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Goa witnesses substantial rise in urban population

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 14:08

Goa has been trending towards increased urbanisation with 35.23 per cent rise in population in the cities over the last decade, while that in the rural parts has registered negative growth of -18.51%.

China's rising urban population big challenge: Expert

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 20, 2012, 16:00

The biggest challenge facing Chinese cities is the huge influx of people from rural areas, a top urban management expert has said.

Global urban population to be 6.3 billion by 2050

Last Updated: Monday, October 15, 2012, 13:57

The total urban area is expected to triple between 2000 and 2030, while urban population is expected to nearly double, increasing from 2.84 billion to 4.9 billion, during this period.

Urban population on the rise in India

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 22, 2012, 14:16

The percentage of Indians living in urban areas has increased from 27.8 percent in 2001 to 31.16 percent in 2011.

Urban population up in Bihar

Last Updated: Friday, July 29, 2011, 21:22

The urban population in Bihar has increased to 11.30 percent of the estimated total population of 10.38 crore in the state but the sex ratio has dropped to 916 females per 1000 males in the past decade.

26% of urban population does not have access to water supply

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 22, 2011, 18:36

About 26 per cent of the urban population does not have access to piped water supply and depend on tube wells and hand pumps, a study said.

Urban population will double in 25 yrs: Pranab

Last Updated: Saturday, December 18, 2010, 00:20

: India`s urban population will more than double to over 600 million by 2035 as increasing number of people migrate to cities because of better infrastructure and employment opportunities, finance minister Pranab Mukherjee said.

Urban population expected to touch 32-cr next year: Min

Last Updated: Thursday, March 11, 2010, 18:59

The urban population in the country is expected to touch 32 crore next year and could even reach 53 crore ten years later.