India: Percent urban population

(measure: percent; source: United Nations Population Division)

India: Percent urban population

: For that indicator, United Nations Population Division provides data for India from 1960 to 2016. The average value for India during that period was 24.93 percent with a minumum of 17.92 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 33.14 percent in 2016. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The data show the percent of the total population that lives in urban areas for India and other countries.

Definition: Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. The data are collected and smoothed by United Nations Population Division.