Bahrain Urban Population 1960-2020

NOTE: All 2020 and later data are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
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 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.
  • Bahrain urban population for 2015 was 1,220,934, a 2.77% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Urban Population
United States 269,114,845
Japan 115,920,900
Germany 64,113,235
United Kingdom 55,450,489
France 53,887,219
Italy 42,566,587
South Korea 42,061,563
Argentina 40,877,099
Spain 37,528,982
Canada 30,169,985
Saudi Arabia 28,255,384
Poland 22,809,156
Australia 21,496,436
Chile 16,400,002
Netherlands 15,764,657
Belgium 11,193,741
Sweden 8,903,252
Greece 8,481,080
UAE 8,332,898
Israel 8,210,230
Czech Republic 7,840,913
Hong Kong 7,451,000
Hungary 6,970,126
Portugal 6,704,840
Switzerland 6,284,953
Singapore 5,638,676
Austria 5,157,557
Denmark 5,094,448
Finland 4,711,421
Norway 4,370,935
New Zealand 4,227,814
Kuwait 4,137,309
Oman 4,082,797
Uruguay 3,288,355
Ireland 3,065,960
Puerto Rico 2,989,960
Slovak Republic 2,926,461
Panama 2,828,119
Qatar 2,757,615
Croatia 2,328,791
Lithuania 1,887,928
Bahrain 1,401,305
Latvia 1,312,784
Slovenia 1,127,565
Estonia 909,825
Cyprus 794,548
Trinidad and Tobago 739,182
Macao 631,636
Luxembourg 552,917
Malta 457,477
Brunei 332,999
Iceland 331,698
Bahamas 320,178
New Caledonia 200,782
French Polynesia 171,700
Guam 157,115
Curacao 142,497
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 102,399
Barbados 89,280
Andorra 67,813
Cayman Islands 64,174
Bermuda 63,968
Seychelles 54,855
Channel Islands 52,708
Northern Mariana Islands 52,114
Greenland 48,639
Aruba 45,948
Isle of Man 44,214
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 40,654
Monaco 38,682
Turks and Caicos Islands 35,065
Gibraltar 33,718
San Marino 32,848
Antigua and Barbuda 23,685
Faroe Islands 20,400
St. Kitts and Nevis 16,139
Palau 14,313
British Virgin Islands 14,222
Liechtenstein 5,436
Bahrain Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
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 3.56%