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People > Population in the largest city > % of urban population: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Population in largest city is the percentage of a country's urban population living in that countryÂ’s largest metropolitan area.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Hong Kong 101.4% 2005
2 Singapore 99.63% 2005
3 Kuwait 72.62% 2005
4 Puerto Rico 68.22% 2005
5 Haiti 64.34% 2005
6 Mongolia 59.57% 2005
7 Lebanon 57.38% 2005
8 Armenia 57.04% 2005
9 Togo 54.24% 2005
10 Paraguay 53.84% 2005
11 Panama 53.14% 2005
12 Afghanistan 52.74% 1985
13 Greece 49.3% 2005
14 Cambodia 49.21% 2005
15 Liberia 49.04% 2005
16 Congo, Republic of the 48.71% 2005
17 Israel 47.49% 2005
18 Guinea 45.91% 2005
=19 Costa Rica 45.57% 2005
=19 Somalia 45.57% 2005
21 Portugal 45.43% 2005
22 Georgia 44.82% 2005
23 Rwanda 44.64% 2005
24 Senegal 44.51% 2005
25 Cote d'Ivoire 43.79% 2005
26 Kyrgyzstan 43.33% 2005
27 Azerbaijan 42.97% 2005
28 Libya 42.27% 2005
29 Japan 41.86% 2005
30 Austria 41.59% 2005
31 Ireland 41.23% 2005
32 Chile 39.81% 2005
33 Uruguay 39.67% 2005
34 Kenya 39.11% 2005
35 Nicaragua 38.36% 2005
36 Burkina Faso 38.27% 2005
37 United Arab Emirates 38.25% 2005
38 El Salvador 36.87% 2005
39 Uganda 36.32% 2005
40 Niger 36.23% 2005
41 Chad 35.98% 2005
failed states average (profile) 35.97% 1985
42 Argentina 35.95% 2005
43 Sierra Leone 35.54% 2005
44 Peru 35.39% 2005
45 Egypt 35.12% 2005
46 Bangladesh 34.92% 2005
47 Dominican Republic 34.04% 2005
48 Finland 34.02% 2005
49 Mali 33.19% 2005
50 Democratic Republic of the Congo 32.74% 2005
51 Angola 32.56% 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 32.51% 2005
52 New Zealand 32.5% 2005
53 Zimbabwe 32.43% 2005
54 Madagascar 31.79% 2005
55 Thailand 31.78% 2005
56 Yemen 31.45% 2005
57 Iraq 30.9% 1995
58 Zambia 30.85% 2005
59 Sudan 30.56% 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 29.82% 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 29.71% 2005
60 Tanzania 28.85% 2005
61 Ecuador 28.73% 2005
62 Jordan 28.69% 2005
63 Honduras 27.68% 2005
South Asia average (profile) 27.13% 1985
64 Burma 26.57% 2005
65 Serbia and Montenegro 26.28% 2005
66 Syria 26.15% 2005
67 Bolivia 25.91% 2005
68 Cuba 25.72% 2005
69 Ethiopia 25.38% 2005
70 Hungary 25.32% 2005
71 Belarus 25.19% 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 24.93% 2005
72 Mexico 24.78% 2005
73 South Korea 24.72% 2005
74 North Korea 24.19% 2005
75 Australia 24.15% 2005
76 Denmark 23.47% 2005
77 Colombia 23.37% 2005
78 Vietnam 23.08% 2005
79 Uzbekistan 22.72% 2005
80 Sweden 22.48% 2005
81 Norway 22.42% 2005
82 Saudi Arabia 22.39% 2005
83 Pakistan 21.35% 2005
84 France 21.03% 2005
85 Canada 20.53% 2005
86 Philippines 20.52% 2005
87 Switzerland 20.45% 2005
88 Bulgaria 20.17% 2005
89 Turkey 20.02% 2005
90 Cameroon 19.76% 2005
91 Mozambique 19.33% 2005
92 Nepal 19.01% 2005
93 Ghana 18.75% 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 18.41% 2005
94 Morocco 17.72% 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 17.27% 2005
95 Nigeria 17.17% 2005
96 Spain 16.85% 2005
97 Romania 16.65% 2005
98 Guatemala 16.55% 2005
99 Iran 16.02% 2005
100 United Kingdom 15.74% 2005
101 Czech Republic 15.57% 2005
102 Algeria 15.39% 2005
103 Kazakhstan 13.32% 2005
104 Indonesia 12.46% 2005
105 Venezuela 11.74% 2005
106 South Africa 11.7% 2005
107 Brazil 11.68% 2005
108 Russia 10.2% 2005
109 Belgium 9.94% 2005
110 Netherlands 8.76% 2005
111 Italy 8.45% 2005
112 Ukraine 8.37% 2005
113 Malaysia 8.24% 2005
114 United States 7.82% 2005
115 Poland 7.09% 2005
116 India 5.79% 2005
117 Germany 5.46% 2005
118 China 2.75% 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Population in the largest city > % of urban population. 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-the-largest-city/%-of-urban-population

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