Urban data from UN-Habitat

Map examining race and ethnicity in Chicago

The UN-Habitat Urban Data program is offering free and open access to data about countries and cities around the globe. The open data set allows the download of specific country and city indicators so as to start comparing cities.

Countries: 220
Cities: 741
Indicators: 103

The urban indicators data available are analyzed, compiled and published by UN-Habitat’s Global Urban Observatory. Urban statistics are collected through household surveys and censuses conducted by national statistics authorities.

UN-Habitat’s urban data sets are made available under the Public Domain Dedication and License v1.0.


Photo Credit: Eric Fischer via flickr


Publication Type Online Database
Publisher UN-HABITAT
Year 2015
Author(s) UN-Habitat’s Global Urban Observatory
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