Jordan 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.
  • Jordan urban population for 2020 was 9,327,507, a 1.24% increase from 2019.
  • Jordan urban population for 2019 was 9,213,051, a 1.62% increase from 2018.
  • Jordan urban population for 2018 was 9,066,350, a 2.09% increase from 2017.
  • Jordan urban population for 2017 was 8,880,356, a 2.7% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Jordan Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 9,327,507 91.42 1.23%
2019 9,213,051 91.20 1.61%
2018 9,066,350 90.98 2.07%
2017 8,880,356 90.75 2.66%
2016 8,647,202 90.51 3.33%
2015 8,363,638 90.26 4.11%
2014 8,026,940 90.00 5.56%
2013 7,592,552 89.13 6.23%
2012 7,134,134 88.19 6.58%
2011 6,679,867 87.17 6.63%
2010 6,251,315 86.09 6.56%
2009 5,854,306 84.93 6.48%
2008 5,487,243 83.69 6.29%
2007 5,152,545 82.37 6.02%
2006 4,851,356 80.97 5.69%
2005 4,582,818 79.49 4.74%
2004 4,370,501 78.32 2.67%
2003 4,255,285 78.31 2.18%
2002 4,163,401 78.30 1.92%
2001 4,084,281 78.28 1.85%
2000 4,009,377 78.27 1.80%
1999 3,937,750 78.26 1.78%
1998 3,868,413 78.25 1.97%
1997 3,793,107 78.23 2.43%
1996 3,702,034 78.22 3.11%
1995 3,588,796 78.21 4.57%
1994 3,428,612 77.74 6.22%
1993 3,221,755 76.68 6.91%
1992 3,006,559 75.59 7.12%
1991 2,799,875 74.46 6.89%
1990 2,613,475 73.29 6.43%
1989 2,450,749 72.10 6.01%
1988 2,307,853 70.87 5.70%
1987 2,179,921 69.61 5.66%
1986 2,059,898 68.32 5.85%
1985 1,942,921 67.00 6.09%
1984 1,828,052 65.65 6.26%
1983 1,717,131 64.28 6.32%
1982 1,611,996 62.88 6.21%
1981 1,515,008 61.46 5.95%
1980 1,427,488 60.03 4.96%
1979 1,358,378 58.98 3.43%
1978 1,312,527 58.65 3.22%
1977 1,270,916 58.32 3.18%
1976 1,231,105 57.98 3.31%
1975 1,191,001 57.65 3.44%
1974 1,150,733 57.32 3.58%
1973 1,110,223 56.98 3.96%
1972 1,067,148 56.65 4.64%
1971 1,018,720 56.31 5.58%
1970 963,437 55.97 6.83%
1969 899,823 55.63 8.13%
1968 829,533 55.30 9.04%
1967 757,854 54.96 9.10%
1966 691,943 54.61 8.30%
1965 636,820 54.26 6.90%
1964 594,350 53.91 5.50%
1963 562,546 53.57 4.50%
1962 537,816 53.22 5.22%
1961 510,484 52.41 7.26%
1960 474,753 50.88 %