Colombia 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.
  • Colombia urban population for 2022 was 42,562,637, a 1.08% increase from 2021.
  • Colombia urban population for 2021 was 42,109,638, a 1.54% increase from 2020.
  • Colombia urban population for 2020 was 41,470,292, a 1.88% increase from 2019.
  • Colombia urban population for 2019 was 40,703,994, a 2.26% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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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
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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
Colombia Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 42,562,637 82.05 1.07%
2021 42,109,638 81.74 1.53%
2020 41,470,292 81.43 1.87%
2019 40,703,994 81.10 2.23%
2018 39,804,944 80.78 2.31%
2017 38,896,985 80.45 1.93%
2016 38,152,200 80.11 1.50%
2015 37,584,580 79.76 1.38%
2014 37,069,292 79.42 1.39%
2013 36,556,170 79.06 1.45%
2012 36,031,220 78.70 1.51%
2011 35,492,726 78.34 1.57%
2010 34,940,430 77.96 1.61%
2009 34,381,839 77.59 1.63%
2008 33,827,174 77.20 1.67%
2007 33,266,384 76.82 1.75%
2006 32,688,341 76.42 1.82%
2005 32,098,047 76.02 1.90%
2004 31,494,420 75.62 1.97%
2003 30,879,897 75.21 2.03%
2002 30,258,416 74.80 2.10%
2001 29,631,013 74.38 2.14%
2000 29,002,337 73.96 2.20%
1999 28,371,575 73.53 2.26%
1998 27,736,608 73.10 2.33%
1997 27,097,074 72.66 2.39%
1996 26,457,143 72.22 2.44%
1995 25,818,259 71.78 2.52%
1994 25,175,546 71.33 2.59%
1993 24,532,847 70.87 2.62%
1992 23,898,174 70.42 2.65%
1991 23,273,871 69.95 2.71%
1990 22,651,774 69.48 2.79%
1989 22,029,505 69.01 2.80%
1988 21,420,860 68.53 2.82%
1987 20,825,680 68.05 2.84%
1986 20,242,842 67.57 2.93%
1985 19,658,565 67.03 3.17%
1984 19,045,788 66.39 3.27%
1983 18,433,064 65.73 3.31%
1982 17,833,382 65.07 3.31%
1981 17,252,315 64.41 3.35%
1980 16,684,183 63.74 3.37%
1979 16,130,577 63.06 3.36%
1978 15,597,001 62.38 3.37%
1977 15,080,191 61.69 3.32%
1976 14,587,649 61.00 3.30%
1975 14,113,854 60.31 3.35%
1974 13,648,734 59.61 3.42%
1973 13,189,192 58.89 3.53%
1972 12,732,186 58.14 3.58%
1971 12,284,567 57.39 3.69%
1970 11,839,691 56.64 3.83%
1969 11,394,585 55.88 3.95%
1968 10,953,127 55.12 4.09%
1967 10,513,830 54.35 4.21%
1966 10,080,469 53.59 4.33%
1965 9,653,285 52.82 4.49%
1964 9,229,462 52.03 5.84%
1963 8,705,990 50.58 5.96%
1962 8,202,597 49.14 6.07%
1961 7,719,335 47.70 6.16%
1960 7,258,379 46.27 %