Panama 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.
  • Panama urban population for 2021 was 3,013,434, a 2.08% increase from 2020.
  • Panama urban population for 2020 was 2,951,905, a 2.14% increase from 2019.
  • Panama urban population for 2019 was 2,890,085, a 2.19% increase from 2018.
  • Panama urban population for 2018 was 2,828,116, a 2.23% 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
Panama Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 3,013,434 68.78 2.06%
2020 2,951,905 68.41 2.12%
2019 2,890,085 68.06 2.17%
2018 2,828,116 67.71 2.20%
2017 2,766,522 67.37 2.21%
2016 2,705,929 67.03 2.21%
2015 2,646,824 66.70 2.20%
2014 2,589,339 66.37 2.18%
2013 2,533,389 66.05 2.18%
2012 2,478,853 65.74 2.18%
2011 2,425,409 65.44 2.19%
2010 2,372,849 65.14 2.20%
2009 2,321,157 64.85 2.23%
2008 2,270,061 64.56 2.25%
2007 2,219,605 64.27 2.27%
2006 2,169,857 63.98 2.29%
2005 2,120,752 63.68 2.31%
2004 2,072,347 63.39 2.33%
2003 2,024,626 63.09 2.35%
2002 1,977,506 62.79 2.38%
2001 1,930,933 62.50 2.42%
2000 1,884,807 62.20 3.18%
1999 1,825,830 61.45 3.34%
1998 1,765,797 60.63 3.40%
1997 1,706,836 59.81 3.44%
1996 1,649,197 58.98 3.48%
1995 1,592,870 58.14 3.50%
1994 1,538,026 57.30 3.54%
1993 1,484,558 56.46 3.57%
1992 1,432,459 55.61 3.62%
1991 1,381,582 54.76 3.66%
1990 1,331,914 53.90 2.86%
1989 1,294,319 53.50 2.76%
1988 1,259,101 53.16 2.79%
1987 1,224,504 52.82 2.81%
1986 1,190,554 52.48 2.85%
1985 1,157,157 52.14 2.88%
1984 1,124,339 51.81 2.92%
1983 1,092,017 51.47 2.95%
1982 1,060,224 51.13 3.00%
1981 1,028,907 50.79 3.04%
1980 998,088 50.45 2.99%
1979 968,722 50.16 3.02%
1978 939,933 49.88 3.07%
1977 911,514 49.60 3.12%
1976 883,495 49.32 3.19%
1975 855,783 49.04 3.25%
1974 828,443 48.76 3.31%
1973 801,459 48.48 3.36%
1972 774,942 48.20 3.40%
1971 749,019 47.92 3.43%
1970 723,788 47.64 4.13%
1969 694,507 47.04 4.27%
1968 665,474 46.39 4.31%
1967 637,424 45.73 4.35%
1966 610,314 45.08 4.39%
1965 584,125 44.43 4.43%
1964 558,829 43.78 4.47%
1963 534,421 43.14 4.49%
1962 510,968 42.49 4.50%
1961 488,475 41.85 4.42%
1960 467,353 41.25 %