Urban population reached 6.54 mil in 2017 in Somalia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.32 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in Somalia reached an all time high of 6.54 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.477 mil in 1960. When compared to Somalia's main peers, urban population in Djibouti amounted to 0.743 mil, 21.3 mil in Ethiopia, 13.2 mil in Kenya and 10.2 mil in Yemen in 2017.
Somalia has been ranked 82nd within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 14 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.