Sweden Urban Population 1960-2019

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.
  • Sweden urban population for 2018 was 8,903,252, a 1.58% increase from 2017.
  • Sweden urban population for 2017 was 8,764,881, a 1.7% increase from 2016.
  • Sweden urban population for 2016 was 8,618,398, a 1.61% increase from 2015.
  • Sweden urban population for 2015 was 8,481,489, a 1.42% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
United States 269,114,845
Japan 115,920,900
Germany 64,113,235
United Kingdom 55,450,489
France 53,887,219
Italy 42,566,587
South Korea 42,061,563
Argentina 40,877,099
Spain 37,528,982
Canada 30,169,985
Saudi Arabia 28,255,384
Poland 22,809,156
Australia 21,496,436
Chile 16,400,002
Netherlands 15,764,657
Belgium 11,193,741
Sweden 8,903,252
Greece 8,481,080
UAE 8,332,898
Israel 8,210,230
Czech Republic 7,840,913
Hong Kong 7,451,000
Hungary 6,970,126
Portugal 6,704,840
Switzerland 6,284,953
Singapore 5,638,676
Austria 5,157,557
Denmark 5,094,448
Finland 4,711,421
Norway 4,370,935
New Zealand 4,227,814
Kuwait 4,137,309
Oman 4,082,797
Uruguay 3,288,355
Ireland 3,065,960
Puerto Rico 2,989,960
Slovak Republic 2,926,461
Panama 2,828,119
Qatar 2,757,615
Croatia 2,328,791
Lithuania 1,887,928
Bahrain 1,401,305
Latvia 1,312,784
Slovenia 1,127,565
Estonia 909,825
Cyprus 794,548
Trinidad and Tobago 739,182
Macao 631,636
Luxembourg 552,917
Malta 457,477
Brunei 332,999
Iceland 331,698
Bahamas 320,178
New Caledonia 200,782
French Polynesia 171,700
Guam 157,115
Curacao 142,497
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 102,399
Barbados 89,280
Andorra 67,813
Cayman Islands 64,174
Bermuda 63,968
Seychelles 54,855
Channel Islands 52,708
Northern Mariana Islands 52,114
Greenland 48,639
Aruba 45,948
Isle of Man 44,214
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 40,654
Monaco 38,682
Turks and Caicos Islands 35,065
Gibraltar 33,718
San Marino 32,848
Antigua and Barbuda 23,685
Faroe Islands 20,400
St. Kitts and Nevis 16,139
Palau 14,313
British Virgin Islands 14,222
Liechtenstein 5,436
Sweden Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2018 8,903,252 87.43 1.57%
2017 8,764,881 87.15 1.69%
2016 8,618,398 86.85 1.60%
2015 8,481,489 86.55 1.41%
2014 8,362,604 86.25 1.35%
2013 8,250,182 85.94 1.22%
2012 8,150,488 85.62 1.12%
2011 8,059,895 85.30 1.04%
2010 7,976,659 85.06 1.03%
2009 7,894,625 84.90 1.04%
2008 7,813,274 84.75 0.97%
2007 7,738,188 84.59 0.93%
2006 7,666,670 84.43 0.69%
2005 7,613,645 84.32 0.47%
2004 7,577,769 84.26 0.47%
2003 7,542,470 84.20 0.45%
2002 7,508,835 84.13 0.40%
2001 7,478,923 84.07 0.32%
2000 7,454,878 84.03 0.19%
1999 7,440,437 84.00 0.11%
1998 7,432,163 83.97 0.09%
1997 7,425,561 83.94 0.09%
1996 7,418,835 83.91 0.27%
1995 7,399,093 83.82 0.71%
1994 7,346,937 83.67 0.90%
1993 7,281,393 83.52 0.77%
1992 7,225,787 83.36 0.78%
1991 7,170,001 83.20 0.81%
1990 7,112,392 83.10 0.77%
1989 7,057,653 83.10 0.67%
1988 7,010,722 83.10 0.46%
1987 6,978,575 83.10 0.33%
1986 6,955,328 83.10 0.23%
1985 6,939,171 83.10 0.17%
1984 6,927,719 83.10 0.09%
1983 6,921,426 83.10 0.05%
1982 6,918,294 83.10 0.06%
1981 6,914,338 83.10 0.14%
1980 6,904,971 83.09 0.29%
1979 6,885,080 83.02 0.31%
1978 6,864,113 82.94 0.38%
1977 6,838,299 82.87 0.44%
1976 6,808,217 82.80 0.45%
1975 6,777,603 82.73 0.66%
1974 6,733,350 82.52 0.67%
1973 6,688,293 82.20 0.56%
1972 6,651,027 81.89 0.69%
1971 6,605,244 81.56 1.34%
1970 6,517,403 81.03 1.86%
1969 6,397,326 80.29 1.66%
1968 6,291,760 79.52 1.56%
1967 6,194,186 78.73 1.81%
1966 6,083,367 77.91 2.06%
1965 5,959,398 77.06 2.12%
1964 5,834,351 76.15 1.98%
1963 5,720,204 75.22 1.84%
1962 5,616,067 74.27 1.87%
1961 5,511,783 73.30 1.58%
1960 5,425,627 72.49 1.54%