Percent of Population Living in Urban Areas

Percentage of the total population living in areas termed “urban” by that country or by the UN.

Percent of Population Living in Urban Areas

Percent of Population Living in Urban Areas

Geography Percent of Population Living in Urban Areas
WORLD 57
AFRICA 45
NORTHERN AFRICA 53
Algeria 75
Egypt 43
Libya 82
Morocco 65
Sudan 36
Tunisia 71
Western Sahara 87
WESTERN AFRICA 50
Benin 50
Burkina Faso 33
Cape Verde 68
Cote d'Ivoire 50
Gambia 64
Ghana 59
Guinea 38
GuineaBissau 45
Liberia 54
Mali 46
Mauritania 58
Niger 17
Nigeria 54
Senegal 50
Sierra Leone 44
Togo 44
EASTERN AFRICA 30
Burundi 15
Comoros 30
Djibouti 79
Eritrea 43
Ethiopia 23
Kenya 30
Madagascar 41
Malawi 18
Mauritius 41
Mayotte 45
Mozambique 39
Reunion 100
Rwanda 18
Seychelles 59
Somalia 48
South Sudan 21
Tanzania 37
Uganda 27
Zambia 46
Zimbabwe 33
MIDDLE AFRICA 52
Angola 69
Cameroon 59
Central African Republic 44
Chad 24
Congo 69
Congo DR 47
Equatorial Guinea 74
Gabon 91
Sao Tome and Principe 76
SOUTHERN AFRICA 66
Botswana 73
eSwatini 25
Lesotho 30
Namibia 55
South Africa 69
NORTHERN AMERICA 83
Canada 82
United States 83
LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN 82
CENTRAL AMERICA 76
Belize 47
Costa Rica 83
El Salvador 75
Guatemala 53
Honduras 60
Mexico 82
Nicaragua 60
Panama 70
CARIBBEAN 73
Antigua and Barbuda 24
Bahamas 84
Barbados 31
Cuba 78
Curacao 89
Dominica 72
Dominican Republic 84
Grenada 37
Guadeloupe 99
Haiti 60
Jamaica 57
Martinique 89
Puerto Rico 94
St. Kitts and Nevis 30
St. Lucia 20
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 54
Trinidad and Tobago 53
SOUTH AMERICA 85
Argentina 92
Bolivia 71
Brazil 88
Chile 88
Colombia 82
Ecuador 65
French Guiana 87
Guyana 27
Paraguay 63
Peru 79
Suriname 66
Uruguay 96
Venezuela 88
ASIA 53
WESTERN ASIA 70
Armenia 64
Azerbaijan 58
Bahrain 90
Cyprus 67
Georgia 61
Iraq 72
Israel 93
Jordan 92
Kuwait 100
Lebanon 89
Oman 88
Palestinian Territory 78
Qatar 99
Saudi Arabia 85
Syria 57
Turkey 77
United Arab Emirates 88
Yemen 40
CENTRAL ASIA 50
Kazakhstan 58
Kyrgyzstan 38
Tajikistan 28
Turkmenistan 54
Uzbekistan 51
SOUTH ASIA 38
Afghanistan 27
Bangladesh 40
Bhutan 44
India 36
Iran 77
Maldives 42
Nepal 22
Pakistan 38
Sri Lanka 19
SOUTHEAST ASIA 52
Brunei 79
Cambodia 26
Indonesia 59
Laos 38
Malaysia 79
Myanmar 32
Philippines 48
Singapore 100
Thailand 54
Timor Leste 30
Vietnam 39
EAST ASIA 68
China 65
China, Hong Kong SAR 100
China, Macao SAR 100
Japan 92
Korea, North 63
Korea, South 81
Mongolia 69
Taiwan 80
EUROPE 75
NORTHERN EUROPE 83
Denmark 88
Estonia 70
Finland 86
Iceland 94
Ireland 64
Latvia 69
Lithuania 69
Norway 84
Sweden 89
United Kingdom 85
WESTERN EUROPE 81
Austria 60
Belgium 98
France 82
Germany 78
Liechtenstein 15
Luxembourg 92
Monaco 100
Netherlands 93
Switzerland 74
EASTERN EUROPE 70
Belarus 81
Bulgaria 77
Czechia 75
Hungary 73
Moldova 43
Poland 60
Romania 55
Russia 75
Slovakia 54
Ukraine 70
SOUTHERN EUROPE 73
Albania 65
Andorra 88
Bosnia Herzegovina 50
Croatia 59
Greece 81
Italy 72
Kosovo 0
Malta 95
Montenegro 69
North Macedonia 59
Portugal 68
San Marino 98
Serbia 57
Slovenia 56
Spain 82
OCEANIA 68
Australia 87
Federated States of Micronesia 23
Fiji 59
French Polynesia 62
Guam 95
Kiribati 58
Marshall Islands 79
Nauru 100
New Caledonia 73
New Zealand 87
Palau 82
Papua New Guinea 14
Samoa 18
Solomon Islands 26
Tonga 23
Tuvalu 66
Vanuatu 26
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Geography Percent of Population Living in Urban Areas
WORLD 57
AFRICA 45
NORTHERN AFRICA 53
Algeria 75
Egypt 43
Libya 82
Morocco 65
Sudan 36
Tunisia 71
Western Sahara 87
WESTERN AFRICA 50
Benin 50
Burkina Faso 33
Cape Verde 68
Cote d'Ivoire 50
Gambia 64
Ghana 59
Guinea 38
GuineaBissau 45
Liberia 54
Mali 46
Mauritania 58
Niger 17
Nigeria 54
Senegal 50
Sierra Leone 44
Togo 44
EASTERN AFRICA 30
Burundi 15
Comoros 30
Djibouti 79
Eritrea 43
Ethiopia 23
Kenya 30
Madagascar 41
Malawi 18
Mauritius 41
Mayotte 45
Mozambique 39
Reunion 100
Rwanda 18
Seychelles 59
Somalia 48
South Sudan 21
Tanzania 37
Uganda 27
Zambia 46
Zimbabwe 33
MIDDLE AFRICA 52
Angola 69
Cameroon 59
Central African Republic 44
Chad 24
Congo 69
Congo DR 47
Equatorial Guinea 74
Gabon 91
Sao Tome and Principe 76
SOUTHERN AFRICA 66
Botswana 73
eSwatini 25
Lesotho 30
Namibia 55
South Africa 69
NORTHERN AMERICA 83
Canada 82
United States 83
LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN 82
CENTRAL AMERICA 76
Belize 47
Costa Rica 83
El Salvador 75
Guatemala 53
Honduras 60
Mexico 82
Nicaragua 60
Panama 70
CARIBBEAN 73
Antigua and Barbuda 24
Bahamas 84
Barbados 31
Cuba 78
Curacao 89
Dominica 72
Dominican Republic 84
Grenada 37
Guadeloupe 99
Haiti 60
Jamaica 57
Martinique 89
Puerto Rico 94
St. Kitts and Nevis 30
St. Lucia 20
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 54
Trinidad and Tobago 53
SOUTH AMERICA 85
Argentina 92
Bolivia 71
Brazil 88
Chile 88
Colombia 82
Ecuador 65
French Guiana 87
Guyana 27
Paraguay 63
Peru 79
Suriname 66
Uruguay 96
Venezuela 88
ASIA 53
WESTERN ASIA 70
Armenia 64
Azerbaijan 58
Bahrain 90
Cyprus 67
Georgia 61
Iraq 72
Israel 93
Jordan 92
Kuwait 100
Lebanon 89
Oman 88
Palestinian Territory 78
Qatar 99
Saudi Arabia 85
Syria 57
Turkey 77
United Arab Emirates 88
Yemen 40
CENTRAL ASIA 50
Kazakhstan 58
Kyrgyzstan 38
Tajikistan 28
Turkmenistan 54
Uzbekistan 51
SOUTH ASIA 38
Afghanistan 27
Bangladesh 40
Bhutan 44
India 36
Iran 77
Maldives 42
Nepal 22
Pakistan 38
Sri Lanka 19
SOUTHEAST ASIA 52
Brunei 79
Cambodia 26
Indonesia 59
Laos 38
Malaysia 79
Myanmar 32
Philippines 48
Singapore 100
Thailand 54
Timor Leste 30
Vietnam 39
EAST ASIA 68
China 65
China, Hong Kong SAR 100
China, Macao SAR 100
Japan 92
Korea, North 63
Korea, South 81
Mongolia 69
Taiwan 80
EUROPE 75
NORTHERN EUROPE 83
Denmark 88
Estonia 70
Finland 86
Iceland 94
Ireland 64
Latvia 69
Lithuania 69
Norway 84
Sweden 89
United Kingdom 85
WESTERN EUROPE 81
Austria 60
Belgium 98
France 82
Germany 78
Liechtenstein 15
Luxembourg 92
Monaco 100
Netherlands 93
Switzerland 74
EASTERN EUROPE 70
Belarus 81
Bulgaria 77
Czechia 75
Hungary 73
Moldova 43
Poland 60
Romania