Brazil: Percent urban population

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Percent urban population

 Latest value 87.32
 Reference 2021
 Measure percent
 Source United Nations Population Division

For that indicator, we provide data for Brazil from 1960 to 2021. The average value for Brazil during that period was 71.47 percent with a minimum of 46.14 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 87.32 percent in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 87.32 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 196 countries is 60.88 percent. 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 Brazil 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.
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