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Cities and Urban Areas in 2020

Cities and Urban Areas in 2020 200 Largest Cities 24 million 1.34 million city dwellers face premature death from air pollution new jobs are needed in China to cope with 14% growth of cities of global population 1.8 million tonnes of waste a day predicted for Asian 48% cities in 2025 19 million of global output 889 million people in Mexico City are using so much water the city is sinking the worldwide number of slum-dwellers projected 90% for 2020 of the fastest Countries growing outside of North America with high urban congestion lose c.1% GDP to city traffic 2% 75% A of the land is The Urban used by cities Washington DC, Miami and New York have similar There is a new global poor, suffering similar inequalities of opportunity, healthcare & education. Life expectancy of African American in the US is about –†or levels of inequality to Nairobi, Buenos Aires and Abidjan. the same of people living in China. of resources are used by cities

Cities and Urban Areas in 2020

shared by gDigitalAgency on Jan 16
One of a series of infographics created for the Futures Co. looking at the world in 2020. This infographic looks at changes in cities around the world in the next fifteen years.


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