Mali 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.
  • Mali urban population for 2019 was 8,479,688, a 4.94% increase from 2018.
  • Mali urban population for 2018 was 8,080,546, a 5% increase from 2017.
  • Mali urban population for 2017 was 7,695,972, a 5.04% increase from 2016.
  • Mali urban population for 2016 was 7,326,841, a 5.06% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Urban Population
Congo, Dem. Rep. 39,095,679
Ethiopia 23,788,710
Tanzania 20,011,885
North Korea 15,947,412
Mozambique 11,092,106
Yemen 10,869,523
Uganda 10,784,516
Madagascar 10,210,849
Afghanistan 9,797,273
Syrian Arab Republic 9,358,019
Mali 8,479,688
Senegal 7,765,706
Somalia 7,034,861
Haiti 6,328,948
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
Mali Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 8,479,688 43.14 4.82%
2018 8,080,546 42.36 4.88%
2017 7,695,972 41.57 4.92%
2016 7,326,841 40.78 4.94%
2015 6,973,942 39.99 4.94%
2014 6,637,537 39.20 4.96%
2013 6,316,419 38.40 5.00%
2012 6,008,132 37.60 5.10%
2011 5,709,214 36.80 5.24%
2010 5,417,617 36.00 5.40%
2009 5,132,663 35.20 5.55%
2008 4,855,494 34.40 5.66%
2007 4,588,530 33.61 5.69%
2006 4,334,933 32.83 5.67%
2005 4,095,830 32.06 5.63%
2004 3,871,519 31.30 5.61%
2003 3,660,354 30.55 5.56%
2002 3,462,529 29.81 5.50%
2001 3,277,218 29.08 5.43%
2000 3,103,974 28.36 5.35%
1999 2,942,346 27.65 5.25%
1998 2,791,964 26.95 4.53%
1997 2,668,345 26.43 4.33%
1996 2,555,309 25.98 4.37%
1995 2,446,163 25.52 4.43%
1994 2,340,161 25.07 4.48%
1993 2,237,626 24.62 4.44%
1992 2,140,542 24.19 4.27%
1991 2,051,024 23.75 4.00%
1990 1,970,689 23.32 3.66%
1989 1,899,911 22.90 3.36%
1988 1,837,122 22.48 3.20%
1987 1,779,251 22.07 3.75%
1986 1,713,683 21.55 4.05%
1985 1,645,715 21.01 4.30%
1984 1,576,522 20.49 4.52%
1983 1,506,921 19.97 4.66%
1982 1,438,278 19.47 4.69%
1981 1,372,428 18.97 4.61%
1980 1,310,539 18.48 4.52%
1979 1,252,639 18.01 4.45%
1978 1,198,172 17.54 4.39%
1977 1,146,657 17.08 4.30%
1976 1,098,421 16.65 4.22%
1975 1,052,981 16.24 4.26%
1974 1,009,065 15.85 4.28%
1973 966,831 15.45 4.26%
1972 926,545 15.07 4.21%
1971 888,365 14.70 4.12%
1970 852,498 14.33 4.02%
1969 818,898 13.97 3.94%
1968 787,292 13.62 3.87%
1967 757,441 13.27 3.80%
1966 729,167 12.94 3.79%
1965 702,074 12.61 3.76%
1964 676,191 12.29 3.74%
1963 651,361 11.97 3.72%
1962 627,575 11.66 3.72%
1961 604,663 11.36 3.74%
1960 582,485 11.07 %