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Cold countries Compared by People > Percentage living in urban areas

DEFINITION: Percentage of people living in urban areas. Data for 2003. Urban-rural classification of population in internationally published statistics follows the national census definition, which differs from one country or area to another. National definitions are usually based on criteria that may include any of the following: size of population in a locality, population density, distance between built-up areas, predominant type of economic activity, legal or administrative boundaries and urban characteristics such as specific services and facilities.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Belgium 97% 2003
2 Iceland 93% 2003
=3 Andorra 92% 2003
=3 Luxembourg 92% 2003
5 United Kingdom 89% 2003
6 Germany 88% 2003
7 Chile 87% 2003
8 Denmark 85% 2003
9 Sweden 83% 2003
=10 United States 80% 2003
=10 Canada 80% 2003
12 Norway 79% 2003
13 Czech Republic 74% 2003
14 Russia 73% 2003
15 Belarus 71% 2003
16 Estonia 69% 2003
17 Switzerland 68% 2003
=18 Ukraine 67% 2003
=18 Lithuania 67% 2003
=20 Latvia 66% 2003
=20 Austria 66% 2003
22 Hungary 65% 2003
23 Armenia 64% 2003
24 Poland 62% 2003
25 Finland 61% 2003
26 Ireland 60% 2003
27 Republic of Macedonia 59% 2003
=28 Mongolia 57% 2003
=28 Slovakia 57% 2003
30 Kazakhstan 56% 2003
31 Romania 55% 2003
32 Georgia 52% 2003
33 Slovenia 51% 2003
34 Bosnia and Herzegovina 44% 2003
35 Kyrgyzstan 34% 2003
36 Tajikistan 25% 2003
37 Liechtenstein 22% 2003
38 Nepal 15% 2003
39 Bhutan 9% 2003

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