Guyana 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.
  • Guyana urban population for 2022 was 218,534, a 0.98% increase from 2021.
  • Guyana urban population for 2021 was 216,404, a 1.34% increase from 2020.
  • Guyana urban population for 2020 was 213,539, a 0.17% increase from 2019.
  • Guyana urban population for 2019 was 213,179, a 2% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Guyana Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 218,534 27.02 0.98%
2021 216,404 26.90 1.33%
2020 213,539 26.79 0.17%
2019 213,179 26.69 1.98%
2018 208,994 26.61 3.13%
2017 202,552 26.54 0.76%
2016 201,021 26.48 0.69%
2015 199,638 26.44 0.62%
2014 198,400 26.41 0.55%
2013 197,319 26.40 0.46%
2012 196,407 26.40 -0.04%
2011 196,477 26.40 -1.38%
2010 199,204 26.63 -1.32%
2009 201,856 26.87 -1.26%
2008 204,412 27.11 -1.19%
2007 206,856 27.34 -1.11%
2006 209,173 27.58 -1.04%
2005 211,366 27.82 -0.96%
2004 213,405 28.06 -0.88%
2003 215,292 28.31 -0.71%
2002 216,829 28.52 -0.24%
2001 217,351 28.61 -0.21%
2000 217,802 28.69 -0.17%
1999 218,172 28.78 -0.13%
1998 218,466 28.87 -0.11%
1997 218,702 28.96 -0.09%
1996 218,897 29.05 -0.06%
1995 219,020 29.14 -0.02%
1994 219,062 29.23 0.01%
1993 219,038 29.32 -0.01%
1992 219,059 29.40 -0.18%
1991 219,456 29.49 -0.71%
1990 221,019 29.58 -1.07%
1989 223,407 29.67 -1.04%
1988 225,737 29.76 -0.99%
1987 227,989 29.85 -0.93%
1986 230,114 29.94 -0.84%
1985 232,056 30.03 -0.73%
1984 233,764 30.12 -0.61%
1983 235,185 30.22 -0.46%
1982 236,270 30.31 -0.31%
1981 236,993 30.40 -0.11%
1980 237,250 30.49 0.75%
1979 235,481 30.41 1.12%
1978 232,850 30.30 1.31%
1977 229,830 30.19 1.40%
1976 226,639 30.08 1.43%
1975 223,431 29.97 1.43%
1974 220,263 29.86 1.43%
1973 217,135 29.75 1.45%
1972 214,006 29.64 1.49%
1971 210,837 29.53 1.58%
1970 207,523 29.43 1.52%
1969 204,384 29.37 1.59%
1968 201,164 29.33 1.73%
1967 197,719 29.29 1.90%
1966 193,991 29.25 2.12%
1965 189,919 29.21 2.35%
1964 185,502 29.17 2.56%
1963 180,805 29.13 2.73%
1962 175,940 29.09 2.86%
1961 170,982 29.05 3.00%
1960 165,929 29.01 %