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Percent urban population, 2019 - Country rankings:

The average for 2019 based on 198 countries was 60 percent.The highest value was in Bermuda: 100 percent and the lowest value was in Papua New Guinea: 13.25 percent. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2019. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: United Nations Population Division
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Definition: Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. The data are collected and smoothed by United Nations Population Division.
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