World Population, Monitoring, Focusing on Population Distribution, Urbanization, Internal Migration and Development

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United Nations Publications, Oct 31, 2009 - Business & Economics - 72 pages
This report reviews trends in and prospects for urban and rural population growth and changes in the population of cities based on the 2007 Revision of World Urbanization Prospects. It discusses the contribution of natural increase and the combination of rural-urban migration and reclassification to the growth of the urban population. It considers the importance of different types of internal migration and describes the implications of population distribution for urban and rural dependency ratios.

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Jose Antonio Ocampo is Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations for Economic and Social Affairs, and former Executive Secretary of ECLAC.

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