Urban population reached 3.62 mil in 2017 in Nicaragua, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.46 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in Nicaragua reached an all time high of 3.62 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.702 mil in 1960. When compared to Nicaragua's main peers, urban population in Costa Rica amounted to 3.85 mil, 4.55 mil in El Salvador, 5.23 mil in Honduras and 103 mil in Mexico in 2017.
Nicaragua has been ranked 109th 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.