World Urbanization Prospects 2018

Population Division
  • Urban and Rural Populations
  • Urban Agglomerations
  • Sources and Documentation
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WUP2018-F01-Total_Urban_Rural.xls File 1: Population of Urban and Rural Areas at Mid-Year (thousands) and Percentage Urban, 2018
WUP2018-F02-Proportion_Urban.xls File 2: Percentage of Population at Mid-Year Residing in Urban Areas by region, subegion and country, 1950-2050
WUP2018-F03-Urban_Population.xls File 3: Urban Population at Mid-Year by region, subregion and country, 1950-2050 (thousands)
WUP2018-F04-Rural_Population.xls File 4: Rural Population at Mid-Year by region, subegion and country, 1950-2050 (thousands)
WUP2018-F05-Total_Population.xls File 5: Total Population at Mid-Year by region, subregion and country, 1950-2050 (thousands)
WUP2018-F06-Urban_Growth_Rate.xls File 6: Average Annual Rate of Change of the Urban Population by region, subregion and country, 1950-2050 (per cent)
WUP2018-F07-Rural_Growth_Rate.xls File 7: Average Annual Rate of Change of the Rural Population by region, subregion and country, 1950-2050 (per cent)
WUP2018-F08-Total_Growth_Rate.xls File 8: Average Annual Rate of Change of the Total Population by region, subregion and country, 1950-2050 (per cent)
WUP2018-F09-Urbanization_Rate.xls File 9: Average Annual Rate of Change of the Percentage Urban by region, subregion and country, 1950-2050 (per cent)
WUP2018-F10-Rate_Proportion_Rural.xls File 10: Average Annual Rate of Change of the Percentage Rural by region, subregion and country, 1950-2050 (per cent)
WUP2018-F18-Total_Population_Annual.xls File 18: Annual Total Population at Mid-Year by region, subregion and country, 1950-2050 (thousands)
WUP2018-F19-Urban_Population_Annual.xls File 19: Annual Urban Population at Mid-Year by region, subregion and country, 1950-2050 (thousands)
WUP2018-F20-Rural_Population_Annual.xls File 20: Annual Rural Population at Mid-Year by region, subregion and country, 1950-2050 (thousands)
WUP2018-F21-Proportion_Urban_Annual.xls File 21: Annual Percentage of Population at Mid-Year Residing in Urban Areas by region, subregion and country, 1950-2050
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WUP2018-F11a-30_Largest_Cities.xls File 11a: The 30 Largest Urban Agglomerations Ranked by Population Size at Each Point in Time, 1950-2035
WUP2018-F11b-30_Largest_Cities_in_2018_by_time.xls File 11b: Time Series of the Population of the 30 Largest Urban Agglomerations in 2018 Ranked by Population Size, 1950-2035
WUP2018-F12-Cities_Over_300K.xls File 12: Population of Urban Agglomerations with 300,000 Inhabitants or More in 2018, by country, 1950-2035 (thousands)
WUP2018-F13-Capital_Cities.xls File 13: Population of Capital Cities in 2018 (thousands)
WUP2018-F14-Growth_Rate_Cities.xls File 14: Average Annual Rate of Change of Urban Agglomerations with 300,000 Inhabitants or More in 2018, by country, 1950-2035 (per cent)
WUP2018-F15-Percentage_Urban_in_Cities.xls File 15: Percentage of the Urban Population Residing in Each Urban Agglomeration with 300,000 Inhabitants or More in 2018, by country, 1950-2035
WUP2018-F16-Percentage_Total_in_Cities.xls File 16: Percentage of the Total Population Residing in Each Urban Agglomeration with 300,000 Inhabitants or More in 2018, by country, 1950-2035
WUP2018-F17a-City_Size_Class.xls File 17a: Urban Population, Number of Cities and Percentage of Urban Population by Size Class of Urban Settlement, region, subregion and country, 1950-2035
WUP2018-F17b-City_Size_Class-Number.xls File 17b: Number of Cities Classified by Size Class of Urban Settlement, region, subregion and country, 1950-2035
WUP2018-F17c-City_Size_Class-Percentage.xls File 17c: Percentage of Urban Population in Cities Classified by Size Class of Urban Settlement, region, subregion and country, 1950-2035
WUP2018-F17d-City_Size_Class-Population.xls File 17d: Population in Cities Classified by Size Class of Urban Settlement, region, subregion and country, 1950-2035 (thousands)
WUP2018-F22-Cities_Over_300K_Annual.xls File 22: Annual Population of Urban Agglomerations with 300,000 Inhabitants or More in 2018, by country, 1950-2035 (thousands)
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WUP2018-DataSource-UrbanPopulation.xls Data sources and statistical concepts for estimating the urban population
WUP2018-DataSource-UrbanAgglomeration-and-CapitalCities.xls Data sources and statistical concepts for estimating urban agglomerations and capital cities
WUP2018-F00-Locations.xlsx Location list with codes (numerical and ISO3), description, region, subregion, development groups, and income groups

Suggested citation:
United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2018). World Urbanization Prospects: The 2018 Revision, Online Edition.