01 October, 2019
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GS-I: World Urbanization Prospects Data
The economic outlook update released by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) highlighted that the number of urban inhabitants in ‘Developing Asia’ has increased “almost five-fold since 1970”.
It refers to a group of 45 countries that are members of the ADB.
World Urbanisation Prospects data:
Low pace of urbanization:
Reason: Population rise:
Source: Indian Express
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