Senegal 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.
  • Senegal urban population for 2022 was 8,499,952, a 3.63% increase from 2021.
  • Senegal urban population for 2021 was 8,202,086, a 3.7% increase from 2020.
  • Senegal urban population for 2020 was 7,909,390, a 3.73% increase from 2019.
  • Senegal urban population for 2019 was 7,624,852, a 3.74% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Urban Population
Democratic Republic of Congo 46,373,413
Ethiopia 27,959,125
Tanzania 24,025,884
North Korea 16,401,834
Yemen 13,205,029
Mozambique 12,590,070
Syrian Arab Republic 12,560,283
Uganda 12,360,019
Madagascar 11,809,744
Afghanistan 10,946,834
Mali 10,265,849
Senegal 8,499,952
Somalia 8,327,846
Burkina Faso 7,227,715
Haiti 6,814,295
Benin 6,614,208
Nepal 6,552,761
Zimbabwe 5,287,038
Guinea 5,220,537
Niger 4,427,576
Chad 4,264,761
Togo 3,886,437
Sierra Leone 3,771,972
Malawi 3,668,876
Liberia 2,813,868
Tajikistan 2,783,595
Rwanda 2,441,369
Central African Republic 2,405,727
South Sudan 2,274,958
Burundi 1,858,290
Gambia 1,727,830
Eritrea 1,570,319
Guinea-Bissau 948,368
Comoros 249,894
Senegal Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 8,499,952 49.09 3.57%
2021 8,202,086 48.60 3.63%
2020 7,909,390 48.12 3.66%
2019 7,624,852 47.65 3.67%
2018 7,350,111 47.19 3.68%
2017 7,084,752 46.74 3.67%
2016 6,829,288 46.30 3.66%
2015 6,584,032 45.86 3.66%
2014 6,347,549 45.44 3.64%
2013 6,120,588 45.02 3.64%
2012 5,901,794 44.60 3.66%
2011 5,689,594 44.19 3.67%
2010 5,484,810 43.77 3.66%
2009 5,287,643 43.36 3.63%
2008 5,099,067 42.95 3.60%
2007 4,918,692 42.54 3.60%
2006 4,744,589 42.12 3.58%
2005 4,577,718 41.71 3.52%
2004 4,419,201 41.31 3.49%
2003 4,267,503 40.90 3.17%
2002 4,134,178 40.61 2.77%
2001 4,021,323 40.46 2.74%
2000 3,912,769 40.32 2.71%
1999 3,808,203 40.18 2.67%
1998 3,707,759 40.03 2.65%
1997 3,610,749 39.89 2.68%
1996 3,515,172 39.75 2.77%
1995 3,419,060 39.61 2.89%
1994 3,321,684 39.46 3.02%
1993 3,222,966 39.32 3.11%
1992 3,124,415 39.18 3.16%
1991 3,027,119 39.04 3.22%
1990 2,931,203 38.90 3.25%
1989 2,837,576 38.76 3.25%
1988 2,746,788 38.61 3.80%
1987 2,644,464 38.27 3.87%
1986 2,544,029 37.91 3.83%
1985 2,448,460 37.55 3.74%
1984 2,358,579 37.19 3.69%
1983 2,273,225 36.83 3.66%
1982 2,191,621 36.48 3.61%
1981 2,113,870 36.12 3.55%
1980 2,040,217 35.77 3.46%
1979 1,970,770 35.42 3.38%
1978 1,905,269 35.07 3.33%
1977 1,842,935 34.72 3.43%
1976 1,780,880 34.37 4.60%
1975 1,700,796 33.69 5.01%
1974 1,617,675 32.94 5.18%
1973 1,536,072 32.19 5.27%
1972 1,457,267 31.45 5.30%
1971 1,381,975 30.72 5.32%
1970 1,310,323 30.00 5.49%
1969 1,240,324 29.25 5.51%
1968 1,173,821 28.51 5.55%
1967 1,110,448 27.78 5.56%
1966 1,050,351 27.06 5.55%
1965 993,663 26.35 5.53%
1964 940,226 25.66 5.53%
1963 889,655 24.97 5.54%
1962 841,740 24.30 5.57%
1961 796,147 23.65 5.59%
1960 752,831 23.00 %