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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by People > Population > Population in the largest city > % of urban population

DEFINITION: Population in the largest city (% of urban population). Population in largest city is the percentage of a country's urban population living in that country's largest metropolitan area.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Djibouti 89.6% 2009
2 Togo 70.99% 2012
3 Eritrea 56.87% 2009
4 Sao Tome and Principe 56.46% 2009
5 Seychelles 56.29% 2009
6 Rwanda 56.22% 2010
7 Senegal 51.62% 2012
8 Republic of the Congo 50.01% 2012
9 Mauritania 49.1% 2009
10 Burundi 49.05% 2009
11 Burkina Faso 48.61% 2012
12 Equatorial Guinea 48.09% 2009
13 The Gambia 47.91% 2009
14 Gabon 47.73% 2009
15 Guinea-Bissau 45.81% 2009
16 Guinea 43.26% 2012
17 Namibia 42.78% 2009
18 Central African Republic 42.5% 2009
19 Angola 42.4% 2012
20 Cote d'Ivoire 42.39% 2012
21 Lesotho 42.31% 2009
22 Cape Verde 42.24% 2009
23 Democratic Republic of the Congo 41.47% 2012
24 Somalia 41.32% 2012
25 Sierra Leone 40.32% 2012
26 Sudan 38.22% 2012
27 Malawi 38.01% 2012
28 Liberia 37.13% 2012
29 Niger 36.71% 2012
30 Kenya 36.32% 2012
31 Mali 34.96% 2012
32 Chad 32.01% 2012
33 Zimbabwe 31.67% 2012
34 Uganda 29.87% 2012
35 Swaziland 29.34% 2009
36 Tanzania 28.09% 2012
37 Mauritius 27.97% 2009
38 Zambia 27.47% 2012
39 Madagascar 27.2% 2012
40 Comoros 26.12% 2009
41 Mozambique 22.54% 2012
42 Benin 19.84% 2012
43 Cameroon 19.84% 2012
44 Ethiopia 19.44% 2012
45 Ghana 18.7% 2012
46 Botswana 16.66% 2009
47 Nigeria 13.36% 2012
48 South Africa 11.79% 2012

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Population > Population in the largest city > % of urban population. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", United Nations, World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sub--Saharan-Africa/People/Population/Population-in-the-largest-city/%-of-urban-population

Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by People > Population > Population in the largest city > % of urban population

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