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United States

United States Urban and rural Stats

Definitions

  • Female rural population: Total number of females living in rural areas by country.
  • Female rural population per thousand people: Total number of females living in rural areas by country. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Female urban population: Total number of females living in urban areas by country.
  • Females living in cities proper: Total number of females living in cities proper. The UN definition for city proper varies for each country but usually refers to a locality with legal boundaries, some form of local government and does not include its outlying suburbs and districts. Numbers only include cities proper with a population over 100,000.
  • Male rural population: Total number of males living in rural areas by country.
  • Male urban population: Total number of males living in urban areas by country.
  • Male urban population per thousand people: Total number of males living in urban areas by country. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Males living in cities proper: Total number of males living in cities proper. The UN definition for city proper varies for each country but usually refers to a locality with legal boundaries, some form of local government and does not include its outlying suburbs and districts. Numbers only include cities proper with a population over 100,000.
  • Males living in cities proper per thousand people: Total number of males living in cities proper. The UN definition for city proper varies for each country but usually refers to a locality with legal boundaries, some form of local government and does not include its outlying suburbs and districts. Numbers only include cities proper with a population over 100,000. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Population living in cities proper: Each city population by sex, city and city type.
  • Population living in urban agglomerations: Total population living in urban agglomerations. An urban agglomeration should not be confused with a metropolitan area, whereas an agglomeration refers to multiple connected urban cities, while a metropolitan area refers to a central urban area with outlying suburban cities and districts.
  • Rural population: Total population living in rural areas by country.
  • Rural population per thousand people: Total population living in rural areas by country. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
  • Urban population: Total population living in urban areas by country.
  • Urban population per thousand people: Total population living in urban areas by country. Figures expressed per thousand people for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Female rural population 29.41 million 2010 3rd out of 71
Female rural population per thousand people 95.08 2010 60th out of 71
Female urban population 127.55 million 2010 1st out of 73
Females living in cities proper 103,121 2010 24th out of 52
Male rural population 30.08 million 2010 3rd out of 71
Male urban population 121.7 million 2010 1st out of 73
Male urban population per thousand people 393.43 2010 15th out of 73
Males living in cities proper 92,855 2010 27th out of 52
Males living in cities proper per thousand people 0.3 2010 51st out of 52
Population living in cities proper 85.41 million 2010 2nd out of 56
Population living in urban agglomerations 429,882 2000 3rd out of 7
Rural population 59.49 million 2010 5th out of 82
Rural population per thousand people 192.33 2010 67th out of 81
Urban population 249.25 million 2010 2nd out of 84
Urban population per thousand people 805.79 2010 17th out of 83

SOURCES: United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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