Nepal - Urban population

Urban population

The value for Urban population in Nepal was 5,308,000 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 5,308,000 in 2015 and a minimum value of 349,982 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 349,982
1961 364,783
1962 374,819
1963 385,194
1964 396,104
1965 407,520
1966 419,605
1967 432,272
1968 445,638
1969 459,578
1970 474,205
1971 489,910
1972 524,237
1973 561,006
1974 600,602
1975 643,041
1976 688,735
1977 737,708
1978 790,133
1979 846,481
1980 906,955
1981 971,530
1982 1,031,832
1983 1,095,752
1984 1,163,366
1985 1,234,521
1986 1,309,244
1987 1,387,987
1988 1,471,738
1989 1,561,759
1990 1,659,389
1991 1,765,986
1992 1,894,530
1993 2,032,284
1994 2,178,141
1995 2,330,539
1996 2,489,661
1997 2,654,957
1998 2,826,528
1999 3,004,378
2000 3,188,539
2001 3,371,765
2002 3,496,855
2003 3,621,907
2004 3,747,214
2005 3,872,705
2006 3,998,123
2007 4,123,786
2008 4,251,517
2009 4,383,269
2010 4,521,066
2011 4,665,588
2012 4,817,540
2013 4,976,060
2014 5,139,915
2015 5,308,000

Urban population (% of total)

Urban population (% of total) in Nepal was 18.62 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 55 years was 18.62 in 2015, while its lowest value was 3.48 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 3.48
1961 3.57
1962 3.61
1963 3.65
1964 3.70
1965 3.74
1966 3.78
1967 3.82
1968 3.87
1969 3.91
1970 3.96
1971 4.01
1972 4.20
1973 4.40
1974 4.61
1975 4.83
1976 5.06
1977 5.30
1978 5.55
1979 5.82
1980 6.09
1981 6.38
1982 6.62
1983 6.86
1984 7.12
1985 7.39
1986 7.66
1987 7.94
1988 8.24
1989 8.54
1990 8.85
1991 9.18
1992 9.59
1993 10.01
1994 10.44
1995 10.90
1996 11.37
1997 11.86
1998 12.36
1999 12.89
2000 13.43
2001 13.97
2002 14.26
2003 14.56
2004 14.87
2005 15.18
2006 15.50
2007 15.82
2008 16.15
2009 16.48
2010 16.82
2011 17.17
2012 17.52
2013 17.88
2014 18.24
2015 18.62

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization