Liberia 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.
  • Liberia urban population for 2021 was 2,723,391, a 3.37% increase from 2020.
  • Liberia urban population for 2020 was 2,634,493, a 3.38% increase from 2019.
  • Liberia urban population for 2019 was 2,548,426, a 3.39% increase from 2018.
  • Liberia urban population for 2018 was 2,464,954, a 3.4% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Country Name Urban Population
Democratic Republic of Congo 42,710,962
Ethiopia 26,137,874
Tanzania 22,111,148
North Korea 16,216,163
Mozambique 12,102,311
Uganda 12,041,476
Yemen 11,752,922
Madagascar 11,145,504
Afghanistan 10,482,295
Syrian Arab Republic 10,257,056
Mali 9,317,712
Senegal 8,357,406
Somalia 7,644,958
Burkina Faso 6,715,693
Haiti 6,690,021
Nepal 6,234,107
Benin 6,097,519
Guinea 5,029,610
Zimbabwe 4,875,224
Niger 4,209,662
Chad 4,022,553
Togo 3,675,996
Sierra Leone 3,531,063
Malawi 3,476,657
Liberia 2,723,391
Tajikistan 2,703,181
South Sudan 2,334,776
Rwanda 2,332,419
Central African Republic 2,098,276
Burundi 1,722,868
Gambia 1,572,291
Guinea-Bissau 899,251
Comoros 263,098
Liberia Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 2,723,391 52.57 3.32%
2020 2,634,493 52.09 3.32%
2019 2,548,426 51.62 3.33%
2018 2,464,954 51.15 3.34%
2017 2,383,887 50.70 3.36%
2016 2,305,044 50.25 3.40%
2015 2,228,064 49.82 3.41%
2014 2,153,466 49.40 3.42%
2013 2,081,048 48.99 3.51%
2012 2,009,229 48.58 3.71%
2011 1,936,128 48.19 3.98%
2010 1,860,575 47.81 4.36%
2009 1,781,147 47.45 4.73%
2008 1,698,871 47.09 4.87%
2007 1,618,166 46.74 4.65%
2006 1,544,621 46.40 4.14%
2005 1,481,974 46.05 3.35%
2004 1,433,182 45.71 2.64%
2003 1,395,783 45.36 2.48%
2002 1,361,641 45.02 3.14%
2001 1,319,608 44.67 4.40%
2000 1,262,745 44.33 6.14%
1999 1,187,548 43.99 7.77%
1998 1,098,776 43.65 8.69%
1997 1,007,342 43.30 8.18%
1996 928,229 42.96 -1.23%
1995 939,724 45.96 -3.48%
1994 973,003 48.98 -5.50%
1993 1,028,062 52.01 -6.88%
1992 1,101,267 55.02 -7.18%
1991 1,183,282 58.00 2.81%
1990 1,150,515 55.42 3.36%
1989 1,112,489 52.81 3.78%
1988 1,071,214 50.20 4.48%
1987 1,024,266 47.57 5.41%
1986 970,346 44.96 6.51%
1985 909,221 42.37 7.78%
1984 841,161 39.83 6.82%
1983 785,739 38.19 6.06%
1982 739,548 37.17 6.37%
1981 693,907 36.16 6.28%
1980 651,641 35.17 6.07%
1979 613,293 34.18 5.90%
1978 578,142 33.21 5.77%
1977 545,754 32.25 5.74%
1976 515,327 31.31 5.81%
1975 486,250 30.38 5.85%
1974 458,638 29.47 5.79%
1973 432,820 28.58 5.75%
1972 408,647 27.71 5.73%
1971 385,908 26.86 5.70%
1970 364,540 26.03 5.67%
1969 344,454 25.21 5.63%
1968 325,584 24.41 5.62%
1967 307,802 23.62 5.59%
1966 291,062 22.86 5.58%
1965 275,268 22.11 5.57%
1964 260,364 21.38 5.56%
1963 246,273 20.66 5.55%
1962 232,969 19.97 5.56%
1961 220,362 19.29 5.57%
1960 208,428 18.63 %