Sao Tome and Principe 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.
  • Sao Tome and Principe urban population for 2020 was 162,955, a 2.96% increase from 2019.
  • Sao Tome and Principe urban population for 2019 was 158,271, a 3.02% increase from 2018.
  • Sao Tome and Principe urban population for 2018 was 153,638, a 3.09% increase from 2017.
  • Sao Tome and Principe urban population for 2017 was 149,036, a 3.16% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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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
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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
Sao Tome and Principe Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 162,955 74.35 2.92%
2019 158,271 73.60 2.97%
2018 153,638 72.80 3.04%
2017 149,036 71.97 3.11%
2016 144,474 71.09 3.18%
2015 139,954 70.17 3.26%
2014 135,469 69.21 3.35%
2013 131,011 68.21 3.48%
2012 126,525 67.16 3.72%
2011 121,902 66.06 3.97%
2010 117,155 64.95 4.28%
2009 112,250 63.82 4.55%
2008 107,259 62.68 4.73%
2007 102,306 61.52 4.74%
2006 97,568 60.35 4.61%
2005 93,168 59.17 4.44%
2004 89,124 57.97 4.29%
2003 85,379 56.77 4.14%
2002 81,916 55.56 3.98%
2001 78,716 54.38 3.51%
2000 76,003 53.42 3.44%
1999 73,435 52.47 3.36%
1998 71,008 51.51 3.36%
1997 68,663 50.55 3.42%
1996 66,354 49.59 3.55%
1995 64,037 48.63 3.72%
1994 61,701 47.67 3.87%
1993 59,361 46.72 4.04%
1992 57,010 45.76 4.27%
1991 54,625 44.79 4.86%
1990 52,033 43.65 5.10%
1989 49,446 42.51 5.33%
1988 46,881 41.38 5.46%
1987 44,390 40.26 5.40%
1986 42,057 39.15 5.21%
1985 39,923 38.05 4.92%
1984 38,008 36.96 4.68%
1983 36,269 35.89 4.58%
1982 34,644 34.83 4.56%
1981 33,101 33.86 3.16%
1980 32,072 33.48 3.58%
1979 30,943 33.11 3.96%
1978 29,741 32.74 4.20%
1977 28,519 32.37 4.17%
1976 27,355 32.00 3.92%
1975 26,303 31.64 3.57%
1974 25,381 31.28 3.26%
1973 24,568 30.92 3.11%
1972 23,816 30.56 3.23%
1971 23,060 30.21 4.65%
1970 22,012 29.52 8.59%
1969 20,200 27.86 9.05%
1968 18,453 26.26 9.25%
1967 16,822 24.72 8.94%
1966 15,383 23.25 8.24%
1965 14,166 21.83 7.31%
1964 13,167 20.48 6.57%
1963 12,330 19.19 6.22%
1962 11,586 17.97 6.51%
1961 10,856 16.81 4.93%
1960 10,334 16.07 %