Gabon 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.
  • Gabon urban population for 2019 was 1,949,694, a 2.94% increase from 2018.
  • Gabon urban population for 2018 was 1,893,996, a 3.09% increase from 2017.
  • Gabon urban population for 2017 was 1,837,197, a 3.32% increase from 2016.
  • Gabon urban population for 2016 was 1,778,152, a 3.61% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Gabon 1,949,694
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Gabon Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 1,949,694 89.74 2.90%
2018 1,893,996 89.37 3.04%
2017 1,837,197 88.98 3.27%
2016 1,778,152 88.56 3.54%
2015 1,716,262 88.12 3.87%
2014 1,651,170 87.65 4.17%
2013 1,583,686 87.16 4.38%
2012 1,515,820 86.63 4.42%
2011 1,450,336 86.09 4.31%
2010 1,389,176 85.53 4.14%
2009 1,332,883 84.96 3.97%
2008 1,281,025 84.36 3.81%
2007 1,233,164 83.74 3.68%
2006 1,188,556 83.11 3.60%
2005 1,146,535 82.45 3.50%
2004 1,107,106 81.78 3.39%
2003 1,070,257 81.08 3.31%
2002 1,035,393 80.37 3.30%
2001 1,001,786 79.63 3.34%
2000 968,918 78.88 3.40%
1999 936,484 78.10 3.47%
1998 904,527 77.31 3.55%
1997 873,009 76.49 3.62%
1996 841,995 75.65 3.69%
1995 811,507 74.80 3.76%
1994 781,533 73.92 3.89%
1993 751,728 73.00 4.40%
1992 719,340 71.75 4.52%
1991 687,556 70.46 4.62%
1990 656,504 69.14 4.73%
1989 626,202 67.79 4.83%
1988 596,691 66.41 4.93%
1987 568,014 65.00 4.77%
1986 541,574 63.71 4.81%
1985 516,132 62.40 4.84%
1984 491,732 61.08 4.88%
1983 468,320 59.73 4.90%
1982 445,921 58.37 4.93%
1981 424,477 57.00 6.65%
1980 397,171 54.68 6.83%
1979 370,958 52.34 6.98%
1978 345,935 49.99 7.13%
1977 322,121 47.63 7.25%
1976 299,582 45.30 7.39%
1975 278,253 42.97 7.47%
1974 258,219 40.68 7.57%
1973 239,388 38.43 7.71%
1972 221,626 36.23 7.94%
1971 204,701 34.08 8.20%
1970 188,580 32.00 7.67%
1969 174,663 30.24 7.88%
1968 161,430 28.53 8.05%
1967 148,948 26.88 8.08%
1966 137,391 25.30 8.02%
1965 126,807 23.78 7.92%
1964 117,146 22.32 7.86%
1963 108,293 20.92 7.79%
1962 100,182 19.59 7.75%
1961 92,713 18.33 6.19%
1960 87,151 17.40 %