Posts Tagged ‘urban’

The U.S ranks 4th in urban population

6 March 2011 Leave a comment

According to the World Bank in 2009, the United States had an urban population of 251,748,760 people. That is enough to make the United States rank fourth in that category. China ranks first with an urban population of 585,842,400.

Prepared by Kiernan Playford

The U.S. ranks 12th in urban population

14 March 2009 4 comments

According to the World Bank, 43.3% of Americans live in cities with populations of greater than 1,000,000, making the United States rank twelfth in that category. In Hong Kong, which ranks first, 103.3% of the population lives in an urban area. The data do not state how Hong Kong has a number greater than 100% living in an urban area.