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Democratic Republic of the Congo - Urban population as a share of total population

43.9 (%) in 2017

In 2017, urban population for Democratic Republic of the Congo was 43.9 %. Between 1968 and 2017, urban population of Democratic Republic of the Congo grew substantially from 24.1 to 43.9 % rising at an increasing annual rate that reached a maximum of 1.47 % in 1985 and then decreased to 1.32 % in 2017.

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What is urban population?

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects.

What is Democratic Republic of the Congo urban population?

Date Value Change, %
2017 43.9 1.32 %
2016 43.3 1.33 %
2015 42.7 1.33 %
2014 42.2 1.33 %
2013 41.6 1.33 %
2012 41.1 1.33 %
2011 40.5 1.33 %
2010 40.0 1.32 %
2009 39.5 1.32 %
2008 39.0 1.32 %
2007 38.5 1.31 %
2006 38.0