Afghanistan: Percent urban population
(measure: percent; Source: United Nations Population Division)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Afghanistan: Percent urban population: For that indicator, United Nations Population Division provides data for Afghanistan from 1960 to 2017. The average value for Afghanistan during that period was 18.24 percent with a minumum of 8.4 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 25.25 percent in 2017. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
The data show the percent of the total population that lives in urban areas for Afghanistan 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.