Zimbabwe - Urban population

Urban population

The value for Urban population in Zimbabwe was 5,212,852 as of 2016. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 5,212,852 in 2016 and a minimum value of 472,468 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 472,468
1961 496,270
1962 523,204
1963 561,146
1964 601,709
1965 644,773
1966 690,528
1967 739,175
1968 791,074
1969 845,606
1970 898,591
1971 955,456
1972 1,016,386
1973 1,080,922
1974 1,148,663
1975 1,215,307
1976 1,284,118
1977 1,355,385
1978 1,430,794
1979 1,512,619
1980 1,602,697
1981 1,701,543
1982 1,809,079
1983 1,932,155
1984 2,063,525
1985 2,200,562
1986 2,343,238
1987 2,491,436
1988 2,643,488
1989 2,797,468
1990 2,951,881
1991 3,105,552
1992 3,258,168
1993 3,374,241
1994 3,483,496
1995 3,592,172
1996 3,701,048
1997 3,809,730
1998 3,917,525
1999 4,023,161
2000 4,125,987
2001 4,225,519
2002 4,323,307
2003 4,356,041
2004 4,381,920
2005 4,413,845
2006 4,452,539
2007 4,497,911
2008 4,550,222
2009 4,609,702
2010 4,676,094
2011 4,749,752
2012 4,830,153
2013 4,915,898
2014 5,008,948
2015 5,108,108
2016 5,212,852

Urban population (% of total)

Urban population (% of total) in Zimbabwe was 32.28 as of 2016. Its highest value over the past 56 years was 34.59 in 2002, while its lowest value was 12.61 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.

See also:

Year Value
1960 12.61
1961 12.82
1962 13.08
1963 13.58
1964 14.09
1965 14.62
1966 15.17
1967 15.73
1968 16.31
1969 16.88
1970 17.36
1971 17.86
1972 18.36
1973 18.87
1974 19.40
1975 19.87
1976 20.36
1977 20.85
1978 21.35
1979 21.85
1980 22.37
1981 22.90
1982 23.43
1983 24.07
1984 24.74
1985 25.41
1986 26.11
1987 26.81
1988 27.52
1989 28.25
1990 28.99
1991 29.74
1992 30.50
1993 30.94
1994 31.34
1995 31.73
1996 32.13
1997 32.53
1998 32.94
1999 33.35
2000 33.76
2001 34.17
2002 34.59
2003 34.48
2004 34.29
2005 34.11
2006 33.93
2007 33.74
2008 33.56
2009 33.38
2010 33.20
2011 33.02
2012 32.83
2013 32.65
2014 32.50
2015 32.38
2016 32.28

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization