Urbanization rate of the worldwide, by development status 1950-2050

This statistic shows the share of the population living in urban areas worldwide from 1950 to 2050, by development status determined by income level. High-income countries are projected to have 88.4 percent of their populations living in urban areas by 2050.

Percentage of population living in urban areas worldwide from 1950 to 2050, by country income groups

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Source

Release date

May 2018

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

1950-2018

Supplementary notes

*Projected figures based on calculations made in 2018.

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