Urban population reached 39.5 mil in 2017 in Colombia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.27 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in Colombia reached an all time high of 39.5 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 7.63 mil in 1960. When compared to Colombia's main peers, urban population in Brazil amounted to 181 mil, 25.0 mil in Peru and 28.2 mil in Venezuela in 2017.
Colombia has been ranked 24th within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 1 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.