No, no. I don’t have a crystal ball that allows me to see the future. What happens is that I have believed what they have published at the University of Ontario (Canada), which has produced estimation data that reinforces the idea that cities will continue to grow in population. The most surprising of all is that an Asian city will not go at the top as usual, but at the top we will run into an African city that aspires to become the most important city on the continent: Kinshasa .
It will pass in front of Tokyo
The capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo will be the most populous city in the world in 2075. It is supposed to have 58.4 million inhabitants , a real nonsense if we take into account that in 2017 the number of inhabitants barely reached the 12 millions.
At the moment the most populous city in the world is Tokyo with a total of 39.4 million inhabitants. The capital of Japan will continue to grow, but it will not do so at the same rate as Kinshasa. In fact, there are three cities that will grow much more than Tokyo to be quite close to the Kinshasa figures.
Bombay will go from 12.4 to 57.8 million inhabitants, while Lagos will go from 21.3 to 57.8 million and New Delhi will grow from 26.4 to 49 million. That means that Asia will remain the most populous continent by far, which is why it is striking that Kinshasa appears as the most populous in 2075 according to the University of Ontario.
A global problem
The world we already know how it evolves. Towns are being abandoned and cities do not stop growing, which is a challenge at an urban level. In countries such as Europeans or North Americans that does not seem like a threat, but in other parts of the planet, where this enormous concentration of people is already a problem, politicians should propose solutions to avoid situations of poverty such as those that we never tire of seeing. in TV.
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