Urban population reached 1.33 mil in 2017 in Bahrain, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.84 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in Bahrain reached an all time high of 1.33 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.134 mil in 1960. When compared to Bahrain's main peers, urban population in Iran amounted to 60.4 mil, 4.14 mil in Kuwait, 2.61 mil in Qatar and 27.5 mil in Saudi Arabia in 2017.
Bahrain has been ranked 144th within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 4 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.