Namibia 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.
  • Namibia urban population for 2022 was 1,385,057, a 3.28% increase from 2021.
  • Namibia urban population for 2021 was 1,341,107, a 3.55% increase from 2020.
  • Namibia urban population for 2020 was 1,295,152, a 3.71% increase from 2019.
  • Namibia urban population for 2019 was 1,248,816, a 3.76% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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South Africa 40,928,486
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Belarus 7,396,981
Azerbaijan 5,817,057
Libya 5,538,569
Bulgaria 4,936,942
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Costa Rica 4,250,456
Serbia 3,844,664
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Gabon 2,167,652
Botswana 1,899,705
Albania 1,770,827
Armenia 1,767,628
Jamaica 1,611,831
Bosnia 1,611,622
Namibia 1,385,057
Equatorial Guinea 1,239,599
North Macedonia 1,216,459
Fiji 541,393
Mauritius 515,236
Montenegro 419,999
Suriname 409,804
Guyana 218,534
Maldives 217,560
Belize 188,030
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 56,002
Dominica 52,152
Grenada 46,246
Samoa 39,175
American Samoa 38,604
St. Lucia 34,263
Marshall Islands 32,640
Tonga 24,711
Nauru 12,668
Tuvalu 7,412
Namibia Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 1,385,057 53.96 3.22%
2021 1,341,107 53.01 3.49%
2020 1,295,152 52.03 3.64%
2019 1,248,816 51.04 3.69%
2018 1,203,610 50.03 3.80%
2017 1,158,740 49.01 3.91%
2016 1,114,303 47.96 4.00%
2015 1,070,588 46.90 4.07%
2014 1,027,878 45.83 4.09%
2013 986,650 44.76 4.10%
2012 947,033 43.69 4.08%
2011 909,166 42.64 3.99%
2010 873,633 41.62 3.97%
2009 839,596 40.60 3.93%
2008 807,205 39.60 3.89%
2007 776,396 38.60 3.84%
2006 747,144 37.61 3.83%
2005 719,037 36.63 3.87%
2004 691,709 35.67 3.96%
2003 664,825 34.71 4.17%
2002 637,679 33.77 4.32%
2001 610,719 32.90 3.64%
2000 588,911 32.37 3.90%
1999 566,399 31.85 4.04%
1998 543,961 31.34 4.14%
1997 521,908 30.82 4.24%
1996 500,234 30.32 4.42%
1995 478,609 29.81 4.65%
1994 456,875 29.32 4.87%
1993 435,179 28.82 4.94%
1992 414,184 28.34 4.69%
1991 395,226 27.92 4.29%
1990 378,614 27.66 7.04%
1989 352,867 27.40 7.37%
1988 327,789 27.14 4.54%
1987 313,233 26.88 4.22%
1986 300,282 26.62 4.09%
1985 288,262 26.37 3.87%
1984 277,319 26.11 3.73%
1983 267,166 25.86 3.68%
1982 257,524 25.61 2.82%
1981 250,354 25.36 2.31%
1980 244,643 25.07 3.09%
1979 237,208 24.78 2.77%
1978 230,730 24.49 2.87%
1977 224,211 24.21 3.82%
1976 215,801 23.93 4.01%
1975 207,318 23.65 4.25%
1974 198,700 23.37 4.19%
1973 190,556 23.10 4.17%
1972 182,771 22.83 4.18%
1971 175,282 22.56 4.13%
1970 168,186 22.29 4.90%
1969 160,149 21.85 4.98%
1968 152,367 21.39 4.92%
1967 145,051 20.93 4.85%
1966 138,189 20.48 4.73%
1965 131,808 20.04 4.63%
1964 125,843 19.60 4.53%
1963 120,265 19.17 4.41%
1962 115,077 18.75 4.27%
1961 110,265 18.33 4.23%
1960 105,696 17.91 %