Panama 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.
  • Panama urban population for 2019 was 2,890,084, a 2.19% increase from 2018.
  • Panama urban population for 2018 was 2,828,119, a 2.23% increase from 2017.
  • Panama urban population for 2017 was 2,766,526, a 2.24% increase from 2016.
  • Panama urban population for 2016 was 2,705,932, a 2.23% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
United States 270,663,028
Japan 115,782,416
Germany 64,324,835
United Kingdom 55,908,316
France 54,123,364
Italy 42,651,966
South Korea 42,106,719
Argentina 41,339,571
Spain 37,927,409
Canada 30,628,482
Saudi Arabia 28,807,838
Poland 22,796,574
Australia 21,844,756
Chile 16,610,135
Netherlands 15,924,729
Belgium 11,259,082
Sweden 9,021,165
Greece 8,507,474
UAE 8,479,744
Israel 8,374,393
Czech Republic 7,887,156
Hong Kong 7,507,400
Hungary 6,999,582
Portugal 6,753,579
Switzerland 6,332,428
Singapore 5,703,569
Austria 5,194,416
Denmark 5,119,978
Finland 4,716,888
Norway 4,418,218
New Zealand 4,258,860
Oman 4,250,777
Kuwait 4,207,083
Uruguay 3,303,394
Ireland 3,133,123
Puerto Rico 2,988,531
Slovak Republic 2,930,419
Panama 2,890,084
Qatar 2,809,071
Croatia 2,328,318
Lithuania 1,891,013
Bahrain 1,467,109
Latvia 1,304,943
Slovenia 1,144,654
Estonia 916,024
Cyprus 800,708
Trinidad and Tobago 741,944
Macao 640,445
Luxembourg 565,488
Malta 475,902
Iceland 339,110
Brunei 337,711
Bahamas 323,784
New Caledonia 204,637
French Polynesia 172,870
Guam 158,693
Curacao 140,363
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 102,187
Barbados 89,431
Andorra 67,873
Cayman Islands 64,948
Bermuda 63,918
Seychelles 55,762
Channel Islands 53,281
Northern Mariana Islands 52,472
Greenland 48,945
Aruba 46,295
Isle of Man 44,605
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 40,733
Monaco 38,964
Turks and Caicos Islands 35,655
Gibraltar 33,701
San Marino 32,969
Antigua and Barbuda 23,800
Faroe Islands 20,554
St. Kitts and Nevis 16,272
Palau 14,491
British Virgin Islands 14,449
Liechtenstein 5,464
Panama Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 2,890,084 68.06 2.17%
2018 2,828,119 67.71 2.20%
2017 2,766,526 67.37 2.21%
2016 2,705,932 67.03 2.21%
2015 2,646,822 66.70 2.20%
2014 2,589,342 66.37 2.18%
2013 2,533,383 66.05 2.18%
2012 2,478,846 65.74 2.18%
2011 2,425,411 65.44 2.19%
2010 2,372,846 65.14 2.20%
2009 2,321,157 64.85 2.23%
2008 2,270,061 64.56 2.25%
2007 2,219,608 64.27 2.27%
2006 2,169,852 63.98 2.29%
2005 2,120,749 63.68 2.31%
2004 2,072,347 63.39 2.33%
2003 2,024,620 63.09 2.35%
2002 1,977,501 62.79 2.38%
2001 1,930,937 62.50 2.42%
2000 1,884,803 62.20 3.18%
1999 1,825,830 61.45 3.34%
1998 1,765,795 60.63 3.40%
1997 1,706,840 59.81 3.44%
1996 1,649,197 58.98 3.48%
1995 1,592,870 58.14 3.50%
1994 1,538,025 57.30 3.54%
1993 1,484,556 56.46 3.57%
1992 1,432,462 55.61 3.62%
1991 1,381,584 54.76 3.66%
1990 1,331,915 53.90 2.86%
1989 1,294,320 53.50 2.76%
1988 1,259,098 53.16 2.79%
1987 1,224,507 52.82 2.81%
1986 1,190,554 52.48 2.85%
1985 1,157,158 52.14 2.88%
1984 1,124,337 51.81 2.92%
1983 1,092,015 51.47 2.95%
1982 1,060,229 51.13 3.00%
1981 1,028,910 50.79 3.04%
1980 998,087 50.45 2.99%
1979 968,723 50.16 3.02%
1978 939,932 49.88 3.07%
1977 911,512 49.60 3.12%
1976 883,491 49.32 3.19%
1975 855,781 49.04 3.25%
1974 828,442 48.76 3.31%
1973 801,461 48.48 3.36%
1972 774,942 48.20 3.40%
1971 749,019 47.92 3.43%
1970 723,787 47.64 4.13%
1969 694,507 47.04 4.27%
1968 665,471 46.39 4.31%
1967 637,424 45.73 4.35%
1966 610,312 45.08 4.39%
1965 584,124 44.43 4.43%
1964 558,829 43.78 4.47%
1963 534,420 43.14 4.49%
1962 510,969 42.49 4.50%
1961 488,472 41.85 4.42%
1960 467,350 41.25 %