Urban Population in Zambia

Urban population reached 7.35 mil in 2017 in Zambia, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 4.34 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, urban population in Zambia reached an all time high of 7.35 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.552 mil in 1960. When compared to Zambia's main peers, urban population in Angola amounted to 19.3 mil, 18.9 mil in Tanzania, 5.33 mil in Zimbabwe and 35.7 mil in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2017.

Zambia has been ranked 79th 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.


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