Lebanon - Urban population growth

Urban population growth (annual %)

The value for Urban population growth (annual %) in Lebanon was 2.76 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 7.31 in 1960 and a minimum value of 0.74 in 2008.

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: World Bank staff estimates based on the United Nations Population Division's World Urbanization Prospects.

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Year Value
1960 7.31
1961 7.18
1962 7.02
1963 6.75
1964 6.38
1965 5.93
1966 5.43
1967 4.99
1968 4.75
1969 4.75
1970 4.92
1971 5.05
1972 5.11
1973 4.96
1974 4.46
1975 3.74
1976 2.96
1977 2.29
1978 1.85
1979 1.73
1980 1.84
1981 2.05
1982 2.21
1983 2.22
1984 2.03
1985 1.71
1986 1.32
1987 1.03
1988 1.03
1989 0.74
1990 1.41
1991 2.24
1992 2.90
1993 3.16
1994 2.91
1995 2.34
1996 1.61
1997 1.08
1998 1.05
1999 1.50
2000 2.60
2001 3.91
2002 4.87
2003 5.08
2004 4.42
2005 3.29
2006 1.89
2007 0.85
2008 0.74
2009 1.88
2010 3.75
2011 5.77
2012 7.04
2013 7.20
2014 6.16
2015 4.47
2016 2.76

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization