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Europe 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 Monaco 100% 2003
2 Belgium 97% 2003
3 Iceland 93% 2003
=4 Malta 92% 2003
=4 Andorra 92% 2003
=4 Luxembourg 92% 2003
=7 San Marino 89% 2003
=7 United Kingdom 89% 2003
9 Germany 88% 2003
10 Denmark 85% 2003
11 Sweden 83% 2003
12 Norway 79% 2003
=13 Spain 76% 2003
=13 France 76% 2003
15 Czech Republic 74% 2003
16 Russia 73% 2003
17 Belarus 71% 2003
18 Bulgaria 70% 2003
=19 Cyprus 69% 2003
=19 Estonia 69% 2003
21 Switzerland 68% 2003
=22 Ukraine 67% 2003
=22 Lithuania 67% 2003
=22 Italy 67% 2003
=25 Latvia 66% 2003
=25 Austria 66% 2003
=25 Turkey 66% 2003
=25 Netherlands 66% 2003
29 Hungary 65% 2003
30 Armenia 64% 2003
31 Poland 62% 2003
=32 Greece 61% 2003
=32 Finland 61% 2003
34 Ireland 60% 2003
=35 Croatia 59% 2003
=35 Republic of Macedonia 59% 2003
37 Slovakia 57% 2003
=38 Romania 55% 2003
=38 Portugal 55% 2003
40 Georgia 52% 2003
41 Slovenia 51% 2003
42 Azerbaijan 50% 2003
43 Moldova 46% 2003
=44 Albania 44% 2003
=44 Bosnia and Herzegovina 44% 2003
46 Liechtenstein 22% 2003

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