Urban population reached 8.80 mil in 2017 in Jordan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.88 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in Jordan reached an all time high of 8.80 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.474 mil in 1960. When compared to Jordan's main peers, urban population in Iraq amounted to 26.9 mil, 8.05 mil in Israel, 27.5 mil in Saudi Arabia and 9.77 mil in Syria in 2017.
Jordan has been ranked 65th within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 14 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.