Egypt: Percent urban population

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Percent urban population

 Latest value 42.97
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 42.53
 Min - Max 37.86 - 43.95
 Source United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Egypt from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Egypt during that period was 42.53 percent with a minimum of 37.86 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 43.95 percent in 1986. The latest value from 2022 is 42.97 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2022 based on 196 countries is 61.03 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Egypt - Percent urban population - Recent values chart

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Egypt - Percent urban population - historical chart - 1960-2022

The data show the percent of the total population that lives in urban areas for Egypt 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.

 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Population size 110.99 2022 million
 Percent urban population 42.97 2022 percent
 Population density 110 2021 people per square km
 Population ages 65 and above 4.83 2022 percent
 Percent children 32.86 2022 percent
 Percent female population 49.43 2022 percent
 Rural population, percent 57.03 2022 percent
 Age dependency ratio 60.50 2022 percent
 Refugee population 294,632 2022 refugees
 Migrant population 1 2015 percent
 Population growth 1.57 2022 percent
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