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United Kingdom

United Kingdom Cities Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Cities larger than the capital London is the largest urban and metropolitan area. The City of Westminster , in central London, is the seat of government; 62 districts have larger populations than Westminster. 2014
Rate of urbanization 0.5% 2011 180th out of 225
Urban areas over 1,000,000 5 2013 17th out of 139
Urban areas over 1,000,000 per million people 0.0789 2013 65th out of 137
Urban areas over 2,000,000 3 2013 13th out of 139
Urban areas over 2,000,000 per million people 0.0473 2013 36th out of 137
Urban areas over 500,000 10 2013 16th out of 139
Urban areas over 500,000 per million people 0.158 2013 69th out of 137
Urban population 92,372 2030 31st out of 223
Urban population per thousand people 1.27e-06 2011 186th out of 223

SOURCES: Wikipedia: List of national capitals and largest cities by country (Countries); Wikipedia: Urbanization by country (Countries) ([1] United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs); Demographia World Urban Areas (Built-Up Urban Areas and World Agglomerations): 10th Annual Edition, May 2014 Revision, Table 1, p. 20 ff.); Demographia World Urban Areas (Built-Up Urban Areas and World Agglomerations): 10th Annual Edition, May 2014 Revision, Table 1, p. 20 ff.; Wikipedia: List of urban areas by population (Number of urban areas by country) (Demographia World Urban Areas (World Agglomerations): 9th Annual Edition, March 2013); Wikipedia: List of urban areas by population (Number of urban areas by country) (Demographia World Urban Areas (World Agglomerations): 9th Annual Edition, March 2013). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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