Guyana 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.
  • Guyana urban population for 2020 was 210,688, a 0.85% increase from 2019.
  • Guyana urban population for 2019 was 208,915, a 0.8% increase from 2018.
  • Guyana urban population for 2018 was 207,263, a 0.75% increase from 2017.
  • Guyana urban population for 2017 was 205,727, a 0.71% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Guyana Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 210,688 26.79 0.85%
2019 208,915 26.69 0.79%
2018 207,263 26.61 0.74%
2017 205,727 26.54 0.71%
2016 204,272 26.48 0.67%
2015 202,917 26.44 0.63%
2014 201,637 26.41 0.59%
2013 200,450 26.40 0.51%
2012 199,422 26.40 0.45%
2011 198,536 26.40 -0.54%
2010 199,603 26.63 -0.65%
2009 200,904 26.87 -0.75%
2008 202,424 27.11 -0.83%
2007 204,109 27.34 -0.85%
2006 205,854 27.58 -0.84%
2005 207,596 27.82 -0.81%
2004 209,284 28.06 -0.78%
2003 210,927 28.31 -0.70%
2002 212,399 28.52 -0.36%
2001 213,174 28.61 -0.51%
2000 214,263 28.69 -0.70%
1999 215,772 28.78 -0.85%
1998 217,623 28.87 -0.86%
1997 219,502 28.96 -0.68%
1996 220,997 29.05 -0.37%
1995 221,819 29.14 0.01%
1994 221,795 29.23 0.32%
1993 221,076 29.32 0.43%
1992 220,117 29.40 0.25%
1991 219,569 29.49 -0.15%
1990 219,892 29.58 -0.61%
1989 221,236 29.67 -0.98%
1988 223,413 29.76 -1.21%
1987 226,122 29.85 -1.22%
1986 228,898 29.94 -1.08%
1985 231,386 30.03 -0.92%
1984 233,526 30.12 -0.78%
1983 235,361 30.22 -0.59%
1982 236,758 30.31 -0.36%
1981 237,616 30.40 -0.10%
1980 237,853 30.49 0.77%
1979 236,021 30.41 1.16%
1978 233,310 30.30 1.37%
1977 230,145 30.19 1.46%
1976 226,803 30.08 1.46%
1975 223,508 29.97 1.44%
1974 220,306 29.86 1.44%
1973 217,148 29.75 1.46%
1972 213,993 29.64 1.52%
1971 210,772 29.53 1.60%
1970 207,426 29.43 1.50%
1969 204,333 29.37 1.53%
1968 201,239 29.33 1.65%
1967 197,953 29.29 1.83%
1966 194,365 29.25 2.06%
1965 190,403 29.21 2.31%
1964 186,050 29.17 2.56%
1963 181,351 29.13 2.79%
1962 176,363 29.09 2.98%
1961 171,178 29.05 3.15%
1960 165,877 29.01 %