Dem. Rep. Congo - Urban population

Urban population

The value for Urban population in Dem. Rep. Congo was 32,834,000 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 32,834,000 in 2015 and a minimum value of 3,400,359 in 1960.

Definition: Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.

Source: World Bank Staff estimates based on United Nations, World Urbanization Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 3,400,359
1961 3,522,083
1962 3,649,223
1963 3,782,289
1964 3,922,381
1965 4,070,453
1966 4,227,188
1967 4,392,203
1968 4,564,506
1969 4,742,128
1970 4,924,037
1971 5,109,316
1972 5,299,047
1973 5,494,447
1974 5,698,642
1975 5,913,596
1976 6,140,782
1977 6,379,936
1978 6,627,965
1979 6,880,813
1980 7,135,477
1981 7,391,720
1982 7,651,829
1983 7,919,957
1984 8,202,581
1985 8,549,813
1986 8,918,859
1987 9,310,272
1988 9,733,063
1989 10,197,120
1990 10,710,120
1991 11,280,180
1992 11,904,180
1993 12,559,560
1994 13,216,420
1995 13,852,260
1996 14,455,750
1997 15,034,880
1998 15,611,140
1999 16,216,340
2000 16,875,650
2001 17,597,420
2002 18,377,740
2003 19,213,480
2004 20,096,500
2005 21,021,240
2006 21,989,610
2007 23,005,310
2008 24,069,150
2009 25,178,590
2010 26,333,940
2011 27,535,900
2012 28,784,230
2013 30,081,140
2014 31,430,380
2015 32,834,000

Urban population (% of total)

Urban population (% of total) in Dem. Rep. Congo was 42.49 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 55 years was 42.49 in 2015, while its lowest value was 22.30 in 1960.

Definition: Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects.

Source: United Nations, World Urbanization Prospects.

See also:

Year Value
1960 22.30
1961 22.52
1962 22.75
1963 22.98
1964 23.20
1965 23.43
1966 23.67
1967 23.90
1968 24.13
1969 24.37
1970 24.61
1971 24.85
1972 25.09
1973 25.33
1974 25.58
1975 25.82
1976 26.07
1977 26.32
1978 26.57
1979 26.82
1980 27.07
1981 27.33
1982 27.58
1983 27.84
1984 28.10
1985 28.51
1986 28.93
1987 29.35
1988 29.78
1989 30.20
1990 30.63
1991 31.07
1992 31.51
1993 31.95
1994 32.39
1995 32.84
1996 33.29
1997 33.74
1998 34.20
1999 34.66
2000 35.12
2001 35.59
2002 36.06
2003 36.53
2004 37.00
2005 37.48
2006 37.96
2007 38.45
2008 38.94
2009 39.44
2010 39.94
2011 40.44
2012 40.95
2013 41.46
2014 41.98
2015 42.49

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization