Nepal - Urban population

Urban population

The value for Urban population in Nepal was 5,181,306 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 5,181,306 in 2011 and a minimum value of 338,968 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 338,968
1961 350,233
1962 361,937
1963 374,122
1964 386,840
1965 400,132
1966 413,202
1967 426,863
1968 441,126
1969 455,994
1970 471,471
1971 503,543
1972 536,994
1973 571,858
1974 608,157
1975 645,919
1976 695,781
1977 747,699
1978 801,734
1979 857,949
1980 916,411
1981 978,246
1982 1,042,539
1983 1,109,360
1984 1,178,783
1985 1,250,893
1986 1,331,751
1987 1,415,762
1988 1,503,174
1989 1,594,305
1990 1,689,437
1991 1,811,146
1992 1,938,220
1993 2,070,794
1994 2,208,955
1995 2,352,761
1996 2,524,195
1997 2,702,456
1998 2,887,486
1999 3,079,144
2000 3,277,246
2001 3,439,172
2002 3,605,397
2003 3,775,335
2004 3,948,207
2005 4,123,393
2006 4,292,619
2007 4,463,432
2008 4,636,188
2009 4,811,547
2010 4,990,032
2011 5,181,306

Urban population (% of total)

Urban population (% of total) in Nepal was 17.00 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 51 years was 17.00 in 2011, 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.

See also:

Year Value
1960 3.48
1961 3.53
1962 3.58
1963 3.63
1964 3.69
1965 3.74
1966 3.78
1967 3.82
1968 3.87
1969 3.91
1970 3.96
1971 4.13
1972 4.31
1973 4.48
1974 4.66
1975 4.83
1976 5.08
1977 5.33
1978 5.59
1979 5.84
1980 6.09
1981 6.35
1982 6.61
1983 6.87
1984 7.13
1985 7.39
1986 7.68
1987 7.97
1988 8.27
1989 8.56
1990 8.85
1991 9.26
1992 9.67
1993 10.08
1994 10.49
1995 10.90
1996 11.40
1997 11.91
1998 12.42
1999 12.92
2000 13.43
2001 13.77
2002 14.10
2003 14.44
2004 14.78
2005 15.11
2006 15.42
2007 15.73
2008 16.04
2009 16.35
2010 16.66
2011 17.00

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization