Israel 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.
  • Israel urban population for 2022 was 8,859,423, a 2.08% increase from 2021.
  • Israel urban population for 2021 was 8,678,642, a 1.72% increase from 2020.
  • Israel urban population for 2020 was 8,531,985, a 1.87% increase from 2019.
  • Israel urban population for 2019 was 8,375,041, a 2.02% 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
Israel Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 8,859,423 92.76 2.06%
2021 8,678,642 92.67 1.70%
2020 8,531,985 92.59 1.86%
2019 8,375,041 92.50 2.00%
2018 8,209,306 92.42 2.02%
2017 8,045,513 92.34 2.03%
2016 7,884,198 92.26 2.04%
2015 7,724,692 92.18 2.06%
2014 7,566,988 92.10 2.00%
2013 7,417,238 92.03 1.94%
2012 7,274,496 91.96 1.92%
2011 7,136,149 91.89 1.92%
2010 7,000,447 91.83 1.90%
2009 6,869,011 91.76 2.46%
2008 6,702,316 91.70 1.84%
2007 6,579,915 91.64 1.84%
2006 6,459,778 91.58 1.84%
2005 6,342,289 91.52 1.83%
2004 6,227,239 91.46 1.84%
2003 6,113,918 91.39 1.87%
2002 6,000,381 91.33 2.08%
2001 5,876,682 91.27 2.43%
2000 5,735,757 91.20 2.71%
1999 5,582,264 91.14 2.62%
1998 5,438,029 91.07 2.36%
1997 5,311,285 91.01 2.57%
1996 5,176,476 90.94 2.70%
1995 5,038,520 90.87 2.78%
1994 4,900,510 90.77 2.70%
1993 4,769,938 90.67 2.77%
1992 4,639,645 90.57 3.57%
1991 4,477,014 90.46 6.13%
1990 4,210,729 90.36 3.21%
1989 4,077,721 90.26 1.81%
1988 4,004,463 90.15 1.77%
1987 3,934,022 90.04 1.74%
1986 3,866,349 89.94 1.67%
1985 3,802,419 89.83 1.89%
1984 3,731,413 89.72 1.43%
1983 3,678,408 89.61 2.18%
1982 3,599,159 89.29 2.27%
1981 3,518,466 88.94 2.39%
1980 3,435,249 88.58 2.82%
1979 3,339,820 88.22 3.00%
1978 3,241,222 87.84 2.55%
1977 3,159,569 87.45 2.69%
1976 3,075,582 87.05 2.70%
1975 2,993,516 86.64 2.77%
1974 2,911,784 86.22 3.48%
1973 2,812,295 85.79 4.56%
1972 2,686,849 85.35 3.20%
1971 2,602,174 84.79 3.85%
1970 2,503,959 84.20 4.05%
1969 2,404,654 83.58 3.36%
1968 2,325,145 82.95 2.88%
1967 2,259,135 82.30 5.14%
1966 2,146,053 81.63 3.39%
1965 2,074,492 80.94 4.37%
1964 1,985,742 80.23 4.87%
1963 1,891,353 79.50 4.63%
1962 1,805,829 78.75 5.81%
1961 1,703,972 77.99 4.77%
1960 1,624,582 76.85 %