Greenland 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.
  • Greenland urban population for 2021 was 49,575, a 0.77% increase from 2020.
  • Greenland urban population for 2020 was 49,198, a 0.52% increase from 2019.
  • Greenland urban population for 2019 was 48,945, a 0.63% increase from 2018.
  • Greenland urban population for 2018 was 48,637, a 0.02% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
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
Greenland Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 49,575 87.51 0.76%
2020 49,198 87.28 0.52%
2019 48,945 87.05 0.63%
2018 48,637 86.82 0.02%
2017 48,629 86.57 0.26%
2016 48,503 86.33 0.42%
2015 48,298 86.07 -0.02%
2014 48,308 85.81 -0.03%
2013 48,322 85.55 -0.17%
2012 48,402 85.20 0.38%
2011 48,217 84.76 0.41%
2010 48,018 84.38 1.38%
2009 47,360 84.09 0.35%
2008 47,196 83.79 -0.04%
2007 47,213 83.48 -0.01%
2006 47,220 83.17 0.10%
2005 47,175 82.86 0.38%
2004 46,997 82.58 0.55%
2003 46,739 82.34 0.57%
2002 46,473 82.10 0.76%
2001 46,122 81.85 0.57%
2000 45,859 81.60 0.33%
1999 45,708 81.48 0.15%
1998 45,638 81.35 0.33%
1997 45,487 81.23 0.33%
1996 45,335 81.10 0.42%
1995 45,143 80.90 0.79%
1994 44,790 80.70 0.79%
1993 44,438 80.50 0.07%
1992 44,406 80.30 -0.03%
1991 44,418 80.03 0.24%
1990 44,312 79.70 0.97%
1989 43,886 79.36 1.34%
1988 43,301 79.02 1.73%
1987 42,559 78.67 1.56%
1986 41,900 78.32 1.02%
1985 41,475 77.96 1.41%
1984 40,896 77.60 1.62%
1983 40,240 77.24 1.63%
1982 39,588 76.87 1.46%
1981 39,013 76.50 2.07%
1980 38,213 76.12 1.71%
1979 37,567 75.74 1.32%
1978 37,075 75.36 0.11%
1977 37,033 74.97 -0.15%
1976 37,089 74.63 0.52%
1975 36,897 74.39 0.52%
1974 36,705 74.15 1.34%
1973 36,218 73.91 1.76%
1972 35,585 73.68 2.63%
1971 34,660 73.43 2.65%
1970 33,753 72.74 5.04%
1969 32,095 71.48 5.23%
1968 30,461 70.19 5.44%
1967 28,849 68.85 5.39%
1966 27,334 67.49 5.42%
1965 25,892 66.05 6.49%
1964 24,265 64.53 5.68%
1963 22,926 62.98 6.46%
1962 21,492 61.41 6.42%
1961 20,155 59.81 5.78%
1960 19,024 58.53 %