Kuwait 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.
  • Kuwait urban population for was 0, a NAN% decline from .
  • Kuwait urban population for was 0, a NAN% decline from .
  • Kuwait urban population for was 0, a 100% decline from 2019.
  • Kuwait urban population for 2019 was 4,207,083, a 1.69% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Kuwait Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
98.03 %
98.02 %
98.00 %
2019 4,207,083 100.00 1.67%
2018 4,137,312 100.00 1.98%
2017 4,056,099 100.00 2.48%
2016 3,956,875 100.00 3.11%
2015 3,835,591 100.00 3.84%
2014 3,690,941 100.00 4.56%
2013 3,526,376 100.00 5.17%
2012 3,348,853 100.00 5.55%
2011 3,168,060 100.00 5.72%
2010 2,991,884 100.00 5.88%
2009 2,821,045 100.00 6.03%
2008 2,656,009 100.00 5.89%
2007 2,504,019 100.00 5.35%
2006 2,373,672 100.00 4.46%
2005 2,270,198 100.00 3.12%
2004 2,200,492 100.00 1.78%
2003 2,161,626 100.00 1.15%
2002 2,136,997 100.00 1.68%
2001 2,101,347 99.91 3.72%
2000 2,024,672 99.00 4.82%
1999 1,929,426 98.86 6.53%
1998 1,807,406 98.71 7.01%
1997 1,685,064 98.53 5.20%
1996 1,599,607 98.33 1.53%
1995 1,575,325 98.10 %
1991 1,990,426 97.99 -3.09%
1990 2,052,892 97.97 0.14%
1989 2,050,084 97.96 2.82%
1988 1,993,061 97.95 4.84%
1987 1,898,812 97.93 5.67%
1986 1,794,143 97.92 5.46%
1985 1,698,885 97.90 5.27%
1984 1,611,689 97.55 5.19%
1983 1,530,195 97.03 5.14%
1982 1,453,581 96.41 5.41%
1981 1,377,008 95.67 5.97%
1980 1,297,246 94.78 6.35%
1979 1,217,383 93.93 6.71%
1978 1,138,382 93.00 7.07%
1977 1,060,650 91.94 7.36%
1976 985,365 90.75 7.60%
1975 913,254 89.38 6.95%
1974 851,926 88.58 6.78%
1973 796,071 87.90 6.93%
1972 742,803 87.19 7.32%
1971 690,378 86.44 7.94%
1970 637,703 85.66 9.01%
1969 582,752 84.58 9.93%
1968 527,654 83.37 10.78%
1967 473,742 82.08 11.50%
1966 422,279 80.72 12.09%
1965 374,198 79.27 11.94%
1964 332,086 78.34 12.33%
1963 293,570 77.51 12.68%
1962 258,611 76.66 12.69%
1961 227,798 75.79 12.27%
1960 201,484 74.89 %