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Urban population as a share of total population

(%)

In 2017, urban population in Kenya was 26.6 %. In the ranking by urban population including 195 countries, Kenya has the 172nd rank that is close to the positions of such countries as Tajikistan and the Guyana. Compared to Hong Kong which at the top of the ranking with urban population of 100 % in 2017, Kenya has 73.44 % 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.