Sweden Urban Population 1960-2020

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 2019 was 9,021,165, a 1.4% increase from 2018.
  • Sweden urban population for 2018 was 8,896,291, a 1.5% 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.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
United States 270,663,028
Japan 115,782,416
Germany 64,324,835
United Kingdom 55,908,316
France 54,123,364
Italy 42,651,966
South Korea 42,106,719
Argentina 41,339,571
Spain 37,927,409
Canada 30,628,482
Saudi Arabia 28,807,838
Poland 22,796,574
Australia 21,844,756
Chile 16,610,135
Netherlands 15,924,729
Belgium 11,259,082
Sweden 9,021,165
Greece 8,507,474
UAE 8,479,744
Israel 8,374,393
Czech Republic 7,887,156
Hong Kong 7,507,400
Hungary 6,999,582
Portugal 6,753,579
Switzerland 6,332,428
Singapore 5,703,569
Austria 5,194,416
Denmark 5,119,978
Finland 4,716,888
Norway 4,418,218
New Zealand 4,258,860
Oman 4,250,777
Kuwait 4,207,083
Uruguay 3,303,394
Ireland 3,133,123
Puerto Rico 2,988,531
Slovak Republic 2,930,419
Panama 2,890,084
Qatar 2,809,071
Croatia 2,328,318
Lithuania 1,891,013
Bahrain 1,467,109
Latvia 1,304,943
Slovenia 1,144,654
Estonia 916,024
Cyprus 800,708
Trinidad and Tobago 741,944
Macao 640,445
Luxembourg 565,488
Malta 475,902
Iceland 339,110
Brunei 337,711
Bahamas 323,784
New Caledonia 204,637
French Polynesia 172,870
Guam 158,693
Curacao 140,363
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 102,187
Barbados 89,431
Andorra 67,873
Cayman Islands 64,948
Bermuda 63,918
Seychelles 55,762
Channel Islands 53,281
Northern Mariana Islands 52,472
Greenland 48,945
Aruba 46,295
Isle of Man 44,605
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 40,733
Monaco 38,964
Turks and Caicos Islands 35,655
Gibraltar 33,701
San Marino 32,969
Antigua and Barbuda 23,800
Faroe Islands 20,554
St. Kitts and Nevis 16,269
Palau 14,491
British Virgin Islands 14,449
Liechtenstein 5,464
Sweden Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 9,021,165 87.71 1.39%
2018 8,896,291 87.43 1.49%
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%