Change in urbanization worldwide 1970-2035, by urban area size

Population living in urban areas worldwide from 1970 to 2035, by urban area size (in millions)

Change in urbanization worldwide 1970-2035, by urban area size This statistic shows the number of people living in urban areas worldwide from 1970 to 2035. By 2035, 812.2 million people worldwide will live in urban areas with populations of 10 million or more.
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Population living in urban areas worldwide from 1970 to 2035, by urban area size (in millions)

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10 million or more5 to 10 million1 to 5 million500,000 to 1 million300,000 to 500,000Fewer than 300,000
197569.53107.97294.58155.5298.83812.2
1995207.53162.66537.47235.81177.781,254.26
2015462.79310.17865.04382.4269.751,691.36
2035*862.08492.681,262.97527.26327.832,083.01
10 million or more5 to 10 million1 to 5 million500,000 to 1 million300,000 to 500,000Fewer than 300,000
197569.53107.97294.58155.5298.83812.2
1995207.53162.66537.47235.81177.781,254.26
2015462.79310.17865.04382.4269.751,691.36
2035*862.08492.681,262.97527.26327.832,083.01
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This statistic shows the number of people living in urban areas worldwide from 1970 to 2035. By 2035, 812.2 million people worldwide will live in urban areas with populations of 10 million or more.
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