Central African Republic 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.
  • Central African Republic urban population for 2022 was 2,405,727, a 3.37% increase from 2021.
  • Central African Republic urban population for 2021 was 2,327,367, a 3.23% increase from 2020.
  • Central African Republic urban population for 2020 was 2,254,648, a 3.62% increase from 2019.
  • Central African Republic urban population for 2019 was 2,175,935, a 3.25% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Central African Republic Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 2,405,727 43.12 3.31%
2021 2,327,367 42.65 3.17%
2020 2,254,648 42.20 3.55%
2019 2,175,935 41.77 3.20%
2018 2,107,405 41.36 2.88%
2017 2,047,664 40.98 2.76%
2016 1,991,979 40.62 2.59%
2015 1,941,083 40.28 1.22%
2014 1,917,526 39.96 0.67%
2013 1,904,787 39.66 1.30%
2012 1,880,110 39.39 1.51%
2011 1,851,877 39.14 2.12%
2010 1,812,952 38.90 2.61%
2009 1,766,203 38.69 2.64%
2008 1,720,153 38.51 2.51%
2007 1,677,549 38.34 2.26%
2006 1,640,142 38.19 2.34%
2005 1,602,261 38.07 2.52%
2004 1,562,353 37.97 2.39%
2003 1,525,528 37.88 2.63%
2002 1,485,864 37.80 2.43%
2001 1,450,248 37.72 2.47%
2000 1,414,914 37.64 3.02%
1999 1,372,844 37.56 3.00%
1998 1,332,260 37.48 2.97%
1997 1,293,261 37.39 3.00%
1996 1,255,015 37.31 2.83%
1995 1,219,950 37.23 2.97%
1994 1,184,252 37.15 3.36%
1993 1,145,085 37.07 3.42%
1992 1,106,550 36.99 3.40%
1991 1,069,555 36.91 3.33%
1990 1,034,496 36.83 3.30%
1989 1,000,947 36.74 3.03%
1988 971,087 36.55 2.51%
1987 947,002 36.21 2.17%
1986 926,697 35.87 2.13%
1985 907,159 35.53 2.11%
1984 888,235 35.20 2.09%
1983 869,891 34.86 2.06%
1982 852,124 34.53 2.05%
1981 834,874 34.20 2.02%
1980 818,151 33.87 2.01%
1979 801,860 33.55 2.00%
1978 785,995 33.22 2.00%
1977 770,464 32.90 2.00%
1976 755,202 32.58 3.37%
1975 730,194 31.97 4.91%
1974 695,192 31.05 4.94%
1973 661,692 30.13 4.96%
1972 629,673 29.24 5.05%
1971 598,659 28.36 5.19%
1970 568,358 27.49 5.37%
1969 538,634 26.65 5.48%
1968 509,913 25.82 5.48%
1967 482,715 25.00 5.24%
1966 458,085 24.25 5.19%
1965 434,907 23.52 5.14%
1964 413,121 22.80 5.11%
1963 392,543 22.10 5.05%
1962 373,209 21.42 5.03%
1961 354,918 20.75 5.00%
1960 337,625 20.10 %