Change in urbanization worldwide 1950-2050, by region

Population living in urban areas worldwide from 1950 to 2050, by region (in millions)

by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
Change in urbanization worldwide 1950-2050, by region This statistic shows the number of people living in urban areas worldwide from 1950 to 2050. By 2050, roughly 1.49 billion people in Africa will be living in urban areas.
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Population living in urban areas worldwide from 1950 to 2050, by region (in millions)

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AfricaAsiaEuropeLatin America and CaribbeanNorthern AmericaOceania
195032.66246.19284.0969.76110.37.91
197082.64507.09415.02165.06170.5813.83
1990200.111,039.59504.67315.34211.4819.04
2015491.532,119.87547.15505.39290.6226.94
2030*824.012,808.26572.56600.48334.7832.83
2050*1,488.923,479.06598.86685.07386.6941.16
AfricaAsiaEuropeLatin America and CaribbeanNorthern AmericaOceania
195032.66246.19284.0969.76110.37.91
197082.64507.09415.02165.06170.5813.83
1990200.111,039.59504.67315.34211.4819.04
2015491.532,119.87547.15505.39290.6226.94
2030*824.012,808.26572.56600.48334.7832.83
2050*1,488.923,479.06598.86685.07386.6941.16
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by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
This statistic shows the number of people living in urban areas worldwide from 1950 to 2050. By 2050, roughly 1.49 billion people in Africa will be living in urban areas.
Show more
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