Pakistan 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.
  • Pakistan urban population for 2022 was 88,979,079, a 2.7% increase from 2021.
  • Pakistan urban population for 2021 was 86,636,953, a 2.6% increase from 2020.
  • Pakistan urban population for 2020 was 84,437,669, a 2.46% increase from 2019.
  • Pakistan urban population for 2019 was 82,410,851, a 2.29% 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
Pakistan Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 88,979,079 37.73 2.67%
2021 86,636,953 37.44 2.57%
2020 84,437,669 37.17 2.43%
2019 82,410,851 36.91 2.26%
2018 80,566,744 36.67 2.15%
2017 78,853,074 36.44 1.90%
2016 77,368,591 36.23 1.78%
2015 76,003,799 36.03 1.87%
2014 74,593,651 35.82 1.99%
2013 73,126,866 35.61 2.11%
2012 71,597,051 35.41 2.38%
2011 69,912,136 35.20 2.69%
2010 68,053,241 35.00 2.84%
2009 66,149,573 34.79 2.81%
2008 64,313,863 34.59 2.77%
2007 62,558,385 34.39 2.73%
2006 60,871,443 34.18 2.69%
2005 59,255,126 33.98 2.75%
2004 57,646,810 33.78 2.83%
2003 56,037,189 33.58 2.79%
2002 54,497,125 33.38 3.11%
2001 52,828,442 33.18 3.69%
2000 50,914,288 32.98 3.68%
1999 49,074,335 32.78 3.46%
1998 47,403,389 32.59 3.62%
1997 45,717,515 32.35 3.74%
1996 44,041,395 32.09 3.85%
1995 42,379,280 31.84 3.75%
1994 40,818,200 31.58 3.71%
1993 39,332,499 31.33 3.37%
1992 38,030,534 31.08 3.44%
1991 36,745,692 30.83 4.05%
1990 35,289,006 30.58 4.12%
1989 33,866,278 30.33 4.19%
1988 32,476,726 30.08 4.33%
1987 31,101,229 29.83 4.37%
1986 29,771,009 29.59 4.37%
1985 28,499,348 29.34 4.09%
1984 27,356,065 29.10 3.99%
1983 26,284,885 28.86 4.47%
1982 25,135,552 28.62 4.97%
1981 23,915,883 28.38 5.54%
1980 22,627,948 28.07 5.33%
1979 21,453,445 27.72 4.70%
1978 20,468,344 27.37 4.44%
1977 19,578,462 27.02 4.39%
1976 18,738,313 26.68 4.32%
1975 17,945,333 26.34 4.23%
1974 17,202,091 26.01 4.15%
1973 16,502,763 25.67 4.05%
1972 15,848,050 25.35 3.71%
1971 15,270,833 25.08 3.71%
1970 14,714,216 24.82 3.83%
1969 14,160,809 24.55 3.80%
1968 13,632,139 24.29 3.78%
1967 13,126,447 24.03 3.74%
1966 12,644,969 23.77 3.68%
1965 12,188,485 23.51 3.61%
1964 11,756,511 23.26 3.56%
1963 11,345,748 23.00 3.48%
1962 10,957,300 22.75 3.42%
1961 10,589,176 22.50 4.16%
1960 10,157,722 22.10 %