Nepal - Urban population

Urban population

The value for Urban population in Nepal was 4,969,351 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 4,969,351 in 2013 and a minimum value of 332,164 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 332,164
1961 346,749
1962 356,930
1963 367,517
1964 378,657
1965 390,290
1966 402,550
1967 415,346
1968 428,781
1969 442,729
1970 457,292
1971 472,842
1972 506,316
1973 542,098
1974 580,548
1975 621,670
1976 665,847
1977 713,102
1978 763,622
1979 817,905
1980 876,182
1981 938,434
1982 996,568
1983 1,058,237
1984 1,123,555
1985 1,192,394
1986 1,264,914
1987 1,341,559
1988 1,423,000
1989 1,510,009
1990 1,603,566
1991 1,704,675
1992 1,826,027
1993 1,956,128
1994 2,095,230
1995 2,242,971
1996 2,400,173
1997 2,566,288
1998 2,741,105
1999 2,923,854
2000 3,113,867
2001 3,303,910
2002 3,437,791
2003 3,571,898
2004 3,706,137
2005 3,840,093
2006 3,973,277
2007 4,105,812
2008 4,239,280
2009 4,375,403
2010 4,516,037
2011 4,661,662
2012 4,812,961
2013 4,969,351

Urban population (% of total)

Urban population (% of total) in Nepal was 17.88 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 53 years was 17.88 in 2013, 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

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization