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Urban concentration

Analysis of the evolution of urban concentration and its distribution in the world

33.62%
Urban population
1960
56.09%
Urban population
2020
194
Countries
covered

Global view

An estimated 4,327,737,245 people live in cities

56.09%

This represents 56.09% of all people around the world

Evolution of urban population

Between 1960 and 2020, the percentage of urban population increased from 33.62% to 56.09%

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Urban concentration in the world

Urban concentration of 194 countries around the world

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Data by Country

Explore the data for the 194 countries

Country Population Urban percentage
Afghanistan 38,928,341 26.0%
Albania 2,837,849 62.1%
Algeria 43,851,043 73.7%
Andorra 77,265 87.9%
Angola 32,866,268 66.8%
Antigua and Barbuda 97,928 24.4%
Argentina 45,376,763 92.1%
Armenia 2,963,234 63.3%
Australia 25,693,267 86.2%
Austria 8,916,864 58.7%
Azerbaijan 10,093,121 56.4%
Bahrain 1,701,583 89.5%
Bangladesh 164,689,383 38.2%
Barbados 287,371 31.2%
Belarus 9,379,952 79.5%
Belgium 11,544,241 98.1%
Belize 397,621 46.0%
Benin 12,123,198 48.4%
Bhutan 771,612 42.3%
Bolivia 11,673,029 70.1%
Bosnia and Herzegovina 3,280,815 49.0%
Botswana 2,351,625 70.9%
Brazil 212,559,409 87.1%
Brunei 437,483 78.2%
Bulgaria 6,934,015 75.7%
Burkina Faso 20,903,278 30.6%
Burundi 11,890,781 13.7%
Cabo Verde 555,988 66.7%
Cambodia 16,718,971 24.2%
Cameroon 26,545,864 57.6%
Canada 38,037,204 81.6%
Central African Republic 4,829,764 42.2%
Chad 16,425,859 23.5%
Chile 19,116,209 87.7%
China 1,410,929,362 61.4%
Colombia 50,882,884 81.4%
Comoros 869,595 29.4%
Congo 5,518,092 67.8%
Costa Rica 5,094,114 80.8%
Croatia 4,047,680 57.6%
Cuba 11,326,616 77.2%
Cyprus 1,207,361 66.8%
Czech Republic 10,697,858 74.1%
Côte d'Ivoire 26,378,275 51.7%
Dem. People's Rep. Korea 25,778,815 62.4%
Dem. Rep. Congo 89,561,404 45.6%
Denmark 5,831,404 88.1%
Djibouti 988,002 78.1%
Dominica 71,991 71.1%
Dominican Republic 10,847,904 82.5%
Ecuador 17,643,060 64.2%
Egypt 102,334,403 42.8%
El Salvador 6,486,201 73.4%
Equatorial Guinea 1,402,985 73.1%
Eritrea 3,213,969 35.8%
Estonia 1,329,479 69.2%
Eswatini 1,160,164 24.2%
Ethiopia 114,963,583 21.7%
Fiji 896,444 57.2%
Finland 5,529,543 85.5%
France 67,379,908 81.0%
Gabon 2,225,728 90.1%
Georgia 3,722,716 59.5%
Germany 83,160,871 77.5%
Ghana 31,072,945 57.3%
Greece 10,700,556 79.7%
Grenada 112,519 36.5%
Guatemala 16,858,333 51.8%
Guinea 13,132,792 36.9%
Guinea-Bissau 1,967,998 44.2%
Guyana 786,559 26.8%
Haiti 11,402,533 57.1%
Honduras 9,904,608 58.4%
Hungary 9,750,149 71.9%
Iceland 366,463 93.9%
India 1,380,004,385 34.9%
Indonesia 273,523,621 56.6%
Iran 83,992,953 75.9%
Iraq 40,222,503 70.9%
Ireland 4,985,674 63.7%
Israel 9,215,100 92.6%
Italy 59,449,527 71.0%
Jamaica 2,961,161 56.3%
Japan 125,836,021 91.8%
Jordan 10,203,140 91.4%
Kazakhstan 18,754,440 57.7%
Kenya 53,771,300 28.0%
Kiribati 119,446 55.6%
Korea 51,836,239 81.4%
Kuwait 4,270,563 100.0%
Kyrgyz Republic 6,579,900 36.9%
Lao PDR 7,275,556 36.3%
Latvia 1,900,449 68.3%
Lebanon 6,825,442 88.9%
Lesotho 2,142,252 29.0%
Liberia 5,057,677 52.1%
Libya 6,871,287 80.7%
Liechtenstein 38,137 14.4%
Lithuania 2,794,885 68.0%
Luxembourg 630,419 91.5%
Madagascar 27,691,019 38.5%
Malawi 19,129,955 17.4%
Malaysia 32,365,998 77.2%
Maldives 540,542 40.7%
Mali 20,250,834 43.9%
Malta 515,332 94.7%
Marshall Islands 59,194 77.8%
Mauritania 4,649,660 55.3%
Mauritius 1,265,740 40.8%
Mexico 128,932,753 80.7%
Micronesia 115,021 22.9%
Moldova 2,620,495 42.8%
Monaco 39,244 100.0%
Mongolia 3,278,292 68.7%
Montenegro 621,306 67.5%
Morocco 36,910,558 63.5%
Mozambique 31,255,435 37.1%
Myanmar 54,409,794 31.1%
Namibia 2,540,916 52.0%
Nauru 10,834 100.0%
Nepal 29,136,808 20.6%
Netherlands 17,441,500 92.2%
New Zealand 5,084,300 86.7%
Nicaragua 6,624,554 59.0%
Niger 24,206,636 16.6%
Nigeria 206,139,587 52.0%
North Macedonia 2,072,531 58.5%
Norway 5,379,475 83.0%
Oman 5,106,622 86.3%
Pakistan 220,892,331 37.2%
Palau 18,092 81.0%
Panama 4,314,768 68.4%
Papua New Guinea 8,947,027 13.3%
Paraguay 7,132,530 62.2%
Peru 32,971,846 78.3%
Philippines 109,581,085 47.4%
Poland 37,899,070 60.0%
Portugal 10,297,081 66.3%
Qatar 2,881,060 99.2%
Romania 19,257,520 54.2%
Russia 144,104,080 74.8%
Rwanda 12,952,209 17.4%
Samoa 198,410 17.9%
San Marino 33,938 97.5%
Saudi Arabia 34,813,867 84.3%
Senegal 16,743,930 48.1%
Serbia 6,899,126 56.4%
Seychelles 98,462 57.5%
Sierra Leone 7,976,985 42.9%
Singapore 5,685,807 100.0%
Slovak Republic 5,458,827 53.8%
Slovenia 2,102,419 55.1%
Solomon Islands 686,878 24.7%
Somalia 15,893,219 46.1%
South Africa 59,308,690 67.4%
South Sudan 11,193,729 20.2%
Spain 47,363,419 80.8%
Sri Lanka 21,919,000 18.7%
St. Kitts and Nevis 53,192 30.8%
St. Lucia 183,629 18.8%
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 110,947 53.0%
Sudan 43,849,269 35.3%
Suriname 586,634 66.1%
Sweden 10,353,442 88.0%
Switzerland 8,636,561 73.9%
Syrian Arab Republic 17,500,657 55.5%
São Tomé and Principe 219,161 74.4%
Tajikistan 9,537,642 27.5%
Tanzania 59,734,213 35.2%
Thailand 69,799,978 51.4%
The Bahamas 393,248 83.2%
The Gambia 2,416,664 62.6%
Timor-Leste 1,318,442 31.3%
Togo 8,278,737 42.8%
Tonga 105,697 23.1%
Trinidad and Tobago 1,399,491 53.2%
Tunisia 11,818,618 69.6%
Turkey 84,339,067 76.1%
Turkmenistan 6,031,187 52.5%
Tuvalu 11,792 64.0%
Uganda 45,741,000 25.0%
Ukraine 44,134,693 69.6%
United Arab Emirates 9,890,400 87.0%
United Kingdom 67,215,293 83.9%
United States 331,501,080 82.7%
Uruguay 3,473,727 95.5%
Uzbekistan 34,232,050 50.4%
Vanuatu 307,150 25.5%
Venezuela 28,435,943 88.3%
Vietnam 97,338,583 37.3%
West Bank and Gaza 4,803,269 76.7%
Yemen 29,825,968 37.9%
Zambia 18,383,956 44.6%
Zimbabwe 14,862,927 32.2%
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