Switzerland 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.
  • Switzerland urban population for 2021 was 6,435,967, a 0.82% increase from 2020.
  • Switzerland urban population for 2020 was 6,383,714, a 0.8% increase from 2019.
  • Switzerland urban population for 2019 was 6,332,759, a 0.79% increase from 2018.
  • Switzerland urban population for 2018 was 6,283,319, a 0.79% 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
Antigua and Barbuda 24,070
Faroe Islands 20,888
St. Kitts and Nevis 16,549
British Virgin Islands 14,883
Palau 14,809
Liechtenstein 5,536
Switzerland Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 6,435,967 74.00 0.82%
2020 6,383,714 73.92 0.80%
2019 6,332,759 73.85 0.78%
2018 6,283,319 73.80 0.79%
2017 6,234,162 73.76 0.96%
2016 6,174,416 73.74 1.12%
2015 6,105,617 73.72 1.17%
2014 6,034,707 73.70 1.25%
2013 5,959,745 73.67 1.18%
2012 5,889,928 73.65 1.09%
2011 5,825,978 73.63 1.14%
2010 5,759,681 73.61 1.08%
2009 5,697,988 73.58 1.28%
2008 5,625,324 73.56 1.31%
2007 5,552,336 73.53 0.93%
2006 5,500,991 73.50 0.66%
2005 5,464,643 73.48 0.68%
2004 5,427,827 73.45 0.72%
2003 5,388,808 73.43 0.78%
2002 5,347,082 73.40 0.79%
2001 5,304,905 73.38 0.62%
2000 5,272,018 73.38 0.49%
1999 5,246,404 73.44 0.40%
1998 5,225,282 73.49 0.22%
1997 5,213,607 73.55 0.17%
1996 5,204,882 73.60 0.37%
1995 5,185,748 73.65 0.60%
1994 5,154,986 73.71 0.72%
1993 5,117,803 73.76 0.84%
1992 5,075,050 73.82 1.03%
1991 5,023,076 73.87 1.17%
1990 4,964,515 73.93 0.95%
1989 4,917,784 73.99 0.73%
1988 4,882,139 74.05 0.65%
1987 4,850,382 74.11 0.55%
1986 4,823,914 74.17 0.44%
1985 4,802,758 74.23 0.36%
1984 4,785,404 74.29 0.28%
1983 4,772,101 74.35 0.35%
1982 4,755,517 74.41 0.50%
1981 4,731,625 74.47 0.53%
1980 4,706,505 74.48 0.47%
1979 4,684,518 74.42 0.27%
1978 4,671,729 74.37 0.08%
1977 4,667,917 74.32 -0.27%
1976 4,680,366 74.26 -0.50%
1975 4,703,772 74.21 0.03%
1974 4,702,405 74.15 0.61%
1973 4,673,744 74.10 0.81%
1972 4,635,987 74.05 0.84%
1971 4,597,418 73.99 0.73%
1970 4,564,145 73.84 1.11%
1969 4,513,988 73.56 1.51%
1968 4,446,360 73.28 1.65%
1967 4,373,584 72.99 1.63%
1966 4,302,743 72.71 1.44%
1965 4,241,081 72.42 1.56%
1964 4,175,596 72.13 2.06%
1963 4,090,405 71.83 2.55%
1962 3,987,452 71.54 2.95%
1961 3,871,554 71.24 2.43%
1960 3,778,708 70.92 %