Sudan 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.
  • Sudan urban population for 2022 was 16,854,089, a 3.71% increase from 2021.
  • Sudan urban population for 2021 was 16,250,768, a 3.73% increase from 2020.
  • Sudan urban population for 2020 was 15,666,605, a 3.73% increase from 2019.
  • Sudan urban population for 2019 was 15,103,564, a 3.81% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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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
Sudan Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 16,854,089 35.96 3.65%
2021 16,250,768 35.59 3.66%
2020 15,666,605 35.25 3.66%
2019 15,103,564 34.94 3.74%
2018 14,549,314 34.64 3.98%
2017 13,981,657 34.37 3.98%
2016 13,435,884 34.12 3.78%
2015 12,937,739 33.89 3.71%
2014 12,466,023 33.69 3.32%
2013 12,059,405 33.51 2.82%
2012 11,724,384 33.35 2.55%
2011 11,429,725 33.21 2.35%
2010 11,164,206 33.09 2.67%
2009 10,870,585 32.99 2.94%
2008 10,555,557 32.92 2.92%
2007 10,251,288 32.87 2.95%
2006 9,953,157 32.81 2.81%
2005 9,677,493 32.76 2.59%
2004 9,429,935 32.71 2.42%
2003 9,204,829 32.65 2.38%
2002 8,988,199 32.60 2.45%
2001 8,770,792 32.55 2.60%
2000 8,545,786 32.50 2.72%
1999 8,316,235 32.44 2.55%
1998 8,106,940 32.39 2.49%
1997 7,907,810 32.34 2.62%
1996 7,703,691 32.28 2.59%
1995 7,507,027 32.23 2.72%
1994 7,305,801 32.18 2.57%
1993 7,120,388 32.13 4.98%
1992 6,774,252 31.10 5.66%
1991 6,401,787 29.84 5.92%
1990 6,034,102 28.61 6.07%
1989 5,678,998 27.41 5.63%
1988 5,367,900 26.24 5.53%
1987 5,079,280 25.11 6.20%
1986 4,773,983 24.01 6.43%
1985 4,476,659 22.94 6.43%
1984 4,197,893 21.90 6.96%
1983 3,915,592 20.90 5.83%
1982 3,693,890 20.38 5.11%
1981 3,509,758 20.17 5.32%
1980 3,327,881 19.96 5.33%
1979 3,154,994 19.75 5.31%
1978 2,991,826 19.55 5.31%
1977 2,837,227 19.34 5.23%
1976 2,692,656 19.14 5.18%
1975 2,556,840 18.94 5.19%
1974 2,427,528 18.74 4.84%
1973 2,312,860 18.55 6.69%
1972 2,163,193 17.94 7.38%
1971 2,009,388 17.22 7.30%
1970 1,867,959 16.52 7.22%
1969 1,737,915 15.85 7.22%
1968 1,616,793 15.20 7.27%
1967 1,503,387 14.57 7.27%
1966 1,397,925 13.96 7.35%
1965 1,298,891 13.37 7.52%
1964 1,204,810 12.81 7.51%
1963 1,117,692 12.26 7.43%
1962 1,037,708 11.74 7.43%
1961 963,424 11.23 7.39%
1960 894,762 10.75 %