Israel 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.
  • Israel urban population for 2021 was 8,677,993, a 1.71% increase from 2020.
  • Israel urban population for 2020 was 8,531,985, a 1.87% increase from 2019.
  • Israel urban population for 2019 was 8,375,041, a 2.02% increase from 2018.
  • Israel urban population for 2018 was 8,209,306, a 2.04% 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
Israel Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 8,677,993 92.67 1.70%
2020 8,531,985 92.59 1.86%
2019 8,375,041 92.50 2.00%
2018 8,209,306 92.42 2.02%
2017 8,045,513 92.34 2.03%
2016 7,884,198 92.26 2.04%
2015 7,724,692 92.18 2.06%
2014 7,566,988 92.10 2.00%
2013 7,417,238 92.03 1.94%
2012 7,274,496 91.96 1.92%
2011 7,136,149 91.89 1.92%
2010 7,000,447 91.83 1.90%
2009 6,869,011 91.76 2.46%
2008 6,702,316 91.70 1.84%
2007 6,579,915 91.64 1.84%
2006 6,459,778 91.58 1.84%
2005 6,342,289 91.52 1.83%
2004 6,227,239 91.46 1.84%
2003 6,113,918 91.39 1.87%
2002 6,000,381 91.33 2.08%
2001 5,876,682 91.27 2.43%
2000 5,735,757 91.20 2.71%
1999 5,582,264 91.14 2.62%
1998 5,438,029 91.07 2.36%
1997 5,311,285 91.01 2.57%
1996 5,176,476 90.94 2.70%
1995 5,038,520 90.87 2.78%
1994 4,900,510 90.77 2.70%
1993 4,769,938 90.67 2.77%
1992 4,639,645 90.57 3.57%
1991 4,477,014 90.46 6.13%
1990 4,210,729 90.36 3.21%
1989 4,077,721 90.26 1.81%
1988 4,004,463 90.15 1.77%
1987 3,934,022 90.04 1.74%
1986 3,866,349 89.94 1.67%
1985 3,802,419 89.83 1.89%
1984 3,731,413 89.72 1.43%
1983 3,678,408 89.61 2.18%
1982 3,599,159 89.29 2.27%
1981 3,518,466 88.94 2.39%
1980 3,435,249 88.58 2.82%
1979 3,339,820 88.22 3.00%
1978 3,241,222 87.84 2.55%
1977 3,159,569 87.45 2.69%
1976 3,075,582 87.05 2.70%
1975 2,993,516 86.64 2.77%
1974 2,911,784 86.22 3.48%
1973 2,812,295 85.79 4.56%
1972 2,686,849 85.35 3.20%
1971 2,602,174 84.79 3.85%
1970 2,503,959 84.20 4.05%
1969 2,404,654 83.58 3.36%
1968 2,325,145 82.95 2.88%
1967 2,259,135 82.30 5.14%
1966 2,146,053 81.63 3.39%
1965 2,074,492 80.94 4.37%
1964 1,985,742 80.23 4.87%
1963 1,891,353 79.50 4.63%
1962 1,805,829 78.75 5.81%
1961 1,703,972 77.99 4.77%
1960 1,624,582 76.85 %