Bahrain Urban Population 1960-2021

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.
  • Bahrain urban population for 2019 was 1,467,109, a 4.7% increase from 2018.
  • Bahrain urban population for 2018 was 1,401,305, a 5.16% increase from 2017.
  • Bahrain urban population for 2017 was 1,332,505, a 4.9% increase from 2016.
  • Bahrain urban population for 2016 was 1,270,237, a 4.04% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Urban Population
United States 270,663,028
Japan 115,782,416
Germany 64,324,835
United Kingdom 55,908,316
France 54,123,364
Italy 42,651,966
South Korea 42,106,719
Argentina 41,339,571
Spain 37,927,409
Canada 30,628,482
Saudi Arabia 28,807,838
Poland 22,796,574
Australia 21,844,756
Chile 16,610,135
Netherlands 15,924,729
Belgium 11,259,082
Sweden 9,021,165
Greece 8,507,474
UAE 8,479,744
Israel 8,374,393
Czech Republic 7,887,156
Hong Kong 7,507,400
Hungary 6,999,582
Portugal 6,753,579
Switzerland 6,332,428
Singapore 5,703,569
Austria 5,194,416
Denmark 5,119,978
Finland 4,716,888
Norway 4,418,218
New Zealand 4,258,860
Oman 4,250,777
Kuwait 4,207,083
Uruguay 3,303,394
Ireland 3,133,123
Puerto Rico 2,988,531
Slovak Republic 2,930,419
Panama 2,890,084
Qatar 2,809,071
Croatia 2,328,318
Lithuania 1,891,013
Bahrain 1,467,109
Latvia 1,304,943
Slovenia 1,144,654
Estonia 916,024
Cyprus 800,708
Trinidad and Tobago 741,944
Macao 640,445
Luxembourg 565,488
Malta 475,902
Iceland 339,110
Brunei 337,711
Bahamas 323,784
New Caledonia 204,637
French Polynesia 172,870
Guam 158,693
Curacao 140,363
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 102,187
Barbados 89,431
Andorra 67,873
Cayman Islands 64,948
Bermuda 63,918
Seychelles 55,762
Channel Islands 53,281
Northern Mariana Islands 52,472
Greenland 48,945
Aruba 46,295
Isle of Man 44,605
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 40,733
Monaco 38,964
Turks and Caicos Islands 35,655
Gibraltar 33,701
San Marino 32,969
Antigua and Barbuda 23,800
Faroe Islands 20,554
St. Kitts and Nevis 16,272
Palau 14,491
British Virgin Islands 14,449
Liechtenstein 5,464
Bahrain Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 1,467,109 89.39 4.59%
2018 1,401,305 89.29 5.03%
2017 1,332,505 89.19 4.79%
2016 1,270,237 89.09 3.96%
2015 1,220,934 89.00 2.74%
2014 1,187,971 88.92 1.68%
2013 1,168,206 88.84 1.24%
2012 1,153,855 88.76 1.77%
2011 1,133,656 88.70 3.03%
2010 1,099,824 88.63 4.66%
2009 1,049,728 88.58 6.18%
2008 986,792 88.53 7.37%
2007 916,664 88.49 7.82%
2006 847,740 88.45 7.53%
2005 786,217 88.42 6.93%
2004 733,574 88.40 6.38%
2003 688,245 88.38 5.77%
2002 649,671 88.37 5.25%
2001 616,414 88.37 4.83%
2000 587,330 88.37 4.31%
1999 562,549 88.38 3.65%
1998 542,382 88.38 3.10%
1997 525,812 88.38 2.77%
1996 511,454 88.39 2.62%
1995 498,241 88.39 2.53%
1994 485,787 88.39 2.46%
1993 473,983 88.40 2.47%
1992 462,398 88.40 2.66%
1991 450,266 88.33 2.96%
1990 437,114 88.14 3.26%
1989 423,111 87.95 3.58%
1988 408,230 87.75 3.78%
1987 393,106 87.56 3.74%
1986 378,675 87.36 3.53%
1985 365,552 87.16 3.19%
1984 354,082 86.95 2.92%
1983 343,892 86.74 2.93%
1982 333,966 86.53 3.36%
1981 322,929 86.32 4.13%
1980 309,867 86.10 5.12%
1979 294,403 85.88 6.06%
1978 277,084 85.66 6.74%
1977 259,015 85.43 6.89%
1976 241,774 85.21 6.53%
1975 226,495 84.98 5.92%
1974 213,472 84.74 5.32%
1973 202,410 84.50 4.71%
1972 193,097 84.27 4.23%
1971 185,108 84.02 3.85%
1970 178,110 83.78 3.43%
1969 172,099 83.53 2.95%
1968 167,094 83.28 2.62%
1967 162,770 83.02 2.52%
1966 158,719 82.76 2.61%
1965 154,631 82.50 2.59%
1964 150,679 82.39 2.65%
1963 146,737 82.37 2.86%
1962 142,593 82.36 3.10%
1961 138,239 82.34 3.33%
1960 133,710 82.32 %