Central African Republic 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.
  • Central African Republic urban population for 2021 was 2,098,276, a 2.95% increase from 2020.
  • Central African Republic urban population for 2020 was 2,038,064, a 2.83% increase from 2019.
  • Central African Republic urban population for 2019 was 1,982,061, a 2.69% increase from 2018.
  • Central African Republic urban population for 2018 was 1,930,199, a 2.48% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Central African Republic Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 2,098,276 42.65 2.91%
2020 2,038,064 42.20 2.79%
2019 1,982,061 41.77 2.65%
2018 1,930,199 41.36 2.45%
2017 1,883,450 40.98 2.16%
2016 1,843,116 40.62 1.83%
2015 1,809,714 40.28 1.44%
2014 1,783,838 39.96 1.11%
2013 1,764,188 39.66 0.96%
2012 1,747,414 39.39 1.05%
2011 1,729,234 39.14 1.32%
2010 1,706,627 38.90 1.67%
2009 1,678,400 38.69 1.98%
2008 1,645,503 38.51 2.21%
2007 1,609,473 38.34 2.30%
2006 1,572,816 38.19 2.28%
2005 1,537,371 38.07 2.23%
2004 1,503,409 37.97 2.22%
2003 1,470,348 37.88 2.27%
2002 1,437,281 37.80 2.35%
2001 1,403,944 37.72 2.43%
2000 1,370,218 37.64 2.51%
1999 1,336,285 37.56 2.57%
1998 1,302,438 37.48 2.64%
1997 1,268,566 37.39 2.73%
1996 1,234,369 37.31 2.84%
1995 1,199,829 37.23 2.98%
1994 1,164,627 37.15 3.09%
1993 1,129,146 37.07 3.11%
1992 1,094,533 36.99 2.99%
1991 1,062,342 36.91 2.74%
1990 1,033,582 36.83 2.42%
1989 1,008,893 36.74 2.45%
1988 984,513 36.55 2.70%
1987 958,313 36.21 2.81%
1986 931,766 35.87 3.10%
1985 903,284 35.53 3.49%
1984 872,341 35.20 3.82%
1983 839,637 34.86 4.03%
1982 806,439 34.53 4.04%
1981 774,484 34.20 3.88%
1980 745,011 33.87 3.67%
1979 718,145 33.55 3.49%
1978 693,542 33.22 3.29%
1977 671,071 32.90 3.11%
1976 650,528 32.58 3.83%
1975 626,110 31.97 4.69%
1974 597,426 31.05 4.53%
1973 570,975 30.13 4.45%
1972 546,103 29.24 4.53%
1971 521,897 28.36 4.70%
1970 497,923 27.49 4.93%
1969 473,980 26.65 5.13%
1968 450,265 25.82 5.29%
1967 427,077 25.00 5.12%
1966 405,741 24.25 5.08%
1965 385,642 23.52 5.01%
1964 366,813 22.80 4.97%
1963 349,042 22.10 4.89%
1962 332,388 21.42 4.84%
1961 316,672 20.75 4.80%
1960 301,835 20.10 %