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People > Cities Stats: compare key data on Switzerland & United Kingdom

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STAT Switzerland United Kingdom HISTORY
Cities larger than the capital Zurich , Geneva , Basel , Lausanne (narrowly) London is the largest urban and metropolitan area. The City of Westminster , in central London, is the seat of government; 62 districts have larger populations than Westminster.
Rate of urbanization 0.5%
Ranked 178th. The same as United Kingdom
0.5%
Ranked 180th.
Urban areas over 1,000,000 0.0
Ranked 116th.
5
Ranked 17th.
Urban areas over 1,000,000 per million people 0.0
Ranked 115th.
0.0789
Ranked 65th.
Urban areas over 2,000,000 0.0
Ranked 83th.
3
Ranked 13th.
Urban areas over 2,000,000 per million people 0.0
Ranked 83th.
0.0473
Ranked 36th.
Urban areas over 500,000 3
Ranked 42nd.
10
Ranked 16th. 3 times more than Switzerland
Urban areas over 500,000 per million people 0.375
Ranked 9th. 2 times more than United Kingdom
0.158
Ranked 69th.
Urban population 74,787
Ranked 97th.
92,372
Ranked 31st. 24% more than Switzerland

Urban population per thousand people 9.31e-06
Ranked 117th. 7 times more than United Kingdom
1.27e-06
Ranked 186th.

SOURCES: Wikipedia: List of national capitals and largest cities by country (Countries); 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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