Group of 7 countries (G7) Compared by People > Percentage living in rural areas.

DEFINITION: Percentage of people living in rural areas. Data for 2003. Urban-rural classification of population in internationally published statistics follows the national census definition, which differs from one country or area to another. National definitions are usually based on criteria that may include any of the following: size of population in a locality, population density, distance between built-up areas, predominant type of economic activity, legal or administrative boundaries and urban characteristics such as specific services and facilities.


1 Japan 35% 2003
2 Italy 33% 2003
3 France 24% 2003
=4 Canada 20% 2003
=4 United States 20% 2003
6 Germany 12% 2003
7 United Kingdom 11% 2003


Group of 7 countries (G7) Compared by People > Percentage living in rural areas.


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