I have chosen to reproduce here two charts that I find most interesting.
Urbanization Pace (1950-2010)
[image credit: via Cities Matter]
Urbanization and poverty headcount, 1981-2005
Source: World Bank, 2007
- I got surprised with Iran! and with East Asia & Pacific!
- Phil McDermott says: “it is clear that the west is no longer the focus of urbanisation and is unlikely to hold many of the answers to today’s urban growth challenges”. I wouldn't be so sure about the `unlikely to hold many of the answers` part. Anyway, thank you Phil for the post.