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People > Urban population: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Urban population is the midyear population of areas defined as urban in each country and reported to the United Nations..

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 ChinaChina 527.02 million 2005
2 IndiaIndia 314.15 million 2005
3 United StatesUnited States 239.5 million 2005
4 BrazilBrazil 156.95 million 2005
5 IndonesiaIndonesia 106.09 million 2005
6 RussiaRussia 104.47 million 2005
7 JapanJapan 84.08 million 2005
South Asia averageSouth Asia average 82.2 million 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 78.83 million 2005
8 MexicoMexico 78.35 million 2005
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average 68.77 million 2005
9 NigeriaNigeria 63.4 million 2005
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average 62.84 million 2005
10 GermanyGermany 62.02 million 2005
11 PakistanPakistan 54.36 million 2005
12 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 54.02 million 2005
13 PhilippinesPhilippines 52.08 million 2005
14 TurkeyTurkey 48.5 million 2005
15 FranceFrance 46.69 million 2005
16 IranIran 45.66 million 2005
17 ItalyItaly 39.62 million 2005
18 South KoreaSouth Korea 39.02 million 2005
Religious countries averageReligious countries average 37.57 million 2005
19 BangladeshBangladesh 35.6 million 2005
20 ArgentinaArgentina 34.91 million 2005
East Asia and Pacific averageEast Asia and Pacific average 34.47 million 2005
South and Central Asia averageSouth and Central Asia average 34.03 million 2005
21 SpainSpain 33.29 million 2005
22 ColombiaColombia 33.15 million 2005
23 UkraineUkraine 31.92 million 2005
24 EgyptEgypt 31.69 million 2005
Cold countries averageCold countries average 30.92 million 2005
25 South AfricaSouth Africa 27.8 million 2005
26 CanadaCanada 25.87 million 2005
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 24.89 million 2005
27 VenezuelaVenezuela 24.82 million 2005
28 PolandPoland 23.7 million 2005
29 VietnamVietnam 21.94 million 2005
30 AlgeriaAlgeria 20.8 million 2005
31 ThailandThailand 20.75 million 2005
32 PeruPeru 20.3 million 2005
OPEC countries averageOPEC countries average 19.35 million 2005
33 IraqIraq 19.27 million 2005
34 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 18.73 million 2005
35 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 18.47 million 2005
Former British colonies averageFormer British colonies average 18.36 million 2005
Catholic countries averageCatholic countries average 18.04 million 2005
36 AustraliaAustralia 17.93 million 2005
37 MoroccoMorocco 17.71 million 2005
Heavily indebted countries averageHeavily indebted countries average 17.53 million 2005
38 MalaysiaMalaysia 17.06 million 2005
Former Spanish colonies averageFormer Spanish colonies average 15.74 million 2005
NATO countries averageNATO average 15.65 million 2005
39 BurmaBurma 15.46 million 2005
40 SudanSudan 14.78 million 2005
41 ChileChile 14.27 million 2005
Europe averageEurope average 14.09 million 2005
Failed states averageFailed states average 13.96 million 2005
42 North KoreaNorth Korea 13.85 million 2005
Christian countries averageChristian countries average 13.15 million 2005
Eurozone averageEurozone average 13.14 million 2005
Hot countries averageHot countries average 13.1 million 2005
43 NetherlandsNetherlands 13.09 million 2005
Muslim countries averageMuslim countries average 13.08 million 2005
European Union averageEuropean Union average 12.95 million 2005
Eastern Europe averageEastern Europe average 12.87 million 2005
Latin America and Caribbean averageLatin America and Caribbean average 12.52 million 2005
Former Soviet republics averageFormer Soviet republics average 12.18 million 2005
44 RomaniaRomania 11.62 million 2005
45 EthiopiaEthiopia 11.4 million 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa averageMiddle Eastern and North Africa average 11.33 million 2005
46 GhanaGhana 10.57 million 2005
47 BelgiumBelgium 10.19 million 2005
48 SyriaSyria 9.64 million 2005
49 UzbekistanUzbekistan 9.6 million 2005
50 TanzaniaTanzania 9.28 million 2005
51 CameroonCameroon 8.91 million 2005
52 KazakhstanKazakhstan 8.68 million 2005
53 CubaCuba 8.51 million 2005
54 AngolaAngola 8.5 million 2005
55 EcuadorEcuador 8.31 million 2005
Sparsely populated countries averageSparsely populated countries average 8.2 million 2005
56 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 8.17 million 2005
57 SwedenSweden 7.6 million 2005
58 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 7.52 million 2005
59 KenyaKenya 7.09 million 2005
60 BelarusBelarus 7.06 million 2005
61 Hong KongHong Kong 6.94 million 2005
62 AfghanistanAfghanistan 6.84 million 2005
63 MozambiqueMozambique 6.83 million 2005
64 HungaryHungary 6.69 million 2005
65 GreeceGreece 6.55 million 2005
66 TunisiaTunisia 6.55 million 2005
67 IsraelIsrael 6.34 million 2005
68 PortugalPortugal 6.08 million 2005
69 GuatemalaGuatemala 5.95 million 2005
70 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 5.94 million 2005
71 BoliviaBolivia 5.89 million 2005
Former French colonies averageFormer French colonies average 5.83 million 2005
72 YemenYemen 5.73 million 2005
73 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 5.59 million 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa averageSub-Saharan Africa average 5.53 million 2005
74 AustriaAustria 5.43 million 2005
75 BulgariaBulgaria 5.42 million 2005
76 MadagascarMadagascar 4.99 million 2005
77 LibyaLibya 4.96 million 2005
78 SenegalSenegal 4.85 million 2005
79 ZimbabweZimbabwe 4.67 million 2005
80 DenmarkDenmark 4.64 million 2005
81 JordanJordan 4.5 million 2005
82 SingaporeSingapore 4.34 million 2005
83 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 4.32 million 2005
84 NepalNepal 4.29 million 2005
85 Serbia and MontenegroSerbia+ 4.21 million 2005
86 MaliMali 4.12 million 2005
87 El SalvadorEl Salvador 4.11 million 2005
88 ZambiaZambia 4.08 million 2005
89 Puerto RicoPuerto Rico 3.82 million 2005
90 UgandaUganda 3.63 million 2005
91 NorwayNorway 3.58 million 2005
92 New ZealandNew Zealand 3.53 million 2005
93 United Arab EmiratesUAE 3.48 million 2005
94 ParaguayParaguay 3.45 million 2005
95 BeninBenin 3.38 million 2005
96 HondurasHonduras 3.35 million 2005
97 HaitiHaiti 3.31 million 2005
98 FinlandFinland 3.21 million 2005
99 UruguayUruguay 3.19 million 2005
100 GuineaGuinea 3.1 million 2005
101 LebanonLebanon 3.1 million 2005
102 NicaraguaNicaragua 3.04 million 2005
103 SlovakiaSlovakia 3.03 million 2005
104 Sri LankaSri Lanka 2.96 million 2005
105 SomaliaSomalia 2.9 million 2005
106 CambodiaCambodia 2.77 million 2005
107 Costa RicaCosta Rica 2.67 million 2005
108 IrelandIreland 2.52 million 2005
109 CroatiaCroatia 2.51 million 2005
110 KuwaitKuwait 2.49 million 2005
111 ChadChad 2.47 million 2005
112 TogoTogo 2.46 million 2005
113 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 2.42 million 2005
114 Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the 2.41 million 2005
115 NigerNiger 2.34 million 2005
116 GeorgiaGeorgia 2.34 million 2005
117 PanamaPanama 2.29 million 2005
118 LithuaniaLithuania 2.27 million 2005
119 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 2.25 million 2005
120 TurkmenistanTurkmenistan 2.23 million 2005
121 MalawiMalawi 2.22 million 2005
122 MoldovaMoldova 1.96 million 2005
123 ArmeniaArmenia 1.93 million 2005
124 LiberiaLiberia 1.91 million 2005
125 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 1.84 million 2005
126 OmanOman 1.84 million 2005
127 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ 1.79 million 2005
128 RwandaRwanda 1.74 million 2005
129 TajikistanTajikistan 1.61 million 2005
130 LatviaLatvia 1.56 million 2005
131 Central African RepublicCentral Africa 1.53 million 2005
132 MongoliaMongolia 1.45 million 2005
133 AlbaniaAlbania 1.42 million 2005
134 JamaicaJamaica 1.41 million 2005
135 MauritaniaMauritania 1.24 million 2005
136 LaosLaos 1.22 million 2005
137 GabonGabon 1.16 million 2005
138 SloveniaSlovenia 1.02 million 2005
139 BotswanaBotswana 1.01 million 2005
140 EstoniaEstonia 930,155.1 2005
141 EritreaEritrea 853,863.3 2005
142 The GambiaThe Gambia 817,705.6 2005
143 Papua New GuineaPapua NG 788,876.5 2005
144 QatarQatar 775,451.3 2005
145 BurundiBurundi 754,751.5 2005
146 NamibiaNamibia 712,969.4 2005
147 BahrainBahrain 701,185.4 2005
148 DjiboutiDjibouti 682,840.2 2005
149 MauritiusMauritius 527,139.3 2005
150 CyprusCyprus 525,155.4 2005
151 Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau 469,557.8 2005
152 MacauMacau 460,162 2005
153 FijiFiji 430,634.7 2005
154 MaltaMalta 384,535.5 2005
155 LuxembourgLuxembourg 378,155.5 2005
156 LesothoLesotho 335,621.8 2005
157 SurinameSuriname 331,986.9 2005
158 The BahamasThe Bahamas 292,048.9 2005
159 Cape VerdeCape Verde 290,400.4 2005
160 IcelandIceland 275,384 2005
161 BruneiBrunei 274,757 2005
162 SwazilandSwaziland 272,571 2005
163 East TimorEast Timor 258,517.7 2005
164 ComorosComoros 222,181.1 2005
165 GuyanaGuyana 211,843.5 2005
166 Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea 195,868.9 2005
167 GuamGuam 159,456.9 2005
168 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 159,238.8 2005
169 New CaledoniaNew Caledonia 149,363.4 2005
170 BarbadosBarbados 142,056 2005
171 BelizeBelize 140,939.4 2005
172 French PolynesiaFr. Polynesia 132,663.8 2005
173 Netherlands AntillesN. Antilles 128,589.8 2005
174 Virgin IslandsVirgin Islands 102,402.9 2005
175 MaldivesMaldives 97,442.61 2005
176 Sao Tome and PrincipeSoa Tome+ 90,783.34 2005
177 Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands 81,216.14 2005
178 BhutanBhutan 70,666.82 2005
179 BermudaBermuda 63,244.67 2005
180 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSt Vincent+ 54,644.41 2005
181 DominicaDominica 52,488 2005
182 VanuatuVanuatu 49,671.25 2005
183 GreenlandGreenland 47,199.11 2005
184 KiribatiKiribati 46,926 2005
185 Saint LuciaSaint Lucia 45,482.32 2005
186 SeychellesSeychelles 44,697.55 2005
187 Marshall IslandsMarshall Isl. 42,198.49 2005
188 SamoaSamoa 41,436.41 2005
189 GrenadaGrenada 32,589 2005
190 Antigua and BarbudaAntigua+ 32,369.33 2005
191 Federated States of MicronesiaMicronesia 24,638.6 2005
192 TongaTonga 24,554.64 2005
193 Saint Kitts and NevisSt Kitts+ 15,456 2005

Citation

"All countries compared for People > Urban population", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Urban-population

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