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People > Cities > Urban population per thousand people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Total population living in urban areas. The defition of an urban area differs for each country. Future estimates are from the UN Population Division. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Faeroe Islands 0.875 2010
2 Virgin Islands 0.453 2010
3 Channel Islands 0.188 2010
4 Holy See (Vatican City) 0.12 2011
5 Niue 0.0289 2011
6 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 0.014 2011
7 Nauru 0.0107 2011
8 Anguilla 0.00663 2011
9 Cook Islands 0.00661 2011
10 Tuvalu 0.00514 2011
11 Saint Helena 0.00513 2011
12 Palau 0.00409 2011
13 Gibraltar 0.00345 2011
14 San Marino 0.00303 2011
15 Turks and Caicos Islands 0.00296 2011
16 Montserrat 0.00276 2011
17 Monaco 0.00268 2011
18 Cayman Islands 0.00177 2011
19 Northern Mariana Islands 0.00172 2011
20 American Samoa 0.00169 2011
21 British Virgin Islands 0.0016 2011
22 Bermuda 0.00155 2011
23 Greenland 0.00149 2011
24 Marshall Islands 0.00137 2011
25 Andorra 0.00112 2011
26 Dominica 0.00094 2011
27 Faroe Islands 0.000834 2011
28 Seychelles 0.000613 2011
29 Saint Kitts and Nevis 0.000604 2011
30 Isle of Man 0.000597 2011
31 Guam 0.000579 2011
32 Guernsey 0.000479 2011
33 Aruba 0.000459 2011
34 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 0.000451 2011
35 Kiribati 0.000442 2011
36 Liechtenstein 0.000396 2011
37 Grenada 0.000372 2011
38 Sao Tome and Principe 0.000342 2011
39 Antigua and Barbuda 0.000338 2011
40 Jersey 0.000331 2011
41 Iceland 0.000294 2011
42 New Caledonia 0.000243 2011
43 The Bahamas 0.00023 2011
44 Malta 0.000228 2011
45 Tonga 0.000224 2011
46 Federated States of Micronesia 0.000219 2011
47 French Polynesia 0.00019 2011
48 Brunei 0.000187 2011
49 Macau 0.000183 2011
50 Luxembourg 0.000165 2011
51 Western Sahara 0.000162 2011
52 Barbados 0.000158 2011
53 Belize 0.000141 2011
54 Suriname 0.000132 2011
55 Cape Verde 0.000128 2011
56 Maldives 0.000124 2011
57 Samoa 0.000106 2011
58 Vanuatu 0.000103 2011
59 Montenegro 0.000102 2011
60 Saint Lucia 9.76e-05 2011
61 Djibouti 9.11e-05 2011
62 Bahrain 6.86e-05 2011
63 Cyprus 6.31e-05 2011
64 Fiji 6.01e-05 2011
65 Equatorial Guinea 5.52e-05 2011
66 Gabon 5.41e-05 2011
67 Estonia 5.19e-05 2011
68 Qatar 5.17e-05 2011
69 Bhutan 4.88e-05 2011
70 Comoros 4e-05 2011
71 Solomon Islands 3.81e-05 2011
72 Guyana 3.59e-05 2011
73 Latvia 3.29e-05 2011
74 Mauritius 3.25e-05 2011
75 Kuwait 3.15e-05 2011
76 Botswana 3.11e-05 2011
77 Republic of Macedonia 2.82e-05 2011
78 Uruguay 2.73e-05 2011
79 Guinea-Bissau 2.7e-05 2011
80 Puerto Rico 2.68e-05 2011
81 Mongolia 2.49e-05 2011
82 Slovenia 2.43e-05 2011
83 Oman 2.43e-05 2011
84 East Timor 2.41e-05 2011
85 Lithuania 2.21e-05 2011
86 Armenia 2.16e-05 2011
87 Panama 2.01e-05 2011
88 Lebanon 1.99e-05 2011
89 New Zealand 1.96e-05 2011
90 Singapore 1.93e-05 2011
91 Jamaica 1.92e-05 2011
92 Swaziland 1.75e-05 2011
93 Namibia 1.73e-05 2011
94 Albania 1.69e-05 2011
95 Norway 1.6e-05 2011
96 Denmark 1.56e-05 2011
97 Finland 1.55e-05 2011
98 Republic of the Congo 1.51e-05 2011
99 Hong Kong 1.41e-05 2011
100 Costa Rica 1.37e-05 2011
101 Lesotho 1.36e-05 2011
102 Ireland 1.36e-05 2011
103 Croatia 1.35e-05 2011
104 Moldova 1.34e-05 2011
105 Jordan 1.34e-05 2011
106 Libya 1.27e-05 2011
107 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.26e-05 2011
108 Israel 1.18e-05 2011
109 Liberia 1.18e-05 2011
110 Georgia 1.18e-05 2011
111 Mauritania 1.12e-05 2011
112 El Salvador 1.04e-05 2011
113 Trinidad and Tobago 1.03e-05 2011
114 Slovakia 1.01e-05 2011
115 Bulgaria 9.95e-06 2011
116 Nicaragua 9.74e-06 2011
117 Turkmenistan 9.56e-06 2011
118 United Arab Emirates 9.46e-06 2011
119 Paraguay 9.42e-06 2011
120 Switzerland 9.31e-06 2011
121 Sweden 9.02e-06 2011
122 Belgium 8.83e-06 2011
123 Central African Republic 8.81e-06 2011
124 Austria 8.04e-06 2011
125 Belarus 7.92e-06 2011
126 Serbia 7.77e-06 2011
127 Czech Republic 6.99e-06 2011
128 Hungary 6.97e-06 2011
129 Honduras 6.71e-06 2011
130 Cuba 6.7e-06 2011
131 Sierra Leone 6.68e-06 2011
132 Bolivia 6.47e-06 2011
133 Kyrgyzstan 6.4e-06 2011
134 Tunisia 6.21e-06 2011
135 Togo 5.87e-06 2011
136 Azerbaijan 5.84e-06 2011
137 Portugal 5.79e-06 2011
138 Greece 5.43e-06 2011
139 Haiti 5.32e-06 2011
140 Laos 5.26e-06 2011
141 Chile 5.15e-06 2011
142 Netherlands 4.98e-06 2011
143 Dominican Republic 4.8e-06 2011
144 Benin 4.59e-06 2011
145 Ecuador 4.43e-06 2011
146 Australia 4e-06 2011
147 Somalia 3.81e-06 2011
148 Eritrea 3.59e-06 2011
149 Tajikistan 3.39e-06 2011
150 Guatemala 3.39e-06 2011
151 Taiwan 3.38e-06 2011
152 Kazakhstan 3.24e-06 2011
153 Senegal 3.19e-06 2011
154 Guinea 3.17e-06 2011
155 Venezuela 3.17e-06 2011
156 Saudi Arabia 2.96e-06 2011
157 Angola 2.93e-06 2011
158 Zimbabwe 2.89e-06 2011
159 Zambia 2.88e-06 2011
160 Cote d'Ivoire 2.65e-06 2011
161 Peru 2.61e-06 2011
162 Syria 2.55e-06 2011
163 Malaysia 2.53e-06 2011
164 Romania 2.47e-06 2011
165 Cameroon 2.46e-06 2011
166 North Korea 2.45e-06 2011
167 Mali 2.42e-06 2011
168 Canada 2.34e-06 2011
169 Argentina 2.27e-06 2011
170 Iraq 2.09e-06 2011
171 Ghana 2.09e-06 2011
172 Algeria 1.85e-06 2011
173 Chad 1.8e-06 2011
174 Papua New Guinea 1.78e-06 2011
175 Morocco 1.78e-06 2011
176 South Sudan 1.73e-06 2011
177 Rwanda 1.71e-06 2011
178 Spain 1.68e-06 2011
179 South Korea 1.67e-06 2011
180 Burkina Faso 1.66e-06 2011
181 Colombia 1.6e-06 2011
182 Poland 1.58e-06 2011
183 Ukraine 1.51e-06 2011
184 Madagascar 1.5e-06 2011
185 Yemen 1.39e-06 2011
186 Cambodia 1.37e-06 2011
187 France 1.31e-06 2011
188 Mozambique 1.27e-06 2011
189 United Kingdom 1.27e-06 2011
190 Uzbekistan 1.23e-06 2011
191 South Africa 1.23e-06 2011
192 Burundi 1.14e-06 2011
193 Nepal 1.14e-06 2011
194 Italy 1.13e-06 2011
195 Niger 1.08e-06 2011
196 Malawi 1.02e-06 2011
197 Turkey 9.79e-07 2011
198 Iran 9.16e-07 2011
199 Sudan 9.11e-07 2011
200 Germany 9.03e-07 2011
201 Afghanistan 8.07e-07 2011
202 Philippines 7.68e-07 2011
203 Sri Lanka 7.24e-07 2011
204 Japan 7.14e-07 2011
205 Mexico 6.54e-07 2011
206 Burma 6.23e-07 2011
207 Tanzania 5.76e-07 2011
208 Kenya 5.71e-07 2011
209 Egypt 5.48e-07 2011
210 Democratic Republic of the Congo 5.37e-07 2011
211 Russia 5.16e-07 2011
212 Thailand 5.12e-07 2011
213 Uganda 4.44e-07 2011
214 Brazil 4.3e-07 2011
215 Vietnam 3.53e-07 2011
216 Nigeria 3.02e-07 2011
217 United States 2.64e-07 2011
218 Indonesia 2.08e-07 2011
219 Pakistan 2.05e-07 2011
220 Ethiopia 1.9e-07 2011
221 Bangladesh 1.86e-07 2011
222 China 3.76e-08 2011
223 India 2.56e-08 2011
=224 Wallis and Futuna 0.0 2011
=224 Pitcairn Islands 0.0 2011
=224 Tokelau 0.0 2011

Citation

"All countries compared for People > Cities > Urban population per thousand people", 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. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Cities/Urban-population-per-thousand-people

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