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Country vs country: Japan and United States compared: People > Cities stats

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STAT Japan United States HISTORY
Rate of urbanization 0.2%
Ranked 193th.
1.3%
Ranked 137th. 7 times more than Japan
Urban areas over 1,000,000 9
Ranked 7th.
41
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than Japan
Urban areas over 1,000,000 per million people 0.0707
Ranked 69th.
0.129
Ranked 31st. 83% more than Japan
Urban areas over 2,000,000 6
Ranked 5th.
21
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than Japan
Urban areas over 2,000,000 per million people 0.0472
Ranked 37th.
0.0663
Ranked 24th. 41% more than Japan
Urban areas over 500,000 23
Ranked 7th.
74
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than Japan
Urban areas over 500,000 per million people 0.181
Ranked 60th.
0.234
Ranked 29th. 29% more than Japan
Urban population 84,775
Ranked 51st. About the same as United States
84,460
Ranked 54th.

Urban population per thousand people 7.14e-07
Ranked 201st. 3 times more than United States
2.64e-07
Ranked 214th.

SOURCES: Wikipedia: Urbanization by country (Countries) ([1] United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs); Demographia World Urban Areas (Built-Up Urban Areas and World Agglomerations): 10th Annual Edition, May 2014 Revision, Table 1, p. 20 ff.); Demographia World Urban Areas (Built-Up Urban Areas and World Agglomerations): 10th Annual Edition, May 2014 Revision, Table 1, p. 20 ff.; Wikipedia: List of urban areas by population (Number of urban areas by country) (Demographia World Urban Areas (World Agglomerations): 9th Annual Edition, March 2013); Wikipedia: List of urban areas by population (Number of urban areas by country) (Demographia World Urban Areas (World Agglomerations): 9th Annual Edition, March 2013). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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