Eswatini 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.
  • Eswatini urban population for 2020 was 280,423, a 1.85% increase from 2019.
  • Eswatini urban population for 2019 was 275,334, a 1.82% increase from 2018.
  • Eswatini urban population for 2018 was 270,422, a 1.76% increase from 2017.
  • Eswatini urban population for 2017 was 265,736, a 1.69% 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
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
Eswatini Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 280,423 24.17 1.83%
2019 275,334 23.98 1.80%
2018 270,422 23.80 1.75%
2017 265,736 23.63 1.67%
2016 261,332 23.46 1.58%
2015 257,241 23.30 1.47%
2014 253,487 23.15 1.40%
2013 249,963 23.00 1.35%
2012 246,606 22.85 1.33%
2011 243,351 22.70 1.65%
2010 239,376 22.48 1.67%
2009 235,412 22.26 1.69%
2008 231,461 22.05 1.68%
2007 227,600 21.83 0.26%
2006 227,008 21.91 -0.05%
2005 227,118 22.04 -0.16%
2004 227,487 22.17 -0.24%
2003 228,043 22.30 -0.21%
2002 228,523 22.43 -0.04%
2001 228,619 22.56 0.23%
2000 228,092 22.69 0.56%
1999 226,825 22.82 0.86%
1998 224,882 22.95 1.13%
1997 222,366 23.08 3.44%
1996 214,838 22.72 3.93%
1995 206,555 22.29 4.04%
1994 198,379 21.86 4.17%
1993 190,271 21.43 4.32%
1992 182,225 21.02 4.51%
1991 174,184 20.61 4.72%
1990 166,146 20.20 4.95%
1989 158,127 19.80 5.15%
1988 150,190 19.41 5.32%
1987 142,405 19.02 5.42%
1986 134,886 18.64 5.48%
1985 127,693 18.27 5.51%
1984 120,848 17.90 5.54%
1983 114,335 17.53 5.54%
1982 108,177 17.18 5.53%
1981 102,353 16.82 5.51%
1980 96,866 16.48 5.47%
1979 91,709 16.14 5.41%
1978 86,883 15.80 5.35%
1977 82,361 15.47 6.04%
1976 77,531 15.04 10.24%
1975 69,986 14.00 10.24%
1974 63,177 13.03 10.23%
1973 57,032 12.12 10.24%
1972 51,481 11.26 10.32%
1971 46,431 10.46 10.38%
1970 41,853 9.71 10.47%
1969 37,691 9.00 10.54%
1968 33,919 8.34 10.59%
1967 30,511 7.73 10.50%
1966 27,470 7.16 12.33%
1965 24,283 6.49 12.39%
1964 21,454 5.88 12.26%
1963 18,979 5.31 12.15%
1962 16,807 4.80 12.15%
1961 14,884 4.34 12.23%
1960 13,170 3.91 %