Urban Population in Nepal

Urban population reached 5.67 mil in 2017 in Nepal, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 3.21 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, urban population in Nepal reached an all time high of 5.67 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.350 mil in 1960. When compared to Nepal's main peers, urban population in Bangladesh amounted to 59.0 mil, 0.324 mil in Bhutan, 804 mil in China and 450 mil in India in 2017.

Nepal has been ranked 85th within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 7 places above 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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