Brazil 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.
  • Brazil urban population for 2020 was 185,081,854, a 1% increase from 2019.
  • Brazil urban population for 2019 was 183,241,634, a 1.05% increase from 2018.
  • Brazil urban population for 2018 was 181,335,496, a 1.09% increase from 2017.
  • Brazil urban population for 2017 was 179,379,296, a 1.12% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Urban Population
China 861,289,359
Brazil 185,081,854
Russia 107,723,564
Mexico 104,088,701
Turkey 64,186,247
Iran 63,728,813
Colombia 41,431,388
South Africa 39,946,775
Thailand 35,898,129
Algeria 32,332,690
Iraq 28,514,939
Peru 25,815,966
Venezuela 25,102,966
Malaysia 24,973,604
Ecuador 11,320,846
Kazakhstan 10,815,873
Romania 10,451,921
Jordan 9,327,507
Dominican Republic 8,953,860
Cuba 8,743,468
Guatemala 8,738,685
Belarus 7,470,497
Lebanon 6,069,524
Azerbaijan 5,701,802
Libya 5,544,510
Bulgaria 5,242,987
Paraguay 4,435,221
Costa Rica 4,114,567
Serbia 3,899,416
Turkmenistan 3,167,338
Gabon 2,005,203
Armenia 1,876,112
Albania 1,762,579
Jamaica 1,667,459
Botswana 1,666,761
Bosnia 1,608,256
Namibia 1,322,115
North Macedonia 1,218,402
Equatorial Guinea 1,025,582
Mauritius 515,916
Fiji 513,187
Montenegro 419,585
Suriname 388,053
Maldives 219,833
Guyana 210,688
Belize 183,005
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 58,837
Dominica 51,178
American Samoa 48,106
Marshall Islands 46,049
Grenada 41,111
Samoa 35,494
St. Lucia 34,598
Tonga 24,415
Nauru 10,834
Tuvalu 7,549
Brazil Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 185,081,854 87.07 1.00%
2019 183,241,634 86.82 1.05%
2018 181,335,496 86.57 1.08%
2017 179,379,296 86.31 1.12%
2016 177,386,817 86.04 1.14%
2015 175,375,428 85.77 1.16%
2014 173,346,780 85.49 1.19%
2013 171,300,683 85.21 1.21%
2012 169,240,747 84.92 1.24%
2011 167,158,531 84.63 1.27%
2010 165,055,096 84.34 1.28%
2009 162,949,974 84.04 1.31%
2008 160,823,508 83.75 1.35%
2007 158,660,054 83.45 1.40%
2006 156,447,982 83.14 1.46%
2005 154,176,529 82.83 1.52%
2004 151,843,987 82.52 1.59%
2003 149,452,653 82.20 1.65%
2002 147,005,324 81.88 1.71%
2001 144,508,695 81.55 1.81%
2000 141,915,772 81.19 2.29%
1999 138,709,640 80.50 2.37%
1998 135,456,373 79.78 2.45%
1997 132,175,407 79.05 2.51%
1996 128,896,588 78.30 2.48%
1995 125,743,636 77.61 2.52%
1994 122,608,542 76.90 2.58%
1993 119,489,202 76.18 2.64%
1992 116,379,448 75.44 2.71%
1991 113,265,896 74.69 2.79%
1990 110,146,164 73.92 2.88%
1989 107,023,059 73.14 2.96%
1988 103,903,010 72.34 3.05%
1987 100,778,357 71.53 3.16%
1986 97,647,146 70.70 3.27%
1985 94,505,180 69.86 3.39%
1984 91,357,901 69.01 3.51%
1983 88,209,012 68.14 3.61%
1982 85,085,301 67.26 3.68%
1981 82,013,626 66.37 3.72%
1980 79,015,956 65.47 3.77%
1979 76,091,694 64.55 3.81%
1978 73,245,837 63.63 3.85%
1977 70,478,354 62.69 3.89%
1976 67,790,418 61.75 3.93%
1975 65,175,661 60.79 3.97%
1974 62,641,527 59.83 4.00%
1973 60,184,827 58.86 4.05%
1972 57,797,615 57.88 4.13%
1971 55,461,937 56.89 4.21%
1970 53,176,875 55.91 4.27%
1969 50,954,986 54.94 4.36%
1968 48,781,907 53.97 4.46%
1967 46,652,819 52.99 4.55%
1966 44,575,892 52.02 4.65%
1965 42,551,350 51.04 4.74%
1964 40,580,114 50.06 4.85%
1963 38,660,040 49.08 4.92%
1962 36,802,627 48.10 4.97%
1961 35,016,989 47.12 5.02%
1960 33,302,777 46.14 %