Nicaragua 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.
  • Nicaragua urban population for 2019 was 3,846,137, a 1.65% increase from 2018.
  • Nicaragua urban population for 2018 was 3,783,748, a 1.65% increase from 2017.
  • Nicaragua urban population for 2017 was 3,722,307, a 1.65% increase from 2016.
  • Nicaragua urban population for 2016 was 3,661,978, a 1.64% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Urban Population
India 471,031,528
Indonesia 151,509,724
Nigeria 102,806,948
Pakistan 79,927,762
Bangladesh 60,987,417
Philippines 50,975,903
Egypt 42,895,824
Vietnam 35,332,140
Ukraine 30,835,699
Morocco 22,975,026
Angola 21,061,025
Ghana 17,249,054
Uzbekistan 16,935,729
Myanmar 16,674,093
Sudan 14,957,233
Cameroon 14,741,256
Kenya 14,461,523
Tunisia 8,099,061
Bolivia 8,033,035
Zambia 7,871,713
Honduras 5,626,433
El Salvador 4,694,702
Sri Lanka 4,052,088
Cambodia 3,924,621
Nicaragua 3,846,137
Congo, Rep. 3,625,010
West Bank and Gaza 3,581,448
Lao PDR 2,555,552
Mauritania 2,466,821
Kyrgyz Republic 2,362,644
Mongolia 2,210,626
Georgia 2,196,476
Papua New Guinea 1,162,834
Moldova 1,135,502
Djibouti 758,549
Lesotho 607,508
Timor-Leste 400,182
Cabo Verde 364,029
Bhutan 317,538
Eswatini 275,333
Solomon Islands 162,164
Sao Tome and Principe 158,277
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Kiribati 64,489
Micronesia 25,963
Nicaragua Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 3,846,137 58.76 1.64%
2018 3,783,748 58.52 1.64%
2017 3,722,307 58.30 1.63%
2016 3,661,978 58.09 1.63%
2015 3,602,945 57.90 1.64%
2014 3,544,357 57.70 1.65%
2013 3,486,214 57.51 1.67%
2012 3,428,526 57.31 1.68%
2011 3,371,403 57.11 1.69%
2010 3,314,883 56.92 1.70%
2009 3,258,920 56.72 1.71%
2008 3,203,516 56.53 1.72%
2007 3,148,766 56.33 1.72%
2006 3,094,985 56.13 1.72%
2005 3,042,131 55.94 1.64%
2004 2,992,668 55.78 1.63%
2003 2,944,164 55.63 1.65%
2002 2,895,892 55.48 1.70%
2001 2,847,188 55.34 1.76%
2000 2,797,494 55.19 1.83%
1999 2,746,869 55.04 1.90%
1998 2,695,258 54.89 1.98%
1997 2,642,517 54.74 2.07%
1996 2,588,285 54.59 2.18%
1995 2,532,510 54.44 2.49%
1994 2,470,206 54.18 2.65%
1993 2,405,598 53.91 2.74%
1992 2,340,688 53.63 2.77%
1991 2,276,833 53.35 2.75%
1990 2,215,050 53.08 2.72%
1989 2,155,679 52.80 2.69%
1988 2,098,414 52.52 2.70%
1987 2,042,451 52.24 2.77%
1986 1,986,613 51.96 2.89%
1985 1,930,057 51.68 3.02%
1984 1,872,708 51.41 3.14%
1983 1,814,861 51.13 3.25%
1982 1,756,895 50.85 3.34%
1981 1,699,223 50.57 3.41%
1980 1,642,295 50.29 3.48%
1979 1,586,116 50.01 3.55%
1978 1,530,746 49.73 3.61%
1977 1,476,503 49.46 3.64%
1976 1,423,660 49.18 3.66%
1975 1,372,497 48.90 3.66%
1974 1,323,152 48.62 3.66%
1973 1,275,573 48.34 3.66%
1972 1,229,788 48.06 3.65%
1971 1,185,709 47.79 4.65%
1970 1,131,783 47.03 4.91%
1969 1,077,503 46.16 4.93%
1968 1,025,716 45.29 4.95%
1967 976,194 44.43 4.98%
1966 928,795 43.57 5.02%
1965 883,343 42.71 5.05%
1964 839,813 41.86 5.10%
1963 798,053 41.01 4.35%
1962 764,049 40.48 4.22%
1961 732,460 40.03 4.27%
1960 701,822 39.58 4.33%