OECD members 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.
  • OECD members urban population for 2020 was 1,110,609,306, a 0.7% increase from 2019.
  • OECD members urban population for 2019 was 1,102,880,496, a 0.77% increase from 2018.
  • OECD members urban population for 2018 was 1,094,490,955, a 0.85% increase from 2017.
  • OECD members urban population for 2017 was 1,085,306,440, a 0.88% 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
OECD members Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2020 1,110,609,306 81.02 0.70%
2019 1,102,880,496 80.81 0.77%
2018 1,094,490,955 80.59 0.85%
2017 1,085,306,440 80.39 0.88%
2016 1,075,887,670 80.19 0.92%
2015 1,066,089,237 79.99 0.91%
2014 1,056,485,126 79.79 0.91%
2013 1,046,925,416 79.60 0.89%
2012 1,037,704,065 79.41 0.87%
2011 1,028,740,085 79.21 0.80%
2010 1,020,594,091 78.99 1.03%
2009 1,010,226,294 78.70 1.09%
2008 999,323,700 78.41 1.17%
2007 987,739,273 78.11 1.16%
2006 976,439,361 77.80 1.17%
2005 965,107,280 77.47 1.19%
2004 953,792,771 77.11 1.22%
2003 942,316,439 76.75 1.24%
2002 930,739,344 76.36 1.28%
2001 918,943,701 75.96 1.21%
2000 907,951,690 75.61 1.04%
1999 898,629,945 75.37 1.06%
1998 889,218,553 75.13 1.06%
1997 879,884,808 74.89 1.09%
1996 870,356,083 74.65 1.12%
1995 860,746,201 74.40 1.17%
1994 850,833,591 74.13 1.20%
1993 840,757,508 73.86 1.26%
1992 830,326,857 73.59 1.31%
1991 819,616,354 73.32 1.35%
1990 808,683,317 73.04 1.27%
1989 798,532,716 72.76 1.21%
1988 789,005,600 72.49 1.20%
1987 779,636,409 72.21 1.20%
1986 770,372,582 71.92 1.18%
1985 761,372,833 71.65 1.16%
1984 752,616,899 71.39 1.16%
1983 743,958,836 71.13 1.22%
1982 735,009,263 70.86 1.28%
1981 725,720,360 70.57 1.35%
1980 716,037,655 70.27 1.31%
1979 706,806,781 70.02 1.33%
1978 697,553,898 69.76 1.33%
1977 688,410,801 69.50 1.33%
1976 679,370,982 69.24 1.37%
1975 670,190,545 68.97 1.55%
1974 659,983,368 68.64 1.61%
1973 649,516,901 68.28 1.65%
1972 638,963,807 67.92 1.71%
1971 628,202,719 67.55 1.92%
1970 616,396,650 67.15 1.82%
1969 605,394,916 66.68 1.87%
1968 594,273,640 66.21 1.92%
1967 583,083,719 65.70 1.98%
1966 571,778,697 65.19 2.01%
1965 560,487,038 64.69 2.10%
1964 548,960,783 64.19 2.19%
1963 537,210,891 63.67 2.21%
1962 525,570,998 63.15 2.22%
1961 514,174,010 62.65 2.21%
1960 503,051,071 62.15 %