Nicaragua 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.
  • Nicaragua urban population for 2020 was 3,909,282, a 1.64% increase from 2019.
  • Nicaragua urban population for 2019 was 3,846,138, a 1.65% increase from 2018.
  • Nicaragua urban population for 2018 was 3,783,741, a 1.65% increase from 2017.
  • Nicaragua urban population for 2017 was 3,722,300, a 1.65% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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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
Nicaragua Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 3,909,282 59.01 1.63%
2019 3,846,138 58.76 1.64%
2018 3,783,741 58.52 1.64%
2017 3,722,300 58.30 1.63%
2016 3,661,976 58.09 1.63%
2015 3,602,941 57.90 1.64%
2014 3,544,358 57.70 1.65%
2013 3,486,219 57.51 1.67%
2012 3,428,528 57.31 1.68%
2011 3,371,400 57.11 1.69%
2010 3,314,879 56.92 1.70%
2009 3,258,927 56.72 1.71%
2008 3,203,518 56.53 1.72%
2007 3,148,772 56.33 1.72%
2006 3,094,982 56.13 1.72%
2005 3,042,132 55.94 1.64%
2004 2,992,665 55.78 1.63%
2003 2,944,162 55.63 1.65%
2002 2,895,890 55.48 1.70%
2001 2,847,189 55.34 1.76%
2000 2,797,499 55.19 1.83%
1999 2,746,869 55.04 1.90%
1998 2,695,255 54.89 1.98%
1997 2,642,515 54.74 2.07%
1996 2,588,281 54.59 2.18%
1995 2,532,510 54.44 2.49%
1994 2,470,208 54.18 2.65%
1993 2,405,598 53.91 2.74%
1992 2,340,689 53.63 2.77%
1991 2,276,834 53.35 2.75%
1990 2,215,051 53.08 2.72%
1989 2,155,679 52.80 2.69%
1988 2,098,412 52.52 2.70%
1987 2,042,452 52.24 2.77%
1986 1,986,615 51.96 2.89%
1985 1,930,058 51.68 3.02%
1984 1,872,709 51.41 3.14%
1983 1,814,861 51.13 3.25%
1982 1,756,899 50.85 3.34%
1981 1,699,224 50.57 3.41%
1980 1,642,295 50.29 3.48%
1979 1,586,114 50.01 3.55%
1978 1,530,743 49.73 3.61%
1977 1,476,499 49.46 3.64%
1976 1,423,658 49.18 3.66%
1975 1,372,498 48.90 3.66%
1974 1,323,153 48.62 3.66%
1973 1,275,573 48.34 3.66%
1972 1,229,790 48.06 3.65%
1971 1,185,711 47.79 4.65%
1970 1,131,788 47.03 4.92%
1969 1,077,506 46.16 4.93%
1968 1,025,716 45.29 4.95%
1967 976,196 44.43 4.98%
1966 928,794 43.57 5.02%
1965 883,343 42.71 5.05%
1964 839,811 41.86 5.10%
1963 798,056 41.01 4.35%
1962 764,049 40.48 4.22%
1961 732,458 40.03 4.27%
1960 701,823 39.58 %