Tanzania - Urban population

Urban population

The value for Urban population in Tanzania was 14,872,470 as of 2013. As the graph below shows, over the past 53 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 14,872,470 in 2013 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 559,535
1962 592,622
1963 627,753
1964 665,006
1965 704,477
1966 746,248
1967 790,594
1968 870,016
1969 964,017
1970 1,068,235
1971 1,184,099
1972 1,312,407
1973 1,453,955
1974 1,609,867
1975 1,780,931
1976 1,968,625
1977 2,173,595
1978 2,397,999
1979 2,561,218
1980 2,719,865
1981 2,887,705
1982 3,066,088
1983 3,254,636
1984 3,454,002
1985 3,663,565
1986 3,883,969
1987 4,115,475
1988 4,360,863
1989 4,582,917
1990 4,812,552
1991 5,058,888
1992 5,320,844
1993 5,593,962
1994 5,872,473
1995 6,151,458
1996 6,429,421
1997 6,707,927
1998 6,990,482
1999 7,282,693
2000 7,589,636
2001 7,912,183
2002 8,251,249
2003 8,679,600
2004 9,147,850
2005 9,645,918
2006 10,176,510
2007 10,740,880
2008 11,340,650
2009 11,974,310
2010 12,643,800
2011 13,349,200
2012 14,092,670
2013 14,872,470

Urban population (% of total)

Urban population (% of total) in Tanzania was 30.20 as of 2013. Its highest value over the past 53 years was 30.20 in 2013, 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 5.39
1962 5.55
1963 5.70
1964 5.87
1965 6.03
1966 6.20
1967 6.37
1968 6.80
1969 7.31
1970 7.85
1971 8.43
1972 9.05
1973 9.70
1974 10.40
1975 11.15
1976 11.94
1977 12.77
1978 13.66
1979 14.14
1980 14.56
1981 14.98
1982 15.41
1983 15.85
1984 16.31
1985 16.77
1986 17.24
1987 17.73
1988 18.22
1989 18.57
1990 18.88
1991 19.21
1992 19.54
1993 19.87
1994 20.20
1995 20.54
1996 20.89
1997 21.24
1998 21.59
1999 21.95
2000 22.31
2001 22.67
2002 23.04
2003 23.61
2004 24.22
2005 24.85
2006 25.48
2007 26.12
2008 26.78
2009 27.44
2010 28.11
2011 28.80
2012 29.49
2013 30.20

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization