Myanmar 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.
  • Myanmar urban population for 2020 was 16,943,754, a 1.62% increase from 2019.
  • Myanmar urban population for 2019 was 16,674,094, a 1.53% increase from 2018.
  • Myanmar urban population for 2018 was 16,423,467, a 1.46% increase from 2017.
  • Myanmar urban population for 2017 was 16,186,648, a 1.44% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
India 481,980,332
Indonesia 154,926,514
Nigeria 107,106,007
Pakistan 82,094,635
Bangladesh 62,873,466
Philippines 51,950,201
Egypt 43,781,728
Vietnam 36,346,227
Ukraine 30,721,277
Morocco 23,450,016
Angola 21,962,884
Ghana 17,820,023
Uzbekistan 17,258,430
Myanmar 16,943,754
Sudan 15,458,183
Cameroon 15,279,799
Kenya 15,053,275
Tunisia 8,221,976
Zambia 8,204,576
Bolivia 8,185,478
Honduras 5,780,230
El Salvador 4,763,725
Sri Lanka 4,101,702
Cambodia 4,051,341
Nicaragua 3,909,282
Congo, Rep. 3,742,867
West Bank and Gaza 3,685,020
Lao PDR 2,640,299
Mauritania 2,572,517
Kyrgyz Republic 2,429,400
Mongolia 2,250,777
Georgia 2,208,084
Papua New Guinea 1,193,981
Moldova 1,121,710
Djibouti 771,254
Lesotho 621,853
Timor-Leste 412,936
Cabo Verde 370,577
Bhutan 326,515
Eswatini 280,423
Solomon Islands 169,453
Sao Tome and Principe 162,955
Vanuatu 78,400
Kiribati 66,405
Micronesia 26,378
Myanmar Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 16,943,754 31.14 1.60%
2019 16,674,094 30.85 1.51%
2018 16,423,467 30.58 1.45%
2017 16,186,648 30.32 1.43%
2016 15,957,057 30.08 1.44%
2015 15,729,411 29.86 1.46%
2014 15,501,262 29.65 1.48%
2013 15,274,180 29.46 1.50%
2012 15,046,734 29.27 1.48%
2011 14,825,520 29.08 1.42%
2010 14,616,049 28.89 1.36%
2009 14,419,343 28.70 1.30%
2008 14,233,443 28.51 1.28%
2007 14,052,307 28.32 1.31%
2006 13,869,371 28.13 1.38%
2005 13,679,548 27.95 1.46%
2004 13,481,502 27.76 1.53%
2003 13,277,061 27.58 1.60%
2002 13,066,099 27.39 1.68%
2001 12,849,010 27.21 1.75%
2000 12,625,998 27.03 1.84%
1999 12,396,386 26.84 1.91%
1998 12,161,320 26.66 1.97%
1997 11,924,109 26.48 1.96%
1996 11,692,263 26.30 1.93%
1995 11,468,853 26.12 1.87%
1994 11,256,262 25.95 1.83%
1993 11,052,322 25.77 1.83%
1992 10,851,863 25.59 1.90%
1991 10,647,649 25.42 2.02%
1990 10,434,242 25.24 2.16%
1989 10,210,964 25.07 2.29%
1988 9,979,724 24.90 2.41%
1987 9,742,331 24.72 2.51%
1986 9,501,252 24.55 2.58%
1985 9,259,194 24.38 2.65%
1984 9,016,919 24.21 2.74%
1983 8,773,360 24.04 2.30%
1982 8,573,724 23.99 2.19%
1981 8,388,056 23.98 2.21%
1980 8,204,595 23.97 2.24%
1979 8,022,812 23.96 2.25%
1978 7,843,988 23.95 2.27%
1977 7,667,844 23.94 2.29%
1976 7,494,463 23.93 2.32%
1975 7,322,786 23.92 2.33%
1974 7,154,403 23.91 2.34%
1973 6,988,799 23.90 3.56%
1972 6,744,256 23.61 3.99%
1971 6,480,177 23.22 4.01%
1970 6,225,527 22.83 4.03%
1969 5,979,482 22.45 4.05%
1968 5,742,344 22.07 4.05%
1967 5,514,236 21.70 4.04%
1966 5,295,939 21.33 4.02%
1965 5,087,430 20.97 3.98%
1964 4,888,947 20.61 3.95%
1963 4,699,731 20.26 3.92%
1962 4,519,105 19.91 3.91%
1961 4,345,927 19.57 3.91%
1960 4,179,145 19.23 %