Eritrea Urban Population 1960-2020

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.
  • Eritrea urban population for 2011 was 1,149,670, a 3.09% increase from 2010.
  • Eritrea urban population for 2010 was 1,115,201, a 3.35% increase from 2009.
  • Eritrea urban population for 2009 was 1,079,024, a 3.62% increase from 2008.
  • Eritrea urban population for 2008 was 1,041,345, a 5.25% increase from 2007.
Data Source: World Bank

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Eritrea Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2011 1,149,670 35.77 3.04%
2010 1,115,201 35.18 3.30%
2009 1,079,024 34.59 3.55%
2008 1,041,345 34.00 5.12%
2007 989,366 33.02 5.62%
2006 935,314 32.05 6.20%
2005 879,063 31.10 6.91%
2004 820,401 30.16 7.56%
2003 760,629 29.24 7.86%
2002 703,157 28.34 7.56%
2001 651,980 27.46 6.74%
2000 609,485 26.59 5.69%
1999 575,796 25.74 4.68%
1998 549,468 24.90 3.84%
1997 528,775 24.09 3.30%
1996 511,622 23.29 3.05%
1995 496,259 22.51 2.79%
1994 482,619 21.76 2.55%
1993 470,447 21.02 2.65%
1992 458,157 20.29 3.14%
1991 443,980 19.59 3.90%
1990 426,998 18.91 4.81%
1989 406,938 18.24 5.67%
1988 384,492 17.59 6.35%
1987 360,853 16.96 6.66%
1986 337,614 16.35 6.69%
1985 315,760 15.76 6.64%
1984 295,488 15.18 4.51%
1983 282,449 14.94 4.13%
1982 271,023 14.76 4.13%
1981 260,046 14.57 4.16%
1980 249,439 14.39 4.15%
1979 239,305 14.21 4.10%
1978 229,688 14.03 4.06%
1977 220,551 13.86 4.04%
1976 211,825 13.68 4.06%
1975 203,400 13.51 4.06%
1974 195,310 13.34 4.05%
1973 187,552 13.17 4.05%
1972 180,107 13.01 4.03%
1971 172,991 12.84 4.00%
1970 166,202 12.68 3.97%
1969 159,732 12.52 3.94%
1968 153,565 12.36 3.92%
1967 147,657 12.20 5.73%
1966 139,437 11.83 5.75%
1965 131,651 11.47 5.76%
1964 124,283 11.12 5.79%
1963 117,291 10.77 5.79%
1962 110,694 10.44 5.75%
1961 104,511 10.11 5.69%
1960 98,734 9.80 5.62%