Sub-Saharan Africa: Urbanization from 2007 to 2017
Urbanization in Sub-Saharan Africa 2017
This statistic shows the degree of urbanization in Sub-Saharan Africa from 2007 to 2017. Urbanization means the share of urban population in the total population of a country. Sub-Saharan Africa includes almost all countries south of the Sahara desert. In 2017, 39.54 percent of Sub-Saharan Africa's total population lived in urban areas and cities.
Sub-Saharan Africa: Urbanization from 2007 to 2017
Share of urban population in total population
201739.54%
201639.02%
201538.5%
201437.98%
201337.47%
201236.96%
201136.45%
201035.93%
200935.41%
200834.91%
200734.41%
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Source

Release date

April 2019

Region

Africa

Survey time period

2007 to 2017

Urbanization in Sub-Saharan Africa 2017
This statistic shows the degree of urbanization in Sub-Saharan Africa from 2007 to 2017. Urbanization means the share of urban population in the total population of a country. Sub-Saharan Africa includes almost all countries south of the Sahara desert. In 2017, 39.54 percent of Sub-Saharan Africa's total population lived in urban areas and cities.
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