Urban population reached 1.57 mil in 2017 in Botswana, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.99 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in Botswana reached an all time high of 1.57 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.016 mil in 1960. When compared to Botswana's main peers, urban population in Namibia amounted to 1.24 mil, 37.3 mil in South Africa, 7.35 mil in Zambia and 5.33 mil in Zimbabwe in 2017.
Botswana has been ranked 141st within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 4 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.