Turkey 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.
  • Turkey urban population for 2020 was 64,186,247, a 1.72% increase from 2019.
  • Turkey urban population for 2019 was 63,097,812, a 1.98% increase from 2018.
  • Turkey urban population for 2018 was 61,872,814, a 2.19% increase from 2017.
  • Turkey urban population for 2017 was 60,548,564, a 2.31% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Urban Population
China 861,289,359
Brazil 185,081,854
Russia 107,723,564
Mexico 104,088,701
Turkey 64,186,247
Iran 63,728,813
Colombia 41,431,388
South Africa 39,946,775
Thailand 35,898,129
Algeria 32,332,690
Iraq 28,514,939
Peru 25,815,966
Venezuela 25,102,966
Malaysia 24,973,604
Ecuador 11,320,846
Kazakhstan 10,815,873
Romania 10,451,921
Jordan 9,327,507
Dominican Republic 8,953,860
Cuba 8,743,468
Guatemala 8,738,685
Belarus 7,470,497
Lebanon 6,069,524
Azerbaijan 5,701,802
Libya 5,544,510
Bulgaria 5,242,987
Paraguay 4,435,221
Costa Rica 4,114,567
Serbia 3,899,416
Turkmenistan 3,167,338
Gabon 2,005,203
Armenia 1,876,112
Albania 1,762,579
Jamaica 1,667,459
Botswana 1,666,761
Bosnia 1,608,256
Namibia 1,322,115
North Macedonia 1,218,402
Equatorial Guinea 1,025,582
Mauritius 515,916
Fiji 513,187
Montenegro 419,585
Suriname 388,053
Maldives 219,833
Guyana 210,688
Belize 183,005
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 58,837
Dominica 51,178
American Samoa 48,106
Marshall Islands 46,049
Grenada 41,111
Samoa 35,494
St. Lucia 34,598
Tonga 24,415
Nauru 10,834
Tuvalu 7,549
Turkey Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 64,186,247 76.11 1.71%
2019 63,097,812 75.63 1.96%
2018 61,872,814 75.14 2.16%
2017 60,548,564 74.64 2.29%
2016 59,179,592 74.13 2.35%
2015 57,806,286 73.61 2.40%
2014 56,436,828 73.08 2.45%
2013 55,069,491 72.53 2.46%
2012 53,729,344 71.97 2.43%
2011 52,439,952 71.40 2.34%
2010 51,225,592 70.83 2.23%
2009 50,096,869 70.24 2.12%
2008 49,047,267 69.65 2.06%
2007 48,048,358 69.05 2.07%
2006 47,064,036 68.45 2.14%
2005 46,065,708 67.84 2.23%
2004 45,048,098 67.23 2.32%
2003 44,016,864 66.60 2.39%
2002 42,978,998 65.97 2.44%
2001 41,943,212 65.34 2.42%
2000 40,942,335 64.74 2.32%
1999 40,002,831 64.22 2.36%
1998 39,068,836 63.70 2.40%
1997 38,142,787 63.18 2.42%
1996 37,230,466 62.65 2.44%
1995 36,333,539 62.12 2.45%
1994 35,453,796 61.59 2.47%
1993 34,589,982 61.06 2.49%
1992 33,738,147 60.52 2.54%
1991 32,891,195 59.98 2.99%
1990 31,923,298 59.20 3.97%
1989 30,682,115 57.90 4.08%
1988 29,455,663 56.59 4.22%
1987 28,238,885 55.26 4.36%
1986 27,034,326 53.93 4.79%
1985 25,769,763 52.45 5.62%
1984 24,362,123 50.63 5.85%
1983 22,977,502 48.81 6.04%
1982 21,630,562 47.00 6.20%
1981 20,329,813 45.19 5.44%
1980 19,252,681 43.78 3.23%
1979 18,640,067 43.36 3.23%
1978 18,048,185 42.93 3.23%
1977 17,474,312 42.51 3.26%
1976 16,914,581 42.09 3.49%
1975 16,333,837 41.59 3.95%
1974 15,701,118 40.92 4.00%
1973 15,085,610 40.26 4.04%
1972 14,488,558 39.60 4.07%
1971 13,911,389 38.95 4.23%
1970 13,334,603 38.23 4.58%
1969 12,737,057 37.40 4.60%
1968 12,164,217 36.58 4.63%
1967 11,613,806 35.76 4.66%
1966 11,084,950 34.95 4.46%
1965 10,601,127 34.23 3.99%
1964 10,186,266 33.68 4.01%
1963 9,785,807 33.14 4.03%
1962 9,398,926 32.60 4.06%
1961 9,025,025 32.06 4.15%
1960 8,657,908 31.52 %