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Historical population of global megacities 1950-2020

Population of the largest urban agglomerations worldwide from 1950 to 2020 (in millions)

by Erin Duffin, last edited Aug 22, 2019
Historical population of global megacities 1950-2020 This statistic shows the population of the largest urban agglomerations in the world from 1950 to 2010, with projected figures for 2020. By 2020, the population of the Shanghai agglomeration in China is projected to be roughly 27.06 million people.
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Population of the largest urban agglomerations worldwide from 1950 to 2020 (in millions)

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