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Population in the Largest City (As % of Total Population) (%), 2014
Society | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 150 countries in 2014, Macao ranked the highest in population in largest city as a percentage of total population with 101% followed by Hong Kong and Singapore. On the other end of the scale was China with 1.66%, India with 1.98% and South Sudan with 2.63%.

Data for more countries are available at Population in the Largest City (As % of Total Population) indicator page.

Population in the Largest City (As % of Total Population) Unit 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Argentina % 35.0% 35.1% 35.3% 35.5% 35.7%
Chile % 36.7% 36.6% 36.6% 36.6% 36.6%
Congo % 37.3% 37.8% 38.3% 38.7% 39.1%
Djibouti % 57.7% 57.9% 58.1% 58.4% 58.7%
Gabon % 40.5% 40.5% 40.5% 40.6% 40.6%
Hong Kong % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Israel % 44.9% 44.7% 44.6% 44.7% 45.0%
Kuwait % 68.9% 69.4% 70.3% 71.6% 73.2%
Lebanon % 45.4% 45.8% 45.8% 45.5% 44.9%
Macao % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Mongolia % 39.9% 40.9% 41.9% 43.0% 44.2%
Panama % 40.6% 40.7% 40.9% 41.1% 41.4%
Puerto Rico % 66.6% 66.7% 66.8% 66.9% 67.1%
Singapore % 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Uruguay % 49.0% 49.1% 49.2% 49.4% 49.6%