Demographia announces release of the 6th Annual Edition of Demographia World Urban Areas: Population and Projections, available at
http://demographia.com/db-worldua.pdf. This year’s edition includes:
1. Population, land area and density and rankings for all 782 known urban areas (urban agglomerations or urban footprints) of more than 500,000 in the world. This is the only such list.
2. Population, land area and density for 618 additional urban areas, for a total of 1,400 urban areas.
3. Population projections for all urban areas anticipated to have 2,000,000 or more population in 2025 and 2030.
Demographia World Urban Areas includes approximately 52% of the urban population of the world as of late 2004, the average base year of the estimates.