Urbanisation & Smart Cities India

Author: Amrit P. Singh (AußenwirtschaftsCenter New Delhi 2015)

Urbanisation in India

  • 2/3 of national GDP comes from urban India
  • There are about 8,000 cities and towns in India
  • Share of urban population in 2011 was 31%
  • 50% in China, 78% in Mexico, 87% in Brazil
  • Megacities – Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata
  • Every minute for next 20 years, 30 Indians will migrate to cities
  • By 2050, 70% Indians will live in cities
DATE: 
08/03/2015
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