02 May 2012

Nigeria’s population to increase by 200m in 40 years - UN
Nigerian Tribune - Nigeria
A recent report from the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) ahead of next month’s Rio+20 summit, disclosed that it is from Africa and Asia that 86 per cent of all growth in the world’s urban population over the next four decades will come from. (...) Over all on continental levels, Africa’s urban population will increase from 414 million to over 1.2 billion by 2050 while that of Asia will soar from 1.9 billion to 3.3 billion, according to the 2011 Revision of the World Urbanisation Prospects, produced by the UN Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs.…(2 May 2012)

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