Population in the largest city (% of urban population)

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Population in largest city is the percentage of a country's urban population living in that country's largest metropolitan area.
Source: The World Bank: World Development Indicators    # of Reporting Countries: 181
Frequency: Annual    Earliest: 1960-12     Latest: 2016-12

2010-12 2011-12 2012-12 2013-12 2014-12 2015-12 2016-12
1) Afghanistan
52.3
52.2
51.9
51.7
51.5
51.4
51.4
2) Albania
27
27
27.1
27.1
27.2
27.4
27.5
3) Algeria
9.97
9.8
9.64
9.48
9.33
9.19
9.09
4) Angola
48.1
47.3
46.6
46
45.3
44.8
44.4
5) Arab World
29.2
29.2
29.2
29.3
29.4
29.3
29.2
6) Argentina
37.9
38
38
38.1
38.1
38.1
38
7) Armenia
58.2
58.2
58
57.7
57.4
57.1
56.8
8) Australia
22.3
22.1
21.8
21.5
21.3
21.1
21
9) Austria
30.8
30.9
31
31
30.9
30.7
30.5
10) Azerbaijan
42.6
43.1
43.6
44.1
44.7
45
45.3
11) Bahrain
26.5
27.8
29.5
31.5
33.5
33.7
33.5
12) Bangladesh
31.7
31.7
31.7
31.7
31.7
31.8
31.9
13) Belarus
26
26.1
26.2
26.3
26.3
26.3
26.2
14) Belgium
18.4
18.3
18.3
18.3
18.5
18.5
18.5
15) Benin
17.5
16.9
16.3
15.7
15.8
16.2
16.6
16) Bolivia
25.5
26.1
26.8
27.5
28.2
28.6
29
17) Bosnia Herzegovina
23
22.9
22.8
22.8
22.7
22.6
22.4
18) Brazil
11.8
11.8
11.8
11.9
11.9
11.9
11.9
19) Bulgaria
22.4
22.5
22.7
22.8
22.9
23.1
23.2
20) Burkina Faso
47.7
48.3
48.8
49.5
50.2
50.6
51
21) Burundi
59.6
59.8
60.1
60.4
60.7
61
61.2
22) Cambodia
53.2
53.4
53.5
53.6
53.7
53.8
53.8
23) Cameroon
22.9
23.2
23.6
24
24.4
24.6
24.8
24) Canada
19.9
20
20.1
20.2
20.3
20.4
20.4
25) Central African Republic
41.4
41.9
42.4
43
43.4
43.6
43.5
26) Central Europe and the Baltics
16.4
16.4
16.4
16.4
16.4
16.5
16.5
27) Chad
39.7
39.8
39.8
39.9
39.9
40
40
28) Chile
41.6
41.4
41.3
41.2
41.1
40.9
40.7
29) China
3.03
3.04
3.05
3.07
3.09
3.11
3.12
30) Colombia
24.6
25
25.4
25.8
26.2
26.4
26.7
31) Congo
56.7
56.8
56.9
57
57.7
57.7
57.7
32) Costa Rica
34.3
33.7
33.1
32.5
32.1
31.6
31.3
33) Croatia
27
27.8
27.7
27.6
27.6
27.7
27.7
34) Cuba
24.9
24.8
24.6
24.5
24.3
24.1
24
35) Czech Republic
16.4
16.5
16.6
16.8
16.9
17
17.1
36) DR Congo
36.4
36.2
36.1
36
35.9
35.7
35.6
37) Denmark
24.7
24.9
25
25.2
25.4
25.4
25.4
38) Djibouti
73.9
74
74
74
74
73.6
73.3
39) Dominican Republic
35.6
35.4
35.4
35.3
35.3
35.4
35.5
40) East Asia & Pacific (all income levels)
12.19
12.08
11.98
41) East Asia & Pacific (developing only)
7.76
7.73
7.71
42) Ecuador
26.6
26.5
26.4
26.4
26.3
26.3
26.2
43) Egypt
46.7
46.7
46.7
46.6
46.5
46.4
46.2
44) El Salvador
27.4
27.1
26.8
26.6
26.3
26
25.8
45) Eritrea
74.1
74
68.95
46) Estonia
43.4
43.6
43.7
43.9
44
44
43.9
47) Ethiopia
19.2
18.6
18.1
17.5
17
16.6
16.2
48) Euro area
15.3
15.4
15.4
15.4
15.4
15.4
15.4
49) Europe & Central Asia (all income levels)
16.62
16.72
16.82
50) Europe & Central Asia (developing only)
22.29
22.47
22.58
51) European Union
15.9
16
16
16
16.1
16.1
16.1
52) Finland
25
25.1
25.2
25.3
25.4
25.5
25.6
53) Fragile and conflict affected situations
34.2
34.2
34
34
34
34
34
54) France
20.5
20.5
20.5
20.4
20.4
20.4
20.4
55) Gabon
44.8
44.2
43.6
43
42.6
42
41.6
56) Gambia
45.9
45.2
44.5
43.8
43.2
42.7
42.2
57) Georgia
54.3
55.1
55.9
56.8
57.6
57.5
57.2
58) Germany
5.71
5.84
5.84
5.84
5.83
5.79
5.73
59) Ghana
16.5
16.4
16.6
16.9
17.2
17.4
17.6
60) Greece
36.5
36.2
36.2
36.1
36.1
36.1
36.1
61) Guatemala
35.8
35.5
35.3
35.1
34.9
34.8
34.7
62) Guinea Bissau
57.6
57.2
56.9
56.7
56.4
56.3
56.2
63) Guinea
44.2
44.1
43.9
43.7
43.5
43
42.6
64) Haiti
41.1
40.5
39.9
39.5
39.1
38.8
38.6
65) Heavily indebted poor countries (HIPC)
33.1
33
32.8
32.7
32.7
32.7
32.6
66) High income: OECD
16.96
16.94
16.95
67) High income: nonOECD
24.96
25.14
25.34
68) High income
19
19
19
19.1
19.1
19.1
19
69) Honduras
23.2
23.2
23.1
23.1
23
22.8
22.7
70) Hong Kong
100
100
99.9
100
100
100
100
71) Hungary
25.1
25
24.9
24.7
24.5
24.4
24.3
72) India
5.76
5.8
5.85
5.9
5.95
5.99
6.02
73) Indonesia
7.95
7.83
7.72
7.62
7.52
7.44
7.37
74) Iran
15.3
15.1
14.9
14.7
14.6
14.4
14.3
75) Iraq
27.7
27.5
27.2
26.9
26.7
26.4
26.3
76) Ireland
39
39.1
39.3
39.5
39.7
39.5
39
77) Israel
47.2
47.2
47.1
47.1
47
46.7
46.4
78) Italy
8.86
8.9
8.92
8.87
8.83
8.87
8.92
79) Ivory Coast
40.2
39.9
39.6
39.3
39
38.8
38.6
80) Jamaica
38.5
38.3
38
37.8
37.5
37.3
37.1
81) Japan
31.7
31.7
31.8
31.8
31.9
31.9
31.9
82) Jordan
18.7
17.8
17
16.2
15.6
15
14.6
83) Kazakhstan
15.9
16
16.2
16.3
16.3
16.2
16.2
84) Kenya
33.2
33
32.8
32.6
32.4
32.3
32.2
85) Kuwait
71.3
71.2
71.1
71.2
72
71.7
72
86) Kyrgyzstan
43.1
42.9
42.5
41.9
41.3
40.6
40
87) Laos
36.7
37
37.3
37.8
38.2
38.7
39.1
88) Latin America & Caribbean (all income levels)
22.81
22.79
22.79
89) Latin America & Caribbean (developing only)
20.67
20.69
20.71
90) Latvia
46.8
47
47
46.9
46.8
46.5
46.3
91) Least developed countries: UN classification
34.1
34
33.8
33.7
33.7
33.6
33.5
92) Lebanon
52.6
50.8
48.4
46.1
44.3
43.3
42.8
93) Liberia
55.9
55.8
56
56.2
56.5
56.5
56.4
94) Libya
22.8
22.8
22.9
23
23.1
22.9
22.7
95) Lithuania
25.4
25.9
26.2
26.4
26.5
26.7
26.9
96) Low & middle income
15.3
15.3
15.3
15.3
15.3
15.3
15.3
97) Low income
32.4
32.4
32
32
31.9
31.8
31.8
98) Lower middle income
16.6
16.6
16.7
16.7
16.7
16.7
16.7
99) Macau
99.5
99.4
98.9
98.3
97.7
97.2
96.9
100) Macedonia
41.4
41.7
41.9
42.1
42.3
42.3
42.3
101) Madagascar
29.9
30
30.2
30.3
30.5
30.6
30.7
102) Malawi
31
31.1
31.3
31.4
31.5
31.6
31.7
103) Malaysia
29.1
29.2
29.3
29.4
29.6
29.7
29.9
104) Mali
35.6
35.6
35.7
35.8
35.9
36
36.2
105) Mauritania
39.5
39.4
39.3
39.2
39.2
38.6
38
106) Mexico
22
21.8
21.6
21.4
21.2
21
20.8
107) Middle East & North Africa (all income levels)
26.3
26.27
26.26
108) Middle East & North Africa (developing only)
25.23
25.13
25.02
109) Middle income
14.2
14.2
14.2
14.2
14.2
14.2
14.2
110) Moldova
41.5
42.4
43.3
44.2
45.1
45.3
45.5
111) Mongolia
62
62.5
63
63.4
64
64.2
64.4
112) Morocco
18.2
17.9
17.6
17.3
17
16.7
16.5
113) Mozambique
15
14.6
14.2
13.8
13.5
13.1
12.8
114) Myanmar
27.5
27.4
27.3
27.1
27
26.8
26.7
115) Namibia
34.7
34.3
33.8
33.3
32.9
32.5
32.2
116) Nepal
21.3
21.5
21.7
21.9
22
22.1
22.2
117) Netherlands
7.3
7.25
7.21
7.17
7.14
7.11
7.09
118) New Zealand
33.8
33.9
34.1
34.2
34.1
33.9
33.5
119) Nicaragua
28.3
28
27.6
27.3
27
26.7
26.4
120) Niger
32.6
31.9
31.3
30.6
29.9
29.2
28.6
121) Nigeria
15.6
15.5
15.4
15.3
15.2
15.1
15.1
122) North America
8.6
8.57
8.54
8.51
8.48
8.44
8.39
123) North Korea
19.21
19.11
19.01
124) Norway
23.2
23.2
23.3
23.4
23.5
23.6
23.7
125) OECD members
17.8
17.8
17.8
17.8
17.8
17.7
17.7
126) Oman
31.5
30.3
28.9
27.7
26.5
25.7
25
127) Pakistan
22.5
22.5
22.6
22.6
22.6
22.6
22.5
128) Panama
63.4
63.3
63.3
63.2
63.2
63.2
63.3
129) Papua New Guinea
33.6
33.6
33.6
33.6
33.5
33.5
33.4
130) Paraguay
56.1
56.9
57.6
58.4
59.2
59.4
59.6
131) Peru
39.6
39.7
39.8
39.9
40
40.1
40.1
132) Philippines
28
28.2
28.3
28.5
28.6
28.6
28.6
133) Poland
7.35
7.37
7.4
7.43
7.46
7.48
7.51
134) Portugal
43.9
43.7
43.7
43.7
43.8
43.8
43.8
135) Puerto Rico
70.9
71.7
72.5
73.3
74.5
75.7
77
136) Qatar
30.1
29.3
29.1
29.2
29.6
29.1
28.7
137) Romania
17.3
17.3
17.3
17.3
17.2
17.2
17.2
138) Russia
10.8
11
11.1
11.2
11.3
11.4
11.4
139) Rwanda
42.5
41.4
40.4
39.5
38.7
37.5
36.4
140) Saudi Arabia
23.2
23.4
23.7
23.9
24.2
24.2
24.3
141) Senegal
53.7
53.7
53.7
53.7
53.7
53.7
53.7
142) Serbia
28.8
29.1
29.3
29.6
29.8
29.9
30.1
143) Sierra Leone
36
35.8
35.6
35.3
35.1
34.8
34.5
144) Singapore
100
100
99.8
100
100
100
100
145) Slovakia
14
13.9
13.9
13.8
13.8
13.7
13.7
146) Somalia
31.7
33.2
34.7
36.4
38.1
38.8
39.5
147) South Africa
25.1
25.4
25.7
26
26.3
26.3
26.3
148) South Asia
11.1
11.2
11.2
11.3
11.4
11.5
11.6
149) South Korea
24.1
23.8
23.7
23.5
23.3
23.2
23.1
150) South Sudan
14.1
14.1
14.1
14.2
14.3
14.3
14.4
151) Spain
15.8
15.9
16.1
16.3
16.6
16.7
16.9
152) Sri Lanka
18.6
18.6
18.5
18.5
18.5
18.3
18.1
153) Sub-Saharan Africa (all income levels)
28.62
28.53
28.47
154) Sub-Saharan Africa (developing only)
28.62
28.53
28.47
155) Sudan
39.7
39.6
39.6
39.5
39.4
39.2
39.1
156) Sweden
17
17.2
17.3
17.5
17.6
17.6
17.7
157) Switzerland
20.5
20.5
20.5
20.4
20.4
20.3
20.3
158) Syria
26.3
27.2
28.5
30.2
32
32.9
34
159) Tajikistan
35.5
35.6
35.7
35.8
35.8
35.9
35.9
160) Tanzania
29.8
29.8
29.8
29.9
29.9
30
30.1
161) Thailand
27.94
27.74
27.57
27.42
27.32
27.08
162) Togo
34
33.6
33.2
32.9
32.5
32.2
32
163) Tunisia
27.3
27.1
26.9
26.8
26.6
26.4
26.2
164) Turkey
24.8
25
25
24.9
24.8
24.6
24.4
165) Turkmenistan
27.1
27.1
27.1
27.1
27
26.7
26.5
166) Uganda
32.4
31.9
31.4
30.9
30.4
29.9
29.4
167) Ukraine
8.9
8.99
9.08
9.16
9.27
9.34
9.42
168) United Arab Emirates
25.5
25.9
27
28.4
30.1
30.8
31.4
169) United Kingdom
19
19
19
19.1
19.1
19.1
19.1
170) United States
7.35
7.3
7.25
7.21
7.16
7.09
7.03
171) Upper middle income
12.6
12.5
12.5
12.5
12.4
12.4
12.3
172) Uruguay
52
52.1
52.1
52.1
52.1
52.1
52.2
173) Uzbekistan
21.3
20.8
20.6
20.3
20
19.7
19.4
174) Venezuela
11.2
11
10.9
10.7
10.6
10.5
10.3
175) Vietnam
23.4
23.4
23.5
23.6
23.7
23.6
23.6
176) West Bank and Gaza
19
18.9
18.9
18.8
18.8
18.7
18.6
177) World
16.3
16.2
16.2
16.2
16.2
16.2
16.2
178) Yemen
30.5
30.8
31.1
31.4
31.7
31.7
31.8
179) Zambia
32
32.2
32.4
32.6
32.8
33
33.2
180) Zimbabwe
31.5
31.1
30.7
30.3
29.8
29.3
28.9
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