Greenland 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.
  • Greenland urban population for 2022 was 49,707, a 0.27% increase from 2021.
  • Greenland urban population for 2021 was 49,575, a 0.77% increase from 2020.
  • Greenland urban population for 2020 was 49,198, a 0.52% increase from 2019.
  • Greenland urban population for 2019 was 48,945, a 0.63% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
United States 276,908,634
Japan 115,058,684
Germany 65,286,292
United Kingdom 56,522,531
France 55,373,677
Argentina 42,696,478
Italy 42,175,051
South Korea 42,039,227
Spain 38,712,927
Canada 31,825,973
Saudi Arabia 30,848,829
Poland 22,587,292
Australia 22,468,661
Chile 17,234,034
Netherlands 16,443,692
Belgium 11,453,911
Sweden 9,280,104
Israel 8,859,423
Greece 8,490,947
UAE 8,265,048
Czech Republic 7,828,977
Hong Kong 7,346,100
Hungary 7,025,577
Portugal 6,993,479
Switzerland 6,497,677
Singapore 5,637,022
Austria 5,358,240
Denmark 5,216,337
Finland 4,761,190
Norway 4,565,651
New Zealand 4,452,023
Kuwait 4,268,873
Oman 4,015,701
Uruguay 3,275,203
Ireland 3,264,982
Panama 3,048,137
Puerto Rico 3,015,917
Slovak Republic 2,928,203
Qatar 2,676,741
Croatia 2,243,760
Lithuania 1,939,613
Bahrain 1,321,226
Latvia 1,290,868
Slovenia 1,175,639
Estonia 936,080
Cyprus 837,383
Trinidad and Tobago 816,659
Macao 695,168
Luxembourg 597,938
Malta 496,592
Iceland 358,955
Brunei 354,056
Bahamas 342,304
New Caledonia 200,181
French Polynesia 190,414
Guam 163,342
Curacao 133,534
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 101,340
Barbados 88,219
Andorra 70,094
Cayman Islands 68,706
Bermuda 63,532
Seychelles 58,431
Channel Islands 54,099
Greenland 49,707
Aruba 46,891
Northern Mariana Islands 45,578
Isle of Man 45,024
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 43,389
Turks and Caicos Islands 42,982
Monaco 36,469
San Marino 32,897
Gibraltar 32,649
Antigua and Barbuda 22,828
Faroe Islands 22,711
British Virgin Islands 15,443
Palau 14,797
St. Kitts and Nevis 14,769
Liechtenstein 5,717
Greenland Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 49,707 87.73 0.27%
2021 49,575 87.51 0.76%
2020 49,198 87.28 0.52%
2019 48,945 87.05 0.63%
2018 48,637 86.82 0.01%
2017 48,630 86.57 0.26%
2016 48,503 86.33 0.42%
2015 48,298 86.07 -0.02%
2014 48,308 85.81 -0.03%
2013 48,322 85.55 -0.17%
2012 48,402 85.20 0.38%
2011 48,217 84.76 0.41%
2010 48,018 84.38 1.38%
2009 47,360 84.09 0.35%
2008 47,196 83.79 -0.04%
2007 47,213 83.48 -0.01%
2006 47,220 83.17 0.10%
2005 47,175 82.86 0.38%
2004 46,997 82.58 0.55%
2003 46,739 82.34 0.57%
2002 46,473 82.10 0.76%
2001 46,122 81.85 0.57%
2000 45,859 81.60 0.33%
1999 45,708 81.48 0.15%
1998 45,638 81.35 0.33%
1997 45,487 81.23 0.33%
1996 45,335 81.10 0.42%
1995 45,143 80.90 0.79%
1994 44,790 80.70 0.79%
1993 44,438 80.50 0.07%
1992 44,406 80.30 -0.03%
1991 44,418 80.03 0.24%
1990 44,312 79.70 0.97%
1989 43,886 79.36 1.34%
1988 43,301 79.02 1.73%
1987 42,559 78.67 1.56%
1986 41,900 78.32 1.02%
1985 41,475 77.96 1.41%
1984 40,896 77.60 1.62%
1983 40,240 77.24 1.63%
1982 39,588 76.87 1.46%
1981 39,013 76.50 2.07%
1980 38,213 76.12 1.71%
1979 37,567 75.74 1.32%
1978 37,075 75.36 0.11%
1977 37,033 74.97 -0.15%
1976 37,089 74.63 0.52%
1975 36,897 74.39 0.52%
1974 36,705 74.15 1.34%
1973 36,218 73.91 1.76%
1972 35,585 73.68 2.63%
1971 34,660 73.43 2.65%
1970 33,753 72.74 5.04%
1969 32,095 71.48 5.23%
1968 30,461 70.19 5.44%
1967 28,849 68.85 5.39%
1966 27,334 67.49 5.42%
1965 25,892 66.05 6.49%
1964 24,265 64.53 5.68%
1963 22,926 62.98 6.46%
1962 21,492 61.41 6.42%
1961 20,155 59.81 5.78%
1960 19,024 58.53 %