Guinea-Bissau 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.
  • Guinea-Bissau urban population for 2019 was 840,922, a 3.47% increase from 2018.
  • Guinea-Bissau urban population for 2018 was 812,700, a 3.52% increase from 2017.
  • Guinea-Bissau urban population for 2017 was 785,097, a 3.56% increase from 2016.
  • Guinea-Bissau urban population for 2016 was 758,124, a 3.6% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Guinea-Bissau 840,922
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Guinea-Bissau Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 840,922 43.78 3.41%
2018 812,700 43.36 3.46%
2017 785,097 42.95 3.50%
2016 758,124 42.53 3.54%
2015 731,762 42.12 3.58%
2014 706,001 41.72 3.62%
2013 680,895 41.31 3.64%
2012 656,565 40.91 3.63%
2011 633,136 40.51 3.60%
2010 610,730 40.11 3.56%
2009 589,354 39.72 3.51%
2008 569,008 39.33 3.48%
2007 549,570 38.93 3.44%
2006 530,989 38.55 3.41%
2005 513,185 38.16 3.38%
2004 496,132 37.77 3.35%
2003 479,789 37.39 3.30%
2002 464,198 37.00 3.24%
2001 449,391 36.62 3.17%
2000 435,388 36.24 3.08%
1999 422,178 35.87 3.01%
1998 409,663 35.49 2.97%
1997 397,670 35.11 3.00%
1996 385,926 34.74 3.07%
1995 374,250 34.37 3.17%
1994 362,579 34.00 3.26%
1993 350,955 33.64 3.32%
1992 339,481 33.27 4.95%
1991 323,097 32.39 7.19%
1990 300,673 30.83 7.28%
1989 279,575 29.31 7.35%
1988 259,769 27.84 7.46%
1987 241,086 26.41 7.60%
1986 223,434 25.03 7.77%
1985 206,738 23.70 7.97%
1984 190,907 22.43 8.16%
1983 175,954 21.19 8.15%
1982 162,186 20.01 7.88%
1981 149,894 18.88 7.42%
1980 139,170 17.80 6.88%
1979 129,922 16.77 2.22%
1978 127,071 16.46 1.09%
1977 125,693 16.29 1.21%
1976 124,176 16.12 1.62%
1975 122,175 15.95 2.14%
1974 119,584 15.78 2.58%
1973 116,537 15.62 2.90%
1972 113,211 15.46 3.01%
1971 109,859 15.29 2.94%
1970 106,671 15.13 2.86%
1969 103,667 14.97 2.80%
1968 100,806 14.82 2.72%
1967 98,097 14.66 2.61%
1966 95,574 14.50 2.47%
1965 93,238 14.35 2.30%
1964 91,118 14.20 2.14%
1963 89,187 14.05 2.04%
1962 87,383 13.90 2.05%
1961 85,611 13.75 2.15%
1960 83,794 13.60 4.20%