Burundi Urban Population 1960-2022

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.
  • Burundi urban population for 2020 was 1,629,988, a 5.76% increase from 2019.
  • Burundi urban population for 2019 was 1,541,177, a 5.82% increase from 2018.
  • Burundi urban population for 2018 was 1,456,375, a 5.87% increase from 2017.
  • Burundi urban population for 2017 was 1,375,680, a 5.88% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Burundi Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 1,629,988 13.71 5.60%
2019 1,541,177 13.37 5.66%
2018 1,456,375 13.03 5.70%
2017 1,375,680 12.71 5.72%
2016 1,299,254 12.39 5.71%
2015 1,227,129 12.08 5.69%
2014 1,159,265 11.78 5.67%
2013 1,095,417 11.48 5.67%
2012 1,034,996 11.19 5.68%
2011 977,810 10.92 5.74%
2010 923,258 10.64 5.79%
2009 871,341 10.38 5.81%
2008 822,199 10.12 5.84%
2007 775,530 9.86 5.82%
2006 731,647 9.62 5.79%
2005 690,455 9.38 5.77%
2004 651,765 9.14 5.73%
2003 615,468 8.91 5.58%
2002 582,052 8.68 5.28%
2001 552,126 8.46 4.85%
2000 526,002 8.25 4.35%
1999 503,627 8.04 3.91%
1998 484,330 7.83 3.78%
1997 466,384 7.62 3.76%
1996 449,175 7.41 3.96%
1995 431,726 7.21 4.25%
1994 413,753 7.01 4.49%
1993 395,601 6.82 4.72%
1992 377,351 6.64 4.93%
1991 359,216 6.46 5.18%
1990 341,077 6.27 6.09%
1989 320,918 6.05 6.30%
1988 301,335 5.83 6.45%
1987 282,525 5.62 6.51%
1986 264,715 5.42 6.51%
1985 248,041 5.22 6.44%
1984 232,580 5.03 6.41%
1983 218,131 4.85 6.35%
1982 204,708 4.67 6.35%
1981 192,121 4.50 6.30%
1980 180,385 4.34 6.37%
1979 169,261 4.18 6.78%
1978 158,168 4.01 6.69%
1977 147,934 3.84 6.45%
1976 138,693 3.68 6.12%
1975 130,456 3.53 5.77%
1974 123,140 3.38 5.40%
1973 116,662 3.24 5.25%
1972 110,695 3.10 5.43%
1971 104,841 2.97 5.75%
1970 98,980 2.85 6.16%
1969 93,063 2.73 6.59%
1968 87,127 2.61 6.84%
1967 81,363 2.50 6.91%
1966 75,933 2.40 6.74%
1965 70,985 2.29 4.92%
1964 67,577 2.23 3.87%
1963 65,010 2.19 3.74%
1962 62,624 2.15 3.73%
1961 60,329 2.12 3.74%
1960 58,113 2.08 %