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 2020 was 32,332,690, a 2.61% increase from 2019.
  • Algeria urban population for 2019 was 31,510,100, a 2.74% increase from 2018.
  • Algeria urban population for 2018 was 30,670,076, a 2.84% increase from 2017.
  • Algeria urban population for 2017 was 29,821,728, a 2.91% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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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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Ecuador 11,320,846
Kazakhstan 10,815,873
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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
Algeria Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 32,332,690 73.73 2.58%
2019 31,510,100 73.19 2.70%
2018 30,670,076 72.63 2.81%
2017 29,821,728 72.05 2.87%
2016 28,977,623 71.46 2.91%
2015 28,146,508 70.85 2.93%
2014 27,332,603 70.22 2.96%
2013 26,536,380 69.58 2.96%
2012 25,763,114 68.92 2.94%
2011 25,016,299 68.24 2.91%
2010 24,299,170 67.54 2.87%
2009 23,612,220 66.83 2.82%
2008 22,955,887 66.10 2.78%
2007 22,327,435 65.35 2.71%
2006 21,729,736 64.59 2.66%
2005 21,159,466 63.83 2.60%
2004 20,615,999 63.06 2.56%
2003 20,095,409 62.28 2.54%
2002 19,591,211 61.50 2.57%
2001 19,094,843 60.71 2.62%
2000 18,600,199 59.92 2.70%
1999 18,103,945 59.12 2.79%
1998 17,606,298 58.31 2.83%
1997 17,115,300 57.54 2.96%
1996 16,615,714 56.77 3.13%
1995 16,103,499 56.00 3.31%
1994 15,579,366 55.22 3.49%
1993 15,044,499 54.44 3.67%
1992 14,502,591 53.66 3.83%
1991 13,958,191 52.87 3.96%
1990 13,416,508 52.09 4.09%
1989 12,878,974 51.30 4.22%
1988 12,346,642 50.51 4.35%
1987 11,821,051 49.72 4.62%
1986 11,287,826 48.86 4.79%
1985 10,759,945 47.97 4.89%
1984 10,246,075 47.08 5.00%
1983 9,746,745 46.19 5.06%
1982 9,265,778 45.30 5.09%
1981 8,805,953 44.42 5.08%
1980 8,369,495 43.54 5.07%
1979 7,956,084 42.67 5.03%
1978 7,565,661 41.79 5.00%
1977 7,196,329 40.93 3.93%
1976 6,919,236 40.50 3.25%
1975 6,697,888 40.33 3.22%
1974 6,485,930 40.16 3.17%
1973 6,283,461 40.00 3.15%
1972 6,088,563 39.83 3.16%
1971 5,899,079 39.67 3.19%
1970 5,713,672 39.50 3.25%
1969 5,531,039 39.33 3.29%
1968 5,351,888 39.17 3.31%
1967 5,177,789 39.00 3.27%
1966 5,011,380 38.84 5.89%
1965 4,724,528 37.64 6.73%
1964 4,417,036 36.14 6.74%
1963 4,129,215 34.66 6.76%
1962 3,859,410 33.21 6.83%
1961 3,604,615 31.80 6.62%
1960 3,373,754 30.51 %