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European Union 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 Malta 92% 2003
=2 Luxembourg 92% 2003
4 United Kingdom 89% 2003
5 Germany 88% 2003
6 Denmark 85% 2003
7 Sweden 83% 2003
=8 Spain 76% 2003
=8 France 76% 2003
10 Czech Republic 74% 2003
11 Bulgaria 70% 2003
=12 Cyprus 69% 2003
=12 Estonia 69% 2003
=14 Lithuania 67% 2003
=14 Italy 67% 2003
=16 Latvia 66% 2003
=16 Austria 66% 2003
=16 Netherlands 66% 2003
19 Hungary 65% 2003
20 Poland 62% 2003
=21 Greece 61% 2003
=21 Finland 61% 2003
23 Ireland 60% 2003
24 Croatia 59% 2003
25 Slovakia 57% 2003
=26 Romania 55% 2003
=26 Portugal 55% 2003
28 Slovenia 51% 2003

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European Union Compared by People > Percentage living in urban areas

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Interesting observations about People > Percentage living in urban areas

  • Monaco ranked first for percentage living in urban areas amongst Christian countries in 2003.
  • Guadeloupe ranked first for percentage living in urban areas amongst Hot countries in 2003.
  • Kuwait ranked first for percentage living in urban areas amongst Muslim countries in 2003.
  • Singapore ranked first for percentage living in urban areas amongst Former British colonies in 2003.
  • Belgium ranked first for percentage living in urban areas amongst European Union in 2003.
  • Luxembourg ranked first for percentage living in urban areas amongst Catholic countries in 2003.
  • Argentina ranked first for percentage living in urban areas amongst Emerging markets in 2003.
  • Djibouti ranked first for percentage living in urban areas amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2003.
  • Russia ranked first for percentage living in urban areas amongst Former Soviet republics in 2003.
  • Puerto Rico ranked second for percentage living in urban areas amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2003.
  • Saudi Arabia ranked first for percentage living in urban areas amongst Religious countries in 2003.
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