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Hot 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
=1 Bermuda 100% 2003
=1 Guadeloupe 100% 2003
=1 Nauru 100% 2003
=5 Kuwait 96% 2003
=5 Martinique 96% 2003
=7 Western Sahara 94% 2003
=7 Virgin Islands 94% 2003
9 Qatar 92% 2003
10 Reunion 91% 2003
11 Bahrain 90% 2003
12 The Bahamas 89% 2003
=13 Saudi Arabia 88% 2003
=13 Venezuela 88% 2003
15 Libya 86% 2003
=16 Djibouti 84% 2003
=16 Gabon 84% 2003
18 Brazil 83% 2003
19 Oman 78% 2003
=20 Cuba 76% 2003
=20 Suriname 76% 2003
=20 Colombia 76% 2003
=23 French Guiana 75% 2003
=23 Mexico 75% 2003
=23 Trinidad and Tobago 75% 2003
26 Dominica 72% 2003
27 Cook Islands 70% 2003
28 Iraq 67% 2003
29 Marshall Islands 66% 2003
30 Malaysia 64% 2003
31 Bolivia 63% 2003
=32 Mauritania 62% 2003
=32 Ecuador 62% 2003
=34 New Caledonia 61% 2003
=34 Philippines 61% 2003
=34 Costa Rica 61% 2003
37 El Salvador 60% 2003
=38 Algeria 59% 2003
=38 Dominican Republic 59% 2003
40 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 58% 2003
=41 Nicaragua 57% 2003
=41 Paraguay 57% 2003
=41 Panama 57% 2003
44 Cape Verde 56% 2003
45 Tuvalu 55% 2003
=46 Jamaica 52% 2003
=46 Botswana 52% 2003
=46 Fiji 52% 2003
=46 Barbados 52% 2003
50 Cameroon 51% 2003
=51 Seychelles 50% 2003
=51 Senegal 50% 2003
=53 Equatorial Guinea 48% 2003
=53 Belize 48% 2003
=55 Kiribati 47% 2003
=55 Nigeria 47% 2003
=55 Liberia 47% 2003
=58 Honduras 46% 2003
=58 Guatemala 46% 2003
=58 Indonesia 46% 2003
=61 Benin 45% 2003
=61 Ghana 45% 2003
63 Mauritius 43% 2003
64 Egypt 42% 2003
65 Grenada 41% 2003
=66 Kenya 39% 2003
=66 Sudan 39% 2003
=66 Sierra Leone 39% 2003
=69 Guyana 38% 2003
=69 Antigua and Barbuda 38% 2003
71 Haiti 37% 2003
=72 Zambia 36% 2003
=72 Mozambique 36% 2003
=72 Angola 36% 2003
=75 Comoros 35% 2003
=75 Togo 35% 2003
=75 Somalia 35% 2003
=75 Zimbabwe 35% 2003
=75 Guinea 35% 2003
=75 Tanzania 35% 2003
=81 Guinea-Bissau 34% 2003
=81 Pakistan 34% 2003
83 Tonga 33% 2003
=84 Democratic Republic of the Congo 32% 2003
=84 Mali 32% 2003
=84 Thailand 32% 2003
87 Saint Lucia 30% 2003
=88 Burma 29% 2003
=88 Maldives 29% 2003
90 India 28% 2003
91 Madagascar 27% 2003
=92 Vietnam 26% 2003
=92 Yemen 26% 2003
94 Chad 25% 2003
=95 Bangladesh 24% 2003
=95 Swaziland 24% 2003
=97 Niger 22% 2003
=97 Samoa 22% 2003
99 Sri Lanka 21% 2003
100 Eritrea 20% 2003
101 Cambodia 19% 2003
102 Burkina Faso 18% 2003
=103 Solomon Islands 16% 2003
=103 Malawi 16% 2003
=103 Ethiopia 16% 2003
106 Papua New Guinea 13% 2003
107 Uganda 12% 2003

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Hot countries Compared by People > Percentage living in urban areas

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