Dominican 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.
  • Dominican Republic urban population for 2020 was 8,953,860, a 1.89% increase from 2019.
  • Dominican Republic urban population for 2019 was 8,787,474, a 1.99% increase from 2018.
  • Dominican Republic urban population for 2018 was 8,615,853, a 2.09% increase from 2017.
  • Dominican Republic urban population for 2017 was 8,439,610, a 2.18% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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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
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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
Dominican Republic Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 8,953,860 82.54 1.88%
2019 8,787,474 81.83 1.97%
2018 8,615,853 81.07 2.07%
2017 8,439,610 80.28 2.16%
2016 8,259,547 79.44 2.22%
2015 8,077,901 78.57 2.29%
2014 7,895,297 77.67 2.35%
2013 7,711,913 76.75 2.42%
2012 7,527,833 75.80 2.49%
2011 7,342,937 74.83 2.66%
2010 7,150,440 73.75 2.88%
2009 6,947,156 72.54 2.97%
2008 6,743,610 71.30 3.08%
2007 6,539,067 70.02 3.18%
2006 6,334,156 68.71 3.30%
2005 6,128,825 67.37 3.41%
2004 5,923,402 66.00 3.53%
2003 5,717,747 64.61 3.35%
2002 5,529,103 63.37 2.74%
2001 5,379,713 62.57 2.80%
2000 5,231,292 61.75 2.86%
1999 5,083,816 60.93 2.92%
1998 4,937,446 60.11 2.99%
1997 4,792,113 59.28 3.06%
1996 4,647,676 58.44 3.15%
1995 4,503,725 57.60 3.23%
1994 4,360,657 56.75 3.07%
1993 4,228,814 56.04 2.33%
1992 4,131,408 55.77 2.36%
1991 4,034,861 55.50 2.39%
1990 3,939,542 55.23 2.41%
1989 3,845,683 54.96 2.43%
1988 3,753,202 54.68 2.46%
1987 3,661,890 54.41 2.50%
1986 3,571,598 54.14 2.54%
1985 3,482,151 53.87 2.58%
1984 3,393,570 53.60 2.62%
1983 3,305,843 53.32 2.66%
1982 3,218,951 53.05 3.43%
1981 3,110,468 52.40 4.39%
1980 2,976,835 51.29 4.50%
1979 2,845,826 50.18 4.60%
1978 2,717,781 49.06 4.71%
1977 2,592,786 47.95 4.81%
1976 2,471,064 46.84 4.91%
1975 2,352,589 45.73 5.01%
1974 2,237,631 44.63 5.11%
1973 2,126,059 43.53 5.21%
1972 2,018,076 42.44 5.33%
1971 1,913,394 41.35 5.43%
1970 1,812,218 40.27 5.54%
1969 1,714,572 39.21 5.64%
1968 1,620,571 38.15 5.76%
1967 1,529,917 37.11 5.86%
1966 1,442,846 36.07 5.97%
1965 1,359,235 35.05 6.07%
1964 1,279,150 34.05 6.18%
1963 1,202,468 33.05 6.28%
1962 1,129,331 32.07 6.36%
1961 1,059,762 31.11 6.35%
1960 994,559 30.19 %