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Latin America and Caribbean 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 Bermuda 100% 2003
2 Uruguay 93% 2003
3 Argentina 90% 2003
4 The Bahamas 89% 2003
5 Venezuela 88% 2003
6 Chile 87% 2003
7 Brazil 83% 2003
=8 Cuba 76% 2003
=8 Suriname 76% 2003
=8 Colombia 76% 2003
=11 Mexico 75% 2003
=11 Trinidad and Tobago 75% 2003
13 Peru 74% 2003
14 Dominica 72% 2003
15 Bolivia 63% 2003
16 Ecuador 62% 2003
17 Costa Rica 61% 2003
18 El Salvador 60% 2003
19 Dominican Republic 59% 2003
20 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 58% 2003
=21 Nicaragua 57% 2003
=21 Paraguay 57% 2003
=21 Panama 57% 2003
=24 Jamaica 52% 2003
=24 Barbados 52% 2003
26 Belize 48% 2003
=27 Honduras 46% 2003
=27 Guatemala 46% 2003
29 Aruba 45% 2003
30 Grenada 41% 2003
=31 Guyana 38% 2003
=31 Antigua and Barbuda 38% 2003
33 Haiti 37% 2003
34 Saint Kitts and Nevis 32% 2003
35 Saint Lucia 30% 2003

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Latin America and Caribbean Compared by People > Percentage living in urban areas

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