European Union Urban Population 1960-2022

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.
  • European Union urban population for 2021 was 336,072,330, a 0.19% increase from 2020.
  • European Union urban population for 2020 was 335,426,421, a 0.36% increase from 2019.
  • European Union urban population for 2019 was 334,223,766, a 0.36% increase from 2018.
  • European Union urban population for 2018 was 333,026,382, a 0.45% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
World 4,433,302,173
East Asia & Pacific 1,456,197,901
OECD members 1,117,661,713
South Asia 663,706,553
Latin America & Caribbean 535,449,685
Sub-Saharan Africa 487,142,486
European Union 336,072,330
North America 306,343,265
Euro Area 266,171,543
European Union Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 336,072,330 75.19 0.19%
2020 335,426,421 74.96 0.36%
2019 334,223,766 74.74 0.36%
2018 333,026,382 74.52 0.45%
2017 331,549,958 74.31 0.43%
2016 330,129,009 74.11 0.48%
2015 328,554,220 73.91 0.48%
2014 326,995,182 73.72 0.49%
2013 325,389,418 73.54 0.49%
2012 323,794,326 73.36 0.41%
2011 322,486,012 73.17 0.09%
2010 322,196,474 72.97 0.43%
2009 320,826,834 72.76 0.52%
2008 319,152,658 72.56 0.62%
2007 317,172,249 72.34 0.64%
2006 315,148,345 72.12 0.63%
2005 313,183,120 71.90 0.66%
2004 311,124,846 71.68 0.68%
2003 309,016,307 71.46 0.67%
2002 306,961,949 71.24 0.55%
2001 305,278,438 71.01 0.40%
2000 304,075,051 70.83 0.34%
1999 303,042,739 70.67 0.36%
1998 301,959,292 70.53 0.32%
1997 300,993,286 70.40 0.34%
1996 299,966,897 70.27 0.36%
1995 298,883,110 70.13 0.39%
1994 297,720,266 69.99 0.45%
1993 296,384,280 69.85 0.51%
1992 294,873,463 69.72 0.52%
1991 293,352,144 69.56 0.57%
1990 291,681,148 69.37 0.58%
1989 289,995,473 69.20 0.56%
1988 288,368,788 69.05 0.62%
1987 286,582,422 68.84 0.60%
1986 284,869,973 68.63 0.50%
1985 283,455,424 68.48 0.42%
1984 282,265,172 68.36 0.43%
1983 281,059,601 68.22 0.50%
1982 279,652,313 68.06 0.62%
1981 277,931,180 67.86 0.81%
1980 275,684,801 67.59 0.91%
1979 273,200,950 67.28 0.93%
1978 270,694,082 66.96 0.97%
1977 268,106,830 66.62 0.98%
1976 265,497,896 66.30 1.01%
1975 262,841,889 65.99 1.11%
1974 259,945,566 65.65 1.20%
1973 256,859,012 65.27 1.26%
1972 253,675,308 64.88 1.31%
1971 250,392,496 64.47 1.23%
1970 247,339,287 64.02 1.25%
1969 244,278,893 63.58 1.41%
1968 240,893,038 63.13 1.52%
1967 237,286,949 62.62 1.64%
1966 233,459,533 62.08 1.74%
1965 229,461,361 61.51 1.83%
1964 225,329,955 60.92 1.89%
1963 221,155,219 60.34 1.90%
1962 217,026,100 59.75 1.80%
1961 213,181,707 59.22 1.79%
1960 209,424,082 58.68 %