Dem. Rep. Congo - Urban population

Urban population

The value for Urban population in Dem. Rep. Congo was 27,991,850 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 27,991,850 in 2013 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 5,109,353
1972 5,299,165
1973 5,494,635
1974 5,698,804
1975 5,913,596
1976 6,140,306
1977 6,378,717
1978 6,626,190
1979 6,879,311
1980 7,135,477
1981 7,394,783
1982 7,659,185
1983 7,931,758
1984 8,217,432
1985 8,565,269
1986 8,931,228
1987 9,315,973
1988 9,730,219
1989 10,186,500
1990 10,694,160
1991 11,262,730
1992 11,887,540
1993 12,541,140
1994 13,186,560
1995 13,796,070
1996 14,355,080
1997 14,872,930
1998 15,376,190
1999 15,904,700
2000 16,489,510
2001 17,141,210
2002 17,853,340
2003 18,618,150
2004 19,420,300
2005 20,248,620
2006 21,102,840
2007 21,987,620
2008 22,904,720
2009 23,853,970
2010 24,837,280
2011 25,855,180
2012 26,906,240
2013 27,991,850

Urban population (% of total)

Urban population (% of total) in Dem. Rep. Congo was 41.46 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 53 years was 41.46 in 2013, 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

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization