Urban Population in Yemen

Urban population reached 10.2 mil in 2017 in Yemen, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.21 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, urban population in Yemen reached an all time high of 10.2 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.471 mil in 1960. When compared to Yemen's main peers, urban population in Djibouti amounted to 0.743 mil, 3.87 mil in Oman and 27.5 mil in Saudi Arabia in 2017.

Yemen has been ranked 59th within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 11 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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