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Key demographic trends to know: Research talks on race, aging, immigration, urbanization - Journalist's Resource

Certain demographic transformations now underway are poised to change the nature of human communities and how they function. These trends are vital …

World's urbanization expected to keep growing

More than half of the world�s 7 billion people live in urban areas, with the top �mega-cities� � those with more than 10 million inhabitants � being …

The future of urbanization depends on access to serviced urban land

In the next 20 years, up to 3 billion people will move from rural to urban areas, and most will end up living in slums — unless we find a way for …

Urbanization: Reducing Poverty and Helping the Environment

Movement into urban areas is occurring on a staggering scale, over 70 million people a year. The world is now 53% urbanized, compared to 29% in 1950 and 39% in 1980. By 2050, some 70% of the 9.6 billion humans will live in cities, and we could have as many 100 “megacities” (population over 10 …