Urban Population (As % of Total Population) rose to 58.2% in Georgia in 2017

Urban Population (As % of Total Population) (%)
Society | Georgia | May 17, 2019
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Urban population as a percentage of total population reached 58.2 % in 2017 in Georgia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.681 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, urban population as a percentage of total population in Georgia reached an all time high of 58.2 % in 2017 and an all time low of 43.1 % in 1960. When compared to Georgia's main peers, urban population as a percentage of total population in Armenia amounted to 63.1 %, 55.3 % in Azerbaijan, 74.3 % in Russia and 74.6 % in Turkey in 2017.

Georgia has been ranked 94th within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population as a percentage of total population, 5 places above 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
Armenia % 63.3% 63.2% 63.2% 63.1% 63.1%
Azerbaijan % 53.6% 53.9% 54.1% 54.4% 54.7%
Bulgaria % 72.6% 73.0% 73.3% 73.7% 74.0%
China % 50.5% 51.8% 53.0% 54.3% 55.5%
Georgia % 55.9% 56.3% 56.7% 57.1% 57.4%
Germany % 77.2% 77.2% 77.2% 77.2% 77.2%
Greece % 76.6% 77.0% 77.4% 77.7% 78.0%
Iran % 71.2% 71.8% 72.3% 72.8% 73.4%
Iraq % 69.3% 69.4% 69.6% 69.8% 69.9%
Japan % 91.1% 91.1% 91.2% 91.3% 91.4%
Russia % 73.7% 73.8% 73.9% 74.0% 74.1%
Turkey % 71.4% 72.0% 72.5% 73.1% 73.6%
USA % 80.9% 81.1% 81.3% 81.5% 81.7%