Central African Republic 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.
  • Central African Republic urban population for 2019 was 1,982,064, a 2.69% increase from 2018.
  • Central African Republic urban population for 2018 was 1,930,200, a 2.48% increase from 2017.
  • Central African Republic urban population for 2017 was 1,883,452, a 2.19% increase from 2016.
  • Central African Republic urban population for 2016 was 1,843,118, a 1.85% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Central African Republic Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 1,982,064 41.77 2.65%
2018 1,930,200 41.36 2.45%
2017 1,883,452 40.98 2.16%
2016 1,843,118 40.62 1.83%
2015 1,809,714 40.28 1.44%
2014 1,783,840 39.96 1.11%
2013 1,764,187 39.66 0.96%
2012 1,747,415 39.39 1.05%
2011 1,729,233 39.14 1.32%
2010 1,706,628 38.90 1.67%
2009 1,678,401 38.69 1.98%
2008 1,645,502 38.51 2.21%
2007 1,609,475 38.34 2.30%
2006 1,572,814 38.19 2.28%
2005 1,537,372 38.07 2.23%
2004 1,503,406 37.97 2.22%
2003 1,470,347 37.88 2.27%
2002 1,437,280 37.80 2.35%
2001 1,403,945 37.72 2.43%
2000 1,370,220 37.64 2.51%
1999 1,336,283 37.56 2.57%
1998 1,302,441 37.48 2.64%
1997 1,268,568 37.39 2.73%
1996 1,234,368 37.31 2.84%
1995 1,199,827 37.23 2.98%
1994 1,164,627 37.15 3.09%
1993 1,129,147 37.07 3.11%
1992 1,094,533 36.99 2.99%
1991 1,062,343 36.91 2.74%
1990 1,033,580 36.83 2.42%
1989 1,008,893 36.74 2.45%
1988 984,512 36.55 2.70%
1987 958,315 36.21 2.81%
1986 931,765 35.87 3.10%
1985 903,283 35.53 3.49%
1984 872,341 35.20 3.82%
1983 839,636 34.86 4.03%
1982 806,437 34.53 4.04%
1981 774,484 34.20 3.88%
1980 745,010 33.87 3.67%
1979 718,145 33.55 3.49%
1978 693,543 33.22 3.29%
1977 671,072 32.90 3.11%
1976 650,527 32.58 3.83%
1975 626,110 31.97 4.69%
1974 597,426 31.05 4.53%
1973 570,976 30.13 4.45%
1972 546,102 29.24 4.53%
1971 521,897 28.36 4.70%
1970 497,920 27.49 4.93%
1969 473,978 26.65 5.13%
1968 450,264 25.82 5.29%
1967 427,076 25.00 5.12%
1966 405,741 24.25 5.08%
1965 385,642 23.52 5.01%
1964 366,813 22.80 4.97%
1963 349,041 22.10 4.89%
1962 332,388 21.42 4.84%
1961 316,674 20.75 4.80%
1960 301,835 20.10 %