Urban population reached 59.0 mil in 2017 in Bangladesh, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.29 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in Bangladesh reached an all time high of 59.0 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 2.48 mil in 1960. When compared to Bangladesh's main peers, urban population in Bhutan amounted to 0.324 mil, 804 mil in China, 450 mil in India and 16.2 mil in Myanmar in 2017.
Bangladesh has been ranked 16th within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.