Population living in slums (% of urban population) - Country Ranking

Definition: Population living in slums is the proportion of the urban population living in slum households. A slum household is defined as a group of individuals living under the same roof lacking one or more of the following conditions: access to improved water, access to improved sanitation, sufficient living area, and durability of housing.

Source: UN HABITAT, retrieved from the United Nation's Millennium Development Goals database. Data are available at : http://mdgs.un.org/

See also: Thematic map, Time series comparison

Find indicator:
Rank Country Value Year
1 Central African Republic 93.30 2014
2 Sudan 91.60 2014
3 Chad 88.20 2014
4 São Tomé and Principe 86.60 2014
5 Guinea-Bissau 82.30 2014
6 Mozambique 80.30 2014
7 Mauritania 79.90 2014
8 Madagascar 77.20 2014
9 Sierra Leone 75.60 2014
10 Dem. Rep. Congo 74.80 2014
11 Haiti 74.40 2014
12 Ethiopia 73.90 2014
13 Somalia 73.60 2014
14 Cabo Verde 70.30 1990
15 Niger 70.10 2014
16 Bhutan 70.00 1990
17 Eritrea 69.90 1990
18 Comoros 69.60 2014
19 Dem. People's Rep. Korea 68.50 1990
20 Malawi 66.70 2014
21 Equatorial Guinea 66.20 2014
22 Burkina Faso 65.80 2014
23 Liberia 65.70 2014
24 Djibouti 65.60 2014
25 Afghanistan 62.70 2014
26 Benin 61.50 2014
27 Yemen 60.80 2014
28 Jamaica 60.50 2005
28 Oman 60.50 1990
30 Botswana 59.20 1990
31 Burundi 57.90 2014
32 Mali 56.30 2014
33 Kenya 56.00 2014
33 Côte d'Ivoire 56.00 2014
35 Angola 55.50 2014
36 Bangladesh 55.10 2014
36 Cambodia 55.10 2014
38 Nepal 54.30 2014
39 Zambia 54.00 2014
40 Uganda 53.60 2014
41 Rwanda 53.20 2014
42 Lebanon 53.10 2005
43 Togo 51.20 2014
44 Lesotho 50.80 2014
45 Tanzania 50.70 2014
46 Nigeria 50.20 2014
47 Iraq 47.20 2014
48 Congo 46.90 2014
49 Pakistan 45.50 2014
49 Nicaragua 45.50 2007
51 Bolivia 43.50 2014
52 Guinea 43.30 2014
53 Mongolia 42.70 2014
54 Myanmar 41.00 2014
55 Senegal 39.40 2014
56 Philippines 38.30 2014
57 Ghana 37.90 2014
58 Cameroon 37.80 2014
59 Gabon 37.00 2014
60 Ecuador 36.00 2014
61 Libya 35.20 1990
62 The Gambia 34.80 2014
63 Guatemala 34.50 2014
64 Peru 34.20 2014
65 Namibia 33.20 2014
66 Guyana 33.10 2014
67 Swaziland 32.70 2014
68 Venezuela 32.00 2005
69 Lao PDR 31.40 2014
70 Iran 30.30 2005
71 El Salvador 28.90 2005
72 Honduras 27.50 2014
73 Vietnam 27.20 2014
74 Panama 25.80 2014
75 China 25.20 2014
76 Zimbabwe 25.10 2014
77 Thailand 25.00 2014
78 Sri Lanka 24.80 1990
79 Trinidad and Tobago 24.70 2005
80 India 24.00 2014
81 South Africa 23.00 2014
82 Brazil 22.30 2014
83 Indonesia 21.80 2014
84 Syrian Arab Republic 19.30 2014
85 Saudi Arabia 18.00 2005
86 Paraguay 17.60 2005
87 Argentina 16.70 2014
88 Dominica 16.60 1990
89 Armenia 14.40 2014
90 Morocco 13.10 2014
90 Colombia 13.10 2014
92 Jordan 12.90 2014
93 Dominican Republic 12.10 2014
94 Turkey 11.90 2014
94 St. Lucia 11.90 2005
96 Algeria 11.80 1990
97 Mexico 11.10 2014
98 Belize 10.80 2014
99 Egypt 10.60 2014
100 Chile 9.00 2005
101 Tunisia 8.00 2014
102 Suriname 7.30 2014
103 Grenada 6.00 2005
104 Costa Rica 5.50 2014
105 Antigua and Barbuda 4.80 2005

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Aggregation method: Weighted average

Periodicity: Annual