The world is rapidly growing and as new developments are made, more people begin to crowd the cities! Now, Newsweek has released which cities are projected to be the biggest by 2100. Surprisingly, New York City doesn't even make the top twenty!
According to the UN, Europe's population is expected to decrease over the next 70 years. In contrast, Africa's population is expected to rapidly increase. While 1 in 7 people in the world today are from Africa, by 2100 that number could be 1 in 2.
Below are the cities that are projected to be the biggest by 2100.
Lagos, Nigeria, West Africa: 88,345,000 with +736% growth
Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, West Africa: 83,494,000 with +822% growth
Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, East Africa: 73,678,000 with +1,228% growth
Mumbai, Maharashtra state, India: 67,240,000 with +235% growth
Delhi, India: 57,334,000 with +237% growth
Niamey, Niger, West Africa: 56,149,000 with +2,573% growth
Dhaka, Bangladesh: 54,250,000 with +267% growth
Kolkata, West Bengal state, India: 52,395,000 with +326% growth
Kabul, Afghanistan: 50,270,000 with +1,234% growth
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