Urban / rural division of countries for 2015

country urban population % urban rural population % rural
World 3,957,285,013 54.0% 3,367,497,212 46.0%
Afghanistan 8,546,635 26.7% 23,460,153 73.3%
Albania 1,835,302 57.4% 1,361,679 42.6%
Algeria 28,738,799 70.7% 11,894,665 29.3%
American Samoa 48,430 87.2% 7,108 12.8%
Andorra 68,900 85.1% 12,050 14.9%
Angola 10,052,272 44.1% 12,767,654 55.9%
Anguilla 14,614 100.0% 0 -
Antigua and Barbuda 21,829 23.8% 69,993 76.2%
Argentina 38,677,436 91.8% 3,477,478 8.2%
Armenia 1,873,591 62.7% 1,115,876 37.3%
Aruba 43,143 41.5% 60,746 58.5%
Australia 21,392,649 89.4% 2,530,452 10.6%
Austria 5,645,401 66.0% 2,912,360 34.0%
Azerbaijan 5,250,367 54.6% 4,362,213 45.4%
Bahamas 321,179 82.9% 66,370 17.1%
Bahrain 1,207,101 88.8% 152,625 11.2%
Bangladesh 54,983,919 34.3% 105,427,330 65.7%
Barbados 90,485 31.5% 196,997 68.5%
Belarus 7,099,098 76.7% 2,160,568 23.3%
Belgium 10,943,878 97.9% 239,533 2.1%
Belize 152,849 44.0% 194,749 56.0%
Benin 4,781,690 44.0% 6,098,138 56.0%
Bermuda 65,578 100.0% 0 -
Bhutan 300,055 38.6% 476,406 61.4%
Bolivia 7,553,157 68.5% 3,471,365 31.5%
Bosnia and Herzegovina 1,518,971 39.8% 2,300,713 60.2%
Botswana 1,181,265 57.4% 875,105 42.6%
Brazil 174,508,252 85.7% 29,148,958 14.3%
British Virgin Islands 13,301 46.2% 15,499 53.8%
Brunei Darussalam 330,841 77.2% 97,698 22.8%
Bulgaria 5,259,641 73.9% 1,853,000 26.1%
Burkina Faso 5,349,061 29.9% 12,565,564 70.1%
Burundi 1,303,648 12.1% 9,508,971 87.9%
Cabo Verde 333,079 65.5% 175,236 34.5%
Cambodia 3,248,723 20.7% 12,428,336 79.3%
Cameroon 12,721,469 54.4% 10,671,660 45.6%
Canada 29,352,620 81.8% 6,518,663 18.2%
Caribbean Netherlands 14,874 74.7% 5,025 25.3%
Cayman Islands 59,967 100.0% 0 -
Central African Republic 1,923,002 40.0% 2,880,080 60.0%
Chad 3,057,354 22.5% 10,548,271 77.5%
Channel Islands 51,455 31.5% 112,079 68.5%
Chile 16,047,356 89.5% 1,876,706 10.5%
China 779,478,624 55.6% 622,107,985 44.4%
China, Hong Kong SAR 7,313,557 100.0% 0 -
China, Macao SAR 584,420 100.0% 0 -
Colombia 37,858,036 76.4% 11,671,172 23.6%
Comoros 217,892 28.3% 552,166 71.7%
Congo 3,053,980 65.4% 1,617,162 34.6%
Congo, Dem. Rep. of the 30,275,467 42.5% 40,970,888 57.5%
Cook Islands 15,525 74.5% 5,308 25.5%
Costa Rica 3,842,334 76.8% 1,159,323 23.2%
Côte d'Ivoire 11,537,876 54.2% 9,757,408 45.8%
Croatia 2,509,158 59.0% 1,746,216 41.0%
Cuba 8,669,864 77.1% 2,578,919 22.9%
Curaçao 146,917 89.3% 17,546 10.7%
Cyprus 779,430 66.9% 385,265 33.1%
Czech Republic 7,866,405 73.0% 2,910,655 27.0%
Denmark 4,963,992 87.7% 697,731 12.3%
Djibouti 695,823 77.3% 203,835 22.7%
Dominica 50,541 69.5% 22,139 30.5%
Dominican Republic 8,413,051 79.0% 2,239,084 21.0%
Ecuador 10,342,602 63.7% 5,883,089 36.3%
Egypt 36,537,834 43.1% 48,167,847 56.9%
El Salvador 4,287,823 66.7% 2,138,179 33.3%
Equatorial Guinea 319,131 39.9% 480,241 60.1%
Eritrea 1,525,188 22.6% 5,212,446 77.4%
Estonia 864,634 67.5% 415,593 32.5%
Ethiopia 19,265,898 19.5% 79,676,204 80.5%
Falkland Islands 2,332 76.3% 726 23.7%
Faroe Islands 20,770 42.0% 28,726 58.0%
Fiji 479,644 53.7% 413,083 46.3%
Finland 4,598,985 84.2% 861,607 15.8%
France 51,674,430 79.5% 13,308,464 20.5%
French Guiana 220,793 84.4% 40,936 15.6%
French Polynesia 158,009 55.9% 124,755 44.1%
Gabon 1,526,275 87.2% 224,924 12.8%
Gambia 1,174,794 59.6% 795,287 40.4%
Georgia 2,308,992 53.6% 1,995,548 46.4%
Germany 62,170,091 75.3% 20,391,913 24.7%
Ghana 14,582,770 54.0% 12,401,558 46.0%
Gibraltar 29,354 100.0% 0 -
Greece 8,678,930 78.0% 2,446,903 22.0%
Greenland 49,506 86.4% 7,769 13.6%
Grenada 37,973 35.6% 68,721 64.4%
Guadeloupe 462,772 98.4% 7,396 1.6%
Guam 160,569 94.5% 9,316 5.5%
Guatemala 8,382,909 51.6% 7,872,185 48.4%
Guinea 4,588,526 37.2% 7,759,240 62.8%
Guinea-Bissau 881,959 49.3% 905,834 50.7%
Guyana 230,593 28.6% 577,018 71.4%
Haiti 6,218,609 58.6% 4,385,122 41.4%
Holy See 800 100.0% 0 -
Honduras 4,610,415 54.7% 3,813,502 45.3%
Hungary 7,059,554 71.2% 2,851,842 28.8%
Iceland 316,987 94.1% 19,741 5.9%
India 419,938,867 32.7% 862,451,436 67.3%
Indonesia 137,422,002 53.7% 118,286,783 46.3%
Iran (Islamic Rep. of) 58,315,802 73.4% 21,160,506 26.6%
Iraq 24,847,389 69.5% 10,919,313 30.5%
Ireland 2,989,325 63.2% 1,737,531 36.8%
Isle of Man 45,444 52.2% 41,608 47.8%
Israel 7,297,043 92.1% 622,485 7.9%
Italy 42,166,069 69.0% 18,976,152 31.0%
Jamaica 1,541,330 54.8% 1,271,946 45.2%
Japan 118,572,468 93.5% 8,245,551 6.5%
Jordan 6,434,690 83.7% 1,255,070 16.3%
Kazakhstan 8,929,685 53.2% 7,840,762 46.8%
Kenya 11,978,118 25.6% 34,770,499 74.4%
Kiribati 46,765 44.3% 58,790 55.7%
Korea, DPR of 15,313,311 60.9% 9,842,015 39.1%
Korea, Rep. of 41,031,163 82.5% 8,719,071 17.5%
Kuwait 3,523,977 98.3% 59,422 1.7%
Kyrgyzstan 2,037,999 35.7% 3,669,530 64.3%
Lao PDR 2,710,569 38.6% 4,309,083 61.4%
Latvia 1,368,782 67.4% 662,579 32.6%
Lebanon 4,436,670 87.8% 616,954 12.2%
Lesotho 579,044 27.3% 1,541,072 72.7%
Liberia 2,238,246 49.7% 2,265,193 50.3%
Libya 4,962,312 78.6% 1,354,768 21.4%
Liechtenstein 5,353 14.3% 32,108 85.7%
Lithuania 1,994,553 66.5% 1,004,416 33.5%
Luxembourg 489,803 90.2% 53,458 9.8%
Macedonia 1,204,456 57.1% 904,795 42.9%
Madagascar 8,507,728 35.1% 15,727,662 64.9%
Malawi 2,816,437 16.3% 14,492,248 83.7%
Malaysia 22,898,099 74.7% 7,753,077 25.3%
Maldives 163,008 45.5% 194,973 54.5%
Mali 6,489,835 39.9% 9,768,752 60.1%
Malta 411,434 95.4% 19,805 4.6%
Marshall Islands 38,517 72.7% 14,476 27.3%
Martinique 360,596 88.9% 45,092 11.1%
Mauritania 2,442,382 59.9% 1,637,842 40.1%
Mauritius 497,305 39.7% 756,276 60.3%
Mayotte 109,924 47.0% 124,069 53.0%
Mexico 99,244,722 79.2% 25,990,865 20.8%
Micronesia, FS of 23,424 22.4% 81,036 77.6%
Moldova, Rep. of 1,546,404 45.0% 1,890,424 55.0%
Monaco 38,320 100.0% 0 -
Mongolia 2,105,778 72.0% 817,272 28.0%
Montenegro 397,957 64.0% 223,599 36.0%
Montserrat 468 9.0% 4,708 91.0%
Morocco 20,928,211 60.6% 13,631,244 39.4%
Mozambique 8,737,013 32.2% 18,384,814 67.8%
Myanmar 18,469,012 34.1% 35,695,250 65.9%
Namibia 1,116,280 46.7% 1,276,090 53.3%
Nauru 10,122 100.0% 0 -
Nepal 5,294,339 18.6% 23,146,290 81.4%
Netherlands 15,243,271 90.5% 1,600,924 9.5%
New Caledonia 184,757 70.2% 78,390 29.8%
New Zealand 3,965,934 86.3% 630,462 13.7%
Nicaragua 3,677,533 58.8% 2,578,977 41.2%
Niger 3,609,323 18.7% 15,659,057 81.3%
Nigeria 87,680,500 47.8% 95,842,932 52.2%
Niue 542 42.6% 731 57.4%
Northern Mariana Islands 49,143 89.2% 5,927 10.8%
Norway 4,138,621 80.5% 1,004,221 19.5%
Oman 3,228,136 77.6% 929,647 22.4%
Pakistan 72,920,650 38.8% 115,223,390 61.2%
Palau 18,538 87.1% 2,753 12.9%
Palestine, State of 3,423,087 75.3% 1,125,728 24.7%
Panama 2,655,619 66.6% 1,332,247 33.4%
Papua New Guinea 992,537 13.0% 6,639,282 87.0%
Paraguay 4,196,297 59.7% 2,836,645 40.3%
Peru 24,495,382 78.6% 6,665,785 21.4%
Philippines 45,172,676 44.4% 56,630,030 55.6%
Poland 23,138,954 60.5% 15,082,630 39.5%
Portugal 6,733,984 63.5% 3,876,030 36.5%
Puerto Rico 3,444,537 93.6% 235,521 6.4%
Qatar 2,332,785 99.2% 17,764 0.8%
Réunion 850,337 95.0% 44,762 5.0%
Romania 11,774,490 54.6% 9,804,711 45.4%
Russian Federation 105,163,529 74.0% 36,934,612 26.0%
Rwanda 3,580,619 28.8% 8,847,386 71.2%
Saint Helena 1,627 39.5% 2,497 60.5%
Saint Kitts and Nevis 17,746 32.0% 37,630 68.0%
Saint Lucia 34,221 18.5% 150,716 81.5%
Saint Pierre and Miquelon 5,467 90.4% 582 9.6%
Saint Vincent & the Gr. 55,289 50.6% 54,085 49.4%
Samoa 36,903 19.1% 156,325 80.9%
San Marino 29,954 94.2% 1,848 5.8%
Sao Tome and Principe 131,995 65.1% 70,786 34.9%
Saudi Arabia 24,853,959 83.1% 5,043,782 16.9%
Senegal 6,543,954 43.7% 8,423,492 56.3%
Serbia 5,235,373 55.6% 4,188,657 44.4%
Seychelles 50,521 53.9% 43,233 46.1%
Sierra Leone 2,523,784 39.9% 3,794,791 60.1%
Singapore 5,618,866 100.0% 0 -
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) 46,914 100.0% 0 -
Slovakia 2,925,323 53.6% 2,532,566 46.4%
Slovenia 1,032,259 49.6% 1,046,826 50.4%
Solomon Islands 130,507 22.3% 453,975 77.7%
Somalia 4,399,113 39.6% 6,723,598 60.4%
South Africa 34,662,753 64.8% 18,828,580 35.2%
South Sudan 2,285,171 18.8% 9,867,150 81.2%
Spain 37,560,715 79.6% 9,638,354 20.4%
Sri Lanka 3,966,971 18.4% 17,644,871 81.6%
Sudan 13,391,448 33.8% 26,221,769 66.2%
Suriname 362,220 66.0% 186,236 34.0%
Swaziland 273,913 21.3% 1,011,606 78.7%
Sweden 8,318,812 85.8% 1,375,071 14.2%
Switzerland 6,089,322 73.9% 2,149,288 26.1%
Syrian Arab Republic 12,837,178 57.7% 9,427,818 42.3%
Taiwan 18,010,383 76.9% 5,417,402 23.1%
Tajikistan 2,306,057 26.8% 6,304,327 73.2%
Tanzania, Utd. Rep. of 16,528,155 31.6% 35,762,641 68.4%
Thailand 33,952,234 50.4% 33,448,512 49.6%
Timor-Leste 384,285 32.8% 788,383 67.2%
Togo 2,865,730 40.0% 4,305,067 60.0%
Tokelau 0 - 1,250 100.0%
Tonga 25,224 23.7% 81,155 76.3%
Trinidad and Tobago 113,728 8.4% 1,232,969 91.6%
Tunisia 7,509,909 66.8% 3,725,339 33.2%
Turkey 56,288,353 73.4% 20,402,156 26.6%
Turkmenistan 2,688,708 50.0% 2,684,779 50.0%
Turks and Caicos Islands 31,656 92.2% 2,683 7.8%
Tuvalu 5,922 59.7% 3,994 40.3%
Uganda 6,463,320 16.1% 33,677,942 83.9%
Ukraine 31,116,316 69.7% 13,529,815 30.3%
United Arab Emirates 8,192,333 85.5% 1,384,795 14.5%
United Kingdom 52,730,144 82.6% 11,113,712 17.4%
United States of America 265,360,990 81.6% 59,766,644 18.4%
Uruguay 3,269,154 95.3% 160,843 4.7%
US Virgin Islands 101,919 95.3% 4,987 4.7%
Uzbekistan 10,804,131 36.4% 18,905,801 63.6%
Vanuatu 68,949 26.1% 194,939 73.9%
Venezuela 27,847,517 89.0% 3,445,185 11.0%
Viet Nam 31,371,674 33.6% 62,014,956 66.4%
Wallis and Futuna Islands 0 - 13,153 100.0%
Yemen 8,836,778 34.6% 16,698,308 65.4%
Zambia 6,351,003 40.9% 9,168,601 59.1%
Zimbabwe 4,871,253 32.4% 10,174,849 67.6%
source: United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2014). World Urbanization Prospects: The 2014.
note: both 2015 and 2025 projected populations are based on the medium-fertility variant.