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.
Interactive map of world population growth with annotated population "dots," data overlays, and thematic timelines.
Urbanization case study reading: A profile of the growth of Shenzhen, China.
Number of people living in urban areas vs rural areas starting in 1950 and projected to 2050.
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