These are the most populated cities of the world
The world has always been a big place to live in but population is something that can be either a thing of advantage or a thing of trouble. Depending on the country you live in and the economy it has, population could be an irksome aspect. The urban population levels across the world are on a growth at a pace that we barely were prepared for. The latest reports in this niche reveal that almost 50 per cent of the global population now lives in areas of the urban category. The population in urban areas of the world that we call cities has seen an increase from about 746 million in the year 1950 to about 3.9 billion in the year 2015.
1 Interested Findings From The UN Desk
According to a latest report that the United Nations has released,about 54 per cent of the total population in the world lives across cities and urban areas. By the year 2050, this number is expected to zoom past 66 per cent. That is a real bouncer! This report also specifies that the countries of Nigeria, India and China will be responsible for about 37 per cent of the total urban population figures in the entire world. Take a look at the most populated cities of the world as of now:
2 Tokyo, Japan
Tokyo is the leader on this list of most populated cities and boasts of a 38 million population figure.The United Nations has gone ahead and predicted a declining trend in the population of this most populated city of Tokyo but even with a wane, Tokyo will remain the most populated city even until 2030 with a predicted population of
37 million residents.
3 Delhi, India
The colourful city of Delhi has a population of 25 million and naturally ranks second in the list of most populated cities in the world. The United Nations has predicted that Delhi’s total population will rise rapidly to touch 36 million by the year 2030.
4 Mexico City,Mexico; Mumbai, India; and São Paulo, Brazil
These three cities have an average population figure of 21 million inhabitants. Surprisingly all the three cities are rich on the culture scale and have sharp contrasts among their social strata.
5 Osaka, Japan
Osaka makes it on fourth rung in this list of most populated cities of the world. The Japanese hub comes with a 20 million plus population figure at the moment.
6 Beijing, China
Beijing, the capital and main hub of China, ranks as the fifth most populated city in the world. This has been confirmed by the urban population chart that the United Nations prepares. The total population in this fifth most populated city in the world almost touched the 20 million mark.
7 Newark Area, USA; New York, USA; Cairo, Egypt
These cities also rank jointly as the ninth and tenth most populated cities in the world. The population numbers of both these cities of the US are around the 18.5 million mark. Egypt has lower figures than the other two. The data has been confirmed by the United Nations population charts and reports.
The world indeed looks like a huge huge place to live in. With ten most populated cities and the population they hold revealed, we feel miniscule as an element of existence. The large playgrounds of the world are gigantic enough to contain so many of us in them
However, high population can be a social evil and there are many effects of these numbers that we can barely think about, let