Israel 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.
  • Israel urban population for 2019 was 8,374,393, a 2.01% increase from 2018.
  • Israel urban population for 2018 was 8,209,306, a 2.04% increase from 2017.
  • Israel urban population for 2017 was 8,045,513, a 2.05% increase from 2016.
  • Israel urban population for 2016 was 7,884,198, a 2.06% 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
Israel Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 8,374,393 92.50 1.99%
2018 8,209,306 92.42 2.02%
2017 8,045,513 92.34 2.03%
2016 7,884,198 92.26 2.04%
2015 7,724,692 92.18 2.06%
2014 7,566,988 92.10 2.00%
2013 7,417,238 92.03 1.94%
2012 7,274,496 91.96 1.92%
2011 7,136,149 91.89 1.92%
2010 7,000,447 91.83 1.90%
2009 6,869,011 91.76 2.46%
2008 6,702,316 91.70 1.84%
2007 6,579,915 91.64 1.84%
2006 6,459,778 91.58 1.84%
2005 6,342,289 91.52 1.83%
2004 6,227,239 91.46 1.84%
2003 6,113,918 91.39 1.87%
2002 6,000,381 91.33 2.08%
2001 5,876,682 91.27 2.43%
2000 5,735,757 91.20 2.71%
1999 5,582,264 91.14 2.62%
1998 5,438,029 91.07 2.36%
1997 5,311,285 91.01 2.57%
1996 5,176,476 90.94 2.70%
1995 5,038,520 90.87 2.78%
1994 4,900,510 90.77 2.70%
1993 4,769,938 90.67 2.77%
1992 4,639,645 90.57 3.57%
1991 4,477,014 90.46 6.13%
1990 4,210,729 90.36 3.21%
1989 4,077,721 90.26 1.81%
1988 4,004,463 90.15 1.77%
1987 3,934,022 90.04 1.74%
1986 3,866,349 89.94 1.67%
1985 3,802,419 89.83 1.89%
1984 3,731,413 89.72 1.43%
1983 3,678,408 89.61 2.18%
1982 3,599,159 89.29 2.27%
1981 3,518,466 88.94 2.39%
1980 3,435,249 88.58 2.82%
1979 3,339,820 88.22 3.00%
1978 3,241,222 87.84 2.55%
1977 3,159,569 87.45 2.69%
1976 3,075,582 87.05 2.70%
1975 2,993,516 86.64 2.77%
1974 2,911,784 86.22 3.48%
1973 2,812,295 85.79 4.56%
1972 2,686,849 85.35 3.20%
1971 2,602,174 84.79 3.85%
1970 2,503,959 84.20 4.05%
1969 2,404,654 83.58 3.36%
1968 2,325,145 82.95 2.88%
1967 2,259,135 82.30 5.14%
1966 2,146,053 81.63 3.39%
1965 2,074,492 80.94 4.37%
1964 1,985,742 80.23 4.87%
1963 1,891,353 79.50 4.63%
1962 1,805,829 78.75 5.81%
1961 1,703,972 77.99 4.77%
1960 1,624,582 76.85 %