What percentage of India’s urban population live in slums?

How many population in India live in slums?

6.5 crore live in India slums, over 1 crore each in Maharashtra, Andhra.

What percentage of people live slums?

The proportion of the urban population living in slums worldwide declined by 20 per cent between 2000 and 2014 (from 28 per cent to 23 per cent). That positive trend recently reversed course, and the proportion grew to 23.5 per cent in 2018.

Is India full of slums?

Every sixth urban Indian lives in slums unfit for human habitation. Slums, in fact, are so common that they are found in 65 per cent of the Indian towns. Yet slum dwellers are the most overlooked section of society.

What percentage of urban population live in slums?

1 in 3 urban residents live in slums in developing countries. In some countries, as much as 90% of the urban population live in slums.

Which state has highest slum population in India?

Slum Population – Census 2011

# State Slum Pop
India 65,494,604
1 Maharashtra 11,848,423
2 Andhra Pradesh 10,186,934
3 Tamil Nadu 5,798,459

Which country has the worst slums?

Mexico. Neza-Chalco-Ixta in Mexico City, is a Ciudad Perdida, rated as the world’s largest mega-slum in 2006.

What percent of Delhi lives in slums?

In a note filed before the Supreme Court on management of municipal solid waste, the capital’s civic bodies said, “About 49% of the total population of Delhi lives in slum areas, unauthorized colonies and about 860 jhuggi-jhonpri clusters with 4,20,000 jhuggies.”

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