Zimbabwe - Urban population

Urban population

The value for Urban population in Zimbabwe was 4,650,663 as of 2018. As the graph below shows, over the past 58 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 4,650,663 in 2018 and a minimum value of 476,164 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 476,164
1961 500,664
1962 528,408
1963 567,387
1964 609,178
1965 653,686
1966 701,131
1967 751,723
1968 805,827
1969 862,794
1970 918,329
1971 977,915
1972 1,041,730
1973 1,109,362
1974 1,180,504
1975 1,250,782
1976 1,323,663
1977 1,399,356
1978 1,479,137
1979 1,564,680
1980 1,657,383
1981 1,757,327
1982 1,864,536
1983 1,986,835
1984 2,117,958
1985 2,256,125
1986 2,401,699
1987 2,554,148
1988 2,710,873
1989 2,868,463
1990 3,024,150
1991 3,176,314
1992 3,324,544
1993 3,432,102
1994 3,528,867
1995 3,620,848
1996 3,708,424
1997 3,791,266
1998 3,869,368
1999 3,942,522
2000 4,010,949
2001 4,074,401
2002 4,134,391
2003 4,131,351
2004 4,122,109
2005 4,119,362
2006 4,123,872
2007 4,135,516
2008 4,154,577
2009 4,181,251
2010 4,215,136
2011 4,257,058
2012 4,306,222
2013 4,359,425
2014 4,416,215
2015 4,473,868
2016 4,531,255
2017 4,589,499
2018 4,650,663

Urban population (% of total population)

Urban population (% of total population) in Zimbabwe was 32.21 as of 2018. Its highest value over the past 58 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: United Nations Population Division. World Urbanization Prospects: 2018 Revision.

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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 32.39
2016 32.30
2017 32.24
2018 32.21

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Density & urbanization