Rankings

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Total % change 2015-20 forecast

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    Malappuram, India
    Result
    44.1
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    Can Tho, Vietnam
    Result
    36.7
  3. Rank
    3
    Country
    Suqian, China
    Result
    36.6
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Kozhikode, India
    Result
    34.5
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    Abuja, Nigeria
    Result
    34.2
  6. Rank
    6
    Country
    Suzhou, China
    Result
    32.5
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    Sharjah, UAE
    Result
    32.2
  8. Rank
    Country
    Putian, China
    Result
    32.2
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    Muscat, Oman
    Result
    31.4
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    Kollam, India
    Result
    31.1
  11. Rank
    11
    Country
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Result
    31.0
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    Wuhu, China
    Result
    30.8
  13. Rank
    13
    Country
    Thrissur, India
    Result
    30.2
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    Batam, Indonesia
    Result
    28.9
  15. Rank
    Country
    Yaoundé, Cameroon
    Result
    28.9
  16. Rank
    16
    Country
    Port Harcourt, Nigeria
    Result
    28.8
  17. Rank
    17
    Country
    Antananarivo, Madagascar
    Result
    28.7
  18. Rank
    18
    Country
    Kampala, Uganda
    Result
    28.0
  19. Rank
    Country
    Kumasi, Ghana
    Result
    28.0
  20. Rank
    Country
    Mogadishu, Somalia
    Result
    28.0
  21. Rank
    21
    Country
    Hanoi, Vietnam
    Result
    27.9
  22. Rank
    22
    Country
    Anyang, China
    Result
    27.6
  23. Rank
    Country
    Onitsha, Nigeria
    Result
    27.6
  24. Rank
    24
    Country
    Huai'an, China
    Result
    26.9
  25. Rank
    25
    Country
    Lusaka, Zambia
    Result
    26.8
  26. Rank
    26
    Country
    Matola, Mozambique
    Result
    26.7
  27. Rank
    Country
    Surat, India
    Result
    26.7
  28. Rank
    28
    Country
    Charlotte, US
    Result
    26.6
  29. Rank
    29
    Country
    Ouagadougou, B/Faso
    Result
    26.4
  30. Rank
    30
    Country
    Tiruppur, India
    Result
    26.1

Index key & notes

Notes

Urban agglomerations with a population of at least 750,000 in 2015.

Source: UN Population Division