Timor-Leste 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.
  • Timor-Leste urban population for 2022 was 430,207, a 2.75% increase from 2021.
  • Timor-Leste urban population for 2021 was 418,673, a 2.83% increase from 2020.
  • Timor-Leste urban population for 2020 was 407,158, a 2.75% increase from 2019.
  • Timor-Leste urban population for 2019 was 396,257, a 2.7% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Timor-Leste Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 430,207 32.07 2.72%
2021 418,673 31.70 2.79%
2020 407,158 31.32 2.71%
2019 396,257 30.95 2.66%
2018 385,847 30.58 2.69%
2017 375,606 30.21 2.72%
2016 365,532 29.85 2.76%
2015 355,594 29.49 2.97%
2014 345,177 29.13 3.21%
2013 334,284 28.78 3.30%
2012 323,419 28.43 3.43%
2011 312,513 28.08 3.47%
2010 301,859 27.73 3.38%
2009 291,841 27.39 3.38%
2008 282,131 27.05 3.56%
2007 272,261 26.71 3.72%
2006 262,306 26.37 3.84%
2005 252,419 26.04 3.71%
2004 243,214 25.71 3.50%
2003 234,859 25.34 3.31%
2002 227,219 24.98 3.30%
2001 219,848 24.62 3.11%
2000 213,116 24.26 2.81%
1999 207,216 23.91 2.78%
1998 201,543 23.56 2.90%
1997 195,782 23.22 2.93%
1996 190,136 22.87 2.95%
1995 184,604 22.53 2.99%
1994 179,171 22.20 3.00%
1993 173,882 21.87 2.96%
1992 168,810 21.54 2.94%
1991 163,919 21.22 3.68%
1990 158,004 20.84 4.74%
1989 150,684 20.37 4.63%
1988 143,866 19.91 4.40%
1987 137,667 19.45 4.26%
1986 131,928 19.00 4.11%
1985 126,620 18.56 3.94%
1984 121,733 18.13 3.71%
1983 117,300 17.71 3.49%
1982 113,275 17.29 3.29%
1981 109,613 16.88 3.49%
1980 105,858 16.48 3.62%
1979 102,093 16.09 3.51%
1978 98,569 15.70 3.78%
1977 94,915 15.33 4.02%
1976 91,179 14.96 4.03%
1975 87,576 14.59 3.79%
1974 84,322 14.24 3.88%
1973 81,117 13.89 4.22%
1972 77,767 13.55 4.27%
1971 74,515 13.21 4.28%
1970 71,391 12.89 4.30%
1969 68,389 12.57 4.30%
1968 65,511 12.25 4.31%
1967 62,749 11.95 4.29%
1966 60,116 11.65 4.25%
1965 57,614 11.35 4.22%
1964 55,234 11.07 4.19%
1963 52,967 10.79 4.17%
1962 50,802 10.51 4.15%
1961 48,736 10.24 3.02%
1960 47,284 10.09 %