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National Urban Population - Average Annual Growth Rate (Projection)

Variable: Urban Population - Average Annual Growth Rate
Units: Percent per Year
Data Source: World Urbanization Prospects: The 1999 Revision
Data Provider: United Nations Population Division/Department of Economic and Social Affairs
Years: 1950-1955, 1955-1960, , 2025-2030
Copyright c 2001 United Nations

COUNTRY NAME
ISO 3 CODE
1975-80
1980-85
1985-90
1990-95
1995-00
2000-05
Afghanistan AFG 4.17 -0.47 1.85 7.47 4.79 6.9
Albania ALB 2.55 2.64 2.85 0.7 1.01 2.01
Algeria DZA 4.67 5.04 4.39 3.88 3.57 3.15
American Samoa ASM 2.35 4.69 4.34 4.76 4.57 4.36
Andorra AND 6.17 4.85 3.02 3.98 3.92 3.53
Angola AGO 5.94 5.55 5.47 5.77 5.2 4.92
Anguilla AIA 0.93 0.6 2.04 2.59 3.11 3.63
Antarctica ATA No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
Antigua and Barbuda ATG 0.76 0.76 0.76 0.82 1.09 1.34
Argentina ARG 2.04 1.97 1.82 1.76 1.6 1.45
Armenia ARM 2.66 1.78 1.46 0.5 0.08 0.76
Aruba ABW No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
Australia AUS 0.9 1.35 1.45 1.12 1.02 0.94
Austria AUT -0.15 -0.04 0.33 0.69 0.62 0.52
Azerbaijan AZE 2.1 1.89 1.71 1.54 1.02 1.45
Bahamas BHS 2.59 3.14 2.88 2.56 2.25 1.88
Bahrain BHR 5.19 4.39 4.19 3.21 2.45 1.82
Baker Island   No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
Bangladesh BGD 10.6 5.63 4.45 4.05 4.08 3.98
Barbados BRB 1.08 1.4 1.41 1.64 1.56 1.51
Belarus BLR 2.93 2.51 1.89 1 0.38 0.31
Belgium BEL 0.22 0.13 0.3 0.37 0.22 0.08
Belize BLZ 1.43 2.17 2.04 3.8 3.86 3.36
Benin BEN 6.97 5.39 5.22 4.85 4.6 4.35
Bermuda BMU 0.39 1.03 0.84 0.88 0.82 0.76
Bhutan BTN 4.67 5.07 5.58 4.86 6.16 5.95
Bolivia BOL 4.17 4.04 4.08 3.76 3.32 3.03
Bosnia and Herzegovina BIH 3.42 2.16 1.75 -3.8 3.98 2.34
Botswana BWA 8.22 13.76 13.32 5.65 2.97 2.22
Bouvet Island   No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
Brazil BRA 3.95 3.4 2.91 2.44 2.04 1.75
British Indian Ocean Territory IOT No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
British Virgin Islands VGB 4.41 5.93 5.66 5.07 4.44 3.87
Brunei Darussalam BRN 2.96 3.66 3.96 3.72 3.01 2.43
Bulgaria BGR 1.55 1.29 0.05 -0.05 -0.21 -0.14
Burkina Faso BFA 8.23 8.58 6.26 5.95 5.74 5.57
Burundi BDI 8.28 6.46 6.47 6.03 5.19 5.94
Cambodia KHM 1.9 2.92 3.17 5.19 4.59 4.16
Cameroon CMR 5.92 5.4 5.21 4.87 4.48 4.02
Canada CAN 1.17 1.25 1.44 1.3 1.11 1.06
Cape Verde CPV 2.69 8.15 7.73 6.28 5.09 4
Cayman Islands CYM 4.15 4.04 4.24 3.9 3.63 3.37
Central African Republic CAF 3.16 3.06 3.08 3.08 2.93 2.97
Chad TCD 5.9 3.8 3.43 4.19 3.98 4.15
Chile CHL 2.23 1.89 1.83 1.89 1.67 1.45
China CHN 3.9 4.53 5.04 2.7 2.47 2.34
Christmas Island CXR No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
Cocos (Keeling) Islands CCK No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
Colombia COL 3.31 3.09 2.7 2.6 2.46 2.2
Comoros COM 5.7 5.13 4.68 4.56 4.47 4.37
Congo COG 6.12 5.75 5.21 4.67 4.15 3.7
Cook Islands COK -1.13 -0.96 2.55 0.99 0.82 1
Costa Rica CRI 3.81 3.64 3.32 3.52 2.92 2.63
Cote d'Ivoire CIV 5.45 5.26 4.73 4.44 3.15 3.4
Croatia HRV 2.6 1.3 0.86 0.53 0.6 0.58
Cuba CUB 2.02 1.67 1.7 0.87 0.62 0.54
Cyprus CYP 1.24 2.29 2.08 2.8 2.06 1.72
Czech Republic CZE 3.71 0.16 -0.06 -0.02 -0.11 0
Democratic People's Republic of Korea PRK 1.68 1.65 1.79 1.92 1.93 1.62
Democratic Republic of the Congo COD 2.46 2.64 3.31 4.45 3.63 4.5
Denmark DNK 0.71 0.11 0.21 0.4 0.32 0.22
Djibouti DJI 7.77 7.61 6.29 3.47 1.47 2.37
Dominica DMA 3.08 0.51 0.19 0.35 0.42 0.48
Dominican Republic DOM 4.57 3.82 3.47 3.09 2.67 2.3
Ecuador ECU 4.9 4.41 3.87 4 3.58 3.01
Egypt EGY 2.56 2.59 2.58 2.13 2.28 2.32
El Salvador SLV 2.7 1.33 1.92 2.6 2.73 2.65
Equatorial Guinea GNQ -0.47 8.9 6.07 5.86 5.17 4.51
Eritrea ERI 4.63 4.34 2.63 3.54 5.62 4.56
Estonia EST 1.18 0.92 0.78 -1.48 -1.62 -1.02
Ethiopia ETH 4.39 4.62 5.93 5.56 5.16 5.02
Falkland Islands (Malvinas) FLK 1.34 2.27 3.55 3.01 1.82 1.16
Faroe Islands FRO 2.02 2.35 1.87 0.37 0.51 0.61
Fiji FJI 2.47 2.36 2.31 2.89 2.9 2.87
Finland FIN 0.82 0.5 0.87 1.43 1.14 0.92
France FRA 0.52 0.57 0.65 0.63 0.6 0.58
French Guiana GUF 3.93 6.23 5.66 5.02 4.67 4.32
French Polynesia PYF 3.42 2.9 1.93 1.29 1.13 1.56
French Southern and Antarctic Territories ATF No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
Gabon GAB 7.37 6.52 5.85 5.01 3.99 3.06
Gambia GMB 6.03 5.8 6.86 6.2 5.46 4.52
Georgia GEO 1.49 1.66 1.44 0.02 -0.31 0.77
Germany DEU 0.26 0.16 0.74 0.85 0.38 0.24
Ghana GHA 2.67 4.26 4.09 4.24 4.04 4.16
Gibraltar GIB 0.62 -0.39 -0.73 -0.73 -0.71 -0.68
Glorioso Islands   No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
Greece GRC 2.13 0.84 0.7 0.66 0.58 0.43
Greenland GRL 0.68 1.6 1.29 0.45 0.41 0.44
Grenada GRD -0.38 0.42 0.76 1.18 1.5 1.76
Guadeloupe GLP 1.2 3.11 2.6 1.83 1.49 1.22
Guam GUM 6.13 1.95 1.95 2.49 2.54 2.46
Guatemala GTM 2.87 2.73 2.63 2.89 3.18 3.38
Guernsey   No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
Guinea GIN 4.63 5.3 5.7 6.93 3.07 4.45
Guinea-Bissau GNB 5.94 3.65 3.75 3.82 3.98 3.95
Guyana GUY 1.04 1.57 1.06 2.13 2.25 2.31
Haiti HTI 3.8 4.4 4.71 3.79 3.49 3.38
Heard Island & McDonald Islands   No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
Holy See VAT 0 0 0 0 0 0
Honduras HND 5.01 4.77 5.11 5.5 4.84 4.17
Howland Island   No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
Hungary HUN 1.82 0.68 0.4 0.05 -0.07 -0.01
Iceland ISL 1.27 1.41 1.33 1.26 1.11 0.99
India IND 3.66 3.24 3.03 2.82 2.84 2.81
Indonesia IDN 4.88 5.33 4.91 4.58 4.22 3.57
Iran (Islamic Republic of) IRN 4.86 5.32 4.43 2.95 2.52 1.8
Iraq IRQ 4.62 4.24 4.19 2.85 3.41 3.34
Ireland IRL 1.98 1.21 -0.05 0.95 1.03 1.19
Isle of Man IMY 6.8 1.18 1.71 1.81 1.69 1.57
Israel ISR 2.76 2.02 2.03 3.65 2.31 1.76
Italy ITA 0.66 0.18 0.06 0.08 0.1 0.06
Jamaica JAM 2.32 2.49 1.52 1.72 1.73 1.73
Japan JPN 1.06 0.81 0.62 0.49 0.37 0.32
Jarvis Island   No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
Jersey   No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
Johnston Atoll   No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
Jordan JOR 3.95 8.21 3.46 5.29 3.8 3.51
Juan De Nova Island   No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
Kazakhstan KAZ 1.79 1.86 1.52 -0.5 -0.33 0.16
Kenya KEN 8.19 7.7 7.34 6.33 4.93 4.07
Kiribati KIR 2.93 2.9 2.25 2.66 2.66 2.71
Kuwait KWT 7.7 5.27 4.82 -4.52 3.22 2.33
Kyrgyzstan KGZ 2.1 2 1.39 -0.64 -0.38 0.89
Lao People's Democratic Republic LAO 4.39 5.38 5.8 5.52 5.1 4.87
Latvia LVA 1.29 0.95 0.85 -1.52 -1.47 -0.97
Lebanon LBN 1.18 1.49 0.3 4.04 2.24 1.69
Lesotho LSO 6.82 6.63 6.39 5.77 5.3 4.56
Liberia LBR 5.92 5.43 4.59 -4.2 9.56 4.88
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya LBY 6.97 6.38 4.39 3.19 2.94 2.64
Liechtenstein LIE 1.52 1.21 1.76 2.36 2.74 3.07
Lithuania LTU 2.55 2.01 1.81 0.03 -0.21 -0.12
Luxembourg LUX 1.45 1.15 1.55 1.97 1.65 1.11
Macau, China MAC 0.02 3.95 3.94 2.9 1.96 0.62
Madagascar MDG 5.13 5.17 5.23 5.7 5.22 4.81
Malawi MWI 6.83 5.75 10 7.21 8.49 7.25
Malaysia MYS 4.52 4.36 4.23 3.9 3.34 2.83
Maldives MDV 7.04 5.71 3.51 2.73 3.12 3.52
Mali MLI 4.73 5.44 4.72 4.74 4.7 4.63
Malta MLT 1.93 1.78 1.05 1.51 0.99 0.87
Marshall Islands MHL 2.31 4.22 3.98 4.35 4.02 3.71
Martinique MTQ 2.09 2.4 2.17 1.6 1.2 0.88
Mauritania MRT 8.44 7.51 7.08 6.07 5.12 4.34
Mauritius MUS 1.09 0.53 0.37 1.06 1.17 1.59
Mayotte MYT No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
Mexico MEX 3.79 3.15 2.78 2.09 1.89 1.71
Micronesia (Federated States of) FSM 3.22 3.36 0.89 2.62 2.9 3.15
Midway Islands   No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
Moldova, Republic of MDA 3.04 2.92 1.97 -0.27 0.02 0.26
Monaco MCO 1.15 1.19 1.23 1.2 1.09 0.98
Mongolia MNG 4.14 3.86 4.02 2.97 2.52 2.28
Montserrat MSR 0.79 0.91 1.26 1.8 2.16 2.47
Morocco MAR 4 3.85 3.56 3.18 3.23 2.82
Mozambique MOZ 11.22 10.13 7.25 8.85 5.93 4.05
Myanmar MMR 2.15 2.13 2.03 2.09 2.61 2.86
Namibia NAM 4.68 4.31 4.2 4.12 3.78 2.83
Nauru NRU 2.73 2.61 2.43 1.89 1.85 1.82
Nepal NPL 7.93 5.97 5.44 5.33 5.2 5.07
Netherlands NLD 0.71 0.52 0.66 0.73 0.5 0.29
Netherlands Antilles ANT 0.88 0.92 0.77 2.03 1.45 1.37
New Caledonia NCL 2.69 2.46 2.49 5.34 4.01 2.8
New Zealand NZL 0.32 0.93 0.95 1.91 1.13 1.01
Nicaragua NIC 3.69 3.61 2.88 3.42 3.34 3.36
Niger NER 6.55 5.84 5.57 5.82 5.63 5.46
Nigeria NGA 5.56 5.59 5.37 5 4.52 4.06
Niue NIU -0.77 -3.35 -1.89 -1.77 -1.08 -0.56
Norfolk Island NFK No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
Northern Mariana Islands MNP 2.18 2.81 16.19 6.11 5.73 5.56
Norway NOR 1.07 0.54 0.6 0.98 0.99 0.88
Occupied Palestinian Territory PSE 3.45 3.57 4.25 7.01 4.34 4.07
Oman OMN 14.49 12.41 10.3 7.7 5.4 4.38
Pakistan PAK 3.87 4.62 4.61 4.14 4.31 4.08
Palau PLW 3.35 3.16 2.64 2.91 2.8 2.72
Panama PAN 3.04 2.76 2.64 2.32 2.09 1.98
Papua New Guinea PNG 4.25 3.59 3.56 3.63 3.85 4.01
Paracel Islands   No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
Paraguay PRY 4.5 4.47 4.71 4.17 3.9 3.61
Peru PER 3.65 3.06 2.63 2.3 2.26 2.1
Philippines PHL 3.38 5.24 4.6 4.42 3.74 3.14
Pitcairn Island PCN 0 0 0 0 0 0
Poland POL 1.84 1.53 1.1 0.84 0.67 0.68
Portugal PRT 2.68 4.94 4.48 3.77 2.7 1.74
Puerto Rico PRI 2.96 1.76 1.48 1.6 1.32 1.22
Qatar QAT 6.47 9.43 6.55 2.76 2.02 1.7
Republic of Korea KOR 4.92 4 3.57 2.1 1.73 1.38
Reunion REU 3.08 3.53 3.11 2.78 2.24 1.87
Romania ROM 2.1 1.37 1.28 0.06 0.1 0.22
Russian Federation RUS 1.63 1.28 1.25 0.49 0.3 0.22
Rwanda RWA 6.54 4.42 4.1 -4.46 9.37 4.18
Saint Helena SHN 5.83 8 6.68 4.68 3.25 2.28
Saint Kitts and Nevis KNA -0.06 -0.44 -1.36 -1.28 -0.69 -0.11
Saint Lucia LCA 0.61 1.53 1.41 1.41 1.71 1.99
Saint Pierre and Miquelon SPM 0.53 0.17 1.42 0.39 0.4 0.42
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines VCT 6.69 5 4.59 4.15 3.32 2.6
Samoa WSM 0.74 0.11 0.34 0.93 1.94 2.84
San Marino SMR 4.55 2.57 1.45 1.25 1.27 1.11
Sao Tome and Principe STP 5.59 4.88 4.56 4.16 3.74 3.32
Saudi Arabia SAU 8.04 7.47 6.31 3.63 4.08 3.43
Senegal SEN 3.73 3.76 4.1 4.35 4.21 3.98
Seychelles SYC 5.36 3.5 3.82 3.1 2.59 2.16
Sierra Leone SLE 4.32 4.29 4.33 3.01 4.89 3.95
Singapore SGP 1.3 2.3 2.15 1.92 1.43 1.02
Slovakia SVK 3.19 1.61 1.28 0.55 0.27 0.5
Slovenia SVN 3.52 1.15 0.71 0.63 0.05 0.26
Solomon Islands SLB 6.48 6.79 6.68 6.4 6.05 5.64
Somalia SOM 7.83 3.1 4.29 2.21 5.56 5.23
South Africa ZAF 2.25 2.24 2.24 2.14 1.9 1.31
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands   No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
Spain ESP 1.97 0.88 0.73 0.43 0.33 0.23
Spratly Islands   No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
Sri Lanka LKA 1.28 1.15 1.36 1.74 2.29 2.84
Sudan SDN 4.13 5.05 5.77 5.29 4.88 4.5
Suriname SUR 1.6 3.41 2.55 1.78 1.48 1.3
Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands SJM No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
Swaziland SWZ 7.87 6.95 4.68 4 3.92 3.99
Sweden SWE 0.37 0.1 0.49 0.56 0.3 0.31
Switzerland CHE 0.38 1.14 1.35 3.4 0.68 0.57
Syrian Arab Republic SYR 3.86 4.28 4.22 3.52 3.38 3.33
Taiwan TWN No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
Tajikistan TJK 2.05 2.26 2.02 -1.18 1.47 1.28
Thailand THA 4.86 2.76 2.61 2.33 2.5 2.67
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia MKD 2.49 1.18 1.61 1.26 1.31 1.29
Togo TGO 9.47 5.85 4.39 4.42 4.23 4.16
Tokelau TKL 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tonga TON 2.87 2.61 2.02 1.87 1.8 1.77
Trinidad and Tobago TTO 1.36 2.66 1.49 1.52 1.15 1.07
Tunisia TUN 3.25 3.45 3.59 3.18 2.51 2.27
Turkey TUR 3.11 6.11 5.24 4.24 3.35 2.55
Turkmenistan TKM 2.34 1.95 2.14 1.89 1.9 2.05
Turks and Caicos Islands TCA 2.44 4.54 4.55 4.32 4.29 4.24
Tuvalu TUV 7.52 3.79 5.33 5.53 4.89 4.3
Uganda UGA 4.25 4.72 4.57 5.14 5.23 5.71
Ukraine UKR 1.55 1.3 1.04 -0.01 -0.22 -0.11
United Arab Emirates ARE 15.75 9.94 5.29 3.52 2.48 1.97
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland GBR 0.05 0.13 0.36 0.29 0.23 0.18
United Republic of Tanzania TZA 10.74 6.7 6.48 8.33 6.31 5.39
United States of America USA 0.93 1.17 1.18 1.23 1.11 1.01
United States Virgin Islands VIR 0.46 0.53 0.53 -0.71 -0.29 0.1
Uruguay URY 1.11 1.09 0.98 1.01 0.99 0.91
Uzbekistan UZB 3.48 2.56 2.15 1 0.72 1.56
Vanuatu VUT 5.32 2.65 2.65 3.14 3.59 3.97
Venezuela VEN 4.34 3.17 3.08 2.63 2.35 2.09
Viet Nam VNM 2.72 2.5 2.32 1.75 1.84 2.19
Wake Island   No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data No Data
Wallis and Futuna WLF 0 0 0 0 0 0
Western Sahara ESH 17.29 6.61 5.53 4.8 3.94 3.33
Yemen YEM 6.15 6.12 4.23 5.82 4.68 4.74
Yugoslavia YUG 2.43 1.67 1.5 1 0.44 0.58
Zambia ZMB 6.07 2.13 2.31 2.35 2.48 2.62
Zimbabwe ZWE 5.56 5.74 5.61 4.21 3.53 2.9

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