Congo, Dem. Rep. Urban Population 1960-2020

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.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. urban population for 2019 was 39,095,679, a 4.6% increase from 2018.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. urban population for 2018 was 37,376,673, a 4.64% increase from 2017.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. urban population for 2017 was 35,717,778, a 4.68% increase from 2016.
  • Congo, Dem. Rep. urban population for 2016 was 34,121,207, a 4.71% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
Congo, Dem. Rep. 39,095,679
Ethiopia 23,788,710
Tanzania 20,011,885
North Korea 15,947,412
Mozambique 11,092,106
Yemen 10,869,523
Uganda 10,784,516
Madagascar 10,210,849
Afghanistan 9,797,273
Syrian Arab Republic 9,358,019
Mali 8,479,688
Senegal 7,765,706
Somalia 7,034,861
Haiti 6,328,948
Burkina Faso 6,092,349
Nepal 5,765,513
Benin 5,648,149
Zimbabwe 4,717,305
Guinea 4,661,505
Niger 3,850,231
Chad 3,712,273
Togo 3,414,638
Sierra Leone 3,319,366
Malawi 3,199,301
Liberia 2,548,426
Tajikistan 2,545,477
South Sudan 2,201,250
Rwanda 2,186,104
Central African Republic 1,982,064
Burundi 1,541,177
Gambia 1,453,958
Guinea-Bissau 840,922
Comoros 248,152
Congo, Dem. Rep. Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 39,095,679 45.05 4.50%
2018 37,376,673 44.46 4.54%
2017 35,717,778 43.88 4.57%
2016 34,121,207 43.31 4.60%
2015 32,586,918 42.74 4.62%
2014 31,115,109 42.18 4.64%
2013 29,704,531 41.63 4.65%
2012 28,355,103 41.08 4.66%
2011 27,065,209 40.54 4.66%
2010 25,833,935 40.01 4.64%
2009 24,661,566 39.49 4.63%
2008 23,545,867 38.98 4.60%
2007 22,487,132 38.47 4.57%
2006 21,483,246 37.97 4.52%
2005 20,534,304 37.48 4.48%
2004 19,635,486 37.00 4.43%
2003 18,783,707 36.53 4.37%
2002 17,981,229 36.06 4.24%
2001 17,234,266 35.59 4.08%
2000 16,544,508 35.12 3.88%
1999 15,915,279 34.66 3.69%
1998 15,338,240 34.20 3.65%
1997 14,788,167 33.74 3.82%
1996 14,233,459 33.29 4.17%
1995 13,652,804 32.84 4.61%
1994 13,037,939 32.39 5.02%
1993 12,400,106 31.95 5.28%
1992 11,762,423 31.51 5.30%
1991 11,155,614 31.07 5.08%
1990 10,602,701 30.63 4.79%
1989 10,107,028 30.20 4.52%
1988 9,660,136 29.78 4.30%
1987 9,253,676 29.35 4.16%
1986 8,876,843 28.93 4.10%
1985 8,520,035 28.51 4.04%
1984 8,182,628 28.10 3.42%
1983 7,907,632 27.84 3.37%
1982 7,645,260 27.58 3.41%
1981 7,389,309 27.33 3.49%
1980 7,135,884 27.07 3.61%
1979 6,882,719 26.82 3.74%
1978 6,630,163 26.57 3.82%
1977 6,381,644 26.32 3.83%
1976 6,141,742 26.07 3.78%
1975 5,913,934 25.82 3.71%
1974 5,698,656 25.58 3.65%
1973 5,494,406 25.33 3.62%
1972 5,299,139 25.09 3.64%
1971 5,109,554 24.85 3.69%
1970 4,924,316 24.61 3.77%
1969 4,742,357 24.37 3.82%
1968 4,564,675 24.13 3.85%
1967 4,392,308 23.90 3.83%
1966 4,227,233 23.67 3.78%
1965 4,070,458 23.43 3.71%
1964 3,922,365 23.20 3.64%
1963 3,782,270 22.98 3.58%
1962 3,649,210 22.75 3.55%
1961 3,522,079 22.52 3.52%
1960 3,400,360 22.30 4.02%