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People > Urban population > % of total: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Urban population (% of total). Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
=1 Monaco 100% 2012
=1 Hong Kong 100% 2012
=1 Macau 100% 2012
=1 Bermuda 100% 2012
=1 Cayman Islands 100% 2012
=1 Singapore 100% 2012
7 Puerto Rico 98.96% 2012
8 Qatar 98.89% 2012
9 Kuwait 98.27% 2012
10 Belgium 97.51% 2012
11 Malta 94.98% 2012
12 San Marino 94.14% 2012
13 Turks and Caicos Islands 94.07% 2012
14 Iceland 93.83% 2012
15 Venezuela 93.7% 2012
16 American Samoa 93.43% 2012
17 Guam 93.24% 2012
18 Argentina 92.64% 2012
19 Uruguay 92.64% 2012
20 Israel 91.94% 2012
21 Japan 91.73% 2012
22 Northern Mariana Islands 91.57% 2012
23 Chile 89.35% 2012
24 Australia 89.34% 2012
25 Bahrain 88.76% 2012
26 Lebanon 87.36% 2012
27 Denmark 87.07% 2012
28 Andorra 86.75% 2012
29 Gabon 86.46% 2012
30 New Zealand 86.29% 2012
31 France 86.26% 2012
32 Luxembourg 85.64% 2012
33 Sweden 85.36% 2012
34 Greenland 84.93% 2012
35 Brazil 84.87% 2012
36 Palau 84.86% 2012
37 United Arab Emirates 84.62% 2012
38 The Bahamas 84.45% 2012
39 Finland 83.82% 2012
40 Netherlands 83.52% 2012
41 South Korea 83.47% 2012
42 Jordan 82.95% 2012
43 United States 82.62% 2012
44 Saudi Arabia 82.5% 2012
45 Canada 80.77% 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 80.54% 2012
46 United Kingdom 79.76% 2012
47 Norway 79.65% 2012
48 Mexico 78.39% 2012
49 Libya 77.91% 2012
High income OECD countries average (profile) 77.87% 2012
OPEC countries average (profile) 77.77% 2012
50 Peru 77.58% 2012
51 Spain 77.57% 2012
52 Djibouti 77.16% 2012
53 Brunei 76.32% 2012
54 Panama 75.78% 2012
55 Colombia 75.57% 2012
56 Belarus 75.43% 2012
57 Cuba 75.17% 2012
Non-religious countries average (profile) 74.46% 2012
58 Germany 74.07% 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 74.07% 2012
59 European Union 74.07% 2012
60 Russia 74% 2012
61 Switzerland 73.78% 2012
62 Algeria 73.71% 2012
63 Oman 73.69% 2012
64 Bulgaria 73.64% 2012
65 Czech Republic 73.42% 2012
66 Malaysia 73.36% 2012
Eurozone average (profile) 73.24% 2012
Tourist destinations average (profile) 73.21% 2012
European Union average (profile) 72.37% 2012
67 Turkey 72.33% 2012
68 Marshall Islands 72.15% 2012
NATO countries average (profile) 71.93% 2012
Western Europe average (profile) 71% 2012
69 Cyprus 70.71% 2012
70 Dominican Republic 70.21% 2012
71 Suriname 70.12% 2012
Europe average (profile) 70.04% 2012
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 69.93% 2012
72 Hungary 69.91% 2012
73 Estonia 69.57% 2012
74 Mongolia 69.35% 2012
75 Iran 69.23% 2012
76 Ukraine 69.08% 2012
77 Italy 68.58% 2012
78 Ecuador 67.98% 2012
79 Austria 67.88% 2012
80 Latvia 67.71% 2012
81 Dominica 67.3% 2012
82 Lithuania 67.23% 2012
83 Bolivia 67.22% 2012
84 Tunisia 66.53% 2012
85 Iraq 66.47% 2012
Emerging markets average (profile) 66.4% 2012
Cold countries average (profile) 65.97% 2012
86 El Salvador 65.25% 2012
87 Costa Rica 65.1% 2012
Catholic countries average (profile) 64.4% 2012
88 Armenia 64.16% 2012
Potential Future EU Members average (profile) 64.15% 2012
89 Republic of the Congo 64.08% 2012
90 Montenegro 63.48% 2012
91 Cape Verde 63.32% 2012
92 Sao Tome and Principe 63.31% 2012
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 63.07% 2012
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 62.97% 2012
93 Ireland 62.51% 2012
94 Paraguay 62.44% 2012
95 South Africa 62.43% 2012
96 Botswana 62.25% 2012
97 Greece 61.71% 2012
98 New Caledonia 61.61% 2012
99 Portugal 61.58% 2012
100 Poland 60.84% 2012
Eastern Europe average (profile) 60.78% 2012
Christian countries average (profile) 60.74% 2012
101 North Korea 60.47% 2012
102 Angola 59.91% 2012
103 Republic of Macedonia 59.44% 2012
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 58.5% 2012
104 Croatia 58.11% 2012
105 Nicaragua 57.86% 2012
106 The Gambia 57.76% 2012
107 Morocco 57.41% 2012
108 Serbia 56.73% 2012
109 Syria 56.46% 2012
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 56.23% 2012
110 Slovakia 54.73% 2012
111 Haiti 54.64% 2012
112 Albania 54.45% 2012
Muslim countries average (profile) 54.43% 2012
Religious countries average (profile) 54.22% 2012
113 Seychelles 54.01% 2012
114 Azerbaijan 53.89% 2012
115 Kazakhstan 53.54% 2012
116 Georgia 52.98% 2012
117 Romania 52.85% 2012
118 Honduras 52.73% 2012
119 Cameroon 52.66% 2012
120 Fiji 52.63% 2012
121 Ghana 52.52% 2012
122 Jamaica 52.16% 2012
123 Cote d'Ivoire 52% 2012
124 China 51.78% 2012
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 51.57% 2012
125 French Polynesia 51.45% 2012
126 Indonesia 51.45% 2012
127 Tuvalu 50.98% 2012
Hot countries average (profile) 50.83% 2012
Former British colonies average (profile) 50.54% 2012
128 Isle of Man 50.51% 2012
129 Guatemala 50.24% 2012
130 Nigeria 50.23% 2012
131 Slovenia 49.9% 2012
132 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 49.7% 2012
133 Philippines 49.12% 2012
134 Turkmenistan 49.07% 2012
135 Bosnia and Herzegovina 48.81% 2012
136 Liberia 48.56% 2012
137 Moldova 48.38% 2012
Former French colonies average (profile) 47.2% 2012
138 Aruba 46.97% 2012
139 Benin 45.56% 2012
140 Barbados 44.91% 2012
141 Belize 44.59% 2012
142 Guinea-Bissau 44.57% 2012
Landlocked countries average (profile) 44.36% 2012
143 Kiribati 44.07% 2012
144 Egypt 43.7% 2012
145 Senegal 42.87% 2012
146 Maldives 42.23% 2012
147 Mauritius 41.82% 2012
148 Mauritania 41.79% 2012
149 Faeroe Islands 41.35% 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 39.95% 2012
150 Equatorial Guinea 39.69% 2012
151 Sierra Leone 39.64% 2012
152 Zambia 39.61% 2012
153 Grenada 39.49% 2012
154 Central African Republic 39.35% 2012
155 Zimbabwe 39.11% 2012
156 Namibia 38.96% 2012
failed states average (profile) 38.89% 2012
157 Togo 38.51% 2012
158 Somalia 38.23% 2012
159 Pakistan 36.55% 2012
160 Bhutan 36.34% 2012
161 Uzbekistan 36.29% 2012
162 Guinea 35.94% 2012
163 Mali 35.57% 2012
164 Kyrgyzstan 35.48% 2012
165 Laos 35.32% 2012
166 Democratic Republic of the Congo 34.83% 2012
167 Thailand 34.49% 2012
168 Sudan 33.39% 2012
South and Central Asia average (profile) 33.31% 2012
169 Burma 33.22% 2012
170 Madagascar 33.21% 2012
171 Yemen 32.91% 2012
172 Saint Kitts and Nevis 32.11% 2012
173 Vietnam 31.68% 2012
174 India 31.66% 2012
175 Mozambique 31.47% 2012
South Asia average (profile) 31.46% 2012
176 Channel Islands 31.36% 2012
177 Antigua and Barbuda 29.87% 2012
178 Bangladesh 28.89% 2012
179 East Timor 28.73% 2012
180 Guyana 28.49% 2012
181 Lesotho 28.3% 2012
182 Comoros 28.17% 2012
183 Burkina Faso 27.35% 2012
184 Tanzania 27.21% 2012
185 Tajikistan 26.61% 2012
186 Vanuatu 25.22% 2012
187 Kenya 24.4% 2012
188 Afghanistan 23.86% 2012
189 Tonga 23.56% 2012
190 Federated States of Micronesia 22.71% 2012
191 Chad 21.92% 2012
192 Eritrea 21.83% 2012
193 Swaziland 21.25% 2012
194 Solomon Islands 20.92% 2012
195 Cambodia 20.19% 2012
196 Samoa 19.69% 2012
197 Rwanda 19.43% 2012
198 South Sudan 18.25% 2012
199 Niger 18.12% 2012
200 Nepal 17.34% 2012
201 Ethiopia 17.28% 2012
202 Saint Lucia 16.97% 2012
203 Uganda 16% 2012
204 Malawi 15.85% 2012
205 Sri Lanka 15.21% 2012
206 Liechtenstein 14.38% 2012
207 Trinidad and Tobago 13.98% 2012
208 Papua New Guinea 12.57% 2012
209 Burundi 11.21% 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Urban population > % of total. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", United Nations, World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Urban-population/%-of-total

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