Liberia 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.
  • Liberia urban population for 2019 was 2,548,426, a 3.39% increase from 2018.
  • Liberia urban population for 2018 was 2,464,955, a 3.4% increase from 2017.
  • Liberia urban population for 2017 was 2,383,889, a 3.42% increase from 2016.
  • Liberia urban population for 2016 was 2,305,044, a 3.45% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Mozambique 11,092,106
Yemen 10,869,523
Uganda 10,784,516
Madagascar 10,210,849
Afghanistan 9,797,273
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Mali 8,479,688
Senegal 7,765,706
Somalia 7,034,861
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Burkina Faso 6,092,349
Nepal 5,765,513
Benin 5,648,149
Zimbabwe 4,717,305
Guinea 4,661,505
Niger 3,850,231
Chad 3,712,273
Togo 3,414,638
Sierra Leone 3,319,366
Malawi 3,199,301
Liberia 2,548,426
Tajikistan 2,545,477
South Sudan 2,201,250
Rwanda 2,186,104
Central African Republic 1,982,064
Burundi 1,541,177
Gambia 1,453,958
Guinea-Bissau 840,922
Comoros 248,152
Liberia Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 2,548,426 51.62 3.33%
2018 2,464,955 51.15 3.34%
2017 2,383,889 50.70 3.36%
2016 2,305,044 50.25 3.40%
2015 2,228,065 49.82 3.41%
2014 2,153,465 49.40 3.42%
2013 2,081,046 48.99 3.51%
2012 2,009,227 48.58 3.71%
2011 1,936,126 48.19 3.98%
2010 1,860,574 47.81 4.36%
2009 1,781,148 47.45 4.73%
2008 1,698,869 47.09 4.87%
2007 1,618,166 46.74 4.65%
2006 1,544,621 46.40 4.14%
2005 1,481,975 46.05 3.35%
2004 1,433,181 45.71 2.64%
2003 1,395,784 45.36 2.48%
2002 1,361,642 45.02 3.14%
2001 1,319,608 44.67 4.40%
2000 1,262,749 44.33 6.14%
1999 1,187,549 43.99 7.77%
1998 1,098,780 43.65 8.69%
1997 1,007,339 43.30 8.18%
1996 928,228 42.96 -1.23%
1995 939,726 45.96 -3.48%
1994 973,004 48.98 -5.50%
1993 1,028,061 52.01 -6.88%
1992 1,101,274 55.02 -7.18%
1991 1,183,281 58.00 2.81%
1990 1,150,512 55.42 3.36%
1989 1,112,490 52.81 3.78%
1988 1,071,210 50.20 4.48%
1987 1,024,268 47.57 5.41%
1986 970,343 44.96 6.51%
1985 909,220 42.37 7.78%
1984 841,163 39.83 6.82%
1983 785,737 38.19 6.06%
1982 739,551 37.17 6.37%
1981 693,905 36.16 6.28%
1980 651,645 35.17 6.07%
1979 613,292 34.18 5.90%
1978 578,140 33.21 5.77%
1977 545,749 32.25 5.74%
1976 515,328 31.31 5.81%
1975 486,249 30.38 5.85%
1974 458,639 29.47 5.79%
1973 432,821 28.58 5.75%
1972 408,647 27.71 5.73%
1971 385,908 26.86 5.70%
1970 364,540 26.03 5.67%
1969 344,454 25.21 5.63%
1968 325,584 24.41 5.62%
1967 307,803 23.62 5.59%
1966 291,063 22.86 5.58%
1965 275,267 22.11 5.57%
1964 260,363 21.38 5.56%
1963 246,274 20.66 5.55%
1962 232,968 19.97 5.56%
1961 220,361 19.29 5.57%
1960 208,428 18.63 %