Egypt 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.
  • Egypt urban population for 2022 was 47,689,118, a 1.83% increase from 2021.
  • Egypt urban population for 2021 was 46,831,955, a 1.86% increase from 2020.
  • Egypt urban population for 2020 was 45,976,808, a 1.87% increase from 2019.
  • Egypt urban population for 2019 was 45,130,858, a 1.87% 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
Egypt Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 47,689,118 42.97 1.81%
2021 46,831,955 42.86 1.84%
2020 45,976,808 42.78 1.86%
2019 45,130,858 42.73 1.85%
2018 44,301,456 42.70 1.90%
2017 43,469,157 42.71 1.93%
2016 42,639,712 42.73 1.96%
2015 41,811,127 42.79 2.08%
2014 40,950,796 42.84 2.22%
2013 40,052,578 42.89 2.19%
2012 39,184,092 42.95 2.14%
2011 38,356,023 43.00 2.16%
2010 37,535,116 43.02 1.98%
2009 36,798,803 43.04 1.91%
2008 36,101,887 43.06 1.91%
2007 35,418,195 43.08 1.96%
2006 34,729,618 43.07 2.05%
2005 34,023,734 43.03 2.09%
2004 33,319,914 42.98 2.14%
2003 32,614,852 42.94 2.20%
2002 31,906,739 42.89 2.20%
2001 31,212,951 42.84 2.16%
2000 30,544,806 42.80 2.18%
1999 29,885,622 42.75 2.22%
1998 29,229,185 42.70 2.25%
1997 28,578,184 42.66 2.10%
1996 27,983,881 42.68 1.84%
1995 27,472,420 42.81 1.88%
1994 26,959,715 42.95 1.94%
1993 26,442,838 43.08 1.99%
1992 25,922,508 43.21 2.02%
1991 25,404,952 43.35 2.11%
1990 24,875,777 43.48 2.26%
1989 24,320,042 43.61 2.36%
1988 23,752,312 43.74 2.42%
1987 23,185,186 43.88 2.54%
1986 22,603,043 43.95 2.77%
1985 21,984,749 43.94 2.79%
1984 21,379,667 43.92 2.79%
1983 20,791,100 43.91 2.74%
1982 20,228,307 43.89 2.65%
1981 19,699,239 43.87 2.63%
1980 19,187,242 43.86 2.62%
1979 18,690,922 43.84 2.54%
1978 18,221,376 43.83 2.47%
1977 17,776,940 43.81 2.67%
1976 17,309,189 43.66 3.07%
1975 16,786,338 43.29 3.05%
1974 16,281,992 42.93 3.01%
1973 15,799,716 42.56 3.01%
1972 15,331,584 42.20 3.02%
1971 14,875,906 41.84 3.07%
1970 14,426,524 41.48 3.16%
1969 13,978,117 41.12 3.23%
1968 13,533,543 40.76 3.31%
1967 13,092,675 40.40 3.37%
1966 12,658,530 40.04 3.44%
1965 12,230,618 39.69 3.50%
1964 11,809,781 39.33 3.54%
1963 11,399,188 38.98 3.55%
1962 11,002,055 38.62 3.54%
1961 10,619,664 38.27 3.68%
1960 10,236,343 37.86 %