Singapore 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.
  • Singapore urban population for 2022 was 5,637,022, a 3.36% increase from 2021.
  • Singapore urban population for 2021 was 5,453,566, a 4.08% decline from 2020.
  • Singapore urban population for 2020 was 5,685,807, a 0.31% decline from 2019.
  • Singapore urban population for 2019 was 5,703,569, a 1.15% 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
Singapore Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 5,637,022 100.00 3.31%
2021 5,453,566 100.00 -4.17%
2020 5,685,807 100.00 -0.31%
2019 5,703,569 100.00 1.14%
2018 5,638,676 100.00 0.47%
2017 5,612,253 100.00 0.09%
2016 5,607,283 100.00 1.30%
2015 5,535,002 100.00 1.19%
2014 5,469,724 100.00 1.30%
2013 5,399,162 100.00 1.62%
2012 5,312,437 100.00 2.45%
2011 5,183,688 100.00 2.08%
2010 5,076,732 100.00 1.77%
2009 4,987,573 100.00 3.02%
2008 4,839,396 100.00 5.32%
2007 4,588,599 100.00 4.17%
2006 4,401,365 100.00 3.13%
2005 4,265,762 100.00 2.35%
2004 4,166,664 100.00 1.25%
2003 4,114,826 100.00 -1.47%
2002 4,175,950 100.00 0.91%
2001 4,138,012 100.00 2.70%
2000 4,027,887 100.00 1.73%
1999 3,958,723 100.00 0.80%
1998 3,927,213 100.00 3.40%
1997 3,796,038 100.00 3.36%
1996 3,670,704 100.00 4.06%
1995 3,524,506 100.00 3.04%
1994 3,419,048 100.00 3.14%
1993 3,313,471 100.00 2.53%
1992 3,230,698 100.00 3.00%
1991 3,135,083 100.00 2.85%
1990 3,047,132 100.00 3.89%
1989 2,930,901 100.00 2.94%
1988 2,846,108 100.00 2.54%
1987 2,774,789 100.00 1.50%
1986 2,733,373 100.00 -0.09%
1985 2,735,957 100.00 0.14%
1984 2,732,221 100.00 1.89%
1983 2,681,061 100.00 1.30%
1982 2,646,466 100.00 4.39%
1981 2,532,835 100.00 4.81%
1980 2,413,945 100.00 1.27%
1979 2,383,500 100.00 1.26%
1978 2,353,600 100.00 1.21%
1977 2,325,300 100.00 1.39%
1976 2,293,300 100.00 1.35%
1975 2,262,600 100.00 1.46%
1974 2,229,800 100.00 1.66%
1973 2,193,000 100.00 1.87%
1972 2,152,400 100.00 1.85%
1971 2,112,900 100.00 1.83%
1970 2,074,507 100.00 1.55%
1969 2,042,500 100.00 1.50%
1968 2,012,000 100.00 1.72%
1967 1,977,600 100.00 2.21%
1966 1,934,400 100.00 2.49%
1965 1,886,900 100.00 2.43%
1964 1,841,600 100.00 2.56%
1963 1,795,000 100.00 2.53%
1962 1,750,200 100.00 2.77%
1961 1,702,400 100.00 3.34%
1960 1,646,400 100.00 %