Pakistan 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.
  • Pakistan urban population for 2019 was 79,927,762, a 2.72% increase from 2018.
  • Pakistan urban population for 2018 was 77,810,763, a 2.7% increase from 2017.
  • Pakistan urban population for 2017 was 75,761,710, a 2.68% increase from 2016.
  • Pakistan urban population for 2016 was 73,782,310, a 2.7% 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
Vanuatu 76,152
Kiribati 64,489
Micronesia 25,963
Pakistan Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 79,927,762 36.91 2.68%
2018 77,810,763 36.67 2.67%
2017 75,761,710 36.44 2.65%
2016 73,782,310 36.23 2.66%
2015 71,845,558 36.03 2.66%
2014 69,956,952 35.82 2.67%
2013 68,114,463 35.61 2.68%
2012 66,312,625 35.41 2.71%
2011 64,539,555 35.20 2.74%
2010 62,793,242 35.00 2.78%
2009 61,070,625 34.79 2.82%
2008 59,373,384 34.59 2.85%
2007 57,704,173 34.39 2.87%
2006 56,069,495 34.18 2.89%
2005 54,474,508 33.98 2.89%
2004 52,922,901 33.78 2.90%
2003 51,408,755 33.58 2.94%
2002 49,919,690 33.38 3.02%
2001 48,435,634 33.18 3.12%
2000 46,947,759 32.98 3.25%
1999 45,445,310 32.78 3.37%
1998 43,938,667 32.59 3.58%
1997 42,394,458 32.35 3.66%
1996 40,868,934 32.09 3.65%
1995 39,405,594 31.84 3.60%
1994 38,012,967 31.58 3.56%
1993 36,682,088 31.33 3.56%
1992 35,400,161 31.08 3.60%
1991 34,148,626 30.83 3.68%
1990 32,914,428 30.58 3.77%
1989 31,695,621 30.33 3.85%
1988 30,497,993 30.08 3.93%
1987 29,321,589 29.83 4.00%
1986 28,172,326 29.59 4.06%
1985 27,052,677 29.34 4.11%
1984 25,962,081 29.10 4.17%
1983 24,901,258 28.86 4.20%
1982 23,877,291 28.62 4.19%
1981 22,897,114 28.38 4.42%
1980 21,906,732 28.07 4.50%
1979 20,941,767 27.72 4.44%
1978 20,032,626 27.37 4.38%
1977 19,175,026 27.02 4.31%
1976 18,365,687 26.68 4.26%
1975 17,600,234 26.34 4.19%
1974 16,878,805 26.01 4.12%
1973 16,198,249 25.67 4.01%
1972 15,562,175 25.35 3.79%
1971 14,983,797 25.08 3.77%
1970 14,429,115 24.82 3.76%
1969 13,895,976 24.55 3.75%
1968 13,383,891 24.29 3.74%
1967 12,892,413 24.03 3.72%
1966 12,421,724 23.77 3.69%
1965 11,971,325 23.51 3.66%
1964 11,541,400 23.26 3.63%
1963 11,130,047 23.00 3.58%
1962 10,738,217 22.75 3.54%
1961 10,365,138 22.50 4.14%
1960 9,944,300 22.10 %