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Eritrea - Urban population as a share of total population

35.8 (%) in 2011

In 2011, urban population for Eritrea was 35.8 %. Between 1962 and 2011, urban population of Eritrea grew substantially from 10.4 to 35.8 % rising at an increasing annual rate that reached a maximum of 3.79 % in 1985 and then decreased to 1.69 % in 2011.

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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 Eritrea urban population?

Date Value Change, %
2011 35.8 1.69 %
2010 35.2 1.71 %
2009 34.6 1.72 %
2008 34.0 2.98 %
2007 33.0 3.01 %
2006 32.1 3.06 %
2005 31.1 3.10 %
2004 30.2 3.15 %
2003 29.2 3.19 %
2002 28.3 3.23 %
2001 27.5 3.26 %
2000 26.6