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People > Urban population growth > Annual %: 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 RwandaRwanda 7.6% 2005
2 East TimorEast Timor 6.88% 2005
3 BurundiBurundi 6.42% 2005
4 BhutanBhutan 6.03% 2005
5 AfghanistanAfghanistan 5.82% 2005
6 EritreaEritrea 5.6% 2005
7 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 5.32% 2005
8 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 5.11% 2005
9 NepalNepal 5.1% 2005
10 CambodiaCambodia 4.84% 2005
11 MaliMali 4.68% 2005
12 ChadChad 4.65% 2005
13 MalawiMalawi 4.63% 2005
14 United Arab EmiratesUAE 4.63% 2005
15 QatarQatar 4.62% 2005
16 YemenYemen 4.53% 2005
17 The GambiaThe Gambia 4.43% 2005
18 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 4.43% 2005
19 SomaliaSomalia 4.34% 2005
20 TogoTogo 4.34% 2005
21 SudanSudan 4.31% 2005
22 UgandaUganda 4.31% 2005
South Asia averageSouth Asia average 4.15% 2005
23 AngolaAngola 4.12% 2005
24 MozambiqueMozambique 4.11% 2005
25 Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands 4.07% 2005
26 NigerNiger 4.05% 2005
27 BeninBenin 4% 2005
28 NigeriaNigeria 3.97% 2005
29 IndonesiaIndonesia 3.93% 2005
30 LaosLaos 3.93% 2005
31 Sao Tome and PrincipeSoa Tome+ 3.9% 2005
32 MaldivesMaldives 3.89% 2005
33 ComorosComoros 3.86% 2005
34 Cape VerdeCape Verde 3.69% 2005
35 GhanaGhana 3.65% 2005
36 Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the 3.58% 2005
37 Marshall IslandsMarshall Isl. 3.56% 2005
Failed states averageFailed states average 3.53% 2005
38 VanuatuVanuatu 3.47% 2005
39 CameroonCameroon 3.46% 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa averageSub-Saharan Africa average 3.45% 2005
40 MalaysiaMalaysia 3.45% 2005
41 BelizeBelize 3.45% 2005
42 PakistanPakistan 3.45% 2005
43 TanzaniaTanzania 3.43% 2005
44 BangladeshBangladesh 3.38% 2005
45 GuineaGuinea 3.37% 2005
46 GuatemalaGuatemala 3.34% 2005
47 KenyaKenya 3.3% 2005
48 MadagascarMadagascar 3.29% 2005
Former French colonies averageFormer French colonies average 3.23% 2005
49 EthiopiaEthiopia 3.22% 2005
OPEC countries averageOPEC countries average 3.18% 2005
50 PanamaPanama 3.18% 2005
51 MauritaniaMauritania 3.12% 2005
52 HondurasHonduras 3.1% 2005
53 PhilippinesPhilippines 3.09% 2005
54 HaitiHaiti 3.09% 2005
55 KiribatiKiribati 3.08% 2005
56 KuwaitKuwait 3.06% 2005
Muslim countries averageMuslim countries average 3.02% 2005
57 ParaguayParaguay 2.99% 2005
58 ChinaChina 2.95% 2005
59 Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau 2.92% 2005
60 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 2.88% 2005
61 BruneiBrunei 2.85% 2005
62 SenegalSenegal 2.84% 2005
63 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 2.76% 2005
64 VietnamVietnam 2.76% 2005
65 JordanJordan 2.74% 2005
66 BurmaBurma 2.74% 2005
Hot countries averageHot countries average 2.72% 2005
South and Central Asia averageSouth and Central Asia average 2.7% 2005
67 IrelandIreland 2.67% 2005
68 SyriaSyria 2.65% 2005
69 BoliviaBolivia 2.65% 2005
70 NamibiaNamibia 2.64% 2005
71 LiberiaLiberia 2.63% 2005
72 AlgeriaAlgeria 2.63% 2005
73 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 2.62% 2005
Former British colonies averageFormer British colonies average 2.62% 2005
74 Costa RicaCosta Rica 2.61% 2005
75 CyprusCyprus 2.61% 2005
76 Antigua and BarbudaAntigua+ 2.61% 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa averageMiddle Eastern and North Africa average 2.6% 2005
East Asia and Pacific averageEast Asia and Pacific average 2.53% 2005
77 New CaledoniaNew Caledonia 2.47% 2005
78 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 2.46% 2005
79 DjiboutiDjibouti 2.43% 2005
80 GabonGabon 2.41% 2005
81 MoroccoMorocco 2.38% 2005
82 IraqIraq 2.37% 2005
83 SingaporeSingapore 2.37% 2005
84 LibyaLibya 2.36% 2005
85 Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea 2.32% 2005
86 Papua New GuineaPapua NG 2.28% 2005
Sparsely populated countries averageSparsely populated countries average 2.26% 2005
87 EcuadorEcuador 2.23% 2005
88 El SalvadorEl Salvador 2.21% 2005
89 VenezuelaVenezuela 2.2% 2005
90 IranIran 2.19% 2005
91 AlbaniaAlbania 2.17% 2005
Former Spanish colonies averageFormer Spanish colonies average 2.12% 2005
Catholic countries averageCatholic countries average 2.12% 2005
92 IndiaIndia 2.07% 2005
93 BrazilBrazil 2.06% 2005
94 TurkeyTurkey 2.05% 2005
95 EgyptEgypt 2.04% 2005
Religious countries averageReligious countries average 2% 2005
96 South AfricaSouth Africa 1.94% 2005
97 ColombiaColombia 1.93% 2005
98 BahrainBahrain 1.89% 2005
99 TurkmenistanTurkmenistan 1.88% 2005
100 GuamGuam 1.87% 2005
Christian countries averageChristian countries average 1.83% 2005
Latin America and Caribbean averageLatin America and Caribbean average 1.82% 2005
101 FijiFiji 1.81% 2005
102 IsraelIsrael 1.79% 2005
103 Saint Kitts and NevisSt Kitts+ 1.77% 2005
104 SpainSpain 1.75% 2005
105 ZambiaZambia 1.75% 2005
106 ZimbabweZimbabwe 1.74% 2005
107 PeruPeru 1.74% 2005
Heavily indebted countries averageHeavily indebted countries average 1.73% 2005
108 SeychellesSeychelles 1.73% 2005
109 The BahamasThe Bahamas 1.69% 2005
110 IcelandIceland 1.69% 2005
111 SwazilandSwaziland 1.66% 2005
112 ThailandThailand 1.59% 2005
113 MongoliaMongolia 1.59% 2005
114 PortugalPortugal 1.57% 2005
115 TunisiaTunisia 1.55% 2005
116 Central African RepublicCentral Africa 1.5% 2005
117 ChileChile 1.45% 2005
118 AustraliaAustralia 1.4% 2005
119 MexicoMexico 1.36% 2005
120 United StatesUnited States 1.36% 2005
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average 1.33% 2005
121 BarbadosBarbados 1.32% 2005
122 Netherlands AntillesN. Antilles 1.3% 2005
123 OmanOman 1.27% 2005
124 French PolynesiaFr. Polynesia 1.27% 2005
125 BotswanaBotswana 1.24% 2005
126 DominicaDominica 1.23% 2005
127 KazakhstanKazakhstan 1.23% 2005
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average 1.21% 2005
128 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 1.21% 2005
129 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 1.21% 2005
130 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 1.2% 2005
131 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSt Vincent+ 1.18% 2005
132 LebanonLebanon 1.17% 2005
133 ArgentinaArgentina 1.17% 2005
134 Saint LuciaSaint Lucia 1.15% 2005
135 CanadaCanada 1.14% 2005
136 NicaraguaNicaragua 1.13% 2005
137 SamoaSamoa 1.12% 2005
138 SurinameSuriname 1.11% 2005
139 NetherlandsNetherlands 1.09% 2005
140 Puerto RicoPuerto Rico 1.05% 2005
141 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ 1.04% 2005
142 New ZealandNew Zealand 1.04% 2005
143 NorwayNorway 1.02% 2005
144 TongaTonga 0.99% 2005
145 JamaicaJamaica 0.96% 2005
146 MaltaMalta 0.95% 2005
147 North KoreaNorth Korea 0.92% 2005
148 Hong KongHong Kong 0.88% 2005
149 ItalyItaly 0.86% 2005
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 0.842% 2005
150 UzbekistanUzbekistan 0.84% 2005
151 UruguayUruguay 0.84% 2005
152 FranceFrance 0.81% 2005
Eurozone averageEurozone average 0.794% 2005
153 LesothoLesotho 0.79% 2005
Cold countries averageCold countries average 0.784% 2005
154 AustriaAustria 0.77% 2005
155 South KoreaSouth Korea 0.74% 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 0.721% 2005
156 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 0.72% 2005
157 Federated States of MicronesiaMicronesia 0.72% 2005
158 MauritiusMauritius 0.66% 2005
159 MacauMacau 0.64% 2005
NATO countries averageNATO average 0.574% 2005
160 BelgiumBelgium 0.57% 2005
Europe averageEurope average 0.552% 2005
European Union averageEuropean Union average 0.541% 2005
161 LuxembourgLuxembourg 0.51% 2005
162 GreeceGreece 0.45% 2005
163 GrenadaGrenada 0.45% 2005
164 SwedenSweden 0.4% 2005
165 DenmarkDenmark 0.39% 2005
166 BermudaBermuda 0.36% 2005
167 GreenlandGreenland 0.35% 2005
168 FinlandFinland 0.34% 2005
169 CroatiaCroatia 0.33% 2005
170 HungaryHungary 0.32% 2005
171 Virgin IslandsVirgin Islands 0.28% 2005
172 SloveniaSlovenia 0.25% 2005
173 TajikistanTajikistan 0.22% 2005
174 CubaCuba 0.19% 2005
175 JapanJapan 0.19% 2005
Former Soviet republics averageFormer Soviet republics average 0.135% 2005
176 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 0.13% 2005
Eastern Europe averageEastern Europe average 0.112% 2005
177 BelarusBelarus 0.11% 2005
178 PolandPoland 0.09% 2005
179 SlovakiaSlovakia 0.05% 2005
180 Sri LankaSri Lanka 0.04% 2005
181 Serbia and MontenegroSerbia+ -0.03% 2005
182 MoldovaMoldova -0.03% 2005
183 GermanyGermany -0.03% 2005
184 GuyanaGuyana -0.15% 2005
185 BulgariaBulgaria -0.21% 2005
186 EstoniaEstonia -0.3% 2005
187 UkraineUkraine -0.57% 2005
188 RomaniaRomania -0.57% 2005
189 RussiaRussia -0.62% 2005
190 LatviaLatvia -0.62% 2005
191 ArmeniaArmenia -0.64% 2005
192 LithuaniaLithuania -0.74% 2005
193 GeorgiaGeorgia -1.16% 2005

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