Rapid Urbanization Around the Globe

Cities must be at the forefront of tacking critical global health and development issues.

  • By 2050, an estimated 70% of the world’s population will live in cities
  • More than 90% of urban population growth will be in low and middle income countries (LMICs)
  • The fastest growing cities in the world are those with a population of approximately 250,000
By 2050 an estimated 70% of the worlds population will live in cities
By 2050 an estimated 70% of the worlds population will live in cities
More than 90% of urban population growth will be in low and middle income countries (LMICs)
More than 90% of urban population growth will be in low and middle income countries (LMICs)
The fastest growing cities in the world are those with a population of approximately 250,000
The fastest growing cities in the world are those with a population of approximately 250,000
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