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People > Urban and rural > Urban population per thousand people: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Total population living in urban areas by country. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Malta 1,001.75 2005
2 Cayman Islands 991.48 2010
3 Bermuda 986.38 2010
4 Belgium 985.61 2009
5 Iceland 985.58 2011
6 Macau 961.82 1970
7 Guam 940.28 2010
8 Puerto Rico 938.74 2010
9 Uruguay 938.5 2012
10 Israel 915.5 2011
11 Japan 911.39 2010
12 Hong Kong 909.4 1986
13 Argentina 896.06 2013
14 Chile 887.63 2013
15 Venezuela 874.27 2011
16 The Bahamas 865.89 2000
17 New Zealand 862.31 2012
18 Greenland 848.42 2012
19 San Marino 843.12 2000
20 Denmark 839.02 1981
21 Sweden 837.12 1990
22 Jordan 835.14 2012
23 Brazil 824.37 2010
24 Australia 823.76 2011
25 South Korea 817.79 2012
26 Bahrain 817.73 2001
27 United Arab Emirates 815.84 2005
28 United States 805.79 2010
29 Canada 787.24 2011
30 Colombia 784.1 2013
31 United Kingdom 776.96 2001
32 Palau 773.55 2005
33 Peru 772.36 2013
34 Norway 766.26 2001
35 Libya 760.17 1984
36 France 756.86 1999
37 Belarus 754.63 2011
38 Cuba 750.65 2011
39 Greece 749.5 2001
40 Oman 746.16 2010
41 Russia 738.54 2011
42 Switzerland 737.05 2011
43 Mexico 731.95 2010
44 Czech Republic 730.87 2012
45 Turkey 729.84 2011
46 Bulgaria 726.2 2011
47 Gabon 721.24 2002
48 Isle of Man 716.96 1986
49 Malaysia 711.74 2010
50 Brunei 703.89 2001
51 Hungary 696.56 2011
52 Iran 694.61 2012
53 Estonia 694.39 2011
54 Ukraine 688.28 2012
55 Bolivia 687.35 2011
56 Iraq 687.28 2007
57 Dominican Republic 686.19 2013
58 Luxembourg 685.39 1970
59 Latvia 682.28 2011
60 Finland 680.54 2011
61 El Salvador 680.35 2013
62 Cape Verde 668.99 2011
63 Lithuania 667.59 2011
64 Austria 667.56 2001
65 Suriname 666.67 2004
66 Netherlands 666.43 2011
67 Spain 661.7 2001
68 Costa Rica 660.84 2011
69 Northern Mariana Islands 648.72 1995
70 Tunisia 647.32 2004
71 Armenia 644.81 2011
72 South Africa 643.63 2011
73 Montenegro 643.31 2011
74 Mongolia 640.26 2010
75 Andorra 631.97 1988
76 Ecuador 627.32 2010
77 New Caledonia 626.21 2008
78 Panama 615.19 2010
79 Ireland 612.44 2011
80 Portugal 609.89 2011
81 Poland 607.38 2011
82 Morocco 597.65 2013
83 Republic of Macedonia 597.2 1997
84 North Korea 590.62 1993
85 Serbia 590.48 2011
86 Paraguay 576.91 2008
87 Nicaragua 567.61 2009
88 Croatia 556.61 2001
89 Lebanon 556.29 1970
90 Algeria 550.51 1998
91 Romania 548.39 2011
92 Slovakia 544.25 2011
93 Kazakhstan 538.26 2009
94 Jamaica 537.28 2011
95 Georgia 531.18 2011
96 Azerbaijan 530.38 2010
97 Sao Tome and Principe 529.07 2001
98 Botswana 527.68 2006
99 Honduras 522.76 2007
100 China 519.22 2012
101 Fiji 518.27 2010
102 Ghana 517.05 2010
103 Syria 514.4 2011
104 Cyprus 507.11 2011
105 Haiti 506.69 2012
106 Slovenia 498.65 2011
107 Indonesia 491.62 2010
108 Cameroon 489.28 2010
109 Albania 479.03 2012
110 Italy 478.24 1961
111 Tuvalu 471.35 2002
112 Senegal 456.61 2011
113 Belize 449.77 2010
114 Turkmenistan 445.63 1989
115 Kiribati 445.58 2005
116 Liberia 444.83 2008
117 Egypt 438.2 2012
118 Philippines 423.67 1990
119 Benin 416.43 2011
120 Sierra Leone 416.33 2012
121 Mauritius 415.88 2011
122 Moldova 415.26 2010
123 Democratic Republic of the Congo 407.38 1985
124 Bosnia and Herzegovina 395.73 1991
125 Turks and Caicos Islands 392.61 1975
126 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 385.24 2004
127 Zambia 383.46 2010
128 Bhutan 376.18 2013
129 Seychelles 372.71 1977
130 Uzbekistan 370.77 2001
131 Togo 370.2 2010
132 Faeroe Islands 355.32 2008
133 Burma 355.23 2012
134 Mauritania 352.42 2000
135 Thailand 350.83 2012
136 Maldives 342.42 2006
137 Equatorial Guinea 341.16 1991
138 Antigua and Barbuda 333.71 1970
139 Kyrgyzstan 332.55 2012
140 American Samoa 331.58 1990
141 Nigeria 329.19 1991
142 Pakistan 322.14 2007
143 Vietnam 319.42 2012
144 Kenya 313.56 2009
145 Namibia 312.54 2001
146 Central African Republic 312 2003
147 Guyana 311.01 1976
148 Saint Kitts and Nevis 304.3 1960
149 Yemen 296.66 2012
150 Somalia 295.28 2002
151 India 288.05 2008
152 Comoros 281.98 2003
153 Mozambique 277.47 2007
154 East Timor 276.66 2010
155 Guinea 276.42 2008
156 Guatemala 275.97 1981
157 Zimbabwe 273.4 2008
158 Saint Lucia 273.03 2001
159 Tanzania 267.49 2013
160 Laos 262.86 2005
161 Tajikistan 261.38 2011
162 Bangladesh 255.13 2011
163 Vanuatu 247.78 2009
164 Mali 241.51 2009
165 Burkina Faso 240.17 2008
166 Madagascar 238.29 2004
167 Tonga 232.82 2006
168 Lesotho 217.02 2006
169 Cambodia 216.1 2013
170 Samoa 205.77 2011
171 Niger 205.62 2012
172 Afghanistan 203.66 2012
173 Solomon Islands 198.13 2009
174 Eritrea 179.55 1990
175 Swaziland 178.94 2013
176 Trinidad and Tobago 170.62 1960
177 Nepal 166.58 2011
178 Ethiopia 160.07 2008
179 Grenada 145.76 1960
180 Rwanda 140.42 2011
181 Uganda 137.68 2009
182 Malawi 132.56 2008
183 Sri Lanka 131.26 2001
184 Papua New Guinea 127.58 2000
185 Chad 123.94 1972
186 Burundi 94.14 2008
187 Barbados 49.61 1960
188 Liechtenstein 0.0 2010

Citation

"All countries compared for People > Urban and rural > Urban population per thousand people", United Nations Statistics 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/Urban-and-rural/Urban-population-per-thousand-people

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