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World Urbanization Prospects

This report presents the highlights of the 2014 Revision of World Urbanization Prospects, which contains the latest estimates of the urban and rural populations of 233 countries or areas from 1950 to 2014 and projections to 2050, as well as estimates of population size from 1950 to 2014 and projections to 2030 for all urban agglomerations with 300,000 inhabitants or more in 2014. The annex tables in these Highlights provide data on the estimated and projected urban and rural populations, the percentage of the population that live in urban areas and the annual growth rate of the percentage urban for 233 countries or areas of the world. The tables also show the rank and annual growth rate of urban agglomerations with 5 million inhabitants or more in 2014.

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Field Value
Document type Reports, journal articles, and research papers (including theses and dissertations)
Language of document
  • English
Topics Urban development trends
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Cambodia
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Myanmar
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Thailand
  • Viet Nam
Copyright Yes
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Version / Edition 1
License CC-BY-3.0-IGO

United Nations

Author (corporate) United Nations
ISBN number 978-92-1-151517-6
Publication place New York
Publisher United Nations
Publication date 2014
Pagination 32
Keywords World urbanizations
Date uploaded August 11, 2017, 19:06 (UTC)
Date modified August 14, 2017, 20:37 (UTC)