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Urban population as a share of total population

(%)

In 2017, urban population in Dominican Republic was 80.3 %. In the ranking by urban population including 195 countries, Dominican Republic has the 41st rank that is close to the positions of such countries as Colombia and the France. Compared to Hong Kong which at the top of the ranking with urban population of 100 % in 2017, Dominican Republic has 19.72 % 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.