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