A combination of demographic shifts and overall population growth will result in the more than 2.5 billion people gravitating to urban areas. Shanghai is home to 26 million, Mexico City and Sao Paulo follow with 22 million each and then, Cairo, Mumbai, Beijing and Dhaka all have close to around 20 million people living there.
The report also estimates that by 2030, the world could have 43 so-called megacities (up from 31 today, according to reports) - those with more than 10 million inhabitants - majority in developing countries.
Tokyo with 37 million people is the world's largest city but it is due to be overtaken by Delhi around 2028, the report said.
"The increasing concentration of people in cities provides a way of more economically providing services".
The UN study, carried out by the world body's Population Division, predicts that Tokyo's population will start to decline in the coming two years and that it will be surpassed as the world's largest city by New Delhi towards 2028. Asia, despite its relatively lower level of urbanization, is home to 54% of the world's urban population, followed by Europe and Africa with 13% each.
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The world is expected to have 43 megacities with more than 10 million inhabitants, mostly in developing regions by 2030. However, some of the fastest-growing urban agglomerations are cities with fewer than a million inhabitants, many of them located in Asia and Africa.
As for rural populations, while they have continued to grow since 1950, it is expected to reach its peak in the next few years, before declining steadily.
"However, the challenge is that in many countries it's taking place so rapidly. and large slum areas have developed that are not maybe achieving the goals of sustainable development the way that we would like".
"Many countries will face challenges in meeting the needs of their growing urban populations, including for housing, transportation, energy systems and other infrastructure; as well as for employment and basic services such as education and healthcare", it noted.
At the same time, linkages between urban and rural areas will need to be strengthened, building on their existing economic, social and environmental ties, the report concludes.
Why YouTube has waited so long to present this music discovery feature is anyone's guess ( Shazam anyone), but here it is. The latest development in YouTube's progression of updated features will put Musical Artists in the driver seat for once.
There are a few moments that are hard [to overcome] but when you've overcome them, you can go even further for another 30 minutes. The Brazilian global has scored 26 goals in all competitions for Jurgen Klopp's side, including 10 in the Champions League .
Moments later, she grabs the faeces from the floor and hurls it towards the employee before pulling up her pants and storming out. The woman then defecated on the floor and flung the feces at staff members behind the counter.
The reason why? Markle and Harry wanted a more casual - if you can call a royal wedding that - celebration. Incidentally, he was also being treated in the hospital last week after hhe had a heart attack.
However, Tuesday's order from the NCLT means that the asset sale would now be overseen by a court appointed administrator. Recently implemented bankruptcy rules bar takeovers of stressed assets by entities related to the defaulting promoters.
His statement was unanimously rejected by the National Security Committee, which termed it "incorrect and misleading". The meeting's agendas are said to be discussion on the merger of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).
The UK-based observatory said that some 34,500 people, militants and their families, left the area as part of the deal. On May 2, the Syrian regime and opposition groups agreed to a cease-fire in the Homs province's northern countryside.
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She added that she feels "so excited, nervous and grateful" and that "the list of emotions is endless". One supporter wrote: "Congratulations Christine and Frank, you're going to have a handsome baby".
According to latest trends, the BJP was already leading in 114 seats out of 209 for which trends were available. In Hyderabad Karnataka, Congress bagged 21 seats, with BJP getting 15 and JDS picking up 4 seats.
The newest picture of them in over two months has been posted on social media by Christin Maschmann, who met the lads in London. Ant & Dec have been pictured together for the first time in two months, while enjoying a catch up in the sunshine.
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