Myanmar 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.
  • Myanmar urban population for 2022 was 17,213,307, a 1.74% increase from 2021.
  • Myanmar urban population for 2021 was 16,918,421, a 1.69% increase from 2020.
  • Myanmar urban population for 2020 was 16,636,518, a 1.67% increase from 2019.
  • Myanmar urban population for 2019 was 16,363,966, a 1.61% 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
Myanmar Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 17,213,307 31.77 1.73%
2021 16,918,421 31.45 1.68%
2020 16,636,518 31.14 1.65%
2019 16,363,966 30.85 1.60%
2018 16,104,740 30.58 1.56%
2017 15,854,871 30.32 1.55%
2016 15,610,256 30.08 1.54%
2015 15,372,077 29.86 1.50%
2014 15,142,977 29.65 1.49%
2013 14,919,480 29.46 1.50%
2012 14,696,854 29.27 1.50%
2011 14,477,757 29.08 1.47%
2010 14,266,587 28.89 1.42%
2009 14,065,094 28.70 1.24%
2008 13,891,315 28.51 1.25%
2007 13,719,323 28.32 1.40%
2006 13,528,193 28.13 1.42%
2005 13,337,081 27.95 1.48%
2004 13,141,153 27.76 1.55%
2003 12,939,374 27.58 1.62%
2002 12,731,400 27.39 1.68%
2001 12,519,714 27.21 1.72%
2000 12,306,734 27.03 1.77%
1999 12,090,526 26.84 1.85%
1998 11,869,350 26.66 1.91%
1997 11,644,677 26.48 1.93%
1996 11,421,649 26.30 1.94%
1995 11,202,020 26.12 1.96%
1994 10,984,786 25.95 1.99%
1993 10,768,428 25.77 2.01%
1992 10,553,993 25.59 2.05%
1991 10,340,178 25.42 2.13%
1990 10,122,330 25.24 2.22%
1989 9,899,602 25.07 2.28%
1988 9,676,644 24.90 2.34%
1987 9,452,769 24.72 2.44%
1986 9,224,761 24.55 2.56%
1985 8,991,961 24.38 2.67%
1984 8,755,020 24.21 2.76%
1983 8,516,701 24.04 2.15%
1982 8,335,789 23.99 1.88%
1981 8,180,284 23.98 1.94%
1980 8,022,752 23.97 1.99%
1979 7,864,755 23.96 2.00%
1978 7,709,095 23.95 2.02%
1977 7,554,802 23.94 2.00%
1976 7,405,199 23.93 1.99%
1975 7,258,958 23.92 2.01%
1974 7,114,580 23.91 2.03%
1973 6,971,395 23.90 3.38%
1972 6,739,973 23.61 3.93%
1971 6,480,456 23.22 3.96%
1970 6,228,963 22.83 4.00%
1969 5,984,786 22.45 4.02%
1968 5,748,717 22.07 4.05%
1967 5,520,741 21.70 4.03%
1966 5,302,503 21.33 4.03%
1965 5,093,201 20.97 4.01%
1964 4,893,076 20.61 3.98%
1963 4,702,253 20.26 3.96%
1962 4,519,511 19.91 3.95%
1961 4,344,260 19.57 3.95%
1960 4,176,021 19.23 %