Yemen 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.
  • Yemen urban population for 2019 was 10,869,523, a 4.09% increase from 2018.
  • Yemen urban population for 2018 was 10,442,489, a 4.16% increase from 2017.
  • Yemen urban population for 2017 was 10,024,989, a 4.25% increase from 2016.
  • Yemen urban population for 2016 was 9,615,916, a 4.35% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Yemen 10,869,523
Uganda 10,784,516
Madagascar 10,210,849
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Comoros 248,152
Yemen Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 10,869,523 37.27 4.01%
2018 10,442,489 36.64 4.08%
2017 10,024,989 36.02 4.17%
2016 9,615,916 35.39 4.26%
2015 9,215,171 34.78 4.35%
2014 8,822,594 34.17 4.44%
2013 8,439,118 33.56 4.52%
2012 8,065,870 32.96 4.58%
2011 7,705,088 32.36 4.61%
2010 7,357,687 31.78 4.64%
2009 7,023,785 31.19 4.67%
2008 6,703,156 30.62 4.70%
2007 6,395,609 30.05 4.72%
2006 6,100,787 29.49 4.74%
2005 5,818,280 28.94 4.77%
2004 5,547,434 28.39 4.81%
2003 5,287,133 27.85 4.83%
2002 5,037,894 27.32 4.84%
2001 4,799,795 26.79 4.84%
2000 4,572,841 26.27 4.82%
1999 4,357,534 25.75 4.81%
1998 4,152,716 25.24 4.93%
1997 3,952,860 24.74 5.24%
1996 3,751,144 24.25 5.70%
1995 3,543,404 23.76 6.49%
1994 3,320,621 23.23 7.32%
1993 3,086,209 22.64 7.70%
1992 2,857,428 22.06 7.78%
1991 2,643,603 21.49 7.56%
1990 2,451,019 20.93 7.19%
1989 2,280,914 20.39 6.85%
1988 2,129,969 19.85 6.57%
1987 1,994,528 19.32 6.46%
1986 1,869,724 18.81 6.12%
1985 1,758,696 18.37 5.91%
1984 1,657,710 17.99 5.90%
1983 1,562,694 17.62 5.88%
1982 1,473,512 17.25 5.81%
1981 1,390,287 16.89 5.71%
1980 1,313,113 16.53 5.63%
1979 1,241,187 16.18 5.53%
1978 1,174,403 15.84 5.38%
1977 1,112,838 15.50 5.14%
1976 1,057,106 15.17 4.84%
1975 1,007,120 14.84 4.49%
1974 962,941 14.52 4.16%
1973 923,701 14.21 3.90%
1972 888,354 13.90 3.78%
1971 855,364 13.60 3.77%
1970 823,720 13.30 5.28%
1969 781,335 12.82 5.29%
1968 741,049 12.35 5.34%
1967 702,505 11.89 5.33%
1966 666,018 11.45 5.32%
1965 631,542 11.03 5.32%
1964 598,799 10.61 5.34%
1963 567,679 10.22 5.35%
1962 538,117 9.83 5.34%
1961 510,127 9.46 5.32%
1960 483,697 9.10 %