Vietnam: Percent urban population

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 Vietnam

Percent urban population

 Latest value 38.77
 Year 2022
 Measure percent
 Data availability 1960 - 2022
 Average 23.56
 Min - Max 14.7 - 38.77
 Source United Nations Population Division
For that indicator, we provide data for Vietnam from 1960 to 2022. The average value for Vietnam during that period was 23.56 percent with a minimum of 14.7 percent in 1960 and a maximum of 38.77 percent in 2022. The latest value from 2022 is 38.77 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
Vietnam - Percent urban population - recent values

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




The data show the percent of the total population that lives in urban areas for Vietnam 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 98.19 2022 million
 Percent urban population 38.77 2022 percent
 Population density 311 2021 people per square km
 Population ages 65 and above 9.12 2022 percent
 Percent children 22.39 2022 percent
 Percent female population 50.60 2022 percent
 Rural population, percent 61.23 2022 percent
 Age dependency ratio 46.00 2022 percent
 Refugee population 990 2011 refugees
 Migrant population 0 2015 percent
 Population growth 0.73 2022 percent
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