Myanmar Urban Population 1960-2020

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 2018 was 16,423,490, a 1.46% increase from 2017.
  • Myanmar urban population for 2017 was 16,186,666, a 1.44% increase from 2016.
  • Myanmar urban population for 2016 was 15,957,065, a 1.45% increase from 2015.
  • Myanmar urban population for 2015 was 15,729,411, a 1.47% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
India 460,295,677
Indonesia 148,084,795
Nigeria 98,611,179
Pakistan 77,810,763
Bangladesh 59,107,944
Philippines 50,027,217
Egypt 42,030,812
Vietnam 34,317,154
Ukraine 30,946,607
Morocco 22,501,278
Angola 20,184,707
Ghana 16,687,441
Uzbekistan 16,635,227
Myanmar 16,423,490
Sudan 14,480,887
Cameroon 14,215,401
Kenya 13,891,531
Tunisia 7,973,630
Bolivia 7,881,919
Zambia 7,551,686
Honduras 5,474,092
El Salvador 4,624,412
Sri Lanka 4,003,749
Cambodia 3,800,503
Nicaragua 3,783,748
Congo, Rep. 3,509,318
West Bank and Gaza 3,479,999
Lao PDR 2,471,810
Mauritania 2,363,349
Kyrgyz Republic 2,295,856
Georgia 2,187,560
Mongolia 2,169,849
Moldova 1,511,574
Papua New Guinea 1,133,366
Djibouti 745,819
Lesotho 593,502
Timor-Leste 387,720
Cabo Verde 357,429
Bhutan 308,509
Eswatini 270,402
Solomon Islands 155,047
Sao Tome and Principe 153,635
Vanuatu 73,972
Kiribati 62,623
Micronesia 25,573
Myanmar Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2018 16,423,490 30.58 1.45%
2017 16,186,666 30.32 1.43%
2016 15,957,065 30.08 1.44%
2015 15,729,411 29.86 1.46%
2014 15,501,259 29.65 1.48%
2013 15,274,176 29.46 1.50%
2012 15,046,733 29.27 1.48%
2011 14,825,521 29.08 1.42%
2010 14,616,046 28.89 1.35%
2009 14,419,343 28.70 1.30%
2008 14,233,443 28.51 1.28%
2007 14,052,306 28.32 1.31%
2006 13,869,371 28.13 1.38%
2005 13,679,546 27.95 1.46%
2004 13,481,501 27.76 1.53%
2003 13,277,060 27.58 1.60%
2002 13,066,102 27.39 1.68%
2001 12,849,011 27.21 1.75%
2000 12,625,999 27.03 1.84%
1999 12,396,386 26.84 1.91%
1998 12,161,320 26.66 1.97%
1997 11,924,112 26.48 1.96%
1996 11,692,264 26.30 1.93%
1995 11,468,853 26.12 1.87%
1994 11,256,264 25.95 1.83%
1993 11,052,325 25.77 1.83%
1992 10,851,863 25.59 1.90%
1991 10,647,650 25.42 2.02%
1990 10,434,244 25.24 2.16%
1989 10,210,961 25.07 2.29%
1988 9,979,724 24.90 2.41%
1987 9,742,328 24.72 2.51%
1986 9,501,251 24.55 2.58%
1985 9,259,193 24.38 2.65%
1984 9,016,919 24.21 2.74%
1983 8,773,359 24.04 2.30%
1982 8,573,724 23.99 2.19%
1981 8,388,055 23.98 2.21%
1980 8,204,595 23.97 2.24%
1979 8,022,812 23.96 2.25%
1978 7,843,989 23.95 2.27%
1977 7,667,843 23.94 2.29%
1976 7,494,461 23.93 2.32%
1975 7,322,786 23.92 2.33%
1974 7,154,402 23.91 2.34%
1973 6,988,799 23.90 3.56%
1972 6,744,257 23.61 3.99%
1971 6,480,177 23.22 4.01%
1970 6,225,528 22.83 4.03%
1969 5,979,482 22.45 4.05%
1968 5,742,346 22.07 4.05%
1967 5,514,237 21.70 4.04%
1966 5,295,939 21.33 4.02%
1965 5,087,430 20.97 3.98%
1964 4,888,948 20.61 3.95%
1963 4,699,732 20.26 3.92%
1962 4,519,105 19.91 3.91%
1961 4,345,926 19.57 3.91%
1960 4,179,144 19.23 3.92%