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Emerging markets 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 Argentina 90% 2003
2 Venezuela 88% 2003
3 Chile 87% 2003
4 Brazil 83% 2003
5 Colombia 76% 2003
6 Mexico 75% 2003
7 Peru 74% 2003
8 Russia 73% 2003
9 Bulgaria 70% 2003
10 Estonia 69% 2003
=11 Ukraine 67% 2003
=11 Lithuania 67% 2003
=13 Latvia 66% 2003
=13 Turkey 66% 2003
15 Hungary 65% 2003
16 Malaysia 64% 2003
17 Poland 62% 2003
18 Philippines 61% 2003
19 South Africa 57% 2003
20 Romania 55% 2003
21 Indonesia 46% 2003
22 Pakistan 34% 2003
23 Thailand 32% 2003
24 India 28% 2003

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Emerging markets Compared by People > Percentage living in urban areas

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