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People > Urban population per 1000: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Urban population is the midyear population of areas defined as urban in each country and reported to the United Nations. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Kuwait 1,085.37 2005
2 Hong Kong 1,019.14 2005
3 Singapore 1,017.82 2005
4 Guam 1,006.67 2005
5 Puerto Rico 999.16 2005
6 Bermuda 985.83 2005
7 Macau 982.94 2005
8 Belgium 972 2005
9 Uruguay 958.19 2005
10 Malta 952.2 2005
11 Qatar 944.34 2005
12 Venezuela 928.8 2005
13 Iceland 928.05 2005
14 Israel 915.14 2005
15 Argentina 903.31 2005
16 United Kingdom 897.03 2005
17 The Bahamas 887.45 2005
18 Libya 887.26 2005
19 Djibouti 879.29 2005
20 Australia 879.15 2005
21 Chile 873.71 2005
22 Denmark 855.45 2005
23 New Zealand 854.7 2005
24 Brazil 843.19 2005
25 Sweden 841.48 2005
26 Gabon 838.65 2005
27 United Arab Emirates 838.04 2005
28 Jordan 832.43 2005
29 Greenland 829 2005
30 Luxembourg 812.96 2005
31 South Korea 810.62 2005
32 Marshall Islands 810.61 2005
33 United States 810.44 2005
34 Netherlands 802 2005
35 Canada 800.68 2005
36 Bahrain 797.22 2005
37 Lebanon 776.93 2005
38 Norway 774 2005
39 Colombia 767.68 2005
40 Spain 767 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 761.89 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 761.56 2005
41 Saudi Arabia 758.46 2005
42 Cuba 753.48 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 752.67 2005
43 Germany 752 2005
44 Switzerland 752 2005
45 Brunei 747 2005
46 Dominica 744.07 2005
47 France 739.04 2005
48 Czech Republic 734.88 2005
49 Peru 732.42 2005
50 Belarus 730.41 2005
51 Russia 729.81 2005
52 Oman 727.66 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 723.72 2005
53 Turkey 715.94 2005
54 Mexico 707.54 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 704.84 2005
55 Iraq 703.95 2005
56 Bulgaria 700.01 2005
European Union average (profile) 698.08 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 695.08 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 692.51 2005
57 Estonia 691 2005
Europe average (profile) 682.84 2005
58 Panama 679.72 2005
59 Latvia 678 2005
60 El Salvador 677.61 2005
61 Ukraine 677.57 2005
62 Italy 676 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 674.84 2005
63 Lithuania 666 2005
64 Suriname 664.61 2005
65 Hungary 663 2005
66 Austria 660.44 2005
67 Malaysia 660.08 2005
68 Japan 658.01 2005
69 Tunisia 653 2005
70 Iran 650.87 2005
Cold countries average (profile) 646.56 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 644.32 2005
71 Armenia 641.3 2005
72 New Caledonia 637.23 2005
73 Dominican Republic 635.94 2005
74 Bolivia 630.15 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 621.64 2005
75 Poland 621 2005
76 Costa Rica 618.01 2005
Catholic countries average (profile) 615.12 2005
77 Algeria 612.36 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 612.33 2005
78 Finland 611 2005
79 Philippines 606.79 2005
80 Cape Verde 606.71 2005
81 Ireland 604.88 2005
82 Ecuador 602.99 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 598.44 2005
83 Greece 590 2005
84 South Africa 589.1 2005
85 Morocco 587.83 2005
86 Sao Tome and Principe 587.16 2005
87 Paraguay 584.45 2005
88 Liberia 583.4 2005
89 North Korea 581.71 2005
Christian countries average (profile) 577.49 2005
90 Portugal 576 2005
91 Mongolia 573.17 2005
92 Kazakhstan 572.96 2005
93 The Gambia 569.22 2005
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 567.25 2005
94 Croatia 565.17 2005
95 Slovakia 562 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 560.92 2005
96 Nicaragua 556.92 2005
97 Moldova 546.31 2005
Religious countries average (profile) 544.11 2005
98 Botswana 540.07 2005
99 Seychelles 539.17 2005
100 Romania 537 2005
101 Georgia 535.53 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 532.29 2005
102 Jamaica 531.82 2005
103 Syria 530.4 2005
104 Fiji 523.58 2005
105 French Polynesia 520.49 2005
106 Barbados 519.27 2005
107 Kiribati 518.7 2005
108 Belize 518.31 2005
109 Azerbaijan 514.76 2005
110 Angola 513.57 2005
111 Slovenia 510.01 2005
112 Cyprus 508.58 2005
113 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 502.48 2005
Hot countries average (profile) 496.4 2005
114 Ghana 494.29 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 492.74 2005
115 Cameroon 491.34 2005
116 Honduras 485.62 2005
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 479.11 2005
117 Indonesia 472.59 2005
118 Turkmenistan 470.31 2005
119 Cote d'Ivoire 469.66 2005
120 Guatemala 469.03 2005
121 Sudan 468.03 2005
122 Bosnia and Herzegovina 460.21 2005
123 Nigeria 454.18 2005
124 Togo 444.77 2005
125 Albania 444.56 2005
126 Egypt 441.45 2005
127 Sierra Leone 439.24 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 432.91 2005
128 Senegal 430.3 2005
129 Mauritius 424 2005
130 Benin 413.57 2005
131 China 404.24 2005
132 Mauritania 394.06 2005
133 Antigua and Barbuda 392.05 2005
134 Central African Republic 387.37 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 382.47 2005
failed states average (profile) 379.74 2005
135 Comoros 369.85 2005
136 Zimbabwe 367.44 2005
137 Uzbekistan 367.01 2005
138 Haiti 357.29 2005
139 Kyrgyzstan 356.68 2005
140 Zambia 356.06 2005
141 Namibia 351.73 2005
142 Mali 345.28 2005
143 Pakistan 344.14 2005
144 Somalia 342.06 2005
145 Democratic Republic of the Congo 341.92 2005
146 Guinea-Bissau 330.32 2005
147 Maldives 327.45 2005
148 Mozambique 325 2005
149 Equatorial Guinea 324.48 2005
150 Guinea 324 2005
151 Grenada 316.55 2005
152 Thailand 316.46 2005
153 Saint Kitts and Nevis 314.54 2005
154 Burma 308.06 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 300.48 2005
155 Yemen 284.32 2005
156 India 278.71 2005
157 Guyana 278.44 2005
158 Afghanistan 275.08 2005
159 Saint Lucia 274.97 2005
160 Madagascar 272.62 2005
161 Vietnam 266.32 2005
162 East Timor 262.96 2005
South Asia average (profile) 251.05 2005
163 Bangladesh 248.7 2005
164 Swaziland 246.75 2005
165 Chad 246.29 2005
166 Tonga 243.21 2005
167 Tanzania 238.91 2005
168 Vanuatu 237.24 2005
169 Tajikistan 236.16 2005
170 Federated States of Micronesia 232.01 2005
171 Samoa 230.29 2005
172 Laos 210.75 2005
173 Cambodia 207.54 2005
174 Kenya 198.15 2005
175 Rwanda 184.98 2005
176 Burkina Faso 180.35 2005
177 Niger 177.85 2005
178 Eritrea 175.91 2005
179 Lesotho 174.27 2005
180 Solomon Islands 173.06 2005
181 Malawi 171.46 2005
182 Nepal 169.5 2005
183 Sri Lanka 150.86 2005
184 Ethiopia 149.68 2005
185 Papua New Guinea 129.41 2005
186 Uganda 126.4 2005
187 Trinidad and Tobago 122.78 2005
188 Bhutan 108.65 2005
189 Burundi 97.13 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Urban population per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. 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-population-per-1000

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