Urban populations are projected to dramatically increase across all continents.
Our future is urban. Today, over half of all people on earth live in urban areas. By 2060, total world population is expected to increase by about 2.7 billion people. At the same time, world urban population is expected to increase by 2.8 billion people, or cities worldwide are, and will be adding about 1.5 million people every week for the foreseeable future.