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Former Soviet republics 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 Russia 73% 2003
2 Belarus 71% 2003
3 Estonia 69% 2003
=4 Ukraine 67% 2003
=4 Lithuania 67% 2003
6 Latvia 66% 2003
7 Armenia 64% 2003
8 Kazakhstan 56% 2003
9 Georgia 52% 2003
10 Azerbaijan 50% 2003
11 Moldova 46% 2003
12 Turkmenistan 45% 2003
13 Uzbekistan 37% 2003
14 Kyrgyzstan 34% 2003
15 Tajikistan 25% 2003

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Former Soviet republics Compared by People > Percentage living in urban areas

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