Italy Urban Population 1960-2022

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Italy urban population for 2021 was 42,141,389, a 0.22% decline from 2020.
  • Italy urban population for 2020 was 42,232,349, a 0.04% decline from 2019.
  • Italy urban population for 2019 was 42,249,963, a 0.73% decline from 2018.
  • Italy urban population for 2018 was 42,559,879, a 0.23% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
United States 275,050,303
Japan 115,459,909
Germany 64,461,773
United Kingdom 56,656,654
France 54,837,816
Argentina 42,248,949
Italy 42,141,389
South Korea 42,127,573
Spain 38,361,119
Canada 31,229,095
Saudi Arabia 29,865,702
Poland 22,696,950
Australia 22,228,936
Chile 16,871,720
Netherlands 16,231,024
Belgium 11,369,682
Sweden 9,190,703
UAE 8,722,116
Israel 8,677,993
Greece 8,535,707
Czech Republic 7,943,455
Hong Kong 7,413,100
Hungary 7,014,907
Portugal 6,885,061
Switzerland 6,435,967
Singapore 5,453,566
Austria 5,283,757
Denmark 5,167,981
Finland 4,743,470
Oman 4,546,635
Norway 4,506,374
New Zealand 4,445,853
Kuwait 4,328,553
Uruguay 3,331,910
Ireland 3,213,642
Puerto Rico 3,054,454
Panama 3,013,434
Slovak Republic 2,931,708
Qatar 2,909,366
Croatia 2,256,663
Lithuania 1,907,779
Bahrain 1,566,857
Latvia 1,288,478
Slovenia 1,167,851
Estonia 922,702
Cyprus 812,694
Trinidad and Tobago 747,507
Macao 658,391
Luxembourg 585,848
Malta 490,043
Iceland 349,749
Brunei 346,841
Bahamas 330,887
New Caledonia 196,082
French Polynesia 175,358
Guam 161,700
Curacao 135,666
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 101,678
Barbados 89,897
Andorra 67,962
Cayman Islands 66,498
Bermuda 63,867
Seychelles 57,509
Channel Islands 54,347
Northern Mariana Islands 53,213
Greenland 49,575
Aruba 47,022
Isle of Man 45,332
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 42,846
Monaco 39,520
Turks and Caicos Islands 36,807
Gibraltar 33,691
San Marino 33,201
Antigua and Barbuda 24,070
Faroe Islands 20,888
St. Kitts and Nevis 16,549
British Virgin Islands 14,883
Palau 14,809
Liechtenstein 5,536
Italy Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 42,141,389 71.35 -0.22%
2020 42,232,349 71.04 -0.04%
2019 42,249,963 70.74 -0.73%
2018 42,559,879 70.44 0.23%
2017 42,462,869 70.14 0.26%
2016 42,351,339 69.86 0.25%
2015 42,247,229 69.57 0.33%
2014 42,109,853 69.27 1.34%
2013 41,548,775 68.98 1.59%
2012 40,894,259 68.68 0.62%
2011 40,641,670 68.44 0.34%
2010 40,502,481 68.33 0.48%
2009 40,308,358 68.21 0.63%
2008 40,056,298 68.09 0.84%
2007 39,722,857 67.97 0.68%
2006 39,454,178 67.86 0.47%
2005 39,267,369 67.74 0.67%
2004 39,006,818 67.62 0.82%
2003 38,686,985 67.50 0.62%
2002 38,447,500 67.38 0.30%
2001 38,333,314 67.28 0.15%
2000 38,277,624 67.22 0.13%
1999 38,226,137 67.16 0.11%
1998 38,185,563 67.10 0.12%
1997 38,140,443 67.04 0.14%
1996 38,086,153 66.98 0.12%
1995 38,041,344 66.92 0.09%
1994 38,006,634 66.86 0.11%
1993 37,964,793 66.80 0.15%
1992 37,907,512 66.74 0.12%
1991 37,861,339 66.71 0.04%
1990 37,846,480 66.73 0.05%
1989 37,826,147 66.75 0.05%
1988 37,809,110 66.77 0.02%
1987 37,802,166 66.79 -0.02%
1986 37,809,627 66.81 -0.02%
1985 37,818,886 66.83 -0.00%
1984 37,819,273 66.85 -0.01%
1983 37,822,134 66.87 0.01%
1982 37,819,718 66.89 0.15%
1981 37,764,025 66.84 0.42%
1980 37,607,540 66.64 0.50%
1979 37,418,639 66.44 0.59%
1978 37,198,851 66.24 0.66%
1977 36,955,192 66.04 0.73%
1976 36,687,131 65.84 0.80%
1975 36,393,136 65.64 0.90%
1974 36,065,654 65.44 0.96%
1973 35,720,365 65.24 0.99%
1972 35,369,083 65.04 1.01%
1971 35,012,585 64.75 1.21%
1970 34,592,379 64.27 1.28%
1969 34,152,929 63.79 1.33%
1968 33,703,021 63.31 1.40%
1967 33,233,152 62.82 1.50%
1966 32,737,193 62.33 1.57%
1965 32,227,841 61.84 1.64%
1964 31,702,827 61.35 1.64%
1963 31,188,380 60.85 1.55%
1962 30,708,292 60.36 1.51%
1961 30,249,038 59.86 1.50%
1960 29,799,044 59.36 %