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People > Urban and rural Stats: compare key data on United Kingdom & 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.
  • 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.
  • Females living in urban agglomerations: Total number of females living in urban agglomerations. An urban agglomeration should not be confused with a metropolitan area, whereas an agglomeration refers to multiple connected urban cities, while a metropolitan area refers to a central urban area with outlying suburban cities and districts.
  • Females living in urban agglomerations per thousand people: Total number of females living in urban agglomerations. An urban agglomeration should not be confused with a metropolitan area, whereas an agglomeration refers to multiple connected urban cities, while a metropolitan area refers to a central urban area with outlying suburban cities and districts. 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 urban agglomerations per thousand people: Total number of males living in urban agglomerations. An urban agglomeration should not be confused with a metropolitan area, whereas an agglomeration refers to multiple connected urban cities, while a metropolitan area refers to a central urban area with outlying suburban cities and districts. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Population living in urban agglomerations: Total population living in urban agglomerations. An urban agglomeration should not be confused with a metropolitan area, whereas an agglomeration refers to multiple connected urban cities, while a metropolitan area refers to a central urban area with outlying suburban cities and districts.
  • 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.
  • Population living in urban agglomerations per thousand people: Total population living in urban agglomerations. An urban agglomeration should not be confused with a metropolitan area, whereas an agglomeration refers to multiple connected urban cities, while a metropolitan area refers to a central urban area with outlying suburban cities and districts. 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.
  • Males living in urban agglomerations: Total number of males living in urban agglomerations. An urban agglomeration should not be confused with a metropolitan area, whereas an agglomeration refers to multiple connected urban cities, while a metropolitan area refers to a central urban area with outlying suburban cities and districts.
STAT United Kingdom United States HISTORY
Female rural population 6.53 million
Ranked 18th.
29.41 million
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than United Kingdom

Female urban population 23.68 million
Ranked 3rd.
127.55 million
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than United Kingdom

Female urban population per thousand people 400.54
Ranked 10th.
412.36
Ranked 12th. 3% more than United Kingdom

Females living in urban agglomerations 71,363
Ranked 7th.
222,073
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than United Kingdom
Females living in urban agglomerations per thousand people 1.21
Ranked 10th. 53% more than United States
0.787
Ranked 5th.
Male rural population 6.33 million
Ranked 19th.
30.08 million
Ranked 3rd. 5 times more than United Kingdom

Male rural population per thousand people 107.1
Ranked 75th. 10% more than United States
97.25
Ranked 61st.

Male urban population 22.25 million
Ranked 4th.
121.7 million
Ranked 1st. 5 times more than United Kingdom

Male urban population per thousand people 376.42
Ranked 14th.
393.43
Ranked 15th. 5% more than United Kingdom

Males living in urban agglomerations per thousand people 1.12
Ranked 11th. 52% more than United States
0.736
Ranked 5th.
Population living in urban agglomerations 137,505
Ranked 10th.
429,882
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than United Kingdom
Rural population 12.86 million
Ranked 22nd.
59.49 million
Ranked 5th. 5 times more than United Kingdom

Rural population per thousand people 217.65
Ranked 85th. 13% more than United States
192.33
Ranked 67th.

Urban population 45.92 million
Ranked 6th.
249.25 million
Ranked 2nd. 5 times more than United Kingdom

Urban population per thousand people 776.96
Ranked 15th.
805.79
Ranked 17th. 4% more than United Kingdom

Population living in urban agglomerations per thousand people 2.33
Ranked 13th. 53% more than United States
1.52
Ranked 6th.
Female rural population per thousand people 110.55
Ranked 74th. 16% more than United States
95.08
Ranked 60th.

Males living in urban agglomerations 66,142
Ranked 7th.
207,809
Ranked 3rd. 3 times more than United Kingdom

SOURCES: 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; 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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