Brazil Urban Population 1960-2020

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.
  • Brazil urban population for 2019 was 183,241,641, a 1.05% increase from 2018.
  • Brazil urban population for 2018 was 181,335,507, a 1.09% increase from 2017.
  • Brazil urban population for 2017 was 179,379,301, a 1.12% increase from 2016.
  • Brazil urban population for 2016 was 177,386,818, a 1.15% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Urban Population
China 842,933,962
Brazil 183,241,641
Russia 107,683,889
Mexico 102,626,859
Turkey 63,097,818
Iran 62,509,623
Colombia 40,827,302
South Africa 39,149,717
Thailand 35,294,600
Algeria 31,510,100
Iraq 27,783,368
Peru 25,390,339
Venezuela 25,162,368
Malaysia 24,475,766
Ecuador 11,116,711
Kazakhstan 10,652,915
Romania 10,468,793
Jordan 9,213,048
Dominican Republic 8,787,475
Cuba 8,739,135
Guatemala 8,540,945
Belarus 7,482,982
Lebanon 6,084,994
Azerbaijan 5,616,165
Libya 5,448,597
Bulgaria 5,256,027
Paraguay 4,359,150
Costa Rica 4,041,885
Serbia 3,907,243
Turkmenistan 3,092,738
Gabon 1,949,694
Armenia 1,869,848
Albania 1,747,593
Jamaica 1,650,594
Botswana 1,616,550
Bosnia 1,605,144
Namibia 1,273,258
North Macedonia 1,212,740
Equatorial Guinea 984,812
Mauritius 515,980
Fiji 505,048
Montenegro 417,765
Suriname 384,258
Maldives 213,645
Guyana 208,912
Belize 179,039
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 58,185
Dominica 50,830
American Samoa 48,203
Marshall Islands 45,514
Grenada 40,765
Samoa 35,588
St. Lucia 34,280
Tonga 24,145
Nauru 12,581
Tuvalu 7,362
Brazil Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 183,241,641 86.82 1.05%
2018 181,335,507 86.57 1.08%
2017 179,379,301 86.31 1.12%
2016 177,386,818 86.04 1.14%
2015 175,375,436 85.77 1.16%
2014 173,346,772 85.49 1.19%
2013 171,300,683 85.21 1.21%
2012 169,240,750 84.92 1.24%
2011 167,158,525 84.63 1.27%
2010 165,055,094 84.34 1.28%
2009 162,949,977 84.04 1.31%
2008 160,823,508 83.75 1.35%
2007 158,660,052 83.45 1.40%
2006 156,447,985 83.14 1.46%
2005 154,176,524 82.83 1.52%
2004 151,843,988 82.52 1.59%
2003 149,452,654 82.20 1.65%
2002 147,005,321 81.88 1.71%
2001 144,508,698 81.55 1.81%
2000 141,915,773 81.19 2.29%
1999 138,709,641 80.50 2.37%
1998 135,456,370 79.78 2.45%
1997 132,175,402 79.05 2.51%
1996 128,896,593 78.30 2.48%
1995 125,743,641 77.61 2.52%
1994 122,608,542 76.90 2.58%
1993 119,489,196 76.18 2.64%
1992 116,379,447 75.44 2.71%
1991 113,265,899 74.69 2.79%
1990 110,146,163 73.92 2.88%
1989 107,023,058 73.14 2.96%
1988 103,903,008 72.34 3.05%
1987 100,778,354 71.53 3.16%
1986 97,647,144 70.70 3.27%
1985 94,505,178 69.86 3.39%
1984 91,357,900 69.01 3.51%
1983 88,209,014 68.14 3.61%
1982 85,085,296 67.26 3.68%
1981 82,013,626 66.37 3.72%
1980 79,015,954 65.47 3.77%
1979 76,091,693 64.55 3.81%
1978 73,245,834 63.63 3.85%
1977 70,478,354 62.69 3.89%
1976 67,790,415 61.75 3.93%
1975 65,175,659 60.79 3.97%
1974 62,641,530 59.83 4.00%
1973 60,184,827 58.86 4.05%
1972 57,797,612 57.88 4.13%
1971 55,461,933 56.89 4.21%
1970 53,176,875 55.91 4.27%
1969 50,954,990 54.94 4.36%
1968 48,781,907 53.97 4.46%
1967 46,652,819 52.99 4.55%
1966 44,575,894 52.02 4.65%
1965 42,551,349 51.04 4.74%
1964 40,580,114 50.06 4.85%
1963 38,660,045 49.08 4.92%
1962 36,802,627 48.10 4.97%
1961 35,016,991 47.12 5.02%
1960 33,302,773 46.14 5.14%