Urban Population in India

Urban population reached 450 mil in 2017 in India, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.41 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, urban population in India reached an all time high of 450 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 80.6 mil in 1960. When compared to India's main peers, urban population in Bangladesh amounted to 59.0 mil, 804 mil in China, 71.8 mil in Pakistan and 3.94 mil in Sri Lanka in 2017.

India has been ranked 3rd 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.


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