Tonga Urban Population 1960-2020

NOTE: All 2020 and later data are UN projections and DO NOT include any impacts of the COVID-19 virus.
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.
  • Tonga urban population for 2018 was 23,870, a 1.01% increase from 2017.
  • Tonga urban population for 2017 was 23,632, a 0.63% increase from 2016.
  • Tonga urban population for 2016 was 23,485, a 0.12% increase from 2015.
  • Tonga urban population for 2015 was 23,457, a 0.47% decline from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Tonga 23,870
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Tonga Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2018 23,870 23.13 1.00%
2017 23,632 23.17 0.62%
2016 23,485 23.22 0.12%
2015 23,457 23.28 -0.47%
2014 23,568 23.33 -0.96%
2013 23,795 23.38 -1.17%
2012 24,076 23.44 -0.84%
2011 24,278 23.44 -0.18%
2010 24,321 23.39 0.32%
2009 24,243 23.34 0.72%
2008 24,068 23.28 1.01%
2007 23,826 23.23 1.04%
2006 23,580 23.18 0.92%
2005 23,365 23.16 0.81%
2004 23,177 23.13 0.75%
2003 23,003 23.10 0.70%
2002 22,843 23.07 0.66%
2001 22,692 23.04 0.65%
2000 22,546 23.01 0.63%
1999 22,405 22.98 0.59%
1998 22,274 22.96 0.55%
1997 22,152 22.93 0.49%
1996 22,044 22.90 0.45%
1995 21,944 22.86 0.39%
1994 21,859 22.83 0.33%
1993 21,787 22.80 0.31%
1992 21,720 22.77 0.30%
1991 21,655 22.74 0.33%
1990 21,584 22.70 0.37%
1989 21,505 22.67 0.41%
1988 21,416 22.64 0.43%
1987 21,325 22.61 0.75%
1986 21,166 22.50 1.22%
1985 20,909 22.27 1.14%
1984 20,673 22.04 1.09%
1983 20,449 21.82 1.12%
1982 20,221 21.59 1.28%
1981 19,964 21.37 1.50%
1980 19,667 21.15 1.80%
1979 19,316 20.94 2.05%
1978 18,924 20.72 2.21%
1977 18,510 20.50 1.83%
1976 18,174 20.37 1.18%
1975 17,961 20.34 0.98%
1974 17,785 20.31 0.86%
1973 17,633 20.28 0.88%
1972 17,478 20.25 1.11%
1971 17,285 20.22 1.50%
1970 17,028 20.19 1.94%
1969 16,701 20.16 2.31%
1968 16,319 20.13 2.71%
1967 15,882 20.10 3.84%
1966 15,284 19.91 5.29%
1965 14,497 19.50 5.65%
1964 13,701 19.10 6.02%
1963 12,900 18.70 6.16%
1962 12,129 18.31 6.00%
1961 11,423 17.93 5.53%
1960 10,808 17.55 4.99%