Bahrain Urban Population 1960-2022

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.
  • Bahrain urban population for 2021 was 1,566,857, a 2.88% increase from 2020.
  • Bahrain urban population for 2020 was 1,523,019, a 3.81% increase from 2019.
  • Bahrain urban population for 2019 was 1,467,102, a 4.7% increase from 2018.
  • Bahrain urban population for 2018 was 1,401,306, a 5.16% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Urban Population
United States 275,050,303
Japan 115,459,909
Germany 64,461,773
United Kingdom 56,656,654
France 54,837,816
Argentina 42,248,949
Italy 42,141,389
South Korea 42,127,573
Spain 38,361,119
Canada 31,229,095
Saudi Arabia 29,865,702
Poland 22,696,950
Australia 22,228,936
Chile 16,871,720
Netherlands 16,231,024
Belgium 11,369,682
Sweden 9,190,703
UAE 8,722,116
Israel 8,677,993
Greece 8,535,707
Czech Republic 7,943,455
Hong Kong 7,413,100
Hungary 7,014,907
Portugal 6,885,061
Switzerland 6,435,967
Singapore 5,453,566
Austria 5,283,757
Denmark 5,167,981
Finland 4,743,470
Oman 4,546,635
Norway 4,506,374
New Zealand 4,445,853
Kuwait 4,328,553
Uruguay 3,331,910
Ireland 3,213,642
Puerto Rico 3,054,454
Panama 3,013,434
Slovak Republic 2,931,708
Qatar 2,909,366
Croatia 2,256,663
Lithuania 1,907,779
Bahrain 1,566,857
Latvia 1,288,478
Slovenia 1,167,851
Estonia 922,702
Cyprus 812,694
Trinidad and Tobago 747,507
Macao 658,391
Luxembourg 585,848
Malta 490,043
Iceland 349,749
Brunei 346,841
Bahamas 330,887
New Caledonia 196,082
French Polynesia 175,358
Guam 161,700
Curacao 135,666
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 101,678
Barbados 89,897
Andorra 67,962
Cayman Islands 66,498
Bermuda 63,867
Seychelles 57,509
Channel Islands 54,347
Northern Mariana Islands 53,213
Greenland 49,575
Aruba 47,022
Isle of Man 45,332
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 42,846
Monaco 39,520
Turks and Caicos Islands 36,807
Gibraltar 33,691
San Marino 33,201
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Faroe Islands 20,888
St. Kitts and Nevis 16,549
British Virgin Islands 14,883
Palau 14,809
Liechtenstein 5,536
Bahrain Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 1,566,857 89.62 2.84%
2020 1,523,019 89.51 3.74%
2019 1,467,102 89.39 4.59%
2018 1,401,306 89.29 5.03%
2017 1,332,508 89.19 4.79%
2016 1,270,239 89.09 3.96%
2015 1,220,935 89.00 2.74%
2014 1,187,969 88.92 1.68%
2013 1,168,206 88.84 1.24%
2012 1,153,855 88.76 1.77%
2011 1,133,658 88.70 3.03%
2010 1,099,827 88.63 4.66%
2009 1,049,728 88.58 6.18%
2008 986,795 88.53 7.37%
2007 916,668 88.49 7.82%
2006 847,744 88.45 7.54%
2005 786,210 88.42 6.93%
2004 733,576 88.40 6.38%
2003 688,245 88.38 5.77%
2002 649,665 88.37 5.25%
2001 616,418 88.37 4.83%
2000 587,329 88.37 4.31%
1999 562,549 88.38 3.65%
1998 542,379 88.38 3.10%
1997 525,808 88.38 2.77%
1996 511,450 88.39 2.62%
1995 498,241 88.39 2.53%
1994 485,794 88.39 2.46%
1993 473,985 88.40 2.48%
1992 462,394 88.40 2.66%
1991 450,268 88.33 2.97%
1990 437,110 88.14 3.26%
1989 423,106 87.95 3.58%
1988 408,230 87.75 3.77%
1987 393,114 87.56 3.74%
1986 378,673 87.36 3.53%
1985 365,552 87.16 3.19%
1984 354,089 86.95 2.92%
1983 343,890 86.74 2.93%
1982 333,969 86.53 3.36%
1981 322,929 86.32 4.13%
1980 309,875 86.10 5.12%
1979 294,407 85.88 6.07%
1978 277,079 85.66 6.74%
1977 259,009 85.43 6.89%
1976 241,769 85.21 6.53%
1975 226,492 84.98 5.92%
1974 213,469 84.74 5.32%
1973 202,410 84.50 4.71%
1972 193,094 84.27 4.22%
1971 185,108 84.02 3.85%
1970 178,112 83.78 3.44%
1969 172,094 83.53 2.95%
1968 167,093 83.28 2.62%
1967 162,767 83.02 2.52%
1966 158,723 82.76 2.61%
1965 154,631 82.50 2.59%
1964 150,680 82.39 2.65%
1963 146,739 82.37 2.87%
1962 142,589 82.36 3.10%
1961 138,243 82.34 3.33%
1960 133,712 82.32 %