Euro Area Urban Population 1960-2021

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.
  • Euro Area urban population for 2020 was 265,655,307, a 0.49% increase from 2019.
  • Euro Area urban population for 2019 was 264,348,445, a 0.4% increase from 2018.
  • Euro Area urban population for 2018 was 263,300,319, a 0.51% increase from 2017.
  • Euro Area urban population for 2017 was 261,954,003, a 0.5% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
World 4,352,232,429
East Asia & Pacific 1,427,569,869
OECD members 1,110,609,306
South Asia 647,723,163
Latin America & Caribbean 529,082,736
Sub-Saharan Africa 468,643,630
European Union 335,651,231
North America 303,426,490
Euro Area 265,655,307
Euro Area Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 265,655,307 77.46 0.49%
2019 264,348,445 77.23 0.40%
2018 263,300,319 76.99 0.51%
2017 261,954,003 76.77 0.50%
2016 260,648,893 76.55 0.57%
2015 259,162,923 76.34 0.58%
2014 257,664,867 76.13 0.61%
2013 256,110,530 75.93 0.61%
2012 254,552,163 75.72 0.51%
2011 253,272,107 75.51 0.08%
2010 253,060,544 75.28 0.54%
2009 251,691,336 75.05 0.63%
2008 250,114,872 74.82 0.80%
2007 248,142,076 74.60 0.83%
2006 246,100,101 74.37 0.79%
2005 244,169,605 74.13 0.85%
2004 242,114,384 73.89 0.89%
2003 239,986,936 73.64 0.89%
2002 237,878,108 73.39 0.82%
2001 235,934,885 73.15 0.67%
2000 234,371,051 72.94 0.59%
1999 233,000,242 72.75 0.50%
1998 231,837,256 72.58 0.45%
1997 230,802,301 72.41 0.48%
1996 229,700,811 72.23 0.50%
1995 228,549,331 72.06 0.51%
1994 227,399,934 71.88 0.55%
1993 226,165,007 71.70 0.64%
1992 224,726,425 71.53 0.67%
1991 223,220,673 71.38 0.69%
1990 221,681,292 71.22 0.67%
1989 220,211,015 71.07 0.58%
1988 218,940,390 70.97 0.56%
1987 217,721,462 70.81 0.52%
1986 216,603,491 70.64 0.38%
1985 215,791,209 70.55 0.26%
1984 215,221,606 70.50 0.27%
1983 214,652,137 70.43 0.36%
1982 213,887,998 70.32 0.50%
1981 212,831,291 70.16 0.73%
1980 211,297,233 69.92 0.78%
1979 209,667,683 69.68 0.76%
1978 208,082,017 69.44 0.76%
1977 206,512,121 69.20 0.75%
1976 204,966,417 68.95 0.77%
1975 203,392,782 68.73 0.89%
1974 201,599,081 68.48 1.01%
1973 199,574,718 68.18 1.10%
1972 197,403,272 67.87 1.17%
1971 195,114,364 67.53 1.14%
1970 192,924,102 67.14 1.16%
1969 190,705,184 66.73 1.31%
1968 188,236,267 66.31 1.43%
1967 185,581,862 65.82 1.56%
1966 182,738,469 65.27 1.69%
1965 179,694,853 64.72 1.77%
1964 176,562,527 64.17 1.80%
1963 173,439,830 63.61 1.83%
1962 170,318,137 63.06 1.72%
1961 167,440,671 62.57 1.69%
1960 164,665,932 62.09 %