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People > Density and urbanisation > Urban population > % of total: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanisation Prospects.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
=1 Monaco 100% 2005
=1 Gibraltar 100% 2005
=1 Bermuda 100% 2005
=1 Cayman Islands 100% 2005
=1 Singapore 100% 2005
6 Kuwait 98.3% 2005
7 Puerto Rico 97.6% 2005
8 Belgium 97.3% 2005
9 Qatar 95.4% 2005
10 Virgin Islands 94.2% 2005
11 San Marino 94.1% 2005
12 Malta 93.6% 2005
13 Guam 93.1% 2005
14 Venezuela 92.3% 2005
15 Iceland 92.2% 2005
16 Uruguay 92% 2005
17 Netherlands Antilles 91.9% 2005
18 Israel 91.6% 2005
19 Argentina 91.4% 2005
20 American Samoa 91.3% 2005
21 Northern Mariana Islands 90.8% 2005
=22 Turks and Caicos Islands 89.7% 2005
=22 United Kingdom 89.7% 2005
24 Bahrain 88.4% 2005
25 Australia 88.2% 2005
26 Chile 87.6% 2005
27 Lebanon 86.6% 2005
28 New Zealand 86.2% 2005
29 Djibouti 86.1% 2005
30 Denmark 85.9% 2005
31 Sweden 84.3% 2005
32 Brazil 84.2% 2005
33 Gabon 83.6% 2005
34 The Bahamas 83.1% 2005
=35 Luxembourg 82.8% 2005
=35 Greenland 82.8% 2005
37 Saudi Arabia 82.58% 2007
38 United States 80.8% 2005
39 Netherlands 80.2% 2005
40 Canada 80.1% 2005
41 Jordan 78.3% 2005
42 United Arab Emirates 77.7% 2005
43 Norway 77.3% 2005
44 Palau 77.1% 2005
45 Libya 77% 2005
=46 France 76.7% 2005
=46 Spain 76.7% 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 76.33% 2005
48 Mexico 76.3% 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 75.91% 2000
49 Cuba 75.6% 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 75.18% 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 74.57% 2005
50 Suriname 73.9% 2005
51 European Union 73.85% 2009
52 Colombia 73.6% 2005
=53 Czech Republic 73.5% 2005
=53 Brunei 73.5% 2005
55 Germany 73.4% 2005
56 Switzerland 73.3% 2005
=57 Dominica 72.9% 2005
=57 Russia 72.9% 2005
59 Belarus 72.2% 2005
60 Oman 71.5% 2005
61 Peru 71.1% 2005
62 Panama 70.8% 2005
European Union average (profile) 70.58% 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 70.45% 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 70.42% 2005
63 Bulgaria 70.2% 2005
64 Marshall Islands 70% 2005
Tourist destinations average (profile) 69.92% 2005
65 Estonia 69.4% 2005
66 Cyprus 69.3% 2005
Europe average (profile) 68.39% 2005
67 Latvia 68% 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 67.83% 2005
68 Ukraine 67.8% 2005
=69 Malaysia 67.6% 2005
=69 Italy 67.6% 2005
71 Turkey 67.3% 2005
72 Iraq 66.9% 2005
73 Dominican Republic 66.8% 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 66.76% 2005
74 Lithuania 66.6% 2005
75 Austria 66.5% 2005
76 Hungary 66.3% 2005
77 Japan 66% 2005
78 Tunisia 65.3% 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 64.57% 2005
79 Bolivia 64.2% 2005
80 Armenia 64.1% 2005
Cold countries average (profile) 63.96% 2005
81 New Caledonia 63.7% 2005
82 Ecuador 63.6% 2005
83 Algeria 63.3% 2005
84 Philippines 62.7% 2005
85 Finland 62.4% 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 62% 2005
Catholic countries average (profile) 61.77% 2005
86 Costa Rica 61.7% 2005
87 Poland 61.5% 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 61.31% 2005
88 Ireland 60.5% 2005
89 Greece 60.4% 2005
90 Congo, Republic of the 60.2% 2005
91 El Salvador 59.8% 2005
92 South Africa 59.3% 2005
Christian countries average (profile) 59.27% 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 58.91% 2005
93 Paraguay 58.5% 2005
=94 Liberia 58.1% 2005
=94 Sao Tome and Principe 58.1% 2005
96 Portugal 57.6% 2005
97 Cape Verde 57.4% 2005
98 Botswana 57.3% 2005
99 Kazakhstan 57.1% 2005
100 Mongolia 56.7% 2005
101 Croatia 56.5% 2005
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 56.47% 2005
102 Slovakia 56.2% 2005
103 Nicaragua 55.9% 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 55.39% 2005
104 Morocco 55% 2005
105 Cameroon 54.3% 2005
106 Angola 54% 2005
107 The Gambia 53.9% 2005
108 Romania 53.7% 2005
109 Syria 53.2% 2005
110 Seychelles 52.9% 2005
111 Jamaica 52.7% 2005
112 Georgia 52.5% 2005
Religious countries average (profile) 52.3% 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 51.97% 2005
113 French Polynesia 51.7% 2005
=114 Serbia and Montenegro 51.5% 2005
=114 Azerbaijan 51.5% 2005
116 Fiji 50.8% 2005
117 Belize 50.2% 2005
118 Slovenia 49.5% 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 49.18% 2005
=119 Indonesia 48.1% 2005
=119 Tuvalu 48.1% 2005
Hot countries average (profile) 47.95% 2005
121 Ghana 47.8% 2005
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 47.73% 2005
122 Turkmenistan 47.3% 2005
123 Guatemala 47.2% 2005
124 Cote d'Ivoire 46.8% 2005
125 Aruba 46.6% 2005
126 Honduras 46.5% 2005
127 Nigeria 46.2% 2005
128 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 45.9% 2005
129 Bosnia and Herzegovina 45.7% 2005
130 Albania 44.8% 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 43.87% 2005
131 Kiribati 43.6% 2005
132 Haiti 42.7% 2005
133 Moldova 42.6% 2005
134 Mauritius 42.3% 2005
135 Senegal 41.6% 2005
Landlocked countries average (profile) 41.39% 2005
136 Sudan 40.8% 2005
=137 Mauritania 40.4% 2005
=137 China 40.4% 2005
139 Benin 40% 2005
140 Togo 39.9% 2005
141 Faroe Islands 39.8% 2005
142 Equatorial Guinea 38.9% 2005
143 Barbados 38.4% 2005
144 Central African Republic 38.1% 2005
failed states average (profile) 37.89% 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 37.8% 2005
145 Sierra Leone 36.8% 2005
146 Uzbekistan 36.7% 2005
147 Zimbabwe 35.9% 2005
148 Kyrgyzstan 35.8% 2005
149 Somalia 35.2% 2005
150 Namibia 35.1% 2005
151 Zambia 35% 2005
152 Pakistan 34.9% 2005
153 Mozambique 34.5% 2005
154 Maldives 33.9% 2005
155 Guinea 33% 2005
156 Thailand 32.3% 2005
157 Saint Kitts and Nevis 32.2% 2005
158 Democratic Republic of the Congo 32.1% 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 31.64% 2005
159 Bhutan 31% 2005
160 Antigua and Barbuda 30.7% 2005
=161 Grenada 30.6% 2005
=161 Burma 30.6% 2005
163 Mali 30.5% 2005
164 Guinea-Bissau 29.6% 2005
165 India 28.7% 2005
South Asia average (profile) 28.64% 2005
166 Madagascar 28.5% 2005
167 Guyana 28.2% 2005
168 Comoros 27.9% 2005
169 Saint Lucia 27.6% 2005
170 Laos 27.4% 2005
=171 Tajikistan 26.4% 2005
=171 Vietnam 26.4% 2005
173 East Timor 26.1% 2005
174 Bangladesh 25.7% 2005
175 Chad 25.3% 2005
176 Tanzania 24.2% 2005
177 Swaziland 24.1% 2005
178 Tonga 24% 2005
179 Vanuatu 23.5% 2005
180 Lesotho 23.3% 2005
181 Afghanistan 22.9% 2005
182 Samoa 22.4% 2005
183 Kenya 20.7% 2005
184 Cambodia 19.7% 2005
185 Eritrea 19.4% 2005
186 Burkina Faso 18.3% 2005
187 Rwanda 17.5% 2005
188 Malawi 17.3% 2005
189 Solomon Islands 17% 2005
190 Niger 16.3% 2005
191 Ethiopia 16.1% 2005
192 Nepal 15.8% 2005
193 Sri Lanka 15.1% 2005
194 Liechtenstein 14.5% 2005
195 Papua New Guinea 12.6% 2005
196 Uganda 12.5% 2005
197 Trinidad and Tobago 12.2% 2005
198 Burundi 9.5% 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by People > Density and urbanisation > Urban population > % of total. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", United Nations, World Urbanisation Prospects. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/People/Density-and-urbanisation/Urban-population/%-of-total

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