Panama 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.
  • Panama urban population for 2022 was 3,048,137, a 1.86% increase from 2021.
  • Panama urban population for 2021 was 2,992,584, a 1.86% increase from 2020.
  • Panama urban population for 2020 was 2,937,968, a 1.99% increase from 2019.
  • Panama urban population for 2019 was 2,880,619, a 2.14% 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
Panama Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 3,048,137 69.14 1.84%
2021 2,992,584 68.78 1.84%
2020 2,937,968 68.41 1.97%
2019 2,880,619 68.06 2.12%
2018 2,820,253 67.71 2.18%
2017 2,759,313 67.37 2.22%
2016 2,698,732 67.03 2.23%
2015 2,639,227 66.70 2.23%
2014 2,581,031 66.37 2.23%
2013 2,524,214 66.05 2.23%
2012 2,468,484 65.74 2.24%
2011 2,413,758 65.44 2.23%
2010 2,360,424 65.14 2.23%
2009 2,308,270 64.85 2.27%
2008 2,256,550 64.56 2.29%
2007 2,205,430 64.27 2.31%
2006 2,155,078 63.98 2.34%
2005 2,105,243 63.68 2.37%
2004 2,055,838 63.39 2.39%
2003 2,007,308 63.09 2.40%
2002 1,959,794 62.79 2.41%
2001 1,913,048 62.50 2.44%
2000 1,867,017 62.20 3.18%
1999 1,808,577 61.45 3.33%
1998 1,749,341 60.63 3.37%
1997 1,691,337 59.81 3.41%
1996 1,634,638 58.98 3.45%
1995 1,579,149 58.14 3.49%
1994 1,525,000 57.30 3.53%
1993 1,472,090 56.46 3.57%
1992 1,420,466 55.61 3.61%
1991 1,370,044 54.76 3.68%
1990 1,320,606 53.90 2.88%
1989 1,283,144 53.50 2.77%
1988 1,248,078 53.16 2.82%
1987 1,213,397 52.82 2.85%
1986 1,179,250 52.48 2.89%
1985 1,145,616 52.14 2.93%
1984 1,112,552 51.81 2.97%
1983 1,079,993 51.47 2.99%
1982 1,048,209 51.13 2.99%
1981 1,017,290 50.79 3.00%
1980 987,241 50.45 2.91%
1979 958,947 50.16 2.92%
1978 931,397 49.88 2.96%
1977 904,244 49.60 3.01%
1976 877,403 49.32 3.09%
1975 850,748 49.04 3.15%
1974 824,357 48.76 3.22%
1973 798,246 48.48 3.28%
1972 772,459 48.20 3.34%
1971 747,092 47.92 3.37%
1970 722,312 47.64 4.10%
1969 693,324 47.04 4.27%
1968 664,351 46.39 4.34%
1967 636,165 45.73 4.40%
1966 608,788 45.08 4.45%
1965 582,293 44.43 4.50%
1964 556,696 43.78 4.54%
1963 531,994 43.14 4.55%
1962 508,351 42.49 4.53%
1961 485,843 41.85 4.41%
1960 464,872 41.25 %