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Urban population as a share of total population


In 2017, urban population in Côte d'Ivoire was 50.3 %. In the ranking by urban population including 195 countries, Côte d'Ivoire has the 128th rank that is close to the positions of such countries as Uzbekistan and the Nigeria. Compared to Hong Kong which at the top of the ranking with urban population of 100 % in 2017, Côte d'Ivoire has 49.67 % percent lower urban population.

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What is urban population?

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects.