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UN: World's Urban Growth Will Surge Most in India, China and Nigeria

Two-thirds of people in the world will be living in cities by 2050, and the boom will be concentrated in three countries - India, China and Nigeria, according to United Nations estimates released on Wednesday.

The world's rural population will peak in a few years then decline by 2050, according to the report on urbanization by the Population Division of the U.N. Department of Economic and Social Affairs (U.N. DESA).

The findings of urbanization advancing so dramatically due to population growth and to migration can help cities design policies and practices to...


Published By: Africa.,. - Wednesday, 16 May

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