Urban Population (As % of Total Population) fell to 50.6% in Uzbekistan in 2017

Urban Population (As % of Total Population) (%)
Society | Uzbekistan | May 17, 2019
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Urban population as a percentage of total population reached 50.6 % in 2017 in Uzbekistan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.197 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, urban population as a percentage of total population in Uzbekistan reached an all time high of 51.2 % in 2011 and an all time low of 34.0 % in 1960. When compared to Uzbekistan's main peers, urban population as a percentage of total population in Kazakhstan amounted to 57.3 %, 36.1 % in Kyrgyzstan, 27.0 % in Tajikistan and 51.2 % in Turkmenistan in 2017.

Uzbekistan has been ranked 120th within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population as a percentage of total population, 9 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.

Urban Population (As % of Total Population) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Afghanistan % 23.9% 24.2% 24.4% 24.6% 24.8%
China % 50.5% 51.8% 53.0% 54.3% 55.5%
Iran % 71.2% 71.8% 72.3% 72.8% 73.4%
Kazakhstan % 56.9% 57.0% 57.0% 57.1% 57.2%
Kyrgyzstan % 35.4% 35.4% 35.5% 35.6% 35.8%
Russia % 73.7% 73.8% 73.9% 74.0% 74.1%
Tajikistan % 26.5% 26.5% 26.6% 26.7% 26.7%
Turkmenistan % 48.8% 49.2% 49.5% 49.9% 50.3%
Uzbekistan % 51.2% 51.1% 51.0% 50.9% 50.8%