Myanmar - Urban population

Urban population

The value for Urban population in Myanmar was 18,324,730 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 18,324,730 in 2016 and a minimum value of 4,034,792 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 the United Nations Population Division's World Urbanization Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 4,034,792
1961 4,194,564
1962 4,359,896
1963 4,532,324
1964 4,713,727
1965 4,905,357
1966 5,108,251
1967 5,322,072
1968 5,546,529
1969 5,780,313
1970 6,022,881
1971 6,273,850
1972 6,534,175
1973 6,775,865
1974 6,941,402
1975 7,110,089
1976 7,282,341
1977 7,456,574
1978 7,634,037
1979 7,814,940
1980 7,999,721
1981 8,187,246
1982 8,377,851
1983 8,568,577
1984 8,763,474
1985 8,961,640
1986 9,162,520
1987 9,366,272
1988 9,572,086
1989 9,777,632
1990 9,981,870
1991 10,183,850
1992 10,384,490
1993 10,588,750
1994 10,804,480
1995 11,036,450
1996 11,286,850
1997 11,555,230
1998 11,837,950
1999 12,131,250
2000 12,431,020
2001 12,737,840
2002 13,052,660
2003 13,373,550
2004 13,698,600
2005 14,026,020
2006 14,354,030
2007 14,685,090
2008 15,023,540
2009 15,378,950
2010 15,751,460
2011 16,144,110
2012 16,554,810
2013 16,981,510
2014 17,421,080
2015 17,868,600
2016 18,324,730

Urban population (% of total)

Urban population (% of total) in Myanmar was 34.65 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 34.65 in 2016, 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. The data are collected and smoothed by United Nations Population Division.

Source: The United Nations Population Division's 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
2016 34.65

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization