Heavily indebted poor countries (HIPC) - Urban population

Urban population

The value for Urban population in Heavily indebted poor countries (HIPC) was 280,950,400 as of 2018. As the graph below shows, over the past 58 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 280,950,400 in 2018 and a minimum value of 19,995,240 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: 2018 Revision.

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Year Value
1960 19,995,240
1961 21,042,610
1962 22,156,160
1963 23,347,550
1964 24,634,750
1965 26,004,030
1966 27,422,320
1967 28,929,220
1968 30,529,270
1969 32,231,100
1970 33,975,520
1971 35,813,370
1972 37,736,090
1973 39,750,760
1974 41,839,380
1975 44,049,030
1976 46,396,480
1977 48,846,190
1978 51,412,170
1979 53,856,610
1980 56,373,320
1981 58,967,130
1982 61,653,790
1983 64,526,700
1984 67,631,550
1985 71,001,120
1986 74,504,350
1987 78,140,650
1988 81,941,730
1989 85,824,160
1990 89,970,100
1991 94,244,410
1992 98,703,580
1993 103,240,000
1994 107,635,400
1995 112,050,800
1996 116,486,900
1997 121,042,400
1998 125,661,700
1999 130,458,800
2000 135,492,800
2001 140,946,400
2002 146,706,500
2003 152,774,500
2004 159,039,300
2005 165,590,400
2006 172,378,800
2007 179,015,700
2008 186,577,800
2009 194,454,100
2010 202,688,400
2011 211,290,500
2012 220,121,300
2013 229,294,700
2014 238,840,100
2015 248,770,200
2016 259,093,300
2017 269,819,700
2018 280,950,400

Urban population (% of total population)

Urban population (% of total population) in Heavily indebted poor countries (HIPC) was 36.01 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 58 years was 36.01 in 2018, while its lowest value was 12.36 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: United Nations Population Division. World Urbanization Prospects: 2018 Revision.

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Year Value
1960 12.36
1961 12.71
1962 13.07
1963 13.44
1964 13.84
1965 14.24
1966 14.65
1967 15.06
1968 15.49
1969 15.93
1970 16.36
1971 16.79
1972 17.23
1973 17.67
1974 18.11
1975 18.57
1976 19.05
1977 19.53
1978 20.01
1979 20.42
1980 20.83
1981 21.23
1982 21.64
1983 22.08
1984 22.55
1985 23.05
1986 23.55
1987 24.04
1988 24.52
1989 24.96
1990 25.41
1991 25.84
1992 26.25
1993 26.63
1994 26.94
1995 27.24
1996 27.54
1997 27.84
1998 28.14
1999 28.43
2000 28.73
2001 29.05
2002 29.39
2003 29.75
2004 30.10
2005 30.46
2006 30.84
2007 31.16
2008 31.59
2009 32.03
2010 32.47
2011 32.92
2012 33.34
2013 33.77
2014 34.20
2015 34.64
2016 35.09
2017 35.54
2018 36.01

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization