,057,220 35.08 3.46%
2015 54,148,316 34.31 3.47%
2014 52,301,622 33.54 3.58%
2013 50,463,354 32.76 3.64%
2012 48,658,361 31.99 3.67%
2011 46,903,386 31.23 3.69%
2010 45,202,909 30.46 3.64%
2009 43,585,126 29.71 3.41%
2008 42,125,647 28.97 3.44%
2007 40,699,664 28.24 3.63%
2006 39,247,175 27.52 3.82%
2005 37,777,256 26.81 4.14%
2004 36,243,549 26.11 4.32%
2003 34,711,400 25.43 4.43%
2002 33,207,655 24.76 4.56%
2001 31,727,320 24.10 4.02%
2000 30,476,706 23.59 3.56%
1999 29,409,654 23.20 3.58%
1998 28,374,290 22.82 3.56%
1997 27,383,162 22.44 3.47%
1996 26,449,632 22.06 3.45%
1995 25,552,909 21.69 3.56%
1994 24,658,344 21.33 3.63%
1993 23,779,377 20.97 3.62%
1992 22,933,180 20.61 3.57%
1991 22,129,321 20.26 4.16%
1990 21,227,021 19.81 4.58%
1989 20,275,947 19.33 4.59%
1988 19,366,087 18.86 4.66%
1987 18,485,183 18.40 4.73%
1986 17,630,934 17.94 4.89%
1985 16,789,004 17.50 5.08%
1984 15,956,941 17.06 5.24%
1983 15,141,773 16.63 5.32%
1982 14,356,591 16.21 5.32%
1981 13,613,326 15.80 8.82%
1980 12,464,409 14.85 10.50%
1979 11,222,236 13.70 10.50%
1978 10,104,153 12.63 10.61%
1977 9,087,425 11.63 10.60%
1976 8,173,432 10.70 10.65%
1975 7,347,526 9.84 10.88%
1974 6,590,105 9.03 7.97%
1973 6,085,016 8.55 6.52%
1972 5,700,993 8.22 5.38%
1971 5,402,404 7.90 5.20%
1970 5,128,453 7.59 6.50%
1969 4,805,650 7.30 6.90%
1968 4,485,455 7.01 7.02%
1967 4,181,495 6.73 7.04%
1966 3,897,354 6.47 7.01%
1965 3,633,445 6.21 7.05%
1964 3,386,029 5.96 7.06%
1963 3,155,240 5.73 7.09%
1962 2,939,322 5.50 7.08%
1961 2,738,373 5.28 5.65%
1960 2,587,857 5.14 %