Sudan 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.
  • Sudan urban population for 2020 was 15,458,183, a 3.35% increase from 2019.
  • Sudan urban population for 2019 was 14,957,232, a 3.29% increase from 2018.
  • Sudan urban population for 2018 was 14,480,887, a 3.23% increase from 2017.
  • Sudan urban population for 2017 was 14,027,565, a 3.17% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
India 481,980,332
Indonesia 154,926,514
Nigeria 107,106,007
Pakistan 82,094,635
Bangladesh 62,873,466
Philippines 51,950,201
Egypt 43,781,728
Vietnam 36,346,227
Ukraine 30,721,277
Morocco 23,450,016
Angola 21,962,884
Ghana 17,820,023
Uzbekistan 17,258,430
Myanmar 16,943,754
Sudan 15,458,183
Cameroon 15,279,799
Kenya 15,053,275
Tunisia 8,221,976
Zambia 8,204,576
Bolivia 8,185,478
Honduras 5,780,230
El Salvador 4,763,725
Sri Lanka 4,101,702
Cambodia 4,051,341
Nicaragua 3,909,282
Congo, Rep. 3,742,867
West Bank and Gaza 3,685,020
Lao PDR 2,640,299
Mauritania 2,572,517
Kyrgyz Republic 2,429,400
Mongolia 2,250,777
Georgia 2,208,084
Papua New Guinea 1,193,981
Moldova 1,121,710
Djibouti 771,254
Lesotho 621,853
Timor-Leste 412,936
Cabo Verde 370,577
Bhutan 326,515
Eswatini 280,423
Solomon Islands 169,453
Sao Tome and Principe 162,955
Vanuatu 78,400
Kiribati 66,405
Micronesia 26,378
Sudan Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 15,458,183 35.25 3.29%
2019 14,957,232 34.94 3.24%
2018 14,480,887 34.64 3.18%
2017 14,027,565 34.37 3.12%
2016 13,596,343 34.12 3.07%
2015 13,185,765 33.89 3.01%
2014 12,794,293 33.69 2.95%
2013 12,421,901 33.51 2.88%
2012 12,069,178 33.35 2.78%
2011 11,738,567 33.21 2.66%
2010 11,430,600 33.09 2.52%
2009 11,146,282 32.99 2.39%
2008 10,883,299 32.92 2.30%
2007 10,635,641 32.87 2.34%
2006 10,389,194 32.81 2.44%
2005 10,139,061 32.76 2.57%
2004 9,882,155 32.71 2.69%
2003 9,620,037 32.65 2.76%
2002 9,358,047 32.60 2.75%
2001 9,104,026 32.55 2.68%
2000 8,863,017 32.50 2.57%
1999 8,638,173 32.44 2.48%
1998 8,426,426 32.39 2.50%
1997 8,218,097 32.34 2.68%
1996 8,000,745 32.28 2.98%
1995 7,766,217 32.23 3.35%
1994 7,510,085 32.18 3.70%
1993 7,237,518 32.13 7.00%
1992 6,748,182 31.10 7.93%
1991 6,234,006 29.84 7.83%
1990 5,764,226 28.61 7.67%
1989 5,338,551 27.41 7.52%
1988 4,951,602 26.24 7.46%
1987 4,595,442 25.11 7.52%
1986 4,262,686 24.01 7.68%
1985 3,947,499 22.94 7.87%
1984 3,648,592 21.90 8.04%
1983 3,366,652 20.90 5.99%
1982 3,170,939 20.38 4.53%
1981 3,030,396 20.17 4.55%
1980 2,895,545 19.96 4.59%
1979 2,765,735 19.75 4.62%
1978 2,640,884 19.55 4.63%
1977 2,521,419 19.34 4.61%
1976 2,407,883 19.14 4.56%
1975 2,300,462 18.94 4.50%
1974 2,199,225 18.74 4.42%
1973 2,104,071 18.55 6.64%
1972 1,968,958 17.94 7.37%
1971 1,829,017 17.22 7.38%
1970 1,698,844 16.52 7.41%
1969 1,577,575 15.85 7.41%
1968 1,464,967 15.20 7.42%
1967 1,360,217 14.57 7.42%
1966 1,262,983 13.96 7.41%
1965 1,172,825 13.37 7.40%
1964 1,089,191 12.81 7.40%
1963 1,011,470 12.26 7.39%
1962 939,444 11.74 7.37%
1961 872,667 11.23 7.36%
1960 810,732 10.75 %