Sao Tome and Principe 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.
  • Sao Tome and Principe urban population for 2022 was 172,252, a 2.84% increase from 2021.
  • Sao Tome and Principe urban population for 2021 was 167,493, a 3.03% increase from 2020.
  • Sao Tome and Principe urban population for 2020 was 162,568, a 2.93% increase from 2019.
  • Sao Tome and Principe urban population for 2019 was 157,941, a 2.65% increase from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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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
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Ghana 19,621,881
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Myanmar 17,213,307
Sudan 16,854,089
Cameroon 16,395,044
Kenya 15,669,052
Zambia 9,160,288
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Bolivia 8,658,337
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El Salvador 4,737,530
Sri Lanka 4,220,157
Cambodia 4,211,076
Nicaragua 4,138,184
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West Bank and Gaza 3,898,258
Lao PDR 2,830,480
Mauritania 2,695,952
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Papua New Guinea 1,377,571
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Djibouti 878,521
Lesotho 690,433
Timor-Leste 430,207
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Bhutan 341,823
Eswatini 295,322
Solomon Islands 185,298
Sao Tome and Principe 172,252
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Kiribati 74,878
Micronesia 26,505
Sao Tome and Principe Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 172,252 75.76 2.80%
2021 167,493 75.07 2.98%
2020 162,568 74.35 2.89%
2019 157,941 73.60 2.61%
2018 153,865 72.80 2.73%
2017 149,719 71.97 2.87%
2016 145,477 71.09 3.03%
2015 141,137 70.17 3.20%
2014 136,694 69.21 3.37%
2013 132,158 68.21 3.55%
2012 127,553 67.16 3.71%
2011 122,908 66.06 3.82%
2010 118,302 64.95 3.98%
2009 113,687 63.82 4.15%
2008 109,066 62.68 4.29%
2007 104,489 61.52 4.38%
2006 100,012 60.35 4.45%
2005 95,658 59.17 4.53%
2004 91,420 57.97 4.63%
2003 87,285 56.77 4.74%
2002 83,244 55.56 4.56%
2001 79,531 54.38 3.52%
2000 76,778 53.42 3.14%
1999 74,402 52.47 3.28%
1998 72,004 51.51 3.42%
1997 69,585 50.55 3.56%
1996 67,154 49.59 3.70%
1995 64,717 48.63 3.82%
1994 62,292 47.67 3.94%
1993 59,883 46.72 4.06%
1992 57,502 45.76 4.21%
1991 55,133 44.79 4.84%
1990 52,527 43.65 5.08%
1989 49,927 42.51 5.22%
1988 47,388 41.38 5.32%
1987 44,934 40.26 5.20%
1986 42,659 39.15 5.04%
1985 40,563 38.05 4.90%
1984 38,625 36.96 4.74%
1983 36,838 35.89 4.69%
1982 35,150 34.83 4.58%
1981 33,576 33.86 3.11%
1980 32,548 33.48 3.40%
1979 31,459 33.11 3.64%
1978 30,335 32.74 3.71%
1977 29,230 32.37 3.63%
1976 28,188 32.00 3.49%
1975 27,221 31.64 3.32%
1974 26,332 31.28 3.22%
1973 25,498 30.92 3.16%
1972 24,704 30.56 3.18%
1971 23,930 30.21 4.40%
1970 22,901 29.52 7.76%
1969 21,191 27.86 7.66%
1968 19,629 26.26 7.62%
1967 18,188 24.72 7.52%
1966 16,870 23.25 7.44%
1965 15,661 21.83 7.41%
1964 14,542 20.48 7.52%
1963 13,488 19.19 7.67%
1962 12,492 17.97 7.87%
1961 11,546 16.81 5.43%
1960 10,936 16.07 %