Panama Urban Population 1960-2022

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 2020 was 2,951,905, a 2.14% increase from 2019.
  • Panama urban population for 2019 was 2,890,085, a 2.19% increase from 2018.
  • Panama urban population for 2018 was 2,828,116, a 2.23% increase from 2017.
  • Panama urban population for 2017 was 2,766,522, a 2.24% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
United States 272,364,755
Japan 115,494,817
Germany 64,472,284
United Kingdom 56,395,647
France 54,570,334
Italy 42,306,582
South Korea 42,156,641
Argentina 41,796,990
Spain 38,264,801
Canada 30,997,832
Saudi Arabia 29,343,564
Poland 22,786,800
Australia 22,152,761
Chile 16,770,077
Netherlands 16,087,009
Belgium 11,334,006
Sweden 9,108,648
UAE 8,609,395
Greece 8,541,900
Israel 8,533,651
Czech Republic 7,923,709
Hong Kong 7,481,800
Hungary 7,014,174
Portugal 6,833,619
Switzerland 6,383,962
Singapore 5,685,807
Austria 5,238,680
Denmark 5,138,400
Finland 4,729,705
Norway 4,463,566
New Zealand 4,408,037
Oman 4,405,789
Kuwait 4,270,563
Uruguay 3,317,930
Ireland 3,179,292
Puerto Rico 2,989,009
Panama 2,951,905
Slovak Republic 2,934,665
Qatar 2,859,020
Croatia 2,329,285
Lithuania 1,901,682
Bahrain 1,523,019
Latvia 1,299,043
Slovenia 1,157,547
Estonia 921,477
Cyprus 806,771
Trinidad and Tobago 744,725
Macao 649,342
Luxembourg 578,234
Malta 497,676
Iceland 344,066
Brunei 342,330
Bahamas 327,359
New Caledonia 194,500
French Polynesia 174,090
Guam 160,239
Curacao 138,059
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 101,974
Barbados 89,634
Andorra 67,928
Cayman Islands 65,720
Bermuda 63,903
Seychelles 56,661
Channel Islands 53,832
Northern Mariana Islands 52,836
Greenland 49,198
Aruba 46,654
Isle of Man 44,980
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 40,812
Monaco 39,244
Turks and Caicos Islands 36,242
Gibraltar 33,691
San Marino 33,089
Antigua and Barbuda 23,927
Faroe Islands 20,718
St. Kitts and Nevis 16,406
British Virgin Islands 14,669
Palau 14,652
Liechtenstein 5,498
Panama Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 2,951,905 68.41 2.12%
2019 2,890,085 68.06 2.17%
2018 2,828,116 67.71 2.20%
2017 2,766,522 67.37 2.21%
2016 2,705,929 67.03 2.21%
2015 2,646,824 66.70 2.20%
2014 2,589,339 66.37 2.18%
2013 2,533,389 66.05 2.18%
2012 2,478,853 65.74 2.18%
2011 2,425,409 65.44 2.19%
2010 2,372,849 65.14 2.20%
2009 2,321,157 64.85 2.23%
2008 2,270,061 64.56 2.25%
2007 2,219,605 64.27 2.27%
2006 2,169,857 63.98 2.29%
2005 2,120,752 63.68 2.31%
2004 2,072,347 63.39 2.33%
2003 2,024,626 63.09 2.35%
2002 1,977,506 62.79 2.38%
2001 1,930,933 62.50 2.42%
2000 1,884,807 62.20 3.18%
1999 1,825,830 61.45 3.34%
1998 1,765,797 60.63 3.40%
1997 1,706,836 59.81 3.44%
1996 1,649,197 58.98 3.48%
1995 1,592,870 58.14 3.50%
1994 1,538,026 57.30 3.54%
1993 1,484,558 56.46 3.57%
1992 1,432,459 55.61 3.62%
1991 1,381,582 54.76 3.66%
1990 1,331,914 53.90 2.86%
1989 1,294,319 53.50 2.76%
1988 1,259,101 53.16 2.79%
1987 1,224,504 52.82 2.81%
1986 1,190,554 52.48 2.85%
1985 1,157,157 52.14 2.88%
1984 1,124,339 51.81 2.92%
1983 1,092,017 51.47 2.95%
1982 1,060,224 51.13 3.00%
1981 1,028,907 50.79 3.04%
1980 998,088 50.45 2.99%
1979 968,722 50.16 3.02%
1978 939,933 49.88 3.07%
1977 911,514 49.60 3.12%
1976 883,495 49.32 3.19%
1975 855,783 49.04 3.25%
1974 828,443 48.76 3.31%
1973 801,459 48.48 3.36%
1972 774,942 48.20 3.40%
1971 749,019 47.92 3.43%
1970 723,788 47.64 4.13%
1969 694,507 47.04 4.27%
1968 665,474 46.39 4.31%
1967 637,424 45.73 4.35%
1966 610,314 45.08 4.39%
1965 584,125 44.43 4.43%
1964 558,829 43.78 4.47%
1963 534,421 43.14 4.49%
1962 510,968 42.49 4.50%
1961 488,475 41.85 4.42%
1960 467,353 41.25 %