Brazil 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.
  • Brazil urban population for 2022 was 188,517,733, a 0.73% increase from 2021.
  • Brazil urban population for 2021 was 187,143,228, a 0.81% increase from 2020.
  • Brazil urban population for 2020 was 185,636,418, a 0.96% increase from 2019.
  • Brazil urban population for 2019 was 183,878,366, a 1.07% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Urban Population
China 897,578,430
Brazil 188,517,733
Russia 107,847,682
Mexico 103,660,854
Iran 68,013,036
Turkey 65,731,531
Colombia 42,562,637
South Africa 40,928,486
Thailand 37,919,842
Algeria 33,575,039
Iraq 31,749,763
Peru 26,799,750
Malaysia 26,544,440
Venezuela 25,012,473
Ecuador 11,623,246
Kazakhstan 11,378,782
Jordan 10,363,475
Romania 10,329,298
Dominican Republic 9,415,142
Guatemala 9,141,704
Cuba 8,678,348
Belarus 7,396,981
Azerbaijan 5,817,057
Libya 5,538,569
Bulgaria 4,936,942
Lebanon 4,900,251
Paraguay 4,259,528
Costa Rica 4,250,456
Serbia 3,844,664
Turkmenistan 3,440,076
Gabon 2,167,652
Botswana 1,899,705
Albania 1,770,827
Armenia 1,767,628
Jamaica 1,611,831
Bosnia 1,611,622
Namibia 1,385,057
Equatorial Guinea 1,239,599
North Macedonia 1,216,459
Fiji 541,393
Mauritius 515,236
Montenegro 419,999
Suriname 409,804
Guyana 218,534
Maldives 217,560
Belize 188,030
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 56,002
Dominica 52,152
Grenada 46,246
Samoa 39,175
American Samoa 38,604
St. Lucia 34,263
Marshall Islands 32,640
Tonga 24,711
Nauru 12,668
Tuvalu 7,412
Brazil Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 188,517,733 87.56 0.73%
2021 187,143,228 87.32 0.81%
2020 185,636,418 87.07 0.95%
2019 183,878,366 86.82 1.06%
2018 181,939,117 86.57 1.09%
2017 179,958,546 86.31 1.10%
2016 177,986,118 86.04 1.13%
2015 175,989,923 85.77 1.17%
2014 173,941,724 85.49 1.19%
2013 171,885,100 85.21 1.20%
2012 169,827,068 84.92 1.24%
2011 167,726,203 84.63 1.28%
2010 165,594,717 84.34 1.29%
2009 163,480,329 84.04 1.30%
2008 161,361,139 83.75 1.35%
2007 159,201,638 83.45 1.40%
2006 156,991,180 83.14 1.45%
2005 154,731,704 82.83 1.50%
2004 152,434,477 82.52 1.53%
2003 150,126,745 82.20 1.58%
2002 147,774,310 81.88 1.66%
2001 145,337,135 81.55 1.76%
2000 142,795,391 81.19 2.23%
1999 139,649,517 80.50 2.31%
1998 136,457,266 79.78 2.39%
1997 133,232,801 79.05 2.45%
1996 130,010,387 78.30 2.42%
1995 126,904,246 77.61 2.48%
1994 123,798,812 76.90 2.53%
1993 120,701,843 76.18 2.59%
1992 117,617,792 75.44 2.66%
1991 114,526,991 74.69 2.76%
1990 111,405,219 73.92 2.87%
1989 108,248,215 73.14 2.97%
1988 105,079,629 72.34 3.07%
1987 101,904,694 71.53 3.16%
1986 98,732,041 70.70 3.27%
1985 95,559,465 69.86 3.37%
1984 92,396,644 69.01 3.46%
1983 89,250,599 68.14 3.55%
1982 86,139,144 67.26 3.62%
1981 83,074,041 66.37 3.70%
1980 80,059,759 65.47 3.76%
1979 77,104,429 64.55 3.80%
1978 74,227,713 63.63 3.85%
1977 71,427,775 62.69 3.87%
1976 68,713,852 61.75 3.91%
1975 66,077,956 60.79 3.95%
1974 63,515,692 59.83 4.02%
1973 61,013,156 58.86 4.09%
1972 58,570,303 57.88 4.15%
1971 56,192,092 56.89 4.20%
1970 53,879,433 55.91 4.24%
1969 51,643,809 54.94 4.30%
1968 49,468,495 53.97 4.41%
1967 47,335,090 52.99 4.52%
1966 45,243,144 52.02 4.65%
1965 43,189,422 51.04 4.76%
1964 41,179,932 50.06 4.87%
1963 39,220,956 49.08 4.96%
1962 37,324,448 48.10 5.02%
1961 35,497,006 47.12 5.12%
1960 33,724,155 46.14 %