Algeria 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.
  • Algeria urban population for 2019 was 31,510,100, a 2.74% increase from 2018.
  • Algeria urban population for 2018 was 30,670,086, a 2.84% increase from 2017.
  • Algeria urban population for 2017 was 29,821,745, a 2.91% increase from 2016.
  • Algeria urban population for 2016 was 28,977,628, a 2.95% 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 384,252
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
Algeria Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 31,510,100 73.19 2.70%
2018 30,670,086 72.63 2.81%
2017 29,821,745 72.05 2.87%
2016 28,977,628 71.46 2.91%
2015 28,146,511 70.85 2.93%
2014 27,332,602 70.22 2.96%
2013 26,536,378 69.58 2.96%
2012 25,763,106 68.92 2.94%
2011 25,016,303 68.24 2.91%
2010 24,299,173 67.54 2.87%
2009 23,612,219 66.83 2.82%
2008 22,955,890 66.10 2.78%
2007 22,327,433 65.35 2.71%
2006 21,729,732 64.59 2.66%
2005 21,159,469 63.83 2.60%
2004 20,616,005 63.06 2.56%
2003 20,095,408 62.28 2.54%
2002 19,591,211 61.50 2.57%
2001 19,094,843 60.71 2.62%
2000 18,600,197 59.92 2.70%
1999 18,103,945 59.12 2.79%
1998 17,606,301 58.31 2.83%
1997 17,115,300 57.54 2.96%
1996 16,615,709 56.77 3.13%
1995 16,103,497 56.00 3.31%
1994 15,579,364 55.22 3.49%
1993 15,044,498 54.44 3.67%
1992 14,502,589 53.66 3.83%
1991 13,958,197 52.87 3.96%
1990 13,416,507 52.09 4.09%
1989 12,878,973 51.30 4.22%
1988 12,346,640 50.51 4.35%
1987 11,821,049 49.72 4.62%
1986 11,287,827 48.86 4.79%
1985 10,759,943 47.97 4.89%
1984 10,246,073 47.08 5.00%
1983 9,746,745 46.19 5.06%
1982 9,265,778 45.30 5.09%
1981 8,805,955 44.42 5.08%
1980 8,369,497 43.54 5.07%
1979 7,956,090 42.67 5.03%
1978 7,565,661 41.79 5.00%
1977 7,196,331 40.93 3.93%
1976 6,919,237 40.50 3.25%
1975 6,697,888 40.33 3.22%
1974 6,485,933 40.16 3.17%
1973 6,283,459 40.00 3.15%
1972 6,088,563 39.83 3.16%
1971 5,899,078 39.67 3.19%
1970 5,713,669 39.50 3.25%
1969 5,531,038 39.33 3.29%
1968 5,351,889 39.17 3.31%
1967 5,177,791 39.00 3.27%
1966 5,011,380 38.84 5.89%
1965 4,724,530 37.64 6.73%
1964 4,417,036 36.14 6.74%
1963 4,129,216 34.66 6.76%
1962 3,859,410 33.21 6.83%
1961 3,604,616 31.80 6.62%
1960 3,373,754 30.51 %