Population of the 30 largest cities

millions, 1950–2035

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Data Item19501951195219531954195519561957195819591960196119621963196419651966196719681969197019711972197319741975197619771978197919801981198219831984198519861987198819891990199119921993199419951996199719981999200020012002200320042005200620072008200920102011201220132014201520162017201820192020202120222023202420252026202720282029203020312032203320342035
Bangalore0.750.780.820.860.900.940.981.031.081.121.171.211.251.291.341.381.421.471.521.571.611.711.811.912.012.112.252.392.532.672.812.933.053.163.283.403.533.663.783.914.044.184.334.474.614.754.925.095.255.425.585.826.066.306.556.797.097.397.697.998.308.669.039.409.7710.1410.5811.0211.4511.8912.3312.7413.1513.5713.9814.4014.7615.1315.4915.8616.2316.5916.9617.3317.7018.07
Beijing1.671.811.952.092.232.362.672.983.293.593.904.044.174.314.454.584.554.524.494.464.434.514.594.674.754.834.945.045.155.265.375.505.635.765.896.026.176.336.486.636.797.107.417.738.048.368.749.139.519.9010.2910.8311.3711.9112.4512.9913.6814.3715.0615.7516.4416.8417.2317.6318.0318.4218.8319.2419.6520.0520.4620.8921.3221.7422.1722.6022.9323.2723.6123.9424.2824.5024.7224.9325.1525.37
Bogota0.630.680.740.790.840.890.971.041.121.191.271.371.471.581.681.781.902.022.142.262.382.512.652.782.913.043.143.233.333.433.533.643.753.863.974.094.224.354.484.614.744.895.045.195.345.495.665.825.996.166.336.526.726.917.117.307.527.757.978.198.428.688.939.199.459.719.9610.2210.4710.7210.9811.1411.3111.4711.6311.8011.9112.0112.1212.2312.3412.4312.5112.5912.6712.75
Buenos Aires5.175.325.465.615.765.916.086.256.426.596.766.927.087.237.397.557.727.908.078.248.428.568.718.859.009.149.309.459.619.769.9210.0410.1610.2810.4010.5210.6510.7710.9011.0211.1511.2811.4111.5411.6711.8111.9512.0912.2212.3612.5012.6712.8313.0013.1613.3313.5113.7013.8814.0614.2514.3414.4314.5214.6114.7114.8014.8814.9715.0615.1515.2715.3915.5115.6315.7515.8916.0316.1716.3216.4616.5916.7216.8616.9917.13
Cairo2.492.602.712.812.923.033.163.293.423.553.683.894.104.314.534.744.915.085.255.425.585.765.936.106.286.456.636.816.997.177.357.547.747.948.138.338.648.959.279.589.8910.3110.7211.1311.5511.9612.2912.6312.9613.2913.6313.9414.2514.5514.8615.1715.5215.8616.2116.5516.9017.2817.6718.0518.4418.8219.2419.6520.0720.4820.9021.3421.7722.2022.6423.0723.5624.0524.5425.0325.5226.1126.7127.3127.9128.50
Chongqing1.571.641.711.771.841.911.992.062.132.202.282.262.242.222.212.192.202.212.222.232.242.302.362.422.482.542.632.712.792.882.963.063.163.253.353.453.563.673.783.904.014.334.654.975.295.626.066.516.967.417.868.188.508.829.149.459.8110.1710.5310.8911.2411.6712.1012.5212.9513.3713.8714.3714.8715.3715.8716.3316.7917.2517.7118.1718.4718.7619.0619.3519.6519.8320.0020.1820.3520.53
Delhi1.371.451.531.621.701.781.881.982.082.182.282.402.512.622.732.852.983.123.263.393.533.713.894.074.264.444.674.905.135.365.595.916.246.576.907.237.668.098.528.959.389.9410.4911.0411.5912.1412.8513.5614.2714.9815.6916.2916.8917.4918.0918.6919.3520.0120.6721.3321.9922.7623.5424.3125.0925.8726.7527.6428.5229.4130.2931.1732.0432.9233.7934.6735.5236.3737.2338.0838.9439.8240.7041.5842.4643.35
Dhaka0.340.350.370.380.390.410.430.450.470.490.510.570.630.700.760.820.931.041.151.261.371.541.711.882.052.222.432.642.853.063.273.543.824.104.384.665.055.445.846.236.626.967.317.657.998.338.729.119.509.8910.2810.6911.1011.5111.9212.3312.8113.2913.7714.2514.7315.3015.8816.4517.0217.6018.2818.9619.6420.3221.0121.7422.4623.1923.9224.6525.3426.0226.7127.3928.0828.7129.3429.9730.6031.23
Guangzhou1.051.071.091.111.131.161.181.201.231.251.271.301.321.351.371.401.431.461.491.511.541.571.601.641.671.701.731.771.801.841.871.972.062.162.262.362.532.712.893.073.253.603.964.324.685.045.596.156.707.267.818.068.318.568.819.069.309.549.7910.0310.2810.5610.8411.1311.4111.6912.0212.3412.6612.9813.3013.6213.9314.2514.5614.8815.1115.3415.5715.8016.0216.1716.3116.4516.6016.74
Istanbul0.971.021.081.141.191.251.291.331.371.411.451.561.671.781.892.002.162.312.462.622.772.943.103.273.433.603.763.924.084.244.404.604.805.005.215.415.645.876.096.326.556.777.007.227.447.677.888.108.318.538.749.099.439.7810.1210.4710.8911.3111.7412.1612.5812.8913.2013.5113.8214.1314.3414.5514.7614.9815.1915.4015.6115.8216.0316.2416.4116.5916.7716.9517.1217.3017.4717.6417.8117.99
Jakarta1.451.561.661.761.871.972.112.252.402.542.682.802.933.053.173.303.423.543.673.793.924.104.274.454.634.815.055.285.525.755.986.196.396.606.807.017.247.487.717.948.178.208.238.268.298.328.348.358.368.388.398.518.638.758.878.999.129.249.379.509.639.749.849.9510.0610.1710.2910.4110.5310.6510.7710.9411.1211.2911.4611.6311.8412.0612.2712.4812.6912.8913.0913.2913.4913.69
Karachi1.061.131.201.271.351.421.511.591.681.771.851.962.072.182.292.412.552.692.832.983.123.293.473.643.823.994.204.414.624.845.055.245.445.645.846.036.266.486.706.927.157.417.687.948.208.478.749.019.289.559.8310.0910.3510.6110.8711.1311.4311.7212.0212.3212.6112.9513.2813.6213.9514.2914.6515.0115.3715.7316.0916.4916.8917.2817.6818.0818.5519.0219.4919.9620.4320.9721.5122.0522.5923.13
Kinshasa0.200.220.240.260.270.290.320.350.380.410.440.500.550.610.660.720.790.860.931.001.071.151.231.321.401.481.601.711.821.942.052.202.362.512.662.812.993.163.333.513.683.914.144.374.604.825.095.355.615.886.146.436.727.017.307.597.958.318.669.029.389.8210.2710.7111.1511.6012.1512.7013.2413.7914.3415.0315.7216.4017.0917.7818.6119.4320.2621.0921.9122.8723.8224.7725.7326.68
Kolkata4.604.734.854.975.105.225.365.505.635.775.916.056.186.326.456.596.746.897.037.187.337.507.667.838.008.178.358.548.738.919.109.289.469.649.8210.0010.2010.3910.5910.7810.9711.1811.3811.5911.7911.9912.2112.4312.6612.8813.1013.2013.3013.4013.5013.6013.6813.7613.8413.9214.0014.0914.1714.2514.3414.4214.5114.5914.6814.7614.8515.0515.2515.4515.6515.8516.1916.5416.8917.2417.5817.9818.3818.7719.1719.56
Lagos0.330.350.380.410.440.470.530.590.640.700.760.840.910.991.061.141.191.251.301.361.411.511.601.701.791.892.032.162.302.442.572.762.943.133.313.503.754.014.264.514.765.015.255.505.745.986.246.506.767.027.287.607.918.238.548.869.189.499.8110.1210.4410.8011.1611.5211.8812.2412.6713.0913.5213.9414.3714.9315.4816.0416.6017.1617.8518.5319.2219.9120.6021.3622.1322.8923.6624.42
Lahore0.840.870.910.950.981.021.071.121.171.221.261.331.391.451.511.571.651.731.811.891.962.052.142.222.312.402.502.592.692.792.882.983.083.193.293.393.503.623.743.853.974.114.244.384.524.654.845.025.215.395.585.836.096.346.606.867.177.497.808.128.438.829.219.599.9810.3710.8211.2811.7312.1912.6413.0813.5213.9514.3914.8315.2415.6516.0616.4716.8817.3317.7818.2218.6719.12
Los Angeles4.054.274.494.714.935.155.435.705.986.256.536.716.887.067.237.417.607.807.998.188.388.498.608.718.828.939.049.169.289.399.519.659.789.9110.0510.1810.3210.4610.6010.7410.8810.9711.0711.1611.2511.3411.4311.5211.6111.7111.8011.8311.8711.9111.9411.9812.0112.0512.0912.1212.1612.2012.2312.2712.3112.3512.3712.3912.4112.4312.4512.4912.5412.5912.6312.6812.7812.8913.0013.1013.2113.3213.4413.5513.6613.78
Manila1.541.611.671.741.811.871.952.032.112.192.272.382.502.612.722.832.973.113.253.393.533.834.124.414.715.005.195.385.575.765.956.146.336.516.706.897.107.327.547.767.978.268.548.839.129.409.519.629.749.859.9610.1210.2810.4310.5910.7510.9811.2111.4311.6611.8912.0812.2812.4712.6712.8613.0713.2913.5013.7113.9214.1814.4514.7114.9715.2315.5515.8716.2016.5216.8417.2017.5617.9318.2918.65
Mexico City3.373.553.743.924.114.294.534.775.015.245.485.786.086.376.676.977.347.718.098.468.839.219.599.9710.3510.7311.1911.6512.1112.5713.0313.2813.5313.7814.0314.2814.5514.8215.1015.3715.6415.9216.1916.4716.7417.0217.3117.5917.8818.1718.4618.6218.7818.9519.1119.2819.4519.6219.7919.9620.1420.3820.6220.8621.1021.3421.4321.5221.6121.6921.7821.9822.1722.3622.5622.7523.0223.3023.5723.8424.1124.3724.6324.8925.1525.41
Moscow5.365.435.515.595.675.755.835.926.006.096.176.266.356.446.536.626.726.826.917.017.117.217.317.427.527.627.737.837.938.038.148.228.318.408.498.588.668.748.828.918.999.039.079.129.169.209.369.529.689.8410.0010.1510.3010.4510.6010.7510.8911.0411.1811.3211.4611.5811.7011.8111.9312.0512.1512.2412.3412.4412.5412.5812.6212.6612.7012.7412.7512.7612.7712.7812.8012.8012.8112.8112.8212.82
Mumbai3.093.223.343.473.603.733.864.004.144.284.414.594.774.955.135.315.535.755.976.196.416.676.927.187.437.697.998.298.598.909.209.509.7910.0910.3910.6911.0211.3511.6912.0212.3612.7113.0713.4213.7814.1414.5414.9415.3415.7416.1516.3716.5916.8117.0417.2617.4617.6617.8618.0618.2618.4718.6818.8919.1019.3219.5319.7519.9720.1920.4120.7521.0821.4221.7522.0922.5923.0823.5824.0824.5725.1325.6826.2326.7927.34
New York12.3412.5112.6912.8713.0413.2213.4113.6013.7913.9714.1614.3714.5714.7714.9715.1815.3815.5815.7915.9916.1916.1316.0716.0015.9415.8815.8215.7715.7115.6615.6015.6515.6915.7415.7815.8315.8815.9315.9816.0316.0916.2616.4316.6016.7716.9417.1217.2917.4717.6417.8117.8717.9217.9818.0318.0918.1418.2018.2518.3118.3718.4218.4818.5318.5918.6518.6818.7118.7418.7718.8018.8718.9419.0119.0819.1519.3119.4819.6419.8019.9620.1320.3020.4720.6520.82
Osaka7.017.337.657.988.308.629.029.429.8210.2210.6111.1011.6012.0912.5813.0713.5113.9514.3914.8315.2715.4815.6815.8916.0916.3016.4416.5916.7416.8817.0317.1417.2517.3617.4717.5817.7417.9118.0718.2318.3918.5018.6118.7218.8318.9418.8818.8318.7718.7218.6618.6818.7018.7218.7418.7618.8718.9819.0919.2019.3119.3119.3119.3119.3119.3019.2819.2519.2219.1919.1719.1219.0719.0218.9718.9218.8718.8218.7618.7118.6618.6018.5318.4718.4118.35
Paris6.286.396.496.596.696.806.927.047.177.297.417.507.597.687.777.867.938.008.078.148.218.288.358.428.498.568.588.608.628.658.678.738.788.848.908.969.039.119.189.269.339.379.409.449.479.519.569.609.659.699.749.819.889.9510.0210.0910.1710.2410.3110.3910.4610.5110.5710.6210.6810.7310.7910.8510.9010.9611.0211.0811.1511.2211.2811.3511.4211.4911.5611.6411.7111.7811.8511.9211.9912.06
Rio de Janeiro3.033.163.293.423.563.693.854.014.174.334.494.704.915.115.325.525.786.036.286.546.796.987.177.367.547.737.948.158.368.578.788.888.979.069.159.249.339.429.529.619.709.849.9910.1410.2810.4310.6110.7810.9611.1311.3111.4111.5211.6211.7311.8311.9412.0512.1612.2712.3712.4912.6012.7112.8312.9413.0413.1513.2513.3513.4613.5513.6413.7413.8313.9214.0214.1214.2114.3114.4114.4914.5714.6514.7314.81
Sao Paulo2.332.482.622.762.903.043.233.413.603.783.974.274.584.885.195.495.926.346.777.207.628.028.428.829.229.6110.1110.6011.1011.5912.0912.3512.6112.8713.1313.3913.6713.9514.2214.5014.7815.0015.2315.4615.6915.9116.1316.3516.5716.7917.0117.2717.5217.7818.0318.2918.5618.8419.1119.3919.6619.9020.1520.3920.6420.8821.1221.3521.5821.8122.0422.2322.4222.6122.8022.9923.1623.3223.4923.6623.8223.9624.0924.2224.3624.49
Shanghai4.294.574.865.145.435.715.946.176.406.636.876.786.696.606.526.436.356.286.206.136.055.975.895.825.745.665.715.775.825.875.936.166.406.636.867.107.407.708.008.308.619.109.5910.0910.5811.0711.7112.3412.9813.6114.2514.8115.3715.9316.4917.0617.7118.3619.0119.6620.3120.9521.5822.2222.8523.4824.2024.9125.6326.3427.0627.7428.4329.1129.8030.4830.9631.4431.9132.3932.8733.1633.4633.7534.0534.34
Shenzhen0.000.000.000.000.000.010.010.010.010.010.010.010.010.010.010.010.020.020.020.020.020.020.030.030.030.040.040.040.050.050.060.090.110.140.170.190.330.470.600.740.881.181.481.792.092.393.234.064.895.726.556.927.297.678.048.418.779.139.509.8610.2210.4310.6410.8511.0611.2811.4911.7111.9212.1412.3612.5912.8313.0713.3113.5513.7413.9414.1414.3414.5414.6714.8014.9315.0615.19
Tianjin2.472.532.582.642.702.762.802.832.872.902.942.973.013.053.083.123.163.203.243.283.323.363.403.443.493.533.573.623.663.713.753.823.893.964.034.104.194.284.374.474.564.784.995.215.435.645.916.186.456.726.997.287.577.858.148.438.779.129.469.8110.1510.6211.1011.5712.0412.5212.7312.9513.1613.3713.5913.8114.0414.2614.4814.7014.9115.1215.3315.5415.7515.8916.0316.1716.3116.45
Tokyo11.2711.7612.2512.7413.2313.7114.3114.9015.4916.0916.6817.4018.1218.8419.5620.2820.8921.4922.0922.6923.3023.9624.6225.2925.9526.6127.0027.3927.7828.1628.5528.9029.2529.6029.9530.3030.7531.1931.6432.0832.5332.7432.9533.1633.3833.5933.7633.9334.1034.2834.4534.6834.9235.1535.3935.6235.8736.1236.3636.6136.8636.9437.0237.1037.1837.2637.2837.3137.3437.3737.3937.3237.2537.1837.1137.0436.9436.8536.7636.6736.5736.4636.3536.2436.1336.01

Estimates are available in 5-year intervals from 1950 to 2015. Projections are also available until the year 2035 as published by the UN World Urbanization Prospects (2018) based on its median fertility scenario and urbanization trends.

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