Urban Population in Iran

Urban population reached 60.4 mil in 2017 in Iran, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 1.81 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, urban population in Iran reached an all time high of 60.4 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 7.39 mil in 1960. When compared to Iran's main peers, urban population in Iraq amounted to 26.9 mil, 71.8 mil in Pakistan and 2.95 mil in Turkmenistan in 2017.

Iran has been ranked 14th 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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