Urban population reached 1.24 mil in 2017 in Namibia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.41 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in Namibia reached an all time high of 1.24 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.108 mil in 1960. When compared to Namibia's main peers, urban population in Angola amounted to 19.3 mil, 1.57 mil in Botswana, 37.3 mil in South Africa and 5.33 mil in Zimbabwe in 2017.
Namibia has been ranked 147th within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population, 4 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.