Botswana 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.
  • Botswana urban population for 2022 was 1,899,705, a 2.56% increase from 2021.
  • Botswana urban population for 2021 was 1,852,275, a 2.63% increase from 2020.
  • Botswana urban population for 2020 was 1,804,813, a 2.89% increase from 2019.
  • Botswana urban population for 2019 was 1,754,091, a 3.04% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Botswana Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 1,899,705 72.22 2.53%
2021 1,852,275 71.56 2.60%
2020 1,804,813 70.88 2.85%
2019 1,754,091 70.17 2.99%
2018 1,702,405 69.45 3.12%
2017 1,650,064 68.70 3.20%
2016 1,598,067 67.93 3.18%
2015 1,548,038 67.16 3.14%
2014 1,500,166 66.37 3.13%
2013 1,453,914 65.57 3.14%
2012 1,408,979 64.77 3.32%
2011 1,362,903 63.87 4.31%
2010 1,305,449 62.41 4.45%
2009 1,248,597 60.94 4.54%
2008 1,193,231 59.44 4.61%
2007 1,139,430 57.93 4.64%
2006 1,087,789 56.40 2.69%
2005 1,058,912 55.94 2.62%
2004 1,031,569 55.49 2.58%
2003 1,005,304 55.03 2.59%
2002 979,602 54.57 2.80%
2001 952,535 54.06 3.57%
2000 919,084 53.22 3.68%
1999 885,903 52.37 3.77%
1998 853,099 51.53 3.88%
1997 820,640 50.68 4.01%
1996 788,395 49.83 4.18%
1995 756,087 48.98 4.38%
1994 723,701 48.13 4.56%
1993 691,445 47.29 4.68%
1992 659,813 46.44 5.37%
1991 625,294 45.29 10.58%
1990 562,520 41.93 11.17%
1989 503,070 38.65 11.74%
1988 447,335 35.47 12.34%
1987 395,409 32.40 12.86%
1986 347,682 29.48 13.33%
1985 304,307 26.72 13.71%
1984 265,329 24.14 14.11%
1983 230,420 21.72 14.47%
1982 199,374 19.49 14.48%
1981 172,492 17.55 10.91%
1980 154,668 16.48 11.32%
1979 138,108 15.46 11.53%
1978 123,069 14.49 11.66%
1977 109,522 13.57 11.76%
1976 97,374 12.71 11.83%
1975 86,507 11.88 11.86%
1974 76,833 11.11 11.88%
1973 68,229 10.38 11.61%
1972 60,749 9.70 11.11%
1971 54,360 9.00 15.84%
1970 46,396 7.83 14.94%
1969 39,957 6.81 14.84%
1968 34,447 5.91 14.98%
1967 29,654 5.12 15.07%
1966 25,506 4.44 15.15%
1965 21,920 3.84 16.12%
1964 18,656 3.32 6.91%
1963 17,410 3.17 3.50%
1962 16,812 3.13 3.46%
1961 16,241 3.10 3.43%
1960 15,694 3.06 %