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Definition of Rural-urban migration

Rural-urban migration Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Urbanization is the increasing number of people that migrate from rural to urban areas. It predominantly results in the physical growth of urban areas, be it horizontal or vertical. The United Nations projected that half of the world's population would live in urban areas at the end of 2008. By 2050 it is predicted that 64.1 nd 85.9% of the developing and developed world respectively will be urbanized.

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