Dem. Rep. Congo - Urban population

Urban population

The value for Urban population in Dem. Rep. Congo was 23,226,620 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 23,226,620 in 2011 and a minimum value of 3,426,961 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 3,426,961
1961 3,636,020
1962 3,854,492
1963 4,083,520
1964 4,324,648
1965 4,579,157
1966 4,862,512
1967 5,161,473
1968 5,475,208
1969 5,802,069
1970 6,140,904
1971 6,282,834
1972 6,425,373
1973 6,570,539
1974 6,721,175
1975 6,879,149
1976 7,046,453
1977 7,221,571
1978 7,401,392
1979 7,581,583
1980 7,759,498
1981 7,937,044
1982 8,114,554
1983 8,295,369
1984 8,484,029
1985 8,684,291
1986 8,926,777
1987 9,180,667
1988 9,454,428
1989 9,758,953
1990 10,100,180
1991 10,535,540
1992 11,011,850
1993 11,505,030
1994 11,981,560
1995 12,418,190
1996 12,865,880
1997 13,275,170
1998 13,669,080
1999 14,082,630
2000 14,541,970
2001 15,130,700
2002 15,771,230
2003 16,454,850
2004 17,165,700
2005 17,891,660
2006 18,714,840
2007 19,560,250
2008 20,429,170
2009 21,324,430
2010 22,248,280
2011 23,226,620

Urban population (% of total)

Urban population (% of total) in Dem. Rep. Congo was 34.28 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 51 years was 34.28 in 2011, 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 23.06
1962 23.82
1963 24.58
1964 25.34
1965 26.10
1966 26.94
1967 27.78
1968 28.62
1969 29.46
1970 30.30
1971 30.14
1972 29.98
1973 29.82
1974 29.66
1975 29.50
1976 29.35
1977 29.19
1978 29.03
1979 28.88
1980 28.72
1981 28.57
1982 28.42
1983 28.27
1984 28.12
1985 27.97
1986 27.93
1987 27.88
1988 27.84
1989 27.79
1990 27.74
1991 27.83
1992 27.92
1993 28.01
1994 28.09
1995 28.18
1996 28.40
1997 28.63
1998 28.85
1999 29.08
2000 29.30
2001 29.67
2002 30.05
2003 30.42
2004 30.79
2005 31.16
2006 31.67
2007 32.19
2008 32.70
2009 33.21
2010 33.73
2011 34.28

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization