Urban population reached 5.28 mil in 2017 in Bulgaria, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.274 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in Bulgaria reached an all time high of 5.90 mil in 1988 and an all time low of 2.92 mil in 1960. When compared to Bulgaria's main peers, urban population in Greece amounted to 8.47 mil, 10.6 mil in Romania, 3.93 mil in Serbia and 60.3 mil in Turkey in 2017.
Bulgaria has been ranked 91st within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 13 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.