European Union 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.
  • European Union urban population for 2019 was 334,423,609, a 0.45% increase from 2018.
  • European Union urban population for 2018 was 332,916,196, a 0.43% increase from 2017.
  • European Union urban population for 2017 was 331,506,178, a 0.42% increase from 2016.
  • European Union urban population for 2016 was 330,129,008, a 0.48% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
World 4,274,233,737
East Asia & Pacific 1,401,721,126
OECD members 1,098,912,701
South Asia 632,092,764
Latin America & Caribbean 522,741,501
Sub-Saharan Africa 450,673,319
European Union 334,423,609
North America 301,355,428
Euro Area 264,546,016
European Union Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 334,423,609 74.73 0.45%
2018 332,916,196 74.52 0.43%
2017 331,506,178 74.31 0.42%
2016 330,129,008 74.11 0.48%
2015 328,554,219 73.91 0.48%
2014 326,995,174 73.72 0.49%
2013 325,389,420 73.54 0.49%
2012 323,794,322 73.36 0.41%
2011 322,486,001 73.17 0.09%
2010 322,196,473 72.97 0.43%
2009 320,826,833 72.76 0.52%
2008 319,152,659 72.56 0.62%
2007 317,172,250 72.34 0.64%
2006 315,148,349 72.12 0.63%
2005 313,183,119 71.90 0.66%
2004 311,124,840 71.68 0.68%
2003 309,016,312 71.46 0.67%
2002 306,961,948 71.24 0.55%
2001 305,278,438 71.01 0.40%
2000 304,075,053 70.83 0.34%
1999 303,042,744 70.67 0.36%
1998 301,959,290 70.53 0.32%
1997 300,993,293 70.40 0.34%
1996 299,966,899 70.27 0.36%
1995 298,883,100 70.13 0.39%
1994 297,720,264 69.99 0.45%
1993 296,384,284 69.85 0.51%
1992 294,873,465 69.72 0.52%
1991 293,352,148 69.56 0.57%
1990 291,681,133 69.37 0.58%
1989 289,995,485 69.20 0.56%
1988 288,368,786 69.05 0.62%
1987 286,582,432 68.84 0.60%
1986 284,869,975 68.63 0.50%
1985 283,455,413 68.48 0.42%
1984 282,265,165 68.36 0.43%
1983 281,059,598 68.22 0.50%
1982 279,652,299 68.06 0.62%
1981 277,931,195 67.86 0.81%
1980 275,684,811 67.59 0.91%
1979 273,200,953 67.28 0.93%
1978 270,694,068 66.96 0.97%
1977 268,106,826 66.62 0.98%
1976 265,497,889 66.30 1.01%
1975 262,841,888 65.99 1.11%
1974 259,945,568 65.65 1.20%
1973 256,859,005 65.27 1.26%
1972 253,675,297 64.88 1.31%
1971 250,392,510 64.47 1.23%
1970 247,339,281 64.02 1.25%
1969 244,278,893 63.58 1.41%
1968 240,893,038 63.13 1.52%
1967 237,286,956 62.62 1.64%
1966 233,459,528 62.08 1.74%
1965 229,461,364 61.51 1.83%
1964 225,329,960 60.92 1.89%
1963 221,155,209 60.34 1.90%
1962 217,026,096 59.75 1.80%
1961 213,181,716 59.22 1.79%
1960 209,424,069 58.68 2.18%