By 2025, there will be 35 megacities. Some of the fastest growth will occur in Dhaka which will see a population increase of some 53 percent. Beijing is set to expand by 44 percent while New Delhi’s population will rise by 43 percent.
Tokyo’s population will increase from 37 million to 39 million. In fact, if the Japanese capital were considered a country, it would be the 31st largest in the world by 2025.
This chart shows population growth in the world’s top 15 megacities.
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