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Former French colonies 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 Lebanon 87% 2003
=2 Djibouti 84% 2003
=2 Gabon 84% 2003
4 French Guiana 75% 2003
5 Tunisia 64% 2003
6 Mauritania 62% 2003
7 Algeria 59% 2003
8 Morocco 57% 2003
9 Cameroon 51% 2003
=10 Syria 50% 2003
=10 Senegal 50% 2003
12 Benin 45% 2003
13 Central African Republic 43% 2003
14 Haiti 37% 2003
15 Mozambique 36% 2003
=16 Togo 35% 2003
=16 Guinea 35% 2003
18 Mali 32% 2003
19 Madagascar 27% 2003
20 Vietnam 26% 2003
21 Chad 25% 2003
22 Niger 22% 2003
23 Cambodia 19% 2003
24 Burkina Faso 18% 2003

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Former French colonies Compared by People > Percentage living in urban areas

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