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People > Population in largest city: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Population in largest city is the urban population living in the countryÂ’s largest metropolitan area.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Japan 35.2 million 2005
2 Mexico 19.41 million 2005
3 United States 18.72 million 2005
4 Brazil 18.33 million 2005
5 India 18.2 million 2005
6 China 14.5 million 2005
7 Indonesia 13.22 million 2005
8 Argentina 12.55 million 2005
9 Bangladesh 12.43 million 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 12.04 million 2005
10 Pakistan 11.61 million 2005
South Asia average (profile) 11.31 million 2005
11 Egypt 11.13 million 2005
12 Nigeria 10.89 million 2005
13 Philippines 10.69 million 2005
14 Russia 10.65 million 2005
15 France 9.82 million 2005
16 Turkey 9.71 million 2005
17 South Korea 9.64 million 2005
18 United Kingdom 8.51 million 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 8.31 million 2005
19 Colombia 7.75 million 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 7.62 million 2005
20 Iran 7.31 million 2005
21 Peru 7.19 million 2005
22 Hong Kong 7.04 million 2005
23 Thailand 6.59 million 2005
24 Democratic Republic of the Congo 6.05 million 2005
25 Iraq 5.9 million 2005
26 Chile 5.68 million 2005
27 Spain 5.61 million 2005
28 Canada 5.31 million 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 5.15 million 2005
29 Vietnam 5.07 million 2005
30 Sudan 4.52 million 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 4.44 million 2005
31 Australia 4.33 million 2005
32 Singapore 4.33 million 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 4.24 million 2005
failed states average (profile) 4.2 million 2005
33 Saudi Arabia 4.19 million 2005
34 Burma 4.11 million 2005
35 Cote d'Ivoire 3.58 million 2005
36 Germany 3.39 million 2005
37 North Korea 3.35 million 2005
38 Italy 3.35 million 2005
39 South Africa 3.25 million 2005
40 Greece 3.23 million 2005
41 Algeria 3.2 million 2005
42 Morocco 3.14 million 2005
43 Israel 3.01 million 2005
44 Afghanistan 2.99 million 2005
45 Venezuela 2.91 million 2005
46 Ethiopia 2.89 million 2005
47 Kenya 2.77 million 2005
48 Angola 2.77 million 2005
49 Portugal 2.76 million 2005
50 Tanzania 2.68 million 2005
51 Ukraine 2.67 million 2005
52 Puerto Rico 2.6 million 2005
53 Syria 2.52 million 2005
54 Ecuador 2.39 million 2005
55 Austria 2.26 million 2005
56 Cuba 2.19 million 2005
57 Uzbekistan 2.18 million 2005
58 Senegal 2.16 million 2005
59 Haiti 2.13 million 2005
60 Libya 2.1 million 2005
61 Dominican Republic 2.02 million 2005
62 Ghana 1.98 million 2005
63 Romania 1.93 million 2005
64 Paraguay 1.86 million 2005
65 Azerbaijan 1.86 million 2005
66 Kuwait 1.81 million 2005
67 Yemen 1.8 million 2005
68 Belarus 1.78 million 2005
69 Lebanon 1.78 million 2005
70 Cameroon 1.76 million 2005
71 Sweden 1.71 million 2005
72 Hungary 1.69 million 2005
73 Poland 1.68 million 2005
74 Madagascar 1.59 million 2005
75 Bolivia 1.53 million 2005
76 El Salvador 1.52 million 2005
77 Zimbabwe 1.51 million 2005
78 Guinea 1.42 million 2005
79 Malaysia 1.41 million 2005
80 Mali 1.37 million 2005
81 Cambodia 1.36 million 2005
82 Togo 1.34 million 2005
83 United Arab Emirates 1.33 million 2005
84 Mozambique 1.32 million 2005
85 Somalia 1.32 million 2005
86 Uganda 1.32 million 2005
87 Jordan 1.29 million 2005
88 Uruguay 1.26 million 2005
89 Zambia 1.26 million 2005
90 Costa Rica 1.22 million 2005
91 Panama 1.22 million 2005
92 Congo, Republic of the 1.17 million 2005
93 Czech Republic 1.17 million 2005
94 Nicaragua 1.17 million 2005
95 Kazakhstan 1.16 million 2005
96 New Zealand 1.15 million 2005
97 Netherlands 1.15 million 2005
98 Switzerland 1.14 million 2005
99 Serbia and Montenegro 1.11 million 2005
100 Armenia 1.1 million 2005
101 Bulgaria 1.09 million 2005
102 Finland 1.09 million 2005
103 Denmark 1.09 million 2005
104 Georgia 1.05 million 2005
105 Ireland 1.04 million 2005
106 Belgium 1.01 million 2005
107 Guatemala 983,904 2005
108 Liberia 935,544 2005
109 Honduras 927,299 2005
110 Burkina Faso 926,357 2005
111 Chad 887,514 2005
112 Mongolia 862,694 2005
113 Niger 849,512 2005
114 Nepal 814,941 2005
115 Norway 802,227 2005
116 Sierra Leone 799,244 2005
117 Kyrgyzstan 797,855 2005
118 Rwanda 778,658 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Population in largest city. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Population-in-largest-city

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Interesting observations about People > Population in largest city

  • Japan has had the highest population in largest city since 1960.
  • Indonesia ranked first for population in largest city amongst Muslim countries in 2005.
  • Rwanda has ranked last for population in largest city since 1960.
  • Mexico ranked first for population in largest city amongst Emerging markets in 2005.
  • United States ranked first for population in largest city amongst Cold countries in 2005.
  • Russia ranked first for population in largest city amongst Europe in 2005.
  • Italy ranked last for population in largest city amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2005.
  • France ranked first for population in largest city amongst European Union in 2005.
  • Brazil ranked second for population in largest city amongst Hot countries in 2005.
  • China ranked second for population in largest city amongst Non-religious countries in 2005.
  • Pakistan ranked first for population in largest city amongst Failed states in 2005.
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