NEW DELHI: At present, India is home to five super urban areas, with more than 10 million populace, however by 2030 this number will go up to seven. Delhi will keep on being the second most crowded city on the planet till 2030, including an amazing 9.6 million individuals to its populace – the most in any mega city.
The truths have been uncovered in the 2016 World Cities Report issued by the UN's bureau of monetary and parties.
The report has not depended on the managerial limits of urban areas but has, rather, liked to utilize the idea of "urban agglomeration" which is "the coterminous urban region, or developed region". For instance, on account of Delhi urban agglomeration, the satellite urban communities of Ghaziabad, Noida, Faridabad and Gurgaon are incorporated. Such consideration bodes well as individuals in these adjoining territories are financially and socially coordinated with the primary city.
Around the globe, around 500 million individuals live in 31 such uber urban areas. That is around 6.8% of the world's populace or 12% of the world's urban populace. The report figures that by 2030, the quantity of super urban areas will increment to 41 and their populace to around 730 million or 8.7% of the world's populace.
Other Indian urban communities figuring in 2016's super urban areas rundown are Mumbai , Kolkata, Bengaluru and Chennai. By 2030, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad will go along with them, as their separate populaces would cross 10 million.
The UN report demonstrates that lone a minority of urban inhabitants entirely in uber urban communities. About 21% of the world's populace stays in urban areas of populace between 500,000 to 10 million, while a considerably greater offer of 26.8% dwells in littler urban areas and towns with a populace of under 500,000.
By 2030, the world's populace will conclusively move to urban living with 60% of the assessed populace living in urban communities, huge or little. As of now, around 54% of the world's populace is urban.
The majority of the urban development is going on in creating nations in Asia and Africa. By 2030, upwards of 33 of the 41 super urban areas will be from the third world. Of the 47 urban areas that developed by more than 6% consistently somewhere around 2000 and 2016, six were in Africa, 40 in Asia (counting 20 in China) and only one in North America.
Curiously, not all urban areas are developing. Out of the 1,063 urban areas with a populace more than 500,000, upwards of 55 have demonstrated a decay subsequent to 2000. The majority of these urban areas are situated in Europe and some in Japan. Their decay is for the most part because of falling richness levels, albeit some have demonstrated a dunk in populace because of characteristic catastrophes like New Orleans (because of storm Katrina ) and Sendai in Japan (tidal wave).