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People > Urban and rural Stats: compare key data on China & United States

Definitions

  • Female rural population: Total number of females living in rural areas by country.
  • Female urban population: Total number of females living in urban areas by country.
  • Females living in cities proper: Total number of females living in cities proper. The UN definition for city proper varies for each country but usually refers to a locality with legal boundaries, some form of local government and does not include its outlying suburbs and districts. Numbers only include cities proper with a population over 100,000.
  • Females living in cities proper per thousand people: Total number of females living in cities proper. The UN definition for city proper varies for each country but usually refers to a locality with legal boundaries, some form of local government and does not include its outlying suburbs and districts. Numbers only include cities proper with a population over 100,000. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Male rural population: Total number of males living in rural areas by country.
  • Male rural population per thousand people: Total number of males living in rural areas by country. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Male urban population: Total number of males living in urban areas by country.
  • Male urban population per thousand people: Total number of males living in urban areas by country. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Males living in cities proper: Total number of males living in cities proper. The UN definition for city proper varies for each country but usually refers to a locality with legal boundaries, some form of local government and does not include its outlying suburbs and districts. Numbers only include cities proper with a population over 100,000.
  • Males living in cities proper per thousand people: Total number of males living in cities proper. The UN definition for city proper varies for each country but usually refers to a locality with legal boundaries, some form of local government and does not include its outlying suburbs and districts. Numbers only include cities proper with a population over 100,000. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Population living in cities proper: Each city population by sex, city and city type.
  • Rural population: Total population living in rural areas by country.
  • Rural population per thousand people: Total population living in rural areas by country. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Urban population: Total population living in urban areas by country.
  • Urban population per thousand people: Total population living in urban areas by country. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Female urban population per thousand people: Total number of females living in urban areas by country. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Female rural population per thousand people: Total number of females living in rural areas by country. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
STAT China United States HISTORY
Female rural population 378.83 million
Ranked 1st. 13 times more than United States
29.41 million
Ranked 3rd.

Female urban population 223.51 million
Ranked 1st. 75% more than United States
127.55 million
Ranked 1st.

Females living in cities proper 332,855
Ranked 2nd. 3 times more than United States
103,121
Ranked 24th.

Females living in cities proper per thousand people 0.264
Ranked 21st.
0.333
Ranked 51st. 26% more than China

Male rural population 405.01 million
Ranked 1st. 13 times more than United States
30.08 million
Ranked 3rd.

Male rural population per thousand people 320.76
Ranked 16th. 3 times more than United States
97.25
Ranked 61st.

Male urban population 235.26 million
Ranked 1st. 93% more than United States
121.7 million
Ranked 1st.

Male urban population per thousand people 186.33
Ranked 61st.
393.43
Ranked 15th. 2 times more than China

Males living in cities proper 358,839
Ranked 1st. 4 times more than United States
92,855
Ranked 27th.

Males living in cities proper per thousand people 0.284
Ranked 21st.
0.3
Ranked 51st. 6% more than China

Population living in cities proper 588.45 million
Ranked 1st. 7 times more than United States
85.41 million
Ranked 2nd.

Rural population 649.39 million
Ranked 1st. 11 times more than United States
59.49 million
Ranked 5th.

Rural population per thousand people 480.78
Ranked 15th. 2 times more than United States
192.33
Ranked 67th.

Urban population 701.3 million
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than United States
249.25 million
Ranked 2nd.

Urban population per thousand people 519.22
Ranked 16th.
805.79
Ranked 17th. 55% more than China

Female urban population per thousand people 177.01
Ranked 64th.
412.36
Ranked 12th. 2 times more than China

Female rural population per thousand people 300.03
Ranked 19th. 3 times more than United States
95.08
Ranked 60th.

SOURCES: United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. 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.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. 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.

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