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Subnational Area Rankings by LMIC Decile

% population in urban areas

First decile

Second decile

Country / Region
Afghanistan / East (Nangarhar Kunar Laghman Nooristan)
Afghanistan / West (Ghor Herat Badghis Farah)
Bangladesh / Barguna, Bhola, Patuakhali
Bangladesh / Bogra, Gaibandha, Jaypurhat
Bangladesh / Brahmanbaria, Chandpur, Comilla
Bangladesh / Chuadanga, Jhenaidah, Kushtia, Meherpur
Bangladesh / Dinajpur, Nilphamari, Panchagarh, Thakurgaon
Bangladesh / Faridpur, Manikganj, Rajbari
Bangladesh / Feni, Lakshmipur, Noakhali
Bangladesh / Gopalganj, Madaripur, Munshiganj, Shariatpur
Bangladesh / Habiganj, Sunamganj
Bangladesh / Jamalpur, Sherpur, Tangail
Bangladesh / Jessore, Magura, Narail
Bangladesh / Kishoreganj, Mymensingh, Netrakona
Bangladesh / Kurigram, Lalmonirhat, Rangpur
Bangladesh / Natore, Pabna, Sirajganj
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
Chad / Zone 2 (Borkou, Ennedi, Tibesti, Kanem, Barh El Gazal, Lac)
Chad / Zone 4 (Ouaddai, Assongha, Sila, Biltine - Wadi Fira)
Chad / Zone 6 (Mayo-Kebbi Est and Ouest)
Chad / Zone 7 (Logone Occidental & Oriental, Monts de Lam, Tandjile Est & Ouest)
Chad / Zone 8 (Mandoul, Moyen-Chari, Bahr Koh, Lac Iro)
Congo Democratic Republic / Bandundu
Congo Democratic Republic / Maniema
Cote d'Ivoire / Nord Est
Cote d'Ivoire / Nord Ouest
Egypt / Behera
Egypt / Kafr El-Sheikh
Egypt / Menya
Equatorial Guinea / Centro Sur
Equatorial Guinea / Kie Ntem
Ethiopia / Amhara
Ethiopia / Ben-Gumz
Fiji / Cakaudrove, Bua

Third decile

Fourth decile

Fifth decile

Sixth decile

Country / Region
Mongolia / Khangai (Arkhangai, Bayankhongor, Bulgan, Uvurkhangai, Khuvsgul, Orkhon)
Monte Negro / South
Morocco / Centre south
Morocco / Eastern
Morocco / South
Morocco / Tensift
Mozambique / Sofala
Namibia / Central
Namibia / Oshana
Nepal / Mid-western
Nicaragua / Central-Norte (Boaco, Chontales, Jinotega, Matagalpa, Esteli, Madriz, Nueva Segovia)
Niger / Agadez
Nigeria / Kaduna
Nigeria / Kano
Nigeria / Ogun
North Macedonia / North East
Pakistan / AJK
Pakistan / Islamabad (ICT)
Panama / Area Occidental
Panama / Bocas del Toro
Paraguay / North-East (Caaguazu, Alto Parana, Canideyu)
Paraguay / South-East (Guaira, Misiones, Paraguari, Neembucu)
Peru / Central (Huancavelica, Huanuco, Junin, Pasco)
Peru / East (Madre de Dios, Cusco, Puno, Apurimac)
Philippines / IVA-CALABARZON
Philippines / VI-Western Visayas
Philippines / VII-Central Visayas
Serbia / Sumadija and West Serbia
Sierra Leone / Kenema
Somalia / Awdal
Somalia / Togdhere
South Africa / Eastern Cape
South Africa / KwaZulu Natal
South Africa / Mpumalanga
South Africa / North West
South Sudan / Central Equatoria
South Sudan / Western Bahr El Ghazal
South Sudan / Western Equatoria
Syria / Al Latakia
Syria / Daraa
Syria / Der El Zour - Deir Ezzor
Thailand / Central
Tunisia / Centre Ouest (Kairouan, Kasserine, Sidi Bouzid)
Tunisia / Nord Ouest (Beja, Jendouba, Kef, Siliana)
Turkey / East Black Sea (Artvin, Giresun, Gumushane, Ordu, Rize, Trabzon)
Turkey / North East Anatolia (Agri, Erzincan, Erzurum, Kars, Bayburt, Ardahan, Igdir)
Turkmenistan / Lebap
Yemen / Abyan, Aden (town and countryside), Lahej, Ad Dali (Al Dhalih)

Seventh decile

Eight decile

Country / Region
Mexico / Campeche
Mexico / Durango
Mexico / Guanajuato
Mexico / Michoacan de Ocampo
Mexico / Nayarit
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 / Abuja FCT
Nigeria / Imo
Nigeria / Osun
North Macedonia / East
North Macedonia / Pelagoniski
Palestine / Jenin, Tubas, Tulkarm, Nablus, Qalqiliya
Panama / Area Oriental
Panama / Colon
Peru / North (Tumbes, Piura, Lambayeque, Cajamarca, La Libertad)
Peru / South (Tacna, Moquegua, Arequipa, Ica, Ayacucho)
Rwanda / City of Kigali
Somalia / Mudug
Somalia / W Galbeed
South Africa / Northern Cape
Sudan / Red Sea
Syria / Halab - Aleppo
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)

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Tenth decile