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Iran - Urban population as a share of total population

74.4 (%) in 2017

In 2017, urban population for Iran was 74.4 %. Urban population of Iran increased from 39.4 % in 1968 to 74.4 % in 2017 growing at an average annual rate of 1.30 %.

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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 Iran urban population?

Date Value Change, %
2017 74.4 0.70 %
2016 73.9 0.71 %
2015 73.4 0.72 %
2014 72.8 0.74 %
2013 72.3 0.75 %
2012 71.8 0.78 %
2011 71.2 0.81 %
2010 70.6 0.83 %
2009 70.0 0.85 %
2008 69.5 0.86 %
2007 68.9 0.92 %
2006 68.2