Urban Population in Myanmar

Urban population reached 16.2 mil in 2017 in Myanmar, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.72 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, urban population in Myanmar reached an all time high of 16.2 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 4.03 mil in 1960. When compared to Myanmar's main peers, urban population in China amounted to 804 mil, 450 mil in India, 2.36 mil in Laos and 34.0 mil in Thailand in 2017.

Myanmar has been ranked 45th within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 2 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.


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