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

DEFINITION: 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.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
=1 American Samoa 100% 2009
=1 Tuvalu 100% 2009
=1 Hong Kong 100% 2012
=1 Macau 100% 2009
=1 Guam 100% 2009
=1 Tonga 100% 2009
=1 Northern Mariana Islands 100% 2009
=1 Kiribati 100% 2009
=1 Grenada 100% 2009
=1 Antigua and Barbuda 100% 2009
11 Faeroe Islands 99.49% 2009
12 Liechtenstein 99.06% 2009
13 French Polynesia 97.3% 2009
14 Samoa 97.14% 2009
15 Maldives 97.06% 2009
16 New Caledonia 94.06% 2009
17 Singapore 93.41% 2012
18 Barbados 92.73% 2009
19 Monaco 90.36% 2009
20 Djibouti 89.6% 2009
21 The Bahamas 83.3% 2009
22 Marshall Islands 79.41% 2009
23 Vanuatu 77.81% 2009
24 Saint Kitts and Nevis 77.69% 2009
25 Kuwait 76.29% 2012
26 Puerto Rico 75.98% 2012
27 Palau 74.44% 2009
28 Suriname 72.37% 2009
29 Solomon Islands 71.38% 2009
30 Togo 70.99% 2012
31 Aruba 69.85% 2009
32 Iceland 66.51% 2009
33 Isle of Man 61.8% 2009
34 Channel Islands 60.38% 2009
35 Guyana 59.54% 2009
36 Armenia 58.51% 2012
37 Cayman Islands 58.45% 2009
38 Afghanistan 57.15% 2012
39 Eritrea 56.87% 2009
40 Sao Tome and Principe 56.46% 2009
41 Seychelles 56.29% 2009
42 Rwanda 56.22% 2010
43 Cambodia 55.07% 2012
44 East Timor 54.36% 2009
Tourist destinations average (profile) 53.39% 2009
45 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 53.18% 2009
46 Uruguay 52.1% 2012
47 Senegal 51.62% 2012
48 Mongolia 51.55% 2012
49 Lebanon 51.3% 2012
50 Paraguay 51.05% 2012
51 Malta 50.96% 2009
52 Republic of the Congo 50.01% 2012
53 Panama 49.99% 2012
54 Costa Rica 49.41% 2012
55 Mauritania 49.1% 2009
56 Burundi 49.05% 2009
57 Burkina Faso 48.61% 2012
58 Equatorial Guinea 48.09% 2009
59 The Gambia 47.91% 2009
60 Gabon 47.73% 2009
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 47.26% 2009
61 Georgia 47.21% 2012
62 Greece 46.94% 2012
63 Latvia 46.5% 2009
64 Israel 46.43% 2012
65 Guinea-Bissau 45.81% 2009
66 Saint Lucia 45.58% 2009
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 45.49% 2009
67 Kyrgyzstan 44.58% 2012
68 Portugal 44.07% 2012
69 Guinea 43.26% 2012
70 Estonia 42.87% 2009
Hot countries average (profile) 42.81% 2009
71 Namibia 42.78% 2009
72 Central African Republic 42.5% 2009
73 Angola 42.4% 2012
74 Cote d'Ivoire 42.39% 2012
75 Lesotho 42.31% 2009
76 Cape Verde 42.24% 2009
77 Democratic Republic of the Congo 41.47% 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 41.36% 2009
78 Jamaica 41.35% 2009
79 Somalia 41.32% 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 41.04% 2009
80 Haiti 40.89% 2012
81 Sierra Leone 40.32% 2012
82 Azerbaijan 40.24% 2012
83 Peru 39.8% 2012
84 Fiji 39.69% 2009
85 Moldova 39.48% 2009
86 El Salvador 39.46% 2012
87 Ireland 39.4% 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 39.11% 2009
88 Chile 38.96% 2012
89 New Zealand 38.78% 2012
90 Republic of Macedonia 38.66% 2009
91 Laos 38.59% 2012
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 38.44% 2009
Christian countries average (profile) 38.24% 2009
92 Sudan 38.22% 2012
93 Malawi 38.01% 2012
Western Europe average (profile) 37.59% 2009
94 Papua New Guinea 37.54% 2009
95 Liberia 37.13% 2012
96 Montenegro 36.91% 2009
97 Niger 36.71% 2012
Catholic countries average (profile) 36.33% 2009
98 Kenya 36.32% 2012
99 Andorra 35.79% 2009
failed states average (profile) 35.7% 2012
100 Tajikistan 35.69% 2009
Landlocked countries average (profile) 35.3% 2009
Former French colonies average (profile) 35.2% 2012
101 Mali 34.96% 2012
102 Argentina 34.74% 2012
103 Bangladesh 34.53% 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 34.09% 2009
South and Central Asia average (profile) 33.73% 2009
Muslim countries average (profile) 33.27% 2009
104 Trinidad and Tobago 32.9% 2009
105 Yemen 32.79% 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 32.68% 2009
106 Oman 32.64% 2009
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 32.35% 2012
107 Greenland 32.06% 2009
108 Chad 32.01% 2012
109 Egypt 31.84% 2012
110 Zimbabwe 31.67% 2012
111 Japan 31.53% 2012
112 Dominican Republic 31.37% 2012
113 Cyprus 31.36% 2009
114 Thailand 30.98% 2012
Europe average (profile) 30.4% 2009
115 Austria 30.08% 2012
116 Dominica 29.98% 2009
117 Uganda 29.87% 2012
118 Federated States of Micronesia 29.7% 2009
South Asia average (profile) 29.64% 2012
119 Swaziland 29.34% 2009
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 28.99% 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 28.75% 2009
120 Iraq 28.52% 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 28.17% 2009
121 Tanzania 28.09% 2012
122 Mauritius 27.97% 2009
123 Nicaragua 27.91% 2012
124 Qatar 27.72% 2009
125 Zambia 27.47% 2012
126 Serbia 27.39% 2012
127 Madagascar 27.2% 2012
128 Croatia 26.99% 2009
Eastern Europe average (profile) 26.83% 2009
129 Albania 26.81% 2009
Non-religious countries average (profile) 26.7% 2012
130 Turkmenistan 26.59% 2009
131 Ecuador 26.54% 2012
132 Belarus 26.32% 2012
OPEC countries average (profile) 26.28% 2012
133 Comoros 26.12% 2009
134 Honduras 25.98% 2012
135 Syria 25.92% 2012
136 Burma 25.91% 2012
137 Slovenia 25.47% 2009
138 Philippines 25.25% 2012
European Union average (profile) 24.99% 2009
139 Finland 24.99% 2012
140 Cuba 24.94% 2012
141 Colombia 24.84% 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 24.8% 2012
142 Denmark 24.8% 2012
143 Bolivia 24.64% 2012
144 Hungary 24.58% 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 24.57% 2009
145 Lithuania 24.43% 2009
146 Nepal 23.85% 2012
147 Libya 23.73% 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 23.52% 2012
148 South Korea 23.41% 2012
149 Vietnam 23.32% 2012
150 Norway 22.86% 2012
151 Mozambique 22.54% 2012
152 Bulgaria 22.38% 2012
153 Australia 22.19% 2012
154 Turks and Caicos Islands 22.13% 2009
155 Sri Lanka 22.13% 2009
156 Jordan 21.77% 2012
157 Saudi Arabia 21.74% 2012
158 Bosnia and Herzegovina 21.53% 2009
159 United Arab Emirates 21.27% 2012
160 Luxembourg 21.24% 2009
161 Pakistan 21.03% 2012
162 Mexico 20.83% 2012
163 Uzbekistan 20.64% 2012
164 Turkey 20.17% 2012
165 Benin 19.84% 2012
166 Cameroon 19.84% 2012
167 Canada 19.77% 2012
168 Switzerland 19.7% 2012
169 Ethiopia 19.44% 2012
170 North Korea 18.99% 2012
171 France 18.75% 2012
172 Ghana 18.7% 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 18.44% 2012
173 Morocco 18.08% 2012
174 Belgium 17.71% 2012
175 Bermuda 17.57% 2009
176 Romania 17.2% 2012
177 United Kingdom 17.17% 2012
178 Spain 16.79% 2012
179 Botswana 16.66% 2009
180 Sweden 15.96% 2012
181 Kazakhstan 15.86% 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 15.51% 2012
182 Bahrain 15.47% 2009
183 Guatemala 15.44% 2012
184 European Union 15.21% 2012
185 San Marino 15.2% 2009
186 Czech Republic 15.07% 2012
187 Iran 13.93% 2012
188 Nigeria 13.36% 2012
189 Brazil 12.33% 2012
190 South Africa 11.79% 2012
191 Venezuela 11.3% 2012
192 Tunisia 10.94% 2012
193 Algeria 10.3% 2012
194 Russia 9.98% 2012
195 Ukraine 9.05% 2012
196 Italy 8.07% 2012
197 United States 7.58% 2012
198 Netherlands 7.57% 2012
199 Brunei 7.5% 2009
200 Indonesia 7.4% 2012
201 Malaysia 7.35% 2012
202 Poland 7.32% 2012
203 India 5.87% 2012
204 Germany 5.72% 2012
205 China 2.44% 2012

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"Countries Compared by People > Population > Population in the largest city > % of urban population. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", United Nations, World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Population/Population-in-the-largest-city/%-of-urban-population

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