Urban Population

An urban area, or built-up area, is a human settlement with a high population density and infrastructure of built environment. Urban areas are created through urbanization and are categorized by urban morphology as cities, towns, conurbations or suburbs. In urbanism, the term contrasts to rural areas such as villages and hamlets; in urban sociology or urban anthropology it contrasts with natural environment. The creation of early predecessors of urban areas during the urban revolution led to the creation of human civilization with modern urban planning, which along with other human activities such as exploitation of natural resources led to a …

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Australian Banking Association · 3 July 2024 English

While the information in this document has been prepared in good faith, Accenture disclaims, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, any and all liability for the accuracy and …

Access Survey (FAS) (2024), The World Bank Urban Population (2024), Australian Prudential Regulation Authority


ERIA: Economic Research Institute for ASEAN & East Asia · 3 July 2024 English

ERIA Research Project Report FY2024, No. 04

out of 9 billion, an over 75% share global urban population, are expected by 2050 (Ritchie and Rosner


ERIA: Economic Research Institute for ASEAN & East Asia · 3 July 2024 English

ERIA Discussion Paper No. 525, 2024-18

urbanisation process in recent decades, with the urban population increasing from 16.2% in the 1960s to nearly


ADB: Asian Development Bank · 28 June 2024 English

This report discusses bottlenecks that could prevent cities in India from realizing their economic potential and outlines strategies to overcome these.

percentage point increase in a district’s urban population share is associated with a 2.7% increase outgrowths. In 2011, 70.2% of India’s total urban population was living in cities with over 100,000 people regional diversity and based on indicators of urban population growth potential, economic output, business


World Bank Group · 27 June 2024 English

This paper studies the dynamic effects of export exposure on local labor markets in Indonesia, that is, how an increase in exports affects a range of labor market indicators over …

high-school or higher education, share of urban population, average age in district, and the initial


ADB: Asian Development Bank · 27 June 2024 English

This report outlines the cascading environmental, social, and economic impacts of aquatic biodiversity loss in Southeast Asia and recommends ways to develop scalable projects that tackle river pollution and support …

Southeast Asia were living in urban areas. The urban population is expected to increase by 70 million in informal settlements. In Southeast Asia, the urban population is projected to grow by 8.5% from 2015 to


World Bank Group · 27 June 2024 English

Cambodia has experienced significant economic growth and improved living standards over the last two decades, and gender equality has also improved, especially on outcomes such as girls and women’s human …

exposure into consideration. A large part of the urban population and public and private infrastructure located


World Bank Group · 27 June 2024 English

Considering that less than 60 percent of the urban population have access to piped water accessible on


World Bank Group · 26 June 2024 English

The objective of this note is to foster the understanding of the World Bank, other development partners and non-governmental organizations in an evolving urban context. Given the political transition, the …

presents several challenges. The share of urban population is estimated to be 25 percent and was growing resilience to climate risks for its growing urban population. Afghan cities underwent a severe shock in planning to sustainably absorb its increasing urban population. As urbanization puts pressures on infrastructure


ADB: Asian Development Bank · 26 June 2024 English

This paper uses Bayesian Model Averaging techniques to explore the relationship between environmental degradation and economic growth and finds that per capita gross domestic product (GDP) and carbon dioxide emissions …

(2023).  Sociodemographic variables. o Urban population (percentage of total population), from WDI %) 1,215 7.52 31.991 -4.478 1,058.374 Urban population (% of total population) 1,215 65.427 18 (log) 0.993 0.553 0.143 0.988 0.550 0.149 Urban population (% of total population) 0.983 0.007 0.002 request. 22 credit to GDP; Gini index; and urban population. By contrast, the use of alternative and nuclear 0.995 -0.010 0.003 0.988 -0.010 0.003 Urban population (% of total population) 0.982 0.007 0.002


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