With the rise of urbanization, the number of cities globally is on the rise, particularly in Asia and Africa. The number of megacities (cities with 10 million or more inhabitants) is increasing, with a projected 41 megacities by 2030 (compared with 28 today). One in every 8 people lives in a megacity. Still, close to 50% of the total urban population lives in smaller cities of less than 500,000. Download and read the PDF for More Cities, More “Smart” Cities.
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