Vietnam 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.
  • Vietnam urban population for 2022 was 38,063,117, a 2.63% increase from 2021.
  • Vietnam urban population for 2021 was 37,088,534, a 2.77% increase from 2020.
  • Vietnam urban population for 2020 was 36,088,619, a 2.87% increase from 2019.
  • Vietnam urban population for 2019 was 35,081,096, a 2.9% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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
Vietnam Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 38,063,117 38.77 2.59%
2021 37,088,534 38.05 2.73%
2020 36,088,619 37.34 2.83%
2019 35,081,096 36.63 2.86%
2018 34,092,278 35.92 2.92%
2017 33,111,857 35.21 2.99%
2016 32,137,965 34.51 3.06%
2015 31,168,990 33.81 3.12%
2014 30,212,637 33.12 3.16%
2013 29,272,925 32.43 3.19%
2012 28,354,957 31.75 3.21%
2011 27,458,906 31.08 3.22%
2010 26,587,808 30.42 3.24%
2009 25,739,048 29.76 3.18%
2008 24,932,764 29.13 3.15%
2007 24,160,637 28.50 3.15%
2006 23,412,478 27.89 3.17%
2005 22,681,995 27.28 3.22%
2004 21,963,105 26.68 3.26%
2003 21,258,672 26.09 3.28%
2002 20,572,659 25.51 3.30%
2001 19,904,159 24.94 3.31%
2000 19,255,738 24.37 3.43%
1999 18,606,725 23.82 3.17%
1998 18,025,684 23.37 3.15%
1997 17,466,858 22.97 3.24%
1996 16,910,167 22.56 3.37%
1995 16,349,444 22.17 3.50%
1994 15,786,387 21.77 3.64%
1993 15,222,498 21.39 3.77%
1992 14,659,824 21.01 3.88%
1991 14,101,741 20.63 3.96%
1990 13,554,488 20.26 4.01%
1989 13,021,914 19.89 2.91%
1988 12,648,690 19.75 2.55%
1987 12,330,749 19.69 2.60%
1986 12,014,642 19.63 2.66%
1985 11,699,691 19.56 2.70%
1984 11,388,170 19.50 2.74%
1983 11,080,174 19.44 2.77%
1982 10,777,061 19.37 2.79%
1981 10,481,001 19.31 2.77%
1980 10,194,803 19.25 2.54%
1979 9,938,669 19.18 2.72%
1978 9,671,810 19.08 3.08%
1977 9,378,577 18.98 3.09%
1976 9,093,283 18.88 3.03%
1975 8,821,833 18.78 2.82%
1974 8,576,172 18.69 2.74%
1973 8,344,391 18.59 2.74%
1972 8,119,101 18.49 2.80%
1971 7,894,942 18.40 2.85%
1970 7,672,979 18.30 4.35%
1969 7,346,352 17.91 4.30%
1968 7,037,067 17.53 4.34%
1967 6,738,138 17.15 4.48%
1966 6,443,077 16.78 4.62%
1965 6,152,305 16.42 4.79%
1964 5,864,832 16.06 4.93%
1963 5,582,670 15.71 5.05%
1962 5,307,513 15.37 4.90%
1961 5,053,720 15.03 4.95%
1960 4,809,614 14.70 %