Global City Population Estimates

Population of Urban Agglomerations with 750,000 Inhabitants or More in 2011, by city, 1950-2025 (thousands). Data for 633 cities contained in the Excel file.

Note: Each country has its own definition of what is 'urban' and therefore use exercise caution when comparing cities in different countries.

Data available from the United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2012). World Urbanization Prospects: The 2011 Revision, CD-ROM Edition.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

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