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STAT France United States HISTORY
Rate of urbanization 0.8%
Ranked 168th.
1.3%
Ranked 137th. 63% more than France
Urban areas over 1,000,000 4
Ranked 24th.
41
Ranked 3rd. 10 times more than France
Urban areas over 1,000,000 per million people 0.0607
Ranked 77th.
0.129
Ranked 31st. 2 times more than France
Urban areas over 2,000,000 1
Ranked 69th.
21
Ranked 2nd. 21 times more than France
Urban areas over 2,000,000 per million people 0.0152
Ranked 70th.
0.0663
Ranked 24th. 4 times more than France
Urban areas over 500,000 10
Ranked 17th.
74
Ranked 3rd. 7 times more than France
Urban areas over 500,000 per million people 0.152
Ranked 73th.
0.234
Ranked 29th. 54% more than France
Urban population 82,216
Ranked 63th.
84,460
Ranked 54th. 3% more than France

Urban population per thousand people 1.31e-06
Ranked 184th. 5 times more than United States
2.64e-07
Ranked 214th.

SOURCES: Wikipedia: Urbanization by country (Countries) ([1] United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs); Demographia World Urban Areas (Built-Up Urban Areas and World Agglomerations): 10th Annual Edition, May 2014 Revision, Table 1, p. 20 ff.); Demographia World Urban Areas (Built-Up Urban Areas and World Agglomerations): 10th Annual Edition, May 2014 Revision, Table 1, p. 20 ff.; Wikipedia: List of urban areas by population (Number of urban areas by country) (Demographia World Urban Areas (World Agglomerations): 9th Annual Edition, March 2013); Wikipedia: List of urban areas by population (Number of urban areas by country) (Demographia World Urban Areas (World Agglomerations): 9th Annual Edition, March 2013). 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 Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Population 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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