Urban population reached 71.8 mil in 2017 in Pakistan, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.56 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in Pakistan reached an all time high of 71.8 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 9.93 mil in 1960. When compared to Pakistan's main peers, urban population in Afghanistan amounted to 8.97 mil, 804 mil in China, 450 mil in India and 60.4 mil in Iran in 2017.
Pakistan has been ranked 12th 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.