Turkey - Urban population

Urban population

The value for Urban population in Turkey was 58,749,340 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 58,749,340 in 2016 and a minimum value of 8,657,905 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 8,657,905
1961 9,025,020
1962 9,398,918
1963 9,785,801
1964 10,186,260
1965 10,601,120
1966 11,084,940
1967 11,613,790
1968 12,164,210
1969 12,737,050
1970 13,334,590
1971 13,911,380
1972 14,488,540
1973 15,085,600
1974 15,701,100
1975 16,333,820
1976 16,914,560
1977 17,474,290
1978 18,048,160
1979 18,640,040
1980 19,252,660
1981 20,329,790
1982 21,630,540
1983 22,977,480
1984 24,362,100
1985 25,769,740
1986 27,034,290
1987 28,238,860
1988 29,455,630
1989 30,682,090
1990 31,923,260
1991 32,891,160
1992 33,738,100
1993 34,589,940
1994 35,453,750
1995 36,333,500
1996 37,230,420
1997 38,142,740
1998 39,068,790
1999 40,002,790
2000 40,942,290
2001 41,937,580
2002 42,963,800
2003 43,992,660
2004 45,015,880
2005 46,026,970
2006 47,021,790
2007 48,004,720
2008 48,999,500
2009 50,038,020
2010 51,145,980
2011 52,327,730
2012 53,566,520
2013 54,847,290
2014 56,148,400
2015 57,448,910
2016 58,749,340

Urban population (% of total)

Urban population (% of total) in Turkey was 73.89 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 73.89 in 2016, 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: The United Nations Population Division's World Urbanization Prospects.

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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 65.33
2002 65.95
2003 66.57
2004 67.18
2005 67.78
2006 68.38
2007 68.98
2008 69.56
2009 70.14
2010 70.72
2011 71.28
2012 71.83
2013 72.37
2014 72.89
2015 73.40
2016 73.89

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization