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GDL Area Profiles

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Subnational Area Rankings by LMIC Decile

% population in urban areas

First decile

Second decile

Third decile

Country / Region
Mexico / Puebla
Mexico / Queretaro
Mexico / San Luis Potosi
Morocco / Centre
Morocco / North west
Mozambique / Maputo Provincia
Myanmar / Yangon
Namibia / Hardap
Namibia / Karas
Namibia / Otjozondjupa
Nepal / Central
Nicaragua / Pacifico (Chinandega, Leon, Managua, Masaya, Granada, Carazo, Rivas)
Nigeria / Enugu
Nigeria / Oyo
North Macedonia / Pelagoniski
North Macedonia / Skopski
North Macedonia / Vardarski
Palestine / Jenin, Tubas, Tulkarm, Nablus, Qalqiliya
Panama / Area Oriental
Panama / Colon
Peru / South (Tacna, Moquegua, Arequipa, Ica, Ayacucho)
Rwanda / City of Kigali
Sao Tome & Principe / Regiao Centro
Somalia / Mudug
Somalia / W Galbeed
South Africa / Northern Cape
Sudan / Red Sea
Syria / Halab - Aleppo
Trinidad & Tobago / Central
Tunisia / Centre Est (Sousse, Monastir, Mahdia, Sfax)
Tunisia / Nord Est (Nabeul, Zaghouan, Bizerte)
Tunisia / Sud Ouest (Gafsa, Tozeur, Kebili)
Turkey / Aegean (Afyon, Aydin, Denizli, Izmir, Kutahya, Manisa, Mugla, Usak)
Turkey / Central Anatolia (Kayseri, Kirsehir, Nevsehir, Nigde, Sivas, Yozgat, Aksaray, Kirikkale)
Turkey / South East Anatolia (Adiyaman, Diyarbakir, Gaziantep, Mardin, Siirt, Sanliurfa, Batman, Sirnak, Kili
Turkey / West Marmara (Balikesir, Canakkale, Edirne, Kirklareli, Tekirdag)
Ukraine / South
Uruguay / Litoral Sur (Soriano, Colonia and San Jose)
Uruguay / Norte (Artigas, Rivera, Cerro Largo and Trienta y Tres)
Venezuela / Apure
Venezuela / Barinas
Venezuela / Portuguesa
Yemen / Sana a (capital; Al Amana), Sana a (governorate)

Fourth decile

Country / Region
Afghanistan / Central (Kabul Wardak Kapisa Logar Parwan Panjsher)
Albania / Gjirokaster
Albania / Lezhe
Algeria / Hauts Plateaux Centre (Djelfa, Laghouat, MSila)
Algeria / Hauts Plateaux Est (Setif, Batna, Khenchela, Bordj Bou Arreridj, Oum El Bouaghi, Tebessa)
Algeria / Hauts Plateaux Ouest (Tiaret, Saida, Tissemsilt, Naama, El Bayadh)
Algeria / Nord Centre (Alger, Blida, Boumerdes, Tipaza, Bouira, Medea, Tizi-Ouzou, Bejaia, Chlef, Ain Defla)
Angola / Kuando Kubango
Angola / Kuanza Norte
Angola / Malange
Armenia / Kotayk
Armenia / Lori
Armenia / Shirak
Armenia / Syunik
Bangladesh / Chittagong
Belarus / Brest region
Benin / Atlantique (incl Littoral (Cotonou))
Benin / Queme (incl Plateau)
Bolivia / Cochabamba
Bolivia / La Paz
Bolivia / Oruro
Bolivia / Tarija
Botswana / Central
Botswana / Kgatleng
Brazil / Maranhao
China / Liaoning, Jilin, Heilongjiang
China / Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui
Colombia / Arauca
Colombia / Boyaca
Colombia / Caqueta
Colombia / Cordoba
Colombia / Guajira
Colombia / Huila
Comoros / Moheli
Congo Brazzaville / Niari
Costa Rica / Cartago
Cote d'Ivoire / Centre Nord
Dominican Republic / Region I (Peravia, San Cristobal, San Jose de Ocoa, Azua)
Dominican Republic / Region III (Duarte, Maria Trinidad Sanchez, Salcedo, Samana)
Dominican Republic / Region VII (Dajabon, Monte Cristi, Santiago Rodriguez, Valverde)
Dominican Republic / Region VIII (La Vega, Monsenor Nouel, Sanchez Ramirez)
Ecuador / Sierra
Egypt / Frontier governorates (Red Sea, New Valley, Matroh, North Sainai, South Sainai)
Egypt / Giza
El Salvador / Occidental

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Ninth decile

Country / Region
Afghanistan / East (Nangarhar Kunar Laghman Nooristan)
Afghanistan / West (Ghor Herat Badghis Farah)
Bangladesh / Brahmanbaria, Chandpur, Comilla
Bangladesh / Dinajpur, Nilphamari, Panchagarh, Thakurgaon
Bangladesh / Faridpur, Manikganj, Rajbari
Bangladesh / Feni, Lakshmipur, Noakhali
Bangladesh / Kishoreganj, Mymensingh, Netrakona
Bangladesh / Kurigram, Lalmonirhat, Rangpur
Bangladesh / Naogaon, Nawabganj, Rajshahi
Barbados / St. Lucy, St. Peter, St. Andrew, St. Joseph, and St. John
Belize / Cayo
Bhutan / Dagana
Bhutan / Mongar
Bhutan / Pemagatshel
Bhutan / Samtse
Bhutan / Trashiyangtse
Bhutan / Zhemgang
Burkina Faso / Centre-Est
Burkina Faso / Centre-Ouest
Burkina Faso / Nord
Burkina Faso / Sud-Ouest
Cambodia / Bat Dambang/Krong Pailin
Cambodia / Kampot/Krong Kaeb/Krong Preah Sihanouk
Cambodia / Siem Reab/Otdar Mean Chey
Central African Republic CAR / RS III (Ouham Pende, Ouham)
Central African Republic CAR / RS V (Basse Kotto, Mbornou, Houte Mbormou)
Chad / Zone 2 (BET (Borkou, Ennedi, Tibesti), Kanem (incl Barh El Gazal), Lac)
Chad / Zone 4 (Ouaddai (incl Assongha, Sili), Biltine (new name Wad Fira))
Chad / Zone 6 (Mayo-Kebbi (Kabia, Mayo Boneye & Mayo Dala))
China / Chongqing, Sichuan, Guizhou, Yunnan, Tibet
Congo Democratic Republic / Sud-Kivu
Cote d'Ivoire / Nord Est
Cote d'Ivoire / Nord Ouest
Egypt / Behera
Egypt / Fayoum
Egypt / Kafr El-Sheikh
Egypt / Menya
Equatorial Guinea / Centro Sur
Equatorial Guinea / Kie Ntem
Ethiopia / Amhara
Ethiopia / Ben-Gumz
Ethiopia / Somali
Fiji / Cakaudrove, Bua
Fiji / Kadavu, Lau, Lomaiviti, Rotuma
Fiji / Nadroga or Navosa

Tenth decile