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 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 China, with a value of 600,896,500.00. The country with the lowest value in the world is Tuvalu, with a value of 4,952.81.
Source: World Bank Staff estimates based on United Nations, World Urbanization Prospects.