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Urban Growth

The increase in the number of people who live in towns and cities.

(United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) (2007). State of World Population 2007: Unleashing the Potential Growth. New York: UNFPA. Retrieved on July 3, 2008, from
http://www.unfpa.org/upload/lib_pub_file/695_filename_sowp2007_eng.pdf.)

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Urban growth refers to the increase in the number of people who live in towns and cities, measured either in relative or absolute terms.

References

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) (2007). State of World Population 2007: Unleashing the Potential Growth. New York: UNFPA. Retrieved on July 3, 2008, from
http://www.unfpa.org/upload/lib_pub_file/695_filename_sowp2007_eng.pdf.
     
Urban Growth

The increase in the number of people who live in towns and cities.

(United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) (2007). State of World Population 2007: Unleashing the Potential Growth. New York: UNFPA. Retrieved on July 3, 2008, from
http://www.unfpa.org/upload/lib_pub_file/695_filename_sowp2007_eng.pdf.)

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Urban growth refers to the increase in the number of people who live in towns and cities, measured either in relative or absolute terms.

References

United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) (2007). State of World Population 2007: Unleashing the Potential Growth. New York: UNFPA. Retrieved on July 3, 2008, from
http://www.unfpa.org/upload/lib_pub_file/695_filename_sowp2007_eng.pdf.

Approved for glossaryposting by Ben Eisen on March 20, 2011


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