India: Percent urban population

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

India: Percent urban population

, 1960 - 2020: For that indicator, we provide data for India from 1960 to 2020. The average value for India during that period was 25.55 percent with a minimum of 17.92 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 34.93 percent in 2020. The latest value from 2020 is 34.93 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 196 countries is 60.56 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 India 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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