Knowledge for policy

Developments and Forecasts on Continuing Urbanisation

Urban population

Reducing the number of people living in slums and the interaction between cities and rural areas is becoming a key challenge for the sustainable development of society.

In Europe, sprawling presents an increasing challenge to maintaining and updating existing infrastructure, to smartening and improving sustainability and inclusiveness of cities. 

Worldwide urban population growth

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Economic power of cities

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Smart cities

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Urban pollution

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