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Percent urban population, 2022:

The average for 2022 based on 24 countries was 62.57 percent. The highest value was in Bermuda: 100 percent and the lowest value was in Saint Lucia: 19.05 percent. The indicator is available from 1960 to 2022. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: percent; Source: United Nations Population Division
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Countries Percent urban population, 2022 Global rank Available data
Bermuda 100 1 1960 - 2022
Puerto Rico 93.61 2 1960 - 2022
Domin. Rep. 83.85 3 1960 - 2022
Bahamas 83.49 4 1960 - 2022
USA 83.08 5 1960 - 2022
Costa Rica 82.04 6 1960 - 2022
Canada 81.75 7 1960 - 2022
Mexico 81.3 8 1960 - 2022
El Salvador 74.77 9 1960 - 2022
Dominica 71.7 10 1960 - 2022
Panama 69.14 11 1960 - 2022
Honduras 59.6 12 1960 - 2022
Nicaragua 59.56 13 1960 - 2022
Haiti 58.82 14 1960 - 2022
Jamaica 57.01 15 1960 - 2022
St. Vincent & ... 53.88 16 1960 - 2022
Tr.&Tobago 53.34 17 1960 - 2022
Guatemala 52.67 18 1960 - 2022
Belize 46.4 19 1960 - 2022
Aruba 44.05 20 1960 - 2022
Grenada 36.87 21 1960 - 2022
Barbados 31.32 22 1960 - 2022
Ant.& Barb. 24.35 23 1960 - 2022
Saint Lucia 19.05 24 1960 - 2022



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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