OPEC countries Compared by People > Percentage living in urban areas

DEFINITION: Percentage of people living in urban 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 Kuwait 96% 2003
2 Qatar 92% 2003
=3 Venezuela 88% 2003
=3 Saudi Arabia 88% 2003
5 Libya 86% 2003
6 United Arab Emirates 85% 2003
=7 Iran 67% 2003
=7 Iraq 67% 2003
9 Algeria 59% 2003
10 Nigeria 47% 2003
11 Angola 36% 2003


OPEC countries Compared by People > Percentage living in urban areas


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