Egypt 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.
  • Egypt urban population for 2020 was 43,781,728, a 2.07% increase from 2019.
  • Egypt urban population for 2019 was 42,895,825, a 2.06% increase from 2018.
  • Egypt urban population for 2018 was 42,030,815, a 2.05% increase from 2017.
  • Egypt urban population for 2017 was 41,185,808, a 2.05% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
India 481,980,332
Indonesia 154,926,514
Nigeria 107,106,007
Pakistan 82,094,635
Bangladesh 62,873,466
Philippines 51,950,201
Egypt 43,781,728
Vietnam 36,346,227
Ukraine 30,721,277
Morocco 23,450,016
Angola 21,962,884
Ghana 17,820,023
Uzbekistan 17,258,430
Myanmar 16,943,754
Sudan 15,458,183
Cameroon 15,279,799
Kenya 15,053,275
Tunisia 8,221,976
Zambia 8,204,576
Bolivia 8,185,478
Honduras 5,780,230
El Salvador 4,763,725
Sri Lanka 4,101,702
Cambodia 4,051,341
Nicaragua 3,909,282
Congo, Rep. 3,742,867
West Bank and Gaza 3,685,020
Lao PDR 2,640,299
Mauritania 2,572,517
Kyrgyz Republic 2,429,400
Mongolia 2,250,777
Georgia 2,208,084
Papua New Guinea 1,193,981
Moldova 1,121,710
Djibouti 771,254
Lesotho 621,853
Timor-Leste 412,936
Cabo Verde 370,577
Bhutan 326,515
Eswatini 280,423
Solomon Islands 169,453
Sao Tome and Principe 162,955
Vanuatu 78,400
Kiribati 66,405
Micronesia 26,378
Egypt Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 43,781,728 42.78 2.04%
2019 42,895,825 42.73 2.04%
2018 42,030,815 42.70 2.03%
2017 41,185,808 42.71 2.03%
2016 40,359,122 42.73 2.02%
2015 39,551,545 42.79 2.08%
2014 38,737,024 42.84 2.13%
2013 37,919,407 42.89 2.14%
2012 37,114,895 42.95 2.09%
2011 36,347,578 43.00 2.07%
2010 35,603,060 43.02 1.94%
2009 34,919,602 43.04 1.82%
2008 34,289,704 43.06 1.73%
2007 33,700,834 43.08 1.76%
2006 33,111,796 43.07 1.88%
2005 32,495,529 43.03 1.91%
2004 31,879,899 42.98 1.94%
2003 31,267,887 42.94 1.97%
2002 30,659,221 42.89 1.99%
2001 30,055,505 42.84 2.01%
2000 29,457,843 42.80 2.04%
1999 28,862,915 42.75 2.08%
1998 28,270,159 42.70 2.10%
1997 27,681,744 42.66 1.96%
1996 27,145,813 42.68 1.70%
1995 26,687,689 42.81 1.70%
1994 26,238,204 42.95 1.70%
1993 25,795,988 43.08 1.74%
1992 25,351,103 43.21 1.83%
1991 24,890,672 43.35 1.97%
1990 24,406,148 43.48 2.12%
1989 23,893,891 43.61 2.26%
1988 23,358,965 43.74 2.37%
1987 22,812,396 43.88 2.53%
1986 22,241,761 43.95 2.73%
1985 21,643,299 43.94 2.69%
1984 21,068,787 43.92 2.66%
1983 20,516,520 43.91 2.61%
1982 19,987,197 43.89 2.57%
1981 19,480,106 43.87 2.52%
1980 18,994,489 43.86 2.47%
1979 18,530,886 43.84 2.41%
1978 18,089,501 43.83 2.36%
1977 17,668,393 43.81 2.63%
1976 17,210,387 43.66 3.08%
1975 16,688,305 43.29 3.05%
1974 16,186,598 42.93 3.03%
1973 15,704,279 42.56 3.03%
1972 15,235,327 42.20 3.08%
1971 14,773,795 41.84 3.15%
1970 14,315,310 41.48 3.25%
1969 13,857,715 41.12 3.34%
1968 13,401,985 40.76 3.43%
1967 12,950,508 40.40 3.48%
1966 12,508,159 40.04 3.50%
1965 12,077,650 39.69 3.52%
1964 11,659,626 39.33 3.55%
1963 11,253,199 38.98 3.57%
1962 10,858,079 38.62 3.61%
1961 10,473,607 38.27 3.79%
1960 10,084,278 37.86 %