failed states 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 Afghanistan 77% 2003
2 Chad 75% 2003
3 Yemen 74% 2003
4 Democratic Republic of the Congo 68% 2003
=5 Pakistan 66% 2003
=5 Guinea-Bissau 66% 2003
=7 Guinea 65% 2003
=7 Zimbabwe 65% 2003
=7 Somalia 65% 2003
10 Haiti 63% 2003
11 Sudan 61% 2003
12 Central African Republic 57% 2003
13 Nigeria 53% 2003
14 Iraq 33% 2003


failed states Compared by People > Percentage living in rural areas.


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