Urban Population (As % of Total Population) rose to 47.9% in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2017

Urban Population (As % of Total Population) (%)
Society | Bosnia and Herzegovina | May 17, 2019
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Urban population as a percentage of total population reached 47.9 % in 2017 in Bosnia and Herzegovina, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.753 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, urban population as a percentage of total population in Bosnia and Herzegovina reached an all time high of 47.9 % in 2017 and an all time low of 19.0 % in 1960. When compared to Bosnia and Herzegovina's main peers, urban population as a percentage of total population in Croatia amounted to 56.7 %, 70.1 % in Italy, 66.5 % in Montenegro and 55.9 % in Serbia in 2017.

Bosnia and Herzegovina has been ranked 125th within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population as a percentage of total population, 3 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
Albania % 53.2% 54.3% 55.4% 56.4% 57.4%
Austria % 57.1% 57.1% 57.3% 57.5% 57.7%
Bosnia and Herzegovina % 45.9% 46.2% 46.5% 46.8% 47.2%
Croatia % 55.3% 55.5% 55.7% 55.9% 56.2%
France % 78.6% 78.9% 79.1% 79.4% 79.7%
Hungary % 69.4% 69.7% 70.0% 70.2% 70.5%
Italy % 68.4% 68.7% 69.0% 69.3% 69.6%
Montenegro % 64.5% 64.8% 65.1% 65.5% 65.8%
Romania % 54.0% 54.0% 53.9% 53.9% 53.9%
Serbia % 55.2% 55.4% 55.5% 55.6% 55.7%
Slovenia % 52.9% 53.1% 53.3% 53.6% 53.8%
Switzerland % 73.6% 73.7% 73.7% 73.7% 73.7%