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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 Rwanda 7.6% 2005
2 East Timor 6.88% 2005
3 Burundi 6.42% 2005
4 Bhutan 6.03% 2005
5 Afghanistan 5.82% 2005
6 Eritrea 5.6% 2005
7 Sierra Leone 5.32% 2005
8 Burkina Faso 5.11% 2005
9 Nepal 5.1% 2005
10 Cambodia 4.84% 2005
11 Mali 4.68% 2005
12 Chad 4.65% 2005
=13 Malawi 4.63% 2005
=13 United Arab Emirates 4.63% 2005
15 Qatar 4.62% 2005
16 Yemen 4.53% 2005
=17 The Gambia 4.43% 2005
=17 Democratic Republic of the Congo 4.43% 2005
=19 Somalia 4.34% 2005
=19 Togo 4.34% 2005
=21 Sudan 4.31% 2005
=21 Uganda 4.31% 2005
South Asia average (profile) 4.15% 2005
23 Angola 4.12% 2005
24 Mozambique 4.11% 2005
25 Solomon Islands 4.07% 2005
26 Niger 4.05% 2005
27 Benin 4% 2005
28 Nigeria 3.97% 2005
=29 Indonesia 3.93% 2005
=29 Laos 3.93% 2005
31 Sao Tome and Principe 3.9% 2005
32 Maldives 3.89% 2005
33 Comoros 3.86% 2005
34 Cape Verde 3.69% 2005
35 Ghana 3.65% 2005
36 Congo, Republic of the 3.58% 2005
37 Marshall Islands 3.56% 2005
failed states average (profile) 3.53% 2005
38 Vanuatu 3.47% 2005
39 Cameroon 3.46% 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 3.45% 2005
=40 Malaysia 3.45% 2005
=40 Belize 3.45% 2005
=40 Pakistan 3.45% 2005
43 Tanzania 3.43% 2005
44 Bangladesh 3.38% 2005
45 Guinea 3.37% 2005
46 Guatemala 3.34% 2005
47 Kenya 3.3% 2005
48 Madagascar 3.29% 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 3.23% 2005
49 Ethiopia 3.22% 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 3.18% 2005
50 Panama 3.18% 2005
51 Mauritania 3.12% 2005
52 Honduras 3.1% 2005
=53 Philippines 3.09% 2005
=53 Haiti 3.09% 2005
55 Kiribati 3.08% 2005
56 Kuwait 3.06% 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 3.02% 2005
57 Paraguay 2.99% 2005
58 China 2.95% 2005
59 Guinea-Bissau 2.92% 2005
60 Saudi Arabia 2.88% 2005
61 Brunei 2.85% 2005
62 Senegal 2.84% 2005
=63 Dominican Republic 2.76% 2005
=63 Vietnam 2.76% 2005
=65 Jordan 2.74% 2005
=65 Burma 2.74% 2005
Hot countries average (profile) 2.72% 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 2.7% 2005
67 Ireland 2.67% 2005
=68 Syria 2.65% 2005
=68 Bolivia 2.65% 2005
70 Namibia 2.64% 2005
=71 Liberia 2.63% 2005
=71 Algeria 2.63% 2005
73 Trinidad and Tobago 2.62% 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 2.62% 2005
=74 Costa Rica 2.61% 2005
=74 Cyprus 2.61% 2005
=74 Antigua and Barbuda 2.61% 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 2.6% 2005
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 2.53% 2005
77 New Caledonia 2.47% 2005
78 Cote d'Ivoire 2.46% 2005
79 Djibouti 2.43% 2005
80 Gabon 2.41% 2005
81 Morocco 2.38% 2005
=82 Iraq 2.37% 2005
=82 Singapore 2.37% 2005
84 Libya 2.36% 2005
85 Equatorial Guinea 2.32% 2005
86 Papua New Guinea 2.28% 2005
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 2.26% 2005
87 Ecuador 2.23% 2005
88 El Salvador 2.21% 2005
89 Venezuela 2.2% 2005
90 Iran 2.19% 2005
91 Albania 2.17% 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 2.12% 2005
Catholic countries average (profile) 2.12% 2005
92 India 2.07% 2005
93 Brazil 2.06% 2005
94 Turkey 2.05% 2005
95 Egypt 2.04% 2005
Religious countries average (profile) 2% 2005
96 South Africa 1.94% 2005
97 Colombia 1.93% 2005
98 Bahrain 1.89% 2005
99 Turkmenistan 1.88% 2005
100 Guam 1.87% 2005
Christian countries average (profile) 1.83% 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 1.82% 2005
101 Fiji 1.81% 2005
102 Israel 1.79% 2005
103 Saint Kitts and Nevis 1.77% 2005
=104 Spain 1.75% 2005
=104 Zambia 1.75% 2005
=106 Zimbabwe 1.74% 2005
=106 Peru 1.74% 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 1.73% 2005
108 Seychelles 1.73% 2005
=109 The Bahamas 1.69% 2005
=109 Iceland 1.69% 2005
111 Swaziland 1.66% 2005
=112 Thailand 1.59% 2005
=112 Mongolia 1.59% 2005
114 Portugal 1.57% 2005
115 Tunisia 1.55% 2005
116 Central African Republic 1.5% 2005
117 Chile 1.45% 2005
118 Australia 1.4% 2005
=119 Mexico 1.36% 2005
=119 United States 1.36% 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 1.33% 2005
121 Barbados 1.32% 2005
122 Netherlands Antilles 1.3% 2005
=123 Oman 1.27% 2005
=123 French Polynesia 1.27% 2005
125 Botswana 1.24% 2005
=126 Dominica 1.23% 2005
=126 Kazakhstan 1.23% 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 1.21% 2005
=128 Azerbaijan 1.21% 2005
=128 Kyrgyzstan 1.21% 2005
130 Switzerland 1.2% 2005
131 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1.18% 2005
=132 Lebanon 1.17% 2005
=132 Argentina 1.17% 2005
134 Saint Lucia 1.15% 2005
135 Canada 1.14% 2005
136 Nicaragua 1.13% 2005
137 Samoa 1.12% 2005
138 Suriname 1.11% 2005
139 Netherlands 1.09% 2005
140 Puerto Rico 1.05% 2005
=141 Bosnia and Herzegovina 1.04% 2005
=141 New Zealand 1.04% 2005
143 Norway 1.02% 2005
144 Tonga 0.99% 2005
145 Jamaica 0.96% 2005
146 Malta 0.95% 2005
147 North Korea 0.92% 2005
148 Hong Kong 0.88% 2005
149 Italy 0.86% 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 0.842% 2005
=150 Uzbekistan 0.84% 2005
=150 Uruguay 0.84% 2005
152 France 0.81% 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 0.794% 2005
153 Lesotho 0.79% 2005
Cold countries average (profile) 0.784% 2005
154 Austria 0.77% 2005
155 South Korea 0.74% 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 0.721% 2005
=156 United Kingdom 0.72% 2005
=156 Federated States of Micronesia 0.72% 2005
158 Mauritius 0.66% 2005
159 Macau 0.64% 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 0.574% 2005
160 Belgium 0.57% 2005
Europe average (profile) 0.552% 2005
European Union average (profile) 0.541% 2005
161 Luxembourg 0.51% 2005
=162 Greece 0.45% 2005
=162 Grenada 0.45% 2005
164 Sweden 0.4% 2005
165 Denmark 0.39% 2005
166 Bermuda 0.36% 2005
167 Greenland 0.35% 2005
168 Finland 0.34% 2005
169 Croatia 0.33% 2005
170 Hungary 0.32% 2005
171 Virgin Islands 0.28% 2005
172 Slovenia 0.25% 2005
173 Tajikistan 0.22% 2005
=174 Cuba 0.19% 2005
=174 Japan 0.19% 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 0.135% 2005
176 Czech Republic 0.13% 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 0.112% 2005
177 Belarus 0.11% 2005
178 Poland 0.09% 2005
179 Slovakia 0.05% 2005
180 Sri Lanka 0.04% 2005
=181 Serbia and Montenegro -0.03% 2005
=181 Moldova -0.03% 2005
=181 Germany -0.03% 2005
184 Guyana -0.15% 2005
185 Bulgaria -0.21% 2005
186 Estonia -0.3% 2005
=187 Ukraine -0.57% 2005
=187 Romania -0.57% 2005
=189 Russia -0.62% 2005
=189 Latvia -0.62% 2005
191 Armenia -0.64% 2005
192 Lithuania -0.74% 2005
193 Georgia -1.16% 2005

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