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Compendium of Human Settlements Statistics 2001

  • Author: UN, DESA
  • Publication date: June 2001
  • Page count: 256
  • Language(s) in this book: English
  • Sales number: 01.XVII.5

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The world is rapidly becoming urbanized with one half of its population expected to reside in urban areas by the year 2005 and more than three fifths by 2025. This Compendium presents statistics for over 200 countries or areas and 315 cities on population, human settlements, households and housing conditions. It consists of 13 tables and as many graphs highlighting the main findings.