Which among the following organizations releases Habitat's World Cities Report?

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C World Wide Fund for Nature Correct Answer Incorrect Answer
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United Nations released a report titled - Habitat's World Cities Report 2022. According to it, India's urban population is estimated to stand at 675 million in 2035, the second highest behind China's one billion. Here are some of the key findings of the report · After the COVID- 19 pandemic, the global urban population is back on track to grow by another 2. 2 billion by 2050. · With existing urban populations continuing to grow naturally through rising birth rates, particularly in lower income countries, the urban population is forecast to grow from 56 per cent of the global total in 2021 to 68 per cent by 2050. · India's urban population is projected to be 675,456,000 in 2035, growing from 483,099,000 in 2020 to 542,743,000 in 2025 and 607,342,000 in 2030. · By 2035, the percentage of population in India at mid- year residing in urban area will be 43. 2 per cent. · China's urban population in 2035 is projected at 1. 05 billion while the urban population in Asia will be 2. 99 billion in 2035 and that in South Asia 987,592,000.

  • The report said, tackling urban poverty and inequality is one of the key priorities for building inclusive and equitable urban futures .

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