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Heavily indebted countries 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 Singapore 100% 2003
=2 Belgium 97% 2003
=2 Puerto Rico 97% 2003
4 Iceland 93% 2003
=5 Malta 92% 2003
=5 Israel 92% 2003
7 United Kingdom 89% 2003
8 Germany 88% 2003
9 Lebanon 87% 2003
=10 United States 80% 2003
=10 Canada 80% 2003
12 Jordan 79% 2003
=13 Spain 76% 2003
=13 France 76% 2003
15 Dominica 72% 2003
16 Cyprus 69% 2003
17 Italy 67% 2003
=18 Austria 66% 2003
=18 Netherlands 66% 2003
=20 Japan 65% 2003
=20 Hungary 65% 2003
22 Greece 61% 2003
23 Ireland 60% 2003
24 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 58% 2003
25 Morocco 57% 2003
26 Cape Verde 56% 2003
27 Portugal 55% 2003
=28 Jamaica 52% 2003
=28 Barbados 52% 2003
30 Seychelles 50% 2003
31 Belize 48% 2003
32 Egypt 42% 2003
33 Grenada 41% 2003
34 Sudan 39% 2003
=35 Antigua and Barbuda 38% 2003
=35 Sao Tome and Principe 38% 2003
37 Zimbabwe 35% 2003
38 Saint Kitts and Nevis 32% 2003
39 Saint Lucia 30% 2003
40 Sri Lanka 21% 2003
41 Eritrea 20% 2003
42 Malawi 16% 2003

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Heavily indebted countries Compared by People > Percentage living in urban areas

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