Ethiopia: Percent urban population

(measure: percent; Source: United Nations Population Division)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

Ethiopia: Percent urban population, 1960 - 2020:

For that indicator, we provide data for Ethiopia from 1960 to 2020. The average value for Ethiopia during that period was 12.94 percent with a minimum of 6.43 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 21.69 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2020 is 21.69 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 122 countries is 62.34 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 Ethiopia 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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