Turkey - Urban population

Urban population

The value for Urban population in Turkey was 61,857,510 as of 2018. As the graph below shows, over the past 58 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 61,857,510 in 2018 and a minimum value of 8,657,910 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 8,657,910
1961 9,025,025
1962 9,398,925
1963 9,785,808
1964 10,186,270
1965 10,601,130
1966 11,084,950
1967 11,613,810
1968 12,164,220
1969 12,737,060
1970 13,334,610
1971 13,911,390
1972 14,488,560
1973 15,085,610
1974 15,701,120
1975 16,333,840
1976 16,914,580
1977 17,474,320
1978 18,048,190
1979 18,640,070
1980 19,252,680
1981 20,329,810
1982 21,630,560
1983 22,977,500
1984 24,362,120
1985 25,769,770
1986 27,034,320
1987 28,238,880
1988 29,455,660
1989 30,682,120
1990 31,923,300
1991 32,891,190
1992 33,738,150
1993 34,589,980
1994 35,453,790
1995 36,333,540
1996 37,230,470
1997 38,142,780
1998 39,068,840
1999 40,002,840
2000 40,942,340
2001 41,943,210
2002 42,979,000
2003 44,016,860
2004 45,048,100
2005 46,065,710
2006 47,064,040
2007 48,048,350
2008 49,047,260
2009 50,096,860
2010 51,225,590
2011 52,440,390
2012 53,730,760
2013 55,071,750
2014 56,438,760
2015 57,806,280
2016 59,175,040
2017 60,537,700
2018 61,857,510

Urban population (% of total population)

Urban population (% of total population) in Turkey was 75.14 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 58 years was 75.14 in 2018, while its lowest value was 31.52 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 31.52
1961 32.06
1962 32.60
1963 33.14
1964 33.68
1965 34.23
1966 34.95
1967 35.76
1968 36.58
1969 37.40
1970 38.23
1971 38.95
1972 39.60
1973 40.26
1974 40.92
1975 41.59
1976 42.09
1977 42.51
1978 42.93
1979 43.36
1980 43.78
1981 45.19
1982 47.00
1983 48.81
1984 50.63
1985 52.45
1986 53.93
1987 55.26
1988 56.59
1989 57.90
1990 59.20
1991 59.98
1992 60.52
1993 61.06
1994 61.59
1995 62.12
1996 62.65
1997 63.18
1998 63.70
1999 64.22
2000 64.74
2001 65.34
2002 65.97
2003 66.60
2004 67.23
2005 67.84
2006 68.45
2007 69.05
2008 69.65
2009 70.24
2010 70.83
2011 71.40
2012 71.97
2013 72.53
2014 73.08
2015 73.61
2016 74.13
2017 74.64
2018 75.14

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization