The 12 Global Megacities To Boom Over The Next 15 Years

A Dynamic In Motion Foretells Where The World’s Future Resides

Urban populations passed rural populations for the first time in 2008. In coming decades the difference will grow extreme, with more and more people moving to cities.

A set of megacities will boom due to this and other trends.

Although New York and Tokyo will remain amongst the biggest cities in 2025, they are not listed among the megacities experiencing the most growth in terms of GDP, per capita GDP, and population.

Most of those dynamic cities are in emerging markets, with a surprise appearance by London.

…ooops, no U.S. cities on the list! *

*Study underwritten by CitiCorp as it plans for its future.

 


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