Urban population reached 2.76 mil in 2017 in Panama, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.11 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in Panama reached an all time high of 2.76 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.467 mil in 1960. When compared to Panama's main peers, urban population in Colombia amounted to 39.5 mil, 3.85 mil in Costa Rica, 5.23 mil in Honduras and 3.62 mil in Nicaragua in 2017.
Panama has been ranked 122nd 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.