Urban population reached 35.7 mil in 2017 in Dem. Republic of the Congo, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.67 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in Dem. Republic of the Congo reached an all time high of 35.7 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 3.40 mil in 1960. When compared to Dem. Republic of the Congo's main peers, urban population in Angola amounted to 19.3 mil, 1.91 mil in Central African Republic, 3.50 mil in Congo and 7.35 mil in Zambia in 2017.
Dem. Republic of the Congo has been ranked 27th within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 6 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.