Guinea: Percent urban population

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 Guinea

Percent urban population

 Latest value 37.67
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 26.33
 Min - Max 10.47 - 37.67
 Source United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Guinea from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Guinea during that period was 26.33 percent with a minimum of 10.47 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 37.67 percent in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 37.67 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
Guinea - Percent urban population - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Guinea - Percent urban population - historical chart - 1960-2022




The data show the percent of the total population that lives in urban areas for Guinea 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 13.86 2022 million
 Percent urban population 37.67 2022 percent
 Population density 55 2021 people per square km
 Population ages 65 and above 3.32 2022 percent
 Percent children 41.54 2022 percent
 Percent female population 50.55 2022 percent
 Rural population, percent 62.33 2022 percent
 Age dependency ratio 81.38 2022 percent
 Refugee population 2,199 2022 refugees
 Migrant population 2 2015 percent
 Population growth 2.39 2022 percent
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