Population in Cities of More Than 1 million (As % of Population) rose to 19.5% in Tunisia in 2017

Population in Cities of More Than 1 million (As % of Population) (%)
Society | Tunisia | May 17, 2019
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Population in cities of more than 1 million as a share of population reached 19.5 % in 2017 in Tunisia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.486 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, population in cities of more than 1 million as a share of population in Tunisia reached an all time high of 19.5 % in 2017 and an all time low of 14.1 % in 1960. When compared to Tunisia's main peers, population in cities of more than 1 million as a share of population in Algeria amounted to 6.44 %, 18.6 % in Italy and 18.0 % in Libya in 2017.

Tunisia has been ranked 69th within the group of 123 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
Algeria % 6.69% 6.64% 6.59% 6.54% 6.50%
Austria % 20.9% 21.0% 21.1% 21.2% 21.2%
Chad % 8.36% 8.38% 8.41% 8.44% 8.47%
Egypt % 25.2% 25.2% 25.2% 25.2% 25.2%
France % 22.5% 22.5% 22.5% 22.5% 22.5%
Greece % 28.5% 28.7% 28.9% 29.0% 29.2%
Italy % 18.5% 18.6% 18.4% 18.3% 18.4%
Libya % 17.8% 17.9% 18.0% 18.1% 18.2%
Malta % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Morocco % 21.7% 21.7% 21.6% 21.6% 21.6%
Slovenia % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Spain % 23.3% 23.6% 24.0% 24.4% 24.8%
Switzerland % 16.1% 16.1% 16.1% 16.0% 16.0%
Tunisia % 19.0% 19.1% 19.2% 19.3% 19.4%
Turkey % 36.4% 36.7% 36.8% 36.9% 36.9%