Urban population reached 41.7 mil in 2017 in Egypt, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.88 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in Egypt reached an all time high of 41.7 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 10.2 mil in 1960. When compared to Egypt's main peers, urban population in Israel amounted to 8.05 mil, 5.09 mil in Libya, 27.5 mil in Saudi Arabia and 13.9 mil in Sudan in 2017.
Egypt has been ranked 22nd 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.