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Former Spanish 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 Western Sahara 94% 2003
2 Uruguay 93% 2003
3 Argentina 90% 2003
4 Venezuela 88% 2003
5 Chile 87% 2003
=6 Cuba 76% 2003
=6 Colombia 76% 2003
8 Mexico 75% 2003
9 Peru 74% 2003
10 Bolivia 63% 2003
11 Ecuador 62% 2003
=12 Philippines 61% 2003
=12 Costa Rica 61% 2003
14 El Salvador 60% 2003
15 Dominican Republic 59% 2003
=16 Nicaragua 57% 2003
=16 Paraguay 57% 2003
=16 Panama 57% 2003
19 Equatorial Guinea 48% 2003
=20 Honduras 46% 2003
=20 Guatemala 46% 2003

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

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