Nicaragua Urban Population 1960-2024

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 2022 was 4,138,184, a 1.91% increase from 2021.
  • Nicaragua urban population for 2021 was 4,060,795, a 1.86% increase from 2020.
  • Nicaragua urban population for 2020 was 3,986,789, a 1.81% increase from 2019.
  • Nicaragua urban population for 2019 was 3,915,722, a 1.81% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Indonesia 159,608,946
Nigeria 116,965,442
Pakistan 88,979,079
Bangladesh 67,979,820
Philippines 55,441,746
Egypt 47,689,118
Vietnam 38,063,117
Ukraine 26,569,220
Angola 24,229,338
Morocco 24,196,351
Ghana 19,621,881
Uzbekistan 17,990,170
Myanmar 17,213,307
Sudan 16,854,089
Cameroon 16,395,044
Kenya 15,669,052
Zambia 9,160,288
Tunisia 8,675,724
Bolivia 8,658,337
Honduras 6,217,985
El Salvador 4,737,530
Sri Lanka 4,220,157
Cambodia 4,211,076
Nicaragua 4,138,184
Republic of Congo 4,103,831
West Bank and Gaza 3,898,258
Lao PDR 2,830,480
Mauritania 2,695,952
Kyrgyz Republic 2,548,584
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Papua New Guinea 1,377,571
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Djibouti 878,521
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Timor-Leste 430,207
Cabo Verde 400,642
Bhutan 341,823
Eswatini 295,322
Solomon Islands 185,298
Sao Tome and Principe 172,252
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Nicaragua Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 4,138,184 59.56 1.89%
2021 4,060,795 59.28 1.84%
2020 3,986,789 59.01 1.80%
2019 3,915,722 58.76 1.79%
2018 3,846,202 58.52 1.79%
2017 3,778,085 58.30 1.78%
2016 3,711,507 58.09 1.77%
2015 3,646,573 57.90 1.78%
2014 3,582,406 57.70 1.79%
2013 3,518,949 57.51 1.80%
2012 3,456,081 57.31 1.81%
2011 3,393,970 57.11 1.82%
2010 3,332,908 56.92 1.81%
2009 3,273,164 56.72 1.79%
2008 3,214,997 56.53 1.77%
2007 3,158,566 56.33 1.74%
2006 3,103,994 56.13 1.72%
2005 3,051,074 55.94 1.54%
2004 3,004,543 55.78 1.45%
2003 2,961,379 55.63 1.48%
2002 2,917,907 55.48 1.54%
2001 2,873,416 55.34 1.62%
2000 2,827,250 55.19 1.71%
1999 2,779,251 55.04 1.78%
1998 2,730,333 54.89 1.86%
1997 2,679,903 54.74 2.00%
1996 2,626,940 54.59 2.17%
1995 2,570,476 54.44 2.54%
1994 2,506,105 54.18 2.66%
1993 2,440,202 53.91 2.74%
1992 2,374,292 53.63 2.80%
1991 2,308,695 53.35 2.85%
1990 2,243,915 53.08 2.88%
1989 2,180,224 52.80 2.88%
1988 2,118,244 52.52 2.83%
1987 2,059,060 52.24 2.83%
1986 2,001,624 51.96 2.88%
1985 1,944,886 51.68 2.92%
1984 1,888,914 51.41 3.02%
1983 1,832,704 51.13 3.17%
1982 1,775,599 50.85 3.29%
1981 1,718,196 50.57 3.37%
1980 1,661,300 50.29 3.29%
1979 1,607,573 50.01 3.26%
1978 1,555,950 49.73 3.48%
1977 1,502,810 49.46 3.61%
1976 1,449,469 49.18 3.67%
1975 1,397,241 48.90 3.71%
1974 1,346,390 48.62 3.75%
1973 1,296,867 48.34 3.59%
1972 1,251,167 48.06 3.61%
1971 1,206,801 47.79 4.84%
1970 1,149,774 47.03 5.12%
1969 1,092,439 46.16 5.13%
1968 1,037,799 45.29 5.14%
1967 985,836 44.43 5.12%
1966 936,649 43.57 5.10%
1965 890,055 42.71 5.09%
1964 845,865 41.86 5.11%
1963 803,762 41.01 4.33%
1962 769,726 40.48 4.15%
1961 738,405 40.03 4.15%
1960 708,375 39.58 %