Gambia 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.
  • Gambia urban population for 2019 was 1,453,958, a 4.08% increase from 2018.
  • Gambia urban population for 2018 was 1,397,018, a 4.13% increase from 2017.
  • Gambia urban population for 2017 was 1,341,598, a 4.18% increase from 2016.
  • Gambia urban population for 2016 was 1,287,721, a 4.23% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Yemen 10,869,523
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Togo 3,414,638
Sierra Leone 3,319,366
Malawi 3,199,301
Liberia 2,548,426
Tajikistan 2,545,477
South Sudan 2,201,250
Rwanda 2,186,104
Central African Republic 1,982,064
Burundi 1,541,177
Gambia 1,453,958
Guinea-Bissau 840,922
Comoros 248,152
Gambia Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 1,453,958 61.93 4.00%
2018 1,397,018 61.27 4.05%
2017 1,341,598 60.60 4.10%
2016 1,287,721 59.92 4.15%
2015 1,235,413 59.23 4.20%
2014 1,184,631 58.53 4.24%
2013 1,135,418 57.82 4.28%
2012 1,087,857 57.11 4.30%
2011 1,042,059 56.38 4.31%
2010 998,129 55.66 4.31%
2009 956,057 54.94 4.30%
2008 915,778 54.21 4.33%
2007 877,007 53.48 4.37%
2006 839,503 52.75 4.44%
2005 803,054 52.02 4.52%
2004 767,539 51.29 4.60%
2003 733,010 50.56 4.94%
2002 697,679 49.68 5.04%
2001 663,376 48.78 5.04%
2000 630,758 47.87 5.04%
1999 599,754 46.96 5.05%
1998 570,243 46.06 5.06%
1997 542,098 45.16 5.09%
1996 515,203 44.26 5.14%
1995 489,373 43.36 5.17%
1994 464,734 42.47 5.20%
1993 441,170 41.59 5.79%
1992 416,333 40.52 6.22%
1991 391,212 39.41 6.63%
1990 366,107 38.31 7.15%
1989 340,854 37.23 7.64%
1988 315,794 36.16 7.96%
1987 291,639 35.09 7.94%
1986 269,378 34.05 7.64%
1985 249,553 33.02 7.18%
1984 232,273 32.01 6.75%
1983 217,118 31.01 6.13%
1982 204,200 30.11 5.96%
1981 192,381 29.26 6.06%
1980 181,067 28.41 6.23%
1979 170,135 27.59 6.33%
1978 159,705 26.77 6.40%
1977 149,807 25.97 6.39%
1976 140,528 25.19 6.34%
1975 131,895 24.43 6.27%
1974 123,880 23.68 6.22%
1973 116,410 22.94 8.04%
1972 107,418 21.81 8.53%
1971 98,635 20.63 8.56%
1970 90,541 19.50 8.61%
1969 83,071 18.41 8.64%
1968 76,198 17.37 8.66%
1967 69,878 16.38 8.60%
1966 64,121 15.43 8.50%
1965 58,896 14.53 8.38%
1964 54,162 13.68 8.28%
1963 49,858 12.86 4.59%
1962 47,620 12.54 3.62%
1961 45,926 12.33 3.66%
1960 44,277 12.13 %