Spain Urban Population 1960-2022

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.
  • Spain urban population for 2020 was 38,264,801, a 0.77% increase from 2019.
  • Spain urban population for 2019 was 37,973,121, a 1.02% increase from 2018.
  • Spain urban population for 2018 was 37,588,424, a 0.74% increase from 2017.
  • Spain urban population for 2017 was 37,311,863, a 0.54% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
United States 272,364,755
Japan 115,494,817
Germany 64,472,284
United Kingdom 56,395,647
France 54,570,334
Italy 42,306,582
South Korea 42,156,641
Argentina 41,796,990
Spain 38,264,801
Canada 30,997,832
Saudi Arabia 29,343,564
Poland 22,786,800
Australia 22,152,761
Chile 16,770,077
Netherlands 16,087,009
Belgium 11,334,006
Sweden 9,108,648
UAE 8,609,395
Greece 8,541,900
Israel 8,533,651
Czech Republic 7,923,709
Hong Kong 7,481,800
Hungary 7,014,174
Portugal 6,833,619
Switzerland 6,383,962
Singapore 5,685,807
Austria 5,238,680
Denmark 5,138,400
Finland 4,729,705
Norway 4,463,566
New Zealand 4,408,037
Oman 4,405,789
Kuwait 4,270,563
Uruguay 3,317,930
Ireland 3,179,292
Puerto Rico 2,989,009
Panama 2,951,905
Slovak Republic 2,934,665
Qatar 2,859,020
Croatia 2,329,285
Lithuania 1,901,682
Bahrain 1,523,019
Latvia 1,299,043
Slovenia 1,157,547
Estonia 921,477
Cyprus 806,771
Trinidad and Tobago 744,725
Macao 649,342
Luxembourg 578,234
Malta 497,676
Iceland 344,066
Brunei 342,330
Bahamas 327,359
New Caledonia 194,500
French Polynesia 174,090
Guam 160,239
Curacao 138,059
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 101,974
Barbados 89,634
Andorra 67,928
Cayman Islands 65,720
Bermuda 63,903
Seychelles 56,661
Channel Islands 53,832
Northern Mariana Islands 52,836
Greenland 49,198
Aruba 46,654
Isle of Man 44,980
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 40,812
Monaco 39,244
Turks and Caicos Islands 36,242
Gibraltar 33,691
San Marino 33,089
Antigua and Barbuda 23,927
Faroe Islands 20,718
St. Kitts and Nevis 16,406
British Virgin Islands 14,669
Palau 14,652
Liechtenstein 5,498
Spain Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 38,264,801 80.81 0.77%
2019 37,973,121 80.57 1.02%
2018 37,588,424 80.32 0.74%
2017 37,311,863 80.08 0.53%
2016 37,112,875 79.84 0.38%
2015 36,971,015 79.60 0.22%
2014 36,890,017 79.37 -0.00%
2013 36,891,840 79.13 -0.04%
2012 36,904,876 78.90 0.36%
2011 36,773,882 78.67 0.65%
2010 36,535,850 78.44 0.76%
2009 36,260,460 78.21 1.19%
2008 35,833,174 77.98 1.90%
2007 35,159,317 77.74 2.16%
2006 34,408,810 77.50 2.00%
2005 33,727,737 77.26 2.00%
2004 33,059,302 77.02 2.04%
2003 32,390,830 76.78 2.13%
2002 31,708,814 76.53 1.66%
2001 31,186,430 76.34 0.80%
2000 30,937,864 76.26 0.55%
1999 30,767,125 76.18 0.51%
1998 30,610,090 76.10 0.52%
1997 30,451,227 76.02 0.53%
1996 30,291,556 75.94 0.52%
1995 30,133,075 75.86 0.55%
1994 29,967,941 75.77 0.58%
1993 29,793,326 75.69 0.63%
1992 29,607,126 75.61 0.60%
1991 29,430,524 75.53 0.49%
1990 29,286,916 75.35 0.40%
1989 29,169,746 75.13 0.46%
1988 29,036,437 74.90 0.52%
1987 28,887,112 74.67 0.57%
1986 28,723,937 74.44 0.61%
1985 28,549,379 74.21 0.67%
1984 28,357,570 73.98 0.73%
1983 28,151,118 73.75 0.81%
1982 27,925,417 73.52 0.92%
1981 27,669,147 73.28 1.38%
1980 27,289,444 72.79 1.67%
1979 26,838,008 72.16 1.77%
1978 26,368,356 71.53 1.87%
1977 25,880,544 70.88 1.95%
1976 25,379,947 70.23 2.00%
1975 24,876,771 69.57 2.05%
1974 24,372,582 68.90 2.08%
1973 23,870,859 68.22 2.11%
1972 23,372,204 67.54 2.14%
1971 22,878,387 66.85 2.42%
1970 22,330,440 66.04 2.53%
1969 21,772,801 65.11 2.44%
1968 21,248,036 64.17 2.81%
1967 20,660,198 63.21 2.77%
1966 20,096,611 62.25 2.60%
1965 19,580,951 61.28 2.70%
1964 19,059,712 60.30 2.65%
1963 18,560,792 59.31 2.57%
1962 18,089,104 58.31 2.66%
1961 17,614,512 57.30 2.22%
1960 17,227,480 56.57 %