Megacities

The number of cities with populations of more than 10 million has risen from just two in 1950 to 24 today. The growth of these megacities is set to continue as more people around the globe move into urban areas.

Source: UN

Population: 40M
30M
20M
10M
    Megacities
    in 2030: 40

    Number of Megacites by Year

    projected →
    45
    30
    15
    1. 1950
    2. 1960
    3. 1970
    4. 1980
    5. 1990
    6. 2000
    7. 2010
    8. 2020
    9. 2030