Urban population reached 1.27 mil in 2017 in Gambia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.22 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in Gambia reached an all time high of 1.27 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.045 mil in 1960. When compared to Gambia's main peers, urban population in Guinea Bissau amounted to 0.799 mil, 7.71 mil in Mali, 2.33 mil in Mauritania and 7.41 mil in Senegal in 2017.
Gambia has been ranked 146th 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.