Italy Urban Population 1960-2024

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 2022 was 42,175,051, a 0.01% increase from 2021.
  • Italy urban population for 2021 was 42,172,384, a 0.12% decline from 2020.
  • Italy urban population for 2020 was 42,224,765, a 0.06% decline from 2019.
  • Italy urban population for 2019 was 42,249,963, a 0.73% decline from 2018.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
United States 276,908,634
Japan 115,058,684
Germany 65,286,292
United Kingdom 56,522,531
France 55,373,677
Argentina 42,696,478
Italy 42,175,051
South Korea 42,039,227
Spain 38,712,927
Canada 31,825,973
Saudi Arabia 30,848,829
Poland 22,587,292
Australia 22,468,661
Chile 17,234,034
Netherlands 16,443,692
Belgium 11,453,911
Sweden 9,280,104
Israel 8,859,423
Greece 8,490,947
UAE 8,265,048
Czech Republic 7,828,977
Hong Kong 7,346,100
Hungary 7,025,577
Portugal 6,993,479
Switzerland 6,497,677
Singapore 5,637,022
Austria 5,358,240
Denmark 5,216,337
Finland 4,761,190
Norway 4,565,651
New Zealand 4,452,023
Kuwait 4,268,873
Oman 4,015,701
Uruguay 3,275,203
Ireland 3,264,982
Panama 3,048,137
Puerto Rico 3,015,917
Slovak Republic 2,928,203
Qatar 2,676,741
Croatia 2,243,760
Lithuania 1,939,613
Bahrain 1,321,226
Latvia 1,290,868
Slovenia 1,175,639
Estonia 936,080
Cyprus 837,383
Trinidad and Tobago 816,659
Macao 695,168
Luxembourg 597,938
Malta 496,592
Iceland 358,955
Brunei 354,056
Bahamas 342,304
New Caledonia 200,181
French Polynesia 190,414
Guam 163,342
Curacao 133,534
Virgin Islands (U.S.) 101,340
Barbados 88,219
Andorra 70,094
Cayman Islands 68,706
Bermuda 63,532
Seychelles 58,431
Channel Islands 54,099
Greenland 49,707
Aruba 46,891
Northern Mariana Islands 45,578
Isle of Man 45,024
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 43,389
Turks and Caicos Islands 42,982
Monaco 36,469
San Marino 32,897
Gibraltar 32,649
Antigua and Barbuda 22,828
Faroe Islands 22,711
British Virgin Islands 15,443
Palau 14,797
St. Kitts and Nevis 14,769
Liechtenstein 5,717
Italy Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2022 42,175,051 71.66 0.01%
2021 42,172,384 71.35 -0.12%
2020 42,224,765 71.04 -0.06%
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 %