Stavanger/Sandnes is the third largest urban area of Norway, with a population of approximately 197,852 as of January 1, 2011. It consists of the densely built-up areas Stavanger, Sandnes, Sola and Randaberg.

The area has had a big growth in population the later years, and is one of the fastest growing urban areas in Norway. It is expected that larger portions of Sola municipality will grow together with the urban area in the future.

Population by municipality
Name Population in this urban area Total municipal population
Stavanger 123,487 126,021
Sandnes 53,266 66,245
Sola 12,434 23,350
Randaberg 8,665 10,061