Tanzania - Urban population

Urban population

The value for Urban population in Tanzania was 16,901,000 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 16,901,000 in 2015 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 559,540
1962 592,635
1963 627,776
1964 665,037
1965 704,516
1966 746,291
1967 790,637
1968 870,061
1969 964,069
1970 1,068,304
1971 1,184,198
1972 1,312,548
1973 1,454,142
1974 1,610,088
1975 1,781,160
1976 1,968,821
1977 2,173,711
1978 2,397,994
1979 2,561,075
1980 2,719,586
1981 2,887,304
1982 3,065,571
1983 3,253,967
1984 3,453,086
1985 3,662,263
1986 3,882,123
1987 4,112,942
1988 4,357,525
1989 4,578,739
1990 4,807,528
1991 5,053,141
1992 5,314,547
1993 5,587,156
1994 5,864,989
1995 6,143,041
1996 6,419,705
1997 6,696,829
1998 6,978,741
1999 7,272,200
2000 7,583,184
2001 7,913,013
2002 8,262,537
2003 8,704,485
2004 9,189,076
2005 9,705,848
2006 10,257,660
2007 10,845,960
2008 11,472,110
2009 12,134,110
2010 12,833,630
2011 13,570,480
2012 14,347,080
2013 15,162,460
2014 16,013,710
2015 16,901,000

Urban population (% of total)

Urban population (% of total) in Tanzania was 31.61 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 55 years was 31.61 in 2015, 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
2014 30.90
2015 31.61

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization