Zimbabwe - Urban population

Urban population

The value for Urban population in Zimbabwe was 5,052,000 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 55 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 5,052,000 in 2015 and a minimum value of 473,101 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 473,101
1961 497,024
1962 524,099
1963 562,238
1964 603,076
1965 646,516
1966 692,786
1967 742,096
1968 794,773
1969 850,131
1970 903,920
1971 961,553
1972 1,023,260
1973 1,088,724
1974 1,157,765
1975 1,226,221
1976 1,297,482
1977 1,371,821
1978 1,450,808
1979 1,536,519
1980 1,630,641
1981 1,733,601
1982 1,845,365
1983 1,973,072
1984 2,109,567
1985 2,252,341
1986 2,401,366
1987 2,556,414
1988 2,715,731
1989 2,877,253
1990 3,039,325
1991 3,200,712
1992 3,360,903
1993 3,482,765
1994 3,596,257
1995 3,707,293
1996 3,816,531
1997 3,923,554
1998 4,027,367
1999 4,126,364
2000 4,219,744
2001 4,306,783
2002 4,389,331
2003 4,404,403
2004 4,412,893
2005 4,428,985
2006 4,453,786
2007 4,487,076
2008 4,529,077
2009 4,579,794
2010 4,638,775
2011 4,706,484
2012 4,782,430
2013 4,864,823
2014 4,955,055
2015 5,052,000

Urban population (% of total)

Urban population (% of total) in Zimbabwe was 32.38 as of 2015. Its highest value over the past 55 years was 34.59 in 2002, while its lowest value was 12.61 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 12.61
1961 12.82
1962 13.08
1963 13.58
1964 14.09
1965 14.62
1966 15.17
1967 15.73
1968 16.31
1969 16.88
1970 17.36
1971 17.86
1972 18.36
1973 18.87
1974 19.40
1975 19.87
1976 20.36
1977 20.85
1978 21.35
1979 21.85
1980 22.37
1981 22.90
1982 23.43
1983 24.07
1984 24.74
1985 25.41
1986 26.11
1987 26.81
1988 27.52
1989 28.25
1990 28.99
1991 29.74
1992 30.50
1993 30.94
1994 31.34
1995 31.73
1996 32.13
1997 32.53
1998 32.94
1999 33.35
2000 33.76
2001 34.17
2002 34.59
2003 34.48
2004 34.29
2005 34.11
2006 33.93
2007 33.74
2008 33.56
2009 33.38
2010 33.20
2011 33.02
2012 32.83
2013 32.65
2014 32.50
2015 32.38

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization