×

Muslim 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.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH
1 Kuwait 96% 2003
2 Qatar 92% 2003
3 Bahrain 90% 2003
4 Saudi Arabia 88% 2003
5 Lebanon 87% 2003
6 Libya 86% 2003
7 United Arab Emirates 85% 2003
8 Djibouti 84% 2003
9 Jordan 79% 2003
10 Oman 78% 2003
=11 Iraq 67% 2003
=11 Iran 67% 2003
13 Turkey 66% 2003
=14 Tunisia 64% 2003
=14 Malaysia 64% 2003
16 Mauritania 62% 2003
17 Algeria 59% 2003
18 Morocco 57% 2003
19 Kazakhstan 56% 2003
=20 Azerbaijan 50% 2003
=20 Syria 50% 2003
=20 Senegal 50% 2003
23 Nigeria 47% 2003
24 Indonesia 46% 2003
25 Turkmenistan 45% 2003
26 Albania 44% 2003
27 Egypt 42% 2003
=28 Sudan 39% 2003
=28 Sierra Leone 39% 2003
30 Uzbekistan 37% 2003
=31 Comoros 35% 2003
=31 Somalia 35% 2003
=31 Guinea 35% 2003
=34 Kyrgyzstan 34% 2003
=34 Pakistan 34% 2003
36 Mali 32% 2003
37 Maldives 29% 2003
=38 Yemen 26% 2003
=38 The Gambia 26% 2003
=40 Chad 25% 2003
=40 Tajikistan 25% 2003
42 Bangladesh 24% 2003
43 Afghanistan 23% 2003
44 Niger 22% 2003
45 Burkina Faso 18% 2003

Citation

Muslim countries Compared by People > Percentage living in urban areas

NationMaster

Interesting observations about People > Percentage living in urban areas

  • Monaco ranked first for percentage living in urban areas amongst Christian countries in 2003.
  • Guadeloupe ranked first for percentage living in urban areas amongst Hot countries in 2003.
  • Kuwait ranked first for percentage living in urban areas amongst Muslim countries in 2003.
  • Singapore ranked first for percentage living in urban areas amongst Former British colonies in 2003.
  • Belgium ranked first for percentage living in urban areas amongst European Union in 2003.
  • Luxembourg ranked first for percentage living in urban areas amongst Catholic countries in 2003.
  • Argentina ranked first for percentage living in urban areas amongst Emerging markets in 2003.
  • Djibouti ranked first for percentage living in urban areas amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2003.
  • Russia ranked first for percentage living in urban areas amongst Former Soviet republics in 2003.
  • Puerto Rico ranked second for percentage living in urban areas amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2003.
  • Saudi Arabia ranked first for percentage living in urban areas amongst Religious countries in 2003.
Follow us on Facebook to get interesting stats: