Namibia 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.
  • Namibia urban population for 2021 was 1,371,422, a 3.73% increase from 2020.
  • Namibia urban population for 2020 was 1,322,115, a 3.84% increase from 2019.
  • Namibia urban population for 2019 was 1,273,255, a 3.94% increase from 2018.
  • Namibia urban population for 2018 was 1,224,933, a 4.04% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Russia 107,489,871
Mexico 105,533,240
Turkey 65,116,373
Iran 64,915,207
Colombia 41,904,698
South Africa 40,736,693
Thailand 36,488,459
Algeria 33,132,753
Iraq 29,286,343
Peru 26,187,142
Malaysia 25,465,792
Venezuela 25,353,644
Ecuador 11,513,201
Kazakhstan 10,987,485
Romania 10,385,068
Jordan 9,409,094
Dominican Republic 9,114,914
Guatemala 8,938,987
Cuba 8,747,521
Belarus 7,463,845
Lebanon 6,030,840
Azerbaijan 5,760,046
Libya 5,635,998
Bulgaria 5,245,060
Paraguay 4,511,987
Costa Rica 4,184,474
Serbia 3,877,239
Turkmenistan 3,242,382
Gabon 2,060,586
Armenia 1,882,713
Albania 1,770,478
Botswana 1,715,465
Jamaica 1,684,526
Bosnia 1,612,965
Namibia 1,371,422
North Macedonia 1,213,985
Equatorial Guinea 1,066,554
Fiji 521,334
Mauritius 516,236
Montenegro 420,639
Suriname 391,883
Maldives 223,439
Guyana 212,575
Belize 187,075
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 59,476
Dominica 51,527
American Samoa 48,033
Marshall Islands 46,599
Grenada 41,470
Samoa 35,510
St. Lucia 34,926
Tonga 24,666
Nauru 10,873
Tuvalu 7,726
Namibia Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 1,371,422 53.01 3.66%
2020 1,322,115 52.03 3.77%
2019 1,273,255 51.04 3.87%
2018 1,224,933 50.03 3.96%
2017 1,177,405 49.01 4.03%
2016 1,130,941 47.96 4.08%
2015 1,085,689 46.90 4.12%
2014 1,041,820 45.83 4.13%
2013 999,628 44.76 4.15%
2012 958,964 43.69 4.20%
2011 919,551 42.64 4.19%
2010 881,792 41.62 4.27%
2009 844,923 40.60 4.33%
2008 809,118 39.60 4.38%
2007 774,475 38.60 4.36%
2006 741,413 37.61 4.32%
2005 710,044 36.63 4.26%
2004 680,413 35.67 4.23%
2003 652,221 34.71 4.23%
2002 625,184 33.77 4.12%
2001 599,950 32.90 3.22%
2000 580,960 32.37 3.35%
1999 561,807 31.85 3.48%
1998 542,608 31.34 3.61%
1997 523,383 30.82 3.72%
1996 504,270 30.32 3.83%
1995 485,316 29.81 3.92%
1994 466,660 29.32 4.03%
1993 448,226 28.82 4.19%
1992 429,843 28.34 4.19%
1991 412,196 27.92 3.94%
1990 396,283 27.66 4.28%
1989 379,698 27.40 4.58%
1988 362,685 27.14 4.75%
1987 345,852 26.88 4.67%
1986 330,080 26.62 4.39%
1985 315,904 26.37 4.00%
1984 303,507 26.11 3.64%
1983 292,649 25.86 3.34%
1982 283,028 25.61 3.22%
1981 274,072 25.36 3.32%
1980 265,129 25.07 3.29%
1979 256,546 24.78 3.24%
1978 248,372 24.49 3.26%
1977 240,394 24.21 3.39%
1976 232,379 23.93 3.59%
1975 224,194 23.65 3.85%
1974 215,719 23.37 4.11%
1973 207,037 23.10 4.27%
1972 198,374 22.83 4.30%
1971 190,026 22.56 4.19%
1970 182,231 22.29 4.83%
1969 173,633 21.85 4.85%
1968 165,413 21.39 4.75%
1967 157,738 20.93 4.71%
1966 150,486 20.48 4.71%
1965 143,568 20.04 4.71%
1964 136,964 19.60 4.71%
1963 130,669 19.17 4.68%
1962 124,697 18.75 4.64%
1961 119,038 18.33 4.70%
1960 113,568 17.91 %