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India - Urban population as a share of total population

33.1
(%)
in 2016

Urban population of India increased from 19.2 % in 1967 to 33.1 % in 2016 growing at an average annual rate of 1.12 %.

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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.

Date Value Change, %
2016 33.1 1.19 %
2015 32.7 1.18 %
2014 32.4 1.16 %
2013 32.0 1.15 %
2012 31.6 1.14 %
2011 31.3 1.12 %
2010 30.9 1.12 %
2009 30.6 1.13 %
2008 30.2 1.14 %
2007 29.9 1.14 %
2006 29.6 1.14 %
2005 29.2