Urban population reached 60.3 mil in 2017 in Turkey, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.25 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in Turkey reached an all time high of 60.3 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 8.66 mil in 1960. When compared to Turkey's main peers, urban population in Bulgaria amounted to 5.28 mil, 8.47 mil in Greece, 26.9 mil in Iraq and 60.4 mil in Iran in 2017.
Turkey has been ranked 15th 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.