Urban population growth (annual %)
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.
Description: The map below shows how Urban population growth (annual %) varies by country. The shade of the country corresponds to the magnitude of the indicator. The darker the shade, the higher the value. The country with the highest value in the world is Qatar, with a value of 9.69. The country with the lowest value in the world is Lithuania, with a value of -1.41.
Source: World Bank Staff estimates based on United Nations, World Urbanization Prospects.