Urban population as a percentage of total population reached 27.0 % in 2017 in Tajikistan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 0.488 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population as a percentage of total population in Tajikistan reached an all time high of 36.9 % in 1970 and an all time low of 26.5 % in 2000. When compared to Tajikistan's main peers, urban population as a percentage of total population in Afghanistan amounted to 25.3 %, 58.0 % in China, 36.1 % in Kyrgyzstan and 50.6 % in Uzbekistan in 2017.
Tajikistan has been ranked 161st within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population as a percentage of total population, 1 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.