Myanmar - Urban population

Urban population

The value for Urban population in Myanmar was 18,378,000 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 18,378,000 in 2015 and a minimum value of 4,130,980 in 1960.

Definition: 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.

Source: World Bank Staff estimates based on United Nations, World Urbanization Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 4,130,980
1961 4,297,005
1962 4,469,136
1963 4,648,891
1964 4,838,111
1965 5,037,998
1966 5,249,628
1967 5,472,640
1968 5,706,587
1969 5,949,938
1970 6,202,008
1971 6,462,278
1972 6,731,791
1973 6,981,991
1974 7,154,011
1975 7,329,853
1976 7,510,010
1977 7,692,731
1978 7,879,187
1979 8,069,404
1980 8,263,659
1981 8,460,827
1982 8,661,211
1983 8,861,423
1984 9,065,217
1985 9,271,384
1986 9,479,178
1987 9,688,900
1988 9,900,143
1989 10,111,110
1990 10,321,200
1991 10,529,460
1992 10,736,710
1993 10,948,110
1994 11,171,750
1995 11,412,470
1996 11,672,820
1997 11,952,230
1998 12,245,970
1999 12,548,810
2000 12,855,590
2001 13,166,100
2002 13,481,760
2003 13,802,360
2004 14,128,610
2005 14,460,580
2006 14,797,490
2007 15,141,200
2008 15,494,240
2009 15,863,490
2010 16,246,750
2011 16,646,250
2012 17,060,460
2013 17,488,370
2014 17,928,700
2015 18,378,000

Urban population (% of total)

Urban population (% of total) in Myanmar was 34.10 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 55 years was 34.10 in 2015, while its lowest value was 19.23 in 1960.

Definition: 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.

Source: United Nations, World Urbanization Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 19.23
1961 19.57
1962 19.91
1963 20.26
1964 20.61
1965 20.97
1966 21.33
1967 21.70
1968 22.07
1969 22.45
1970 22.83
1971 23.22
1972 23.61
1973 23.90
1974 23.91
1975 23.92
1976 23.93
1977 23.94
1978 23.95
1979 23.96
1980 23.97
1981 23.98
1982 23.99
1983 24.00
1984 24.03
1985 24.08
1986 24.14
1987 24.22
1988 24.32
1989 24.44
1990 24.57
1991 24.72
1992 24.90
1993 25.09
1994 25.30
1995 25.53
1996 25.77
1997 26.04
1998 26.33
1999 26.64
2000 26.97
2001 27.32
2002 27.69
2003 28.08
2004 28.50
2005 28.93
2006 29.39
2007 29.87
2008 30.36
2009 30.88
2010 31.41
2011 31.94
2012 32.47
2013 33.01
2014 33.55
2015 34.10

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization