Greenland 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.
  • Greenland urban population for 2019 was 48,945, a 0.63% increase from 2018.
  • Greenland urban population for 2018 was 48,637, a 0.01% increase from 2017.
  • Greenland urban population for 2017 was 48,630, a 0.26% increase from 2016.
  • Greenland urban population for 2016 was 48,503, a 0.42% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
United States 270,663,028
Japan 115,782,416
Germany 64,324,835
United Kingdom 55,908,316
France 54,123,364
Italy 42,651,966
South Korea 42,106,719
Argentina 41,339,571
Spain 37,927,409
Canada 30,628,482
Saudi Arabia 28,807,838
Poland 22,796,574
Australia 21,844,756
Chile 16,610,135
Netherlands 15,924,729
Belgium 11,259,082
Sweden 9,021,165
Greece 8,507,474
UAE 8,479,744
Israel 8,374,393
Czech Republic 7,887,156
Hong Kong 7,507,400
Hungary 6,999,582
Portugal 6,753,579
Switzerland 6,332,428
Singapore 5,703,569
Austria 5,194,416
Denmark 5,119,978
Finland 4,716,888
Norway 4,418,218
New Zealand 4,258,860
Oman 4,250,777
Kuwait 4,207,083
Uruguay 3,303,394
Ireland 3,133,123
Puerto Rico 2,988,531
Slovak Republic 2,930,419
Panama 2,890,084
Qatar 2,809,071
Croatia 2,328,318
Lithuania 1,891,013
Bahrain 1,467,109
Latvia 1,304,943
Slovenia 1,144,654
Estonia 916,024
Cyprus 800,708
Trinidad and Tobago 741,944
Macao 640,445
Luxembourg 565,488
Malta 475,902
Iceland 339,110
Brunei 337,711
Bahamas 323,784
New Caledonia 204,637
French Polynesia 172,870
Guam 158,693
Curacao 140,363
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 102,187
Barbados 89,431
Andorra 67,873
Cayman Islands 64,948
Bermuda 63,918
Seychelles 55,762
Channel Islands 53,281
Northern Mariana Islands 52,472
Greenland 48,945
Aruba 46,295
Isle of Man 44,605
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 40,733
Monaco 38,964
Turks and Caicos Islands 35,655
Gibraltar 33,701
San Marino 32,969
Antigua and Barbuda 23,800
Faroe Islands 20,554
St. Kitts and Nevis 16,272
Palau 14,491
British Virgin Islands 14,449
Liechtenstein 5,464
Greenland Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 48,945 87.05 0.63%
2018 48,637 86.82 0.01%
2017 48,630 86.57 0.26%
2016 48,503 86.33 0.42%
2015 48,298 86.07 -0.02%
2014 48,308 85.81 -0.03%
2013 48,322 85.55 -0.17%
2012 48,402 85.20 0.38%
2011 48,217 84.76 0.41%
2010 48,018 84.38 1.38%
2009 47,360 84.09 0.35%
2008 47,196 83.79 -0.04%
2007 47,213 83.48 -0.01%
2006 47,220 83.17 0.10%
2005 47,175 82.86 0.38%
2004 46,997 82.58 0.55%
2003 46,739 82.34 0.57%
2002 46,473 82.10 0.76%
2001 46,122 81.85 0.57%
2000 45,859 81.60 0.33%
1999 45,708 81.48 0.15%
1998 45,638 81.35 0.33%
1997 45,487 81.23 0.33%
1996 45,335 81.10 0.42%
1995 45,143 80.90 0.79%
1994 44,790 80.70 0.79%
1993 44,438 80.50 0.07%
1992 44,406 80.30 -0.03%
1991 44,418 80.03 0.24%
1990 44,312 79.70 0.97%
1989 43,886 79.36 1.34%
1988 43,301 79.02 1.73%
1987 42,559 78.67 1.56%
1986 41,900 78.32 1.02%
1985 41,475 77.96 1.41%
1984 40,896 77.60 1.62%
1983 40,240 77.24 1.63%
1982 39,588 76.87 1.46%
1981 39,013 76.50 2.07%
1980 38,213 76.12 1.71%
1979 37,567 75.74 1.32%
1978 37,075 75.36 0.11%
1977 37,033 74.97 -0.15%
1976 37,089 74.63 0.52%
1975 36,897 74.39 0.52%
1974 36,705 74.15 1.34%
1973 36,218 73.91 1.76%
1972 35,585 73.68 2.63%
1971 34,660 73.43 2.65%
1970 33,753 72.74 5.04%
1969 32,095 71.48 5.23%
1968 30,461 70.19 5.44%
1967 28,849 68.85 5.39%
1966 27,334 67.49 5.42%
1965 25,892 66.05 6.49%
1964 24,265 64.53 5.68%
1963 22,926 62.98 6.46%
1962 21,492 61.41 6.42%
1961 20,155 59.81 5.78%
1960 19,024 58.53 %