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

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  • 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 South Africa United States HISTORY
Female rural population 11.31 million
Ranked 8th.
29.41 million
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than South Africa

Female urban population 12.28 million
Ranked 9th.
127.55 million
Ranked 1st. 10 times more than South Africa

Females living in cities proper 351,985
Ranked 1st. 3 times more than United States
103,121
Ranked 24th.

Females living in cities proper per thousand people 8.8
Ranked 5th. 26 times more than United States
0.333
Ranked 51st.

Male rural population 10.26 million
Ranked 10th.
30.08 million
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than South Africa

Male rural population per thousand people 225.28
Ranked 34th. 2 times more than United States
97.25
Ranked 61st.

Male urban population 11.61 million
Ranked 8th.
121.7 million
Ranked 1st. 10 times more than South Africa

Male urban population per thousand people 255.04
Ranked 48th.
393.43
Ranked 15th. 54% more than South Africa

Males living in cities proper 340,363
Ranked 2nd. 4 times more than United States
92,855
Ranked 27th.

Males living in cities proper per thousand people 8.51
Ranked 5th. 28 times more than United States
0.3
Ranked 51st.

Population living in cities proper 9.47 million
Ranked 2nd.
85.41 million
Ranked 2nd. 9 times more than South Africa

Rural population 19.21 million
Ranked 12th.
59.49 million
Ranked 5th. 3 times more than South Africa

Rural population per thousand people 379.77
Ranked 34th. 97% more than United States
192.33
Ranked 67th.

Urban population 32.56 million
Ranked 10th.
249.25 million
Ranked 2nd. 8 times more than South Africa

Urban population per thousand people 643.63
Ranked 35th.
805.79
Ranked 17th. 25% more than South Africa

Female urban population per thousand people 269.59
Ranked 48th.
412.36
Ranked 12th. 53% more than South Africa

Female rural population per thousand people 248.35
Ranked 28th. 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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