Which Cities Will Be the Biggest In the World In Population In 2015 and How Many People Live In Cities?

In this order, the largest cities in the world in population in 2015 will be Tokyo, Japan; Mumbai (Bombay), India; and Lagos, Nigeria.

In 2000, half the people in the world lived in urban areas.

The percentage of city dwellers is growing every year.

In 1960, New York City was the largest city in the world.

In 2000, one out of every three people in the world was under the age of 15, that’s about 1.8 billion kids.

Of the world’s more than 6 billion people, nearly 1 billion cannot read or sign their names.

India will probably have more people than China by 2050 because women in India are having more children than women in China.

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