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Country vs country: Israel and United States compared: People > Density and urbanisation stats

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  • Population in the largest city > % of urban population: Population in largest city is the percentage of a country's urban population living in that country's largest metropolitan area.
  • Population in urban agglomerations of more than 1 million > % of total population: Population in urban agglomerations of more than one million is the percentage of a country's population living in metropolitan areas that in 2000 had a population of more than one million people.
  • Rural population: Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population.
  • Rural population > % of total population: Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population.
  • Rural population growth > Annual %: Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population.
  • Urban population: Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanisation Prospects.
  • Urban population > % of total: Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanisation Prospects.
  • Urban population growth > Annual %: Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanisation Prospects.
STAT Israel United States HISTORY
Population in the largest city > % of urban population 47.26%
Ranked 18th. 6 times more than United States
7.67%
Ranked 109th.

Population in urban agglomerations of more than 1 million > % of total population 57.05%
Ranked 5th. 28% more than United States
44.64%
Ranked 9th.

Rural population 618,044.64
Ranked 137th.
55.26 million
Ranked 10th. 89 times more than Israel

Rural population > % of total population 8.32%
Ranked 178th.
18%
Ranked 160th. 2 times more than Israel

Rural population growth > Annual % 1.38%
Ranked 49th.
-0.69%
Ranked 156th.

Urban population 6.81 million
Ranked 64th.
251.75 million
Ranked 4th. 37 times more than Israel

Urban population > % of total 91.6%
Ranked 18th. 13% more than United States
80.8%
Ranked 37th.

Urban population growth > Annual % 1.65%
Ranked 110th. 24% more than United States
1.33%
Ranked 131st.

SOURCES: United Nations, World Urbanisation Prospects.; The data on urban population shares used to estimate rural population come from the United Nations, World Urbanisation Prospects. Total population figures are World Bank estimates.; World Bank Staff estimates based on United Nations, World Urbanisation Prospects.

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