Switzerland 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.
  • Switzerland urban population for 2019 was 6,332,428, a 0.78% increase from 2018.
  • Switzerland urban population for 2018 was 6,283,319, a 0.79% increase from 2017.
  • Switzerland urban population for 2017 was 6,234,162, a 0.97% increase from 2016.
  • Switzerland urban population for 2016 was 6,174,416, a 1.13% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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
Switzerland Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 6,332,428 73.85 0.78%
2018 6,283,319 73.80 0.79%
2017 6,234,162 73.76 0.96%
2016 6,174,416 73.74 1.12%
2015 6,105,617 73.72 1.17%
2014 6,034,707 73.70 1.25%
2013 5,959,745 73.67 1.18%
2012 5,889,928 73.65 1.09%
2011 5,825,978 73.63 1.14%
2010 5,759,681 73.61 1.08%
2009 5,697,988 73.58 1.28%
2008 5,625,324 73.56 1.31%
2007 5,552,336 73.53 0.93%
2006 5,500,991 73.50 0.66%
2005 5,464,643 73.48 0.68%
2004 5,427,827 73.45 0.72%
2003 5,388,808 73.43 0.78%
2002 5,347,082 73.40 0.79%
2001 5,304,905 73.38 0.62%
2000 5,272,018 73.38 0.49%
1999 5,246,404 73.44 0.40%
1998 5,225,282 73.49 0.22%
1997 5,213,607 73.55 0.17%
1996 5,204,882 73.60 0.37%
1995 5,185,748 73.65 0.60%
1994 5,154,986 73.71 0.72%
1993 5,117,803 73.76 0.84%
1992 5,075,050 73.82 1.03%
1991 5,023,076 73.87 1.17%
1990 4,964,515 73.93 0.95%
1989 4,917,784 73.99 0.73%
1988 4,882,139 74.05 0.65%
1987 4,850,382 74.11 0.55%
1986 4,823,914 74.17 0.44%
1985 4,802,758 74.23 0.36%
1984 4,785,404 74.29 0.28%
1983 4,772,101 74.35 0.35%
1982 4,755,517 74.41 0.50%
1981 4,731,625 74.47 0.53%
1980 4,706,505 74.48 0.47%
1979 4,684,518 74.42 0.27%
1978 4,671,729 74.37 0.08%
1977 4,667,917 74.32 -0.27%
1976 4,680,366 74.26 -0.50%
1975 4,703,772 74.21 0.03%
1974 4,702,405 74.15 0.61%
1973 4,673,744 74.10 0.81%
1972 4,635,987 74.05 0.84%
1971 4,597,418 73.99 0.73%
1970 4,564,145 73.84 1.11%
1969 4,513,988 73.56 1.51%
1968 4,446,360 73.28 1.65%
1967 4,373,584 72.99 1.63%
1966 4,302,743 72.71 1.44%
1965 4,241,081 72.42 1.56%
1964 4,175,596 72.13 2.06%
1963 4,090,405 71.83 2.55%
1962 3,987,452 71.54 2.95%
1961 3,871,554 71.24 2.43%
1960 3,778,708 70.92 %