Guinea-Bissau Urban Population 1960-2024

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 2022 was 948,368, a 3.15% increase from 2021.
  • Guinea-Bissau urban population for 2021 was 919,432, a 3.2% increase from 2020.
  • Guinea-Bissau urban population for 2020 was 890,915, a 3.28% increase from 2019.
  • Guinea-Bissau urban population for 2019 was 862,607, a 3.35% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Guinea-Bissau 948,368
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Guinea-Bissau Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 948,368 45.04 3.10%
2021 919,432 44.62 3.15%
2020 890,915 44.20 3.23%
2019 862,607 43.78 3.29%
2018 834,660 43.36 3.33%
2017 807,291 42.95 3.40%
2016 780,290 42.53 3.49%
2015 753,546 42.12 3.56%
2014 727,221 41.72 3.62%
2013 701,342 41.31 3.67%
2012 676,093 40.91 3.66%
2011 651,781 40.51 3.62%
2010 628,628 40.11 3.58%
2009 606,541 39.72 3.56%
2008 585,325 39.33 3.58%
2007 564,766 38.93 3.55%
2006 545,061 38.55 3.47%
2005 526,457 38.16 3.41%
2004 508,792 37.77 3.38%
2003 491,883 37.39 3.33%
2002 475,752 37.00 3.26%
2001 460,478 36.62 3.17%
2000 446,097 36.24 3.05%
1999 432,702 35.87 2.93%
1998 420,203 35.49 2.90%
1997 408,180 35.11 2.96%
1996 396,269 34.74 3.15%
1995 384,000 34.37 3.58%
1994 370,492 34.00 4.15%
1993 355,442 33.64 4.34%
1992 340,330 33.27 5.56%
1991 321,910 32.39 7.00%
1990 300,146 30.83 6.63%
1989 280,879 29.31 6.74%
1988 262,563 27.84 6.83%
1987 245,220 26.41 6.91%
1986 228,841 25.03 7.01%
1985 213,357 23.70 7.10%
1984 198,741 22.43 7.22%
1983 184,895 21.19 7.32%
1982 171,838 20.01 7.42%
1981 159,553 18.88 7.49%
1980 148,033 17.80 7.18%
1979 137,782 16.77 5.26%
1978 130,723 16.46 7.24%
1977 121,597 16.29 7.34%
1976 112,990 16.12 7.13%
1975 105,212 15.95 6.67%
1974 98,419 15.78 4.37%
1973 94,208 15.62 2.26%
1972 92,104 15.46 1.30%
1971 90,917 15.29 1.54%
1970 89,530 15.13 1.70%
1969 88,017 14.97 1.81%
1968 86,442 14.82 2.81%
1967 84,046 14.66 1.59%
1966 82,721 14.50 -0.20%
1965 82,885 14.35 -1.13%
1964 83,831 14.20 0.18%
1963 83,680 14.05 1.98%
1962 82,036 13.90 2.31%
1961 80,160 13.75 1.97%
1960 78,599 13.60 %