Urban population reached 29.8 mil in 2017 in Algeria, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.6 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in Algeria reached an all time high of 29.8 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 3.39 mil in 1960. When compared to Algeria's main peers, urban population in Libya amounted to 5.09 mil, 22.1 mil in Morocco, 37.3 mil in Spain and 7.92 mil in Tunisia in 2017.
Algeria has been ranked 32nd within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 2 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.