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Field Listing :: Urbanization

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.

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, 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.)

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.)

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.)

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.)