Italy 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.
  • Italy urban population for 2019 was 42,651,966, a 0.22% increase 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.
  • Italy urban population for 2016 was 42,351,339, a 0.25% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
United States 270,663,028
Japan 115,782,416
Germany 64,324,835
United Kingdom 55,908,316
France 54,123,364
Italy 42,651,966
South Korea 42,106,719
Argentina 41,339,571
Spain 37,927,409
Canada 30,628,482
Saudi Arabia 28,807,838
Poland 22,796,574
Australia 21,844,756
Chile 16,610,135
Netherlands 15,924,729
Belgium 11,259,082
Sweden 9,021,165
Greece 8,507,474
UAE 8,479,744
Israel 8,374,393
Czech Republic 7,887,156
Hong Kong 7,507,400
Hungary 6,999,582
Portugal 6,753,579
Switzerland 6,332,428
Singapore 5,703,569
Austria 5,194,416
Denmark 5,119,978
Finland 4,716,888
Norway 4,418,218
New Zealand 4,258,860
Oman 4,250,777
Kuwait 4,207,083
Uruguay 3,303,394
Ireland 3,133,123
Puerto Rico 2,988,531
Slovak Republic 2,930,419
Panama 2,890,084
Qatar 2,809,071
Croatia 2,328,318
Lithuania 1,891,013
Bahrain 1,467,109
Latvia 1,304,943
Slovenia 1,144,654
Estonia 916,024
Cyprus 800,708
Trinidad and Tobago 741,944
Macao 640,445
Luxembourg 565,488
Malta 475,902
Iceland 339,110
Brunei 337,711
Bahamas 323,784
New Caledonia 204,637
French Polynesia 172,870
Guam 158,693
Curacao 140,363
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 102,187
Barbados 89,431
Andorra 67,873
Cayman Islands 64,948
Bermuda 63,918
Seychelles 55,762
Channel Islands 53,281
Northern Mariana Islands 52,472
Greenland 48,945
Aruba 46,295
Isle of Man 44,605
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 40,733
Monaco 38,964
Turks and Caicos Islands 35,655
Gibraltar 33,701
San Marino 32,969
Antigua and Barbuda 23,800
Faroe Islands 20,554
St. Kitts and Nevis 16,272
Palau 14,491
British Virgin Islands 14,449
Liechtenstein 5,464
Italy Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2019 42,651,966 70.74 0.22%
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 %