Rankings

City living Change

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Fastest-growing cities

Total % change 2020-25 forecast

  1. Rank
    1
    Country
    Bujumbura, Burundi
    Result
    33.3
  2. Rank
    2
    Country
    Abomey-Calavi, Benin
    Result
    30.2
  3. Rank
    3
    Country
    Nnewi, Nigeria
    Result
    29.6
  4. Rank
    4
    Country
    Kampala, Uganda
    Result
    29.3
  5. Rank
    5
    Country
    Mwanza, Tanzania
    Result
    29.2
  6. Rank
    6
    Country
    Abuja, Nigeria
    Result
    28.4
  7. Rank
    7
    Country
    Uyo, Nigeria
    Result
    28.3
  8. Rank
    8
    Country
    Malappuram, India
    Result
    28.1
  9. Rank
    9
    Country
    Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Result
    27.8
  10. Rank
    10
    Country
    Aleppo, Syria
    Result
    27.2
  11. Rank
    11
    Country
    Bukavu, Congo-Kinshasa
    Result
    27.0
  12. Rank
    12
    Country
    Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
    Result
    26.7
  13. Rank
    13
    Country
    Liuyang, China
    Result
    26.3
  14. Rank
    14
    Country
    Port Harcourt, Nigeria
    Result
    25.6
  15. Rank
    15
    Country
    Antananarivo, Madagascar
    Result
    25.5
  16. Rank
    16
    Country
    Mbuji-Mayi, Congo-Kinshasa
    Result
    25.1
  17. Rank
    Country
    Lusaka, Zambia
    Result
    25.1
  18. Rank
    18
    Country
    Onitsha, Nigeria
    Result
    24.9
  19. Rank
    19
    Country
    Mogadishu, Somalia
    Result
    24.7
  20. Rank
    20
    Country
    Kananga, Congo-Kinshasa
    Result
    24.6
  21. Rank
    21
    Country
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Result
    24.3
  22. Rank
    22
    Country
    Lilongwe, Malawi
    Result
    24.2
  23. Rank
    23
    Country
    Kinshasa, Congo-Kinshasa
    Result
    24.0
  24. Rank
    Country
    Can Tho, Vietnam
    Result
    24.0
  25. Rank
    25
    Country
    Suqian, China
    Result
    23.6
  26. Rank
    26
    Country
    Lubumbashi, Congo-Kinshasa
    Result
    23.5
  27. Rank
    27
    Country
    Kozhikode, India
    Result
    23.4
  28. Rank
    28
    Country
    Liuan, China
    Result
    23.0
  29. Rank
    Country
    Luohe, China
    Result
    23.0
  30. Rank
    30
    Country
    Tasikmalaya, Indonesia
    Result
    22.9

Index key & notes

Notes

Urban agglomerations with a population of at least 1m in 2020.

Source: UN Population Division