Population in Cities of More Than 1 million (As % of Population) rose to 36.8% in Armenia in 2017

Population in Cities of More Than 1 million (As % of Population) (%)
Society | Armenia | May 17, 2019
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Population in cities of more than 1 million as a share of population reached 36.8 % in 2017 in Armenia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.088 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, population in cities of more than 1 million as a share of population in Armenia reached an all time high of 37.0 % in 2009 and an all time low of 28.7 % in 1960. When compared to Armenia's main peers, population in cities of more than 1 million as a share of population in Azerbaijan amounted to 22.9 %, 28.9 % in Georgia, 25.8 % in Iran and 37.0 % in Turkey in 2017.

Armenia has been ranked 26th 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
Armenia % 36.9% 36.9% 36.8% 36.8% 36.7%
Azerbaijan % 22.9% 22.9% 22.9% 22.9% 22.9%
Bulgaria % 16.7% 16.9% 17.1% 17.3% 17.5%
Georgia % 28.7% 28.9% 29.0% 29.0% 28.9%
Greece % 28.5% 28.7% 28.9% 29.0% 29.2%
Iran % 25.6% 25.7% 25.7% 25.7% 25.7%
Iraq % 25.6% 25.4% 25.2% 25.0% 24.8%
Pakistan % 19.8% 20.0% 20.2% 20.3% 20.5%
Russia % 21.9% 22.1% 22.3% 22.4% 22.6%
Turkey % 36.4% 36.7% 36.8% 36.9% 36.9%
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