Urban population reached 4,127 mil in 2017 in World, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in World reached an all time high of 4,127 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 1,019 mil in 1960. When compared to World's main peers, urban population in China amounted to 804 mil, 63.9 mil in Germany, 116 mil in Japan and 267 mil in USA in 2017.
World has been ranked 1st within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.