This entry provides two measures of the degree of urbanization of a population. The first, urban population, describes the percentage of the total population living in urban areas, as defined by the country. The second, rate of urbanization, describes the projected average rate of change of the size of the urban population over the given period of time. Additionally, the World entry includes a list of the ten largest urban agglomerations. An urban agglomeration is defined as comprising the city or town proper and also the suburban fringe or thickly settled territory lying outside of, but adjacent to, the boundaries of the city.

Country
Urbanization(%)
 
Afghanistan urban population: 24% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 5.4% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Albania urban population: 47% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.9% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Algeria urban population: 65% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
American Samoa urban population: 92% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.4% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Andorra urban population: 89% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: -0.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Angola urban population: 57% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 4.4% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Anguilla urban population: 100% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.4% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Antigua and Barbuda urban population: 30% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.9% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Argentina urban population: 92% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Armenia urban population: 64% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: -0.3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Aruba urban population: 47% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.1% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Australia urban population: 89% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Austria urban population: 67% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.7% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Azerbaijan urban population: 52% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Bahamas, The urban population: 84% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.4% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Bahrain urban population: 89% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.8% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Bangladesh urban population: 27% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 3.5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Barbados urban population: 40% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Belarus urban population: 73% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Belgium urban population: 97% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Belize urban population: 52% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 3.1% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Benin urban population: 41% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 4% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Bermuda urban population: 100% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Bhutan urban population: 35% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 4.9% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Bolivia urban population: 66% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Bosnia and Herzegovina urban population: 47% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.4% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Botswana urban population: 60% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Brazil urban population: 86% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.8% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
British Virgin Islands urban population: 40% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.7% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Brunei urban population: 75% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.6% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Bulgaria urban population: 71% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: -0.3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Burkina Faso urban population: 20% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Burma urban population: 33% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.9% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Burundi urban population: 10% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 6.8% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Cambodia urban population: 22% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 4.6% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Cameroon urban population: 57% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 3.5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Canada urban population: 80% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Cape Verde urban population: 60% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 3.5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Cayman Islands urban population: 100% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Central African Republic urban population: 39% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Chad urban population: 27% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 4.7% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Chile urban population: 88% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
China urban population: 43% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.7% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Colombia urban population: 74% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.7% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Comoros urban population: 28% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.7% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Congo, Democratic Republic of the urban population: 34% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 5.1% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Congo, Republic of the urban population: 61% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.7% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Cook Islands urban population: 74% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: -0.7% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Costa Rica urban population: 63% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Cote d'Ivoire urban population: 49% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 3.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Croatia urban population: 57% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.4% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Cuba urban population: 76% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Cyprus urban population: 70% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Czech Republic urban population: 73% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Denmark urban population: 87% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Djibouti urban population: 87% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Dominica urban population: 74% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Dominican Republic urban population: 69% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.6% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Ecuador urban population: 66% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.1% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Egypt urban population: 43% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.8% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
El Salvador urban population: 61% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.9% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Equatorial Guinea urban population: 39% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.8% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Eritrea urban population: 21% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 5.4% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Estonia urban population: 69% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: -0.3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Ethiopia urban population: 17% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 4.3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) urban population: 92% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Faroe Islands urban population: 41% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Fiji urban population: 52% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.6% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Finland urban population: 63% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.8% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
France urban population: 77% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.8% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
French Polynesia urban population: 52% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Gabon urban population: 85% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.1% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Gambia, The urban population: 57% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 4.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Gaza Strip urban population: 72% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 3.3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Georgia urban population: 53% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: -0.6% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Germany urban population: 74% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.1% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Ghana urban population: 50% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 3.5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Gibraltar urban population: 100% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.1% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Greece urban population: 61% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.6% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Greenland urban population: 84% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.9% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Grenada urban population: 31% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Guam urban population: 93% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Guatemala urban population: 49% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 3.4% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Guernsey urban population: 31% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.6% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Guinea urban population: 34% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 3.5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Guinea-Bissau urban population: 30% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 3.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Guyana urban population: 28% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Haiti urban population: 47% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 4.5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Holy See (Vatican City) urban population: 100% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.1% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Honduras urban population: 48% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.9% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Hong Kong urban population: 100% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Hungary urban population: 68% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Iceland urban population: 92% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.8% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
India urban population: 29% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.4% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Indonesia urban population: 52% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 3.3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Iran urban population: 68% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.1% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Iraq urban population: 67% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.7% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Ireland urban population: 61% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Isle of Man urban population: 51% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: -0.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Israel urban population: 92% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.7% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Italy urban population: 68% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.4% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Jamaica urban population: 53% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.9% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Japan urban population: 66% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Jersey urban population: 31% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.6% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Jordan urban population: 78% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 3.1% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Kazakhstan urban population: 58% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Kenya urban population: 22% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 4% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Kiribati urban population: 44% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.8% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Korea, North urban population: 63% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.9% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Korea, South urban population: 81% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.6% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Kuwait urban population: 98% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Kyrgyzstan urban population: 36% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.6% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Laos urban population: 31% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 5.6% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Latvia urban population: 68% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: -0.5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Lebanon urban population: 87% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Lesotho urban population: 25% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 3.5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Liberia urban population: 60% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 5.6% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Libya urban population: 78% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Liechtenstein urban population: 14% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Lithuania urban population: 67% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: -0.4% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Luxembourg urban population: 82% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Macau urban population: 100% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.7% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Macedonia urban population: 67% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.8% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Madagascar urban population: 29% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 3.8% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Malawi urban population: 19% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 5.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Malaysia urban population: 70% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Maldives urban population: 38% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 5.3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Mali urban population: 32% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 4.8% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Malta urban population: 94% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.6% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Marshall Islands urban population: 71% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.7% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Mauritania urban population: 41% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Mauritius urban population: 42% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.9% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Mexico urban population: 77% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Micronesia, Federated States of urban population: 22% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.8% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Moldova urban population: 42% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: -1.5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Monaco urban population: 100% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Mongolia urban population: 57% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Montenegro urban population: 60% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: -0.8% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Montserrat urban population: 14% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Morocco urban population: 56% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.8% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Mozambique urban population: 37% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 4.1% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Namibia urban population: 37% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.9% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Nauru urban population: 100% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Nepal urban population: 17% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 4.9% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Netherlands urban population: 82% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.9% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Netherlands Antilles urban population: 93% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.6% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
New Caledonia urban population: 65% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.1% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
New Zealand urban population: 87% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Nicaragua urban population: 57% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.8% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Niger urban population: 16% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 4% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Nigeria urban population: 48% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 3.8% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Niue urban population: 39% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: -0.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Northern Mariana Islands urban population: 91% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.1% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Norway urban population: 77% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.7% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Oman urban population: 72% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Pakistan urban population: 36% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Palau urban population: 81% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.8% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Panama urban population: 73% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.7% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Papua New Guinea urban population: 12% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.9% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Paraguay urban population: 60% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.8% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Peru urban population: 71% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Philippines urban population: 65% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Pitcairn Islands urban population: 0% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Poland urban population: 61% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: -0.3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Portugal urban population: 59% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.4% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Puerto Rico urban population: 98% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.8% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Qatar urban population: 96% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Romania urban population: 54% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: -0.1% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Russia urban population: 73% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: -0.5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Rwanda urban population: 18% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 4.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Saint Helena urban population: 39% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Saint Kitts and Nevis urban population: 32% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.4% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Saint Lucia urban population: 28% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.4% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Saint Pierre and Miquelon urban population: 89% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.1% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines urban population: 47% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Samoa urban population: 23% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.7% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
San Marino urban population: 94% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.9% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Sao Tome and Principe urban population: 61% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Saudi Arabia urban population: 82% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Senegal urban population: 42% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 3.1% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Serbia urban population: 52% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Seychelles urban population: 54% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.4% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Sierra Leone urban population: 38% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.9% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Singapore urban population: 100% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Slovakia urban population: 56% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Slovenia urban population: 48% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: -0.6% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Solomon Islands urban population: 18% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 4.1% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Somalia urban population: 37% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 4.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
South Africa urban population: 61% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.4% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Spain urban population: 77% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.9% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Sri Lanka urban population: 15% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Sudan urban population: 43% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 4.3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Suriname urban population: 75% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Swaziland urban population: 25% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.7% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Sweden urban population: 85% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Switzerland urban population: 73% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Syria urban population: 54% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 3.1% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Tajikistan urban population: 26% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.6% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Tanzania urban population: 25% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 4.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Thailand urban population: 33% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.7% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Timor-Leste urban population: 27% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Togo urban population: 42% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 4.3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Tokelau urban population: 0% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Tonga urban population: 25% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.6% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Trinidad and Tobago urban population: 13% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.9% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Tunisia urban population: 67% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.7% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Turkey urban population: 69% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.9% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Turkmenistan urban population: 49% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Turks and Caicos Islands urban population: 92% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Tuvalu urban population: 49% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Uganda urban population: 13% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 4.4% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Ukraine urban population: 68% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: -0.7% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
United Arab Emirates urban population: 78% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.9% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
United Kingdom urban population: 90% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.5% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
United States urban population: 82% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Uruguay urban population: 92% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.4% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Uzbekistan urban population: 37% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 1.6% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Vanuatu urban population: 25% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 4.1% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Venezuela urban population: 93% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Vietnam urban population: 28% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 3.1% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Virgin Islands urban population: 95% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Wallis and Futuna urban population: 0% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 0% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
West Bank urban population: 72% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 3.3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Western Sahara urban population: 81% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 4% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
World urban population: 48.6% of total population (2005)
rate of urbanization: 1.98% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
ten largest urban agglomerations: Tokyo (Japan) - 35,676,000; New York-Newark (US) - 19,040,000; Ciudad de Mexico (Mexico) - 19,028,000; Mumbai (India) - 18,978,000; Sao Paulo (Brazil) - 18,845,000; Delhi (India) - 15,926,000; Shanghai (China) - 14,987,000; Kolkata (India) - 14,787,000; Dhaka (Bangladesh) - 13,458,000; Buenos Aires (Argentina) - 12,795,000 (2007)
 
Yemen urban population: 31% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 4.9% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Zambia urban population: 35% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.3% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)
 
Zimbabwe urban population: 37% of total population (2008)
rate of urbanization: 2.2% annual rate of change (2005-10 est.)

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• Note: Information for the US and US dependencies was complied from material in the public domain and does not represent Solidary Foundation estimates.

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