Tanzania - Urban population

Urban population

The value for Urban population in Tanzania was 12,359,930 as of 2011. As the graph below shows, over the past 51 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 12,359,930 in 2011 and a minimum value of 528,508 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 528,508
1961 560,447
1962 593,968
1963 629,117
1964 665,934
1965 704,475
1966 769,768
1967 838,449
1968 910,826
1969 987,296
1970 1,068,227
1971 1,195,298
1972 1,330,036
1973 1,472,583
1974 1,622,882
1975 1,780,907
1976 1,950,575
1977 2,128,706
1978 2,315,810
1979 2,512,589
1980 2,719,717
1981 2,891,676
1982 3,072,068
1983 3,260,895
1984 3,457,975
1985 3,663,303
1986 3,872,163
1987 4,089,054
1988 4,316,060
1989 4,556,151
1990 4,811,451
1991 5,059,811
1992 5,322,910
1993 5,596,510
1994 5,874,228
1995 6,151,341
1996 6,432,510
1997 6,713,206
1998 6,996,795
1999 7,288,734
2000 7,593,574
2001 7,921,148
2002 8,263,762
2003 8,622,732
2004 8,999,112
2005 9,394,001
2006 9,824,961
2007 10,278,050
2008 10,754,670
2009 11,256,190
2010 11,783,830
2011 12,359,930

Urban population (% of total)

Urban population (% of total) in Tanzania was 26.74 as of 2011. Its highest value over the past 51 years was 26.74 in 2011, while its lowest value was 5.25 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 5.25
1961 5.40
1962 5.56
1963 5.72
1964 5.87
1965 6.03
1966 6.39
1967 6.76
1968 7.12
1969 7.49
1970 7.85
1971 8.51
1972 9.17
1973 9.83
1974 10.49
1975 11.15
1976 11.83
1977 12.51
1978 13.19
1979 13.87
1980 14.56
1981 15.00
1982 15.44
1983 15.88
1984 16.32
1985 16.77
1986 17.19
1987 17.61
1988 18.04
1989 18.46
1990 18.88
1991 19.22
1992 19.55
1993 19.88
1994 20.21
1995 20.54
1996 20.90
1997 21.25
1998 21.60
1999 21.96
2000 22.31
2001 22.69
2002 23.06
2003 23.44
2004 23.82
2005 24.19
2006 24.61
2007 25.03
2008 25.44
2009 25.86
2010 26.28
2011 26.74

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization