Italy: Percent urban population

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 Italy

Percent urban population

 Latest value 71.66
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 66.56
 Min - Max 59.36 - 71.66
 Source United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Italy from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Italy during that period was 66.56 percent with a minimum of 59.36 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 71.66 percent in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 71.66 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
Italy - Percent urban population - Recent values chart

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




The data show the percent of the total population that lives in urban areas for Italy 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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 Related indicators Latest value Reference Measure
 Population size 58.94 2022 million
 Percent urban population 71.66 2022 percent
 Population density 200 2021 people per square km
 Population ages 65 and above 24.46 2023 percent
 Percent children 12.20 2023 percent
 Percent female population 51.21 2023 percent
 Rural population, percent 28.03 2023 percent
 Age dependency ratio 57.44 2022 percent
 Refugee population 296,181 2022 refugees
 Migrant population 10 2015 percent
 Population growth -0.33 2022 percent
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