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World News: How Urban Is the World's Population? Experts Disagree. - CityLab

It may be the one data point most commonly cited by urbanists: We live in a world that is over 50 percent urban. We crossed the majority threshold in 2008, and have since grown to 55 percent today. The world is projected to be 70 percent by 2050, and ultimately top out at around 85…


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Posted: 2018-12-06 16:08:19

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