Population in Cities of More Than 1 million (As % of Population) fell to 21.9% in Togo in 2017

Population in Cities of More Than 1 million (As % of Population) (%)
Society | Togo | May 17, 2019
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Population in cities of more than 1 million as a share of population reached 6.00 % in 1960 in Togo, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 8.99 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, population in cities of more than 1 million as a share of population in Togo reached an all time high of 23.1 % in 2005 and an all time low of 6.00 % in 1960. When compared to Togo's main peers, population in cities of more than 1 million as a share of population in Burkina Faso amounted to 1.22 %, 9.22 % in Ghana and 4.75 % in Nigeria in 1960.

Togo has been ranked 91st within the group of 122 countries we follow in terms of population in cities of more than 1 million as a share of population.

The population in urban agglomerations of more than one million is the percentage of a country's population living in metropolitan areas that have a population of more than one million people.

Population in Cities of More Than 1 million (As % of Population) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Benin % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Burkina Faso % 11.4% 11.5% 11.7% 11.9% 12.1%
Cameroon % 24.1% 24.7% 25.3% 25.9% 26.6%
Chad % 8.36% 8.38% 8.41% 8.44% 8.47%
Ghana % 16.8% 17.0% 17.3% 17.5% 17.8%
Ivory Coast % 19.4% 19.5% 19.5% 19.6% 19.6%
Mali % 12.5% 12.6% 12.6% 12.7% 12.7%
Niger % 5.76% 5.71% 5.67% 5.62% 5.57%
Nigeria % 15.7% 15.8% 15.9% 16.0% 16.1%
Togo % 22.4% 22.3% 22.2% 22.1% 22.0%