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Degree of Urbanisation (DEGURBA) - Eurostat, v1:2012

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Degree of Urbanisation (DEGURBA) - Eurostat, v1:2012

Description:

Degree of Urbanization (DEGURBA) is a classification that divides local administrative units (municipalities) by population density. The classification follows Eurostat's Degree of Urbanization (DEGURBA) and is divided into the following thee categories:

Cities (densely populated areas):

  • At least 50% of the population lives in urban centres.

Towns and suburbs (intermediate density areas):

  • At least 50% of the population lives in urban clusters and
  • Less than 50% of the population lives in urban centres.

Rural areas (thinly populated areas):

  • At least 50% of the population lives in rural grid cells.

Valid from:

January 1, 2012

Office:

Population and Education

Contact:

Dorthe Larsen, dla@dst.dk, ph. +45 39 17 33 07
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