Urban Population in Puerto Rico

Urban population reached 3.11 mil in 2017 in Puerto Rico, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.41 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, urban population in Puerto Rico reached an all time high of 3.61 mil in 2003 and an all time low of 1.05 mil in 1960. When compared to Puerto Rico's main peers, urban population in Dominican Republic amounted to 8.64 mil, 5.97 mil in Haiti, 1.60 mil in Jamaica and 267 mil in USA in 2017.

Puerto Rico has been ranked 118th within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 18 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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