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Increasing Number of Large Cities infographic

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SUBJECTS: Social Studies

TOPICS: Population Density, World Population Trends/History, Urbanization

Graph shows the increasing number of cities with over 1 million residents over time. City data is displayed from 1960 to present and projected to 2030.

Data is from the UN’s World Urbanization Prospects 2018.

Graphic originally published on the Quick Trip to 7.6 Billion wall chart.

Artful bar graph shows the growth in the number of cities with over 1 million residents from 1960 to 2030