Brazil - Urban population

Urban population

The value for Urban population in Brazil was 178,442,300 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 178,442,300 in 2016 and a minimum value of 33,315,840 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 the United Nations Population Division's World Urbanization Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 33,315,840
1961 35,036,040
1962 36,830,970
1963 38,699,980
1964 40,632,220
1965 42,614,880
1966 44,649,390
1967 46,735,260
1968 48,873,650
1969 51,058,530
1970 53,296,260
1971 55,601,920
1972 57,962,110
1973 60,375,980
1974 62,858,800
1975 65,416,320
1976 68,051,060
1977 70,755,740
1978 73,536,290
1979 76,391,350
1980 79,320,870
1981 82,319,310
1982 85,387,340
1983 88,504,410
1984 91,645,750
1985 94,786,160
1986 97,923,280
1987 101,051,500
1988 104,173,600
1989 107,289,000
1990 110,404,100
1991 113,511,300
1992 116,609,500
1993 119,705,200
1994 122,818,000
1995 125,958,400
1996 129,130,400
1997 132,441,100
1998 135,763,800
1999 139,064,300
2000 142,319,500
2001 144,961,000
2002 147,507,600
2003 150,005,800
2004 152,448,000
2005 154,831,100
2006 157,150,600
2007 159,407,900
2008 161,618,000
2009 163,798,400
2010 165,968,100
2011 168,134,600
2012 170,278,300
2013 172,393,500
2014 174,465,400
2015 176,482,800
2016 178,442,300

Urban population (% of total)

Urban population (% of total) in Brazil was 85.93 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 85.93 in 2016, while its lowest value was 46.14 in 1960.

Definition: Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. The data are collected and smoothed by United Nations Population Division.

Source: The United Nations Population Division's World Urbanization Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 46.14
1961 47.12
1962 48.10
1963 49.08
1964 50.06
1965 51.04
1966 52.02
1967 52.99
1968 53.97
1969 54.94
1970 55.91
1971 56.89
1972 57.88
1973 58.86
1974 59.83
1975 60.79
1976 61.75
1977 62.69
1978 63.63
1979 64.55
1980 65.47
1981 66.37
1982 67.26
1983 68.14
1984 69.01
1985 69.86
1986 70.70
1987 71.53
1988 72.34
1989 73.14
1990 73.92
1991 74.69
1992 75.44
1993 76.18
1994 76.90
1995 77.61
1996 78.30
1997 79.05
1998 79.78
1999 80.50
2000 81.19
2001 81.55
2002 81.88
2003 82.20
2004 82.52
2005 82.83
2006 83.14
2007 83.45
2008 83.75
2009 84.04
2010 84.34
2011 84.62
2012 84.90
2013 85.17
2014 85.43
2015 85.69
2016 85.93

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization