Italy 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.
  • Italy urban population for 2020 was 42,306,582, a 0.13% increase from 2019.
  • Italy urban population for 2019 was 42,249,963, a 0.73% decline from 2018.
  • Italy urban population for 2018 was 42,559,879, a 0.23% increase from 2017.
  • Italy urban population for 2017 was 42,462,869, a 0.26% increase from 2016.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
United States 272,364,755
Japan 115,494,817
Germany 64,472,284
United Kingdom 56,395,647
France 54,570,334
Italy 42,306,582
South Korea 42,156,641
Argentina 41,796,990
Spain 38,264,801
Canada 30,997,832
Saudi Arabia 29,343,564
Poland 22,786,800
Australia 22,152,761
Chile 16,770,077
Netherlands 16,087,009
Belgium 11,334,006
Sweden 9,108,648
UAE 8,609,395
Greece 8,541,900
Israel 8,533,651
Czech Republic 7,923,709
Hong Kong 7,481,800
Hungary 7,014,174
Portugal 6,833,619
Switzerland 6,383,962
Singapore 5,685,807
Austria 5,238,680
Denmark 5,138,400
Finland 4,729,705
Norway 4,463,566
New Zealand 4,408,037
Oman 4,405,789
Kuwait 4,270,563
Uruguay 3,317,930
Ireland 3,179,292
Puerto Rico 2,989,009
Panama 2,951,905
Slovak Republic 2,934,665
Qatar 2,859,020
Croatia 2,329,285
Lithuania 1,901,682
Bahrain 1,523,019
Latvia 1,299,043
Slovenia 1,157,547
Estonia 921,477
Cyprus 806,771
Trinidad and Tobago 744,725
Macao 649,342
Luxembourg 578,234
Malta 497,676
Iceland 344,066
Brunei 342,330
Bahamas 327,359
New Caledonia 194,500
French Polynesia 174,090
Guam 160,239
Curacao 138,059
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 101,974
Barbados 89,634
Andorra 67,928
Cayman Islands 65,720
Bermuda 63,903
Seychelles 56,661
Channel Islands 53,832
Northern Mariana Islands 52,836
Greenland 49,198
Aruba 46,654
Isle of Man 44,980
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 40,812
Monaco 39,244
Turks and Caicos Islands 36,242
Gibraltar 33,691
San Marino 33,089
Antigua and Barbuda 23,927
Faroe Islands 20,718
St. Kitts and Nevis 16,406
British Virgin Islands 14,669
Palau 14,652
Liechtenstein 5,498
Italy Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 42,306,582 71.04 0.13%
2019 42,249,963 70.74 -0.73%
2018 42,559,879 70.44 0.23%
2017 42,462,869 70.14 0.26%
2016 42,351,339 69.86 0.25%
2015 42,247,229 69.57 0.33%
2014 42,109,853 69.27 1.34%
2013 41,548,775 68.98 1.59%
2012 40,894,259 68.68 0.62%
2011 40,641,670 68.44 0.34%
2010 40,502,481 68.33 0.48%
2009 40,308,358 68.21 0.63%
2008 40,056,298 68.09 0.84%
2007 39,722,857 67.97 0.68%
2006 39,454,178 67.86 0.47%
2005 39,267,369 67.74 0.67%
2004 39,006,818 67.62 0.82%
2003 38,686,985 67.50 0.62%
2002 38,447,500 67.38 0.30%
2001 38,333,314 67.28 0.15%
2000 38,277,624 67.22 0.13%
1999 38,226,137 67.16 0.11%
1998 38,185,563 67.10 0.12%
1997 38,140,443 67.04 0.14%
1996 38,086,153 66.98 0.12%
1995 38,041,344 66.92 0.09%
1994 38,006,634 66.86 0.11%
1993 37,964,793 66.80 0.15%
1992 37,907,512 66.74 0.12%
1991 37,861,339 66.71 0.04%
1990 37,846,480 66.73 0.05%
1989 37,826,147 66.75 0.05%
1988 37,809,110 66.77 0.02%
1987 37,802,166 66.79 -0.02%
1986 37,809,627 66.81 -0.02%
1985 37,818,886 66.83 -0.00%
1984 37,819,273 66.85 -0.01%
1983 37,822,134 66.87 0.01%
1982 37,819,718 66.89 0.15%
1981 37,764,025 66.84 0.42%
1980 37,607,540 66.64 0.50%
1979 37,418,639 66.44 0.59%
1978 37,198,851 66.24 0.66%
1977 36,955,192 66.04 0.73%
1976 36,687,131 65.84 0.80%
1975 36,393,136 65.64 0.90%
1974 36,065,654 65.44 0.96%
1973 35,720,365 65.24 0.99%
1972 35,369,083 65.04 1.01%
1971 35,012,585 64.75 1.21%
1970 34,592,379 64.27 1.28%
1969 34,152,929 63.79 1.33%
1968 33,703,021 63.31 1.40%
1967 33,233,152 62.82 1.50%
1966 32,737,193 62.33 1.57%
1965 32,227,841 61.84 1.64%
1964 31,702,827 61.35 1.64%
1963 31,188,380 60.85 1.55%
1962 30,708,292 60.36 1.51%
1961 30,249,038 59.86 1.50%
1960 29,799,044 59.36 %