Could you explain to me the meaning of "population wise" in this passage?

Population wise, urban areas are densely populated. On the contrary, rural areas are sparsely populated.

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Hi @Thura_Htun.

The meaning of the suffix ‚Äėsomething-wise‚Äô is as follows: ‚Äúspeaking of something‚ÄĚ or ‚Äúreferring to something‚ÄĚ.

In your context it is more like: Speaking of population, urban areas are densely populated. On the contrarym, rural areas are sparsely populated.

I hope that helps! :wink:

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Population-wise means in terms of population, in relation/reference to population, on the basis of population etc.

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I would not use ‚Äėpopulation wise‚Äô and ‚Äėdensely populated‚Äô in the same sentence as it would resemble a tautology.

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