Yemen 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.
  • Yemen urban population for 2021 was 11,752,922, a 3.95% increase from 2020.
  • Yemen urban population for 2020 was 11,306,428, a 4.02% increase from 2019.
  • Yemen urban population for 2019 was 10,869,523, a 4.09% increase from 2018.
  • Yemen urban population for 2018 was 10,442,487, a 4.16% 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
Yemen Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 11,752,922 38.55 3.87%
2020 11,306,428 37.91 3.94%
2019 10,869,523 37.27 4.01%
2018 10,442,487 36.64 4.08%
2017 10,024,986 36.02 4.17%
2016 9,615,916 35.39 4.26%
2015 9,215,168 34.78 4.35%
2014 8,822,595 34.17 4.44%
2013 8,439,119 33.56 4.52%
2012 8,065,869 32.96 4.58%
2011 7,705,087 32.36 4.61%
2010 7,357,686 31.78 4.64%
2009 7,023,786 31.19 4.67%
2008 6,703,157 30.62 4.70%
2007 6,395,608 30.05 4.72%
2006 6,100,787 29.49 4.74%
2005 5,818,282 28.94 4.77%
2004 5,547,433 28.39 4.81%
2003 5,287,133 27.85 4.83%
2002 5,037,892 27.32 4.84%
2001 4,799,794 26.79 4.84%
2000 4,572,841 26.27 4.82%
1999 4,357,536 25.75 4.81%
1998 4,152,715 25.24 4.93%
1997 3,952,862 24.74 5.24%
1996 3,751,144 24.25 5.70%
1995 3,543,403 23.76 6.49%
1994 3,320,622 23.23 7.32%
1993 3,086,211 22.64 7.70%
1992 2,857,428 22.06 7.78%
1991 2,643,604 21.49 7.56%
1990 2,451,017 20.93 7.19%
1989 2,280,915 20.39 6.85%
1988 2,129,969 19.85 6.57%
1987 1,994,529 19.32 6.46%
1986 1,869,722 18.81 6.12%
1985 1,758,695 18.37 5.91%
1984 1,657,709 17.99 5.90%
1983 1,562,693 17.62 5.88%
1982 1,473,512 17.25 5.81%
1981 1,390,286 16.89 5.71%
1980 1,313,114 16.53 5.63%
1979 1,241,187 16.18 5.53%
1978 1,174,404 15.84 5.38%
1977 1,112,838 15.50 5.14%
1976 1,057,107 15.17 4.84%
1975 1,007,121 14.84 4.49%
1974 962,942 14.52 4.16%
1973 923,700 14.21 3.90%
1972 888,354 13.90 3.78%
1971 855,364 13.60 3.77%
1970 823,719 13.30 5.28%
1969 781,336 12.82 5.29%
1968 741,049 12.35 5.34%
1967 702,505 11.89 5.33%
1966 666,018 11.45 5.32%
1965 631,541 11.03 5.32%
1964 598,799 10.61 5.34%
1963 567,679 10.22 5.35%
1962 538,117 9.83 5.34%
1961 510,127 9.46 5.32%
1960 483,697 9.10 %