World Development Indicators

Graph, map and compare more than 1,000 time series indicators from the World Development Indicators and more than 5,000 indicators from other collections such as Gender Statistics, African Development Indicators, and Education Statistics.

Indicators by country

Urban population (% of total)

Arab World 57%
Caribbean small states 42%
Central Europe and the Baltics 62%
East Asia & Pacific 52%
Euro area 76%
European Union 75%
Europe & Central Asia 60%
Fragile and conflict affected situations 41%
Latin America & Caribbean 78%
Least developed countries: UN classification 31%
Middle East & North Africa 60%
OECD members 80%
Other small states 49%
Pacific island small states 37%
Small states 46%
South Asia 33%
Sub-Saharan Africa 37%
World 53%
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects.
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