ROAS Urban Issues

Population: 357 million (2010)[1]

Urban Population: 56% (2010)[2]

Youth Population (below 25 years): 60% (2010)[3]

Urban slum population as a percentage of total urban residents: 28.4% (2012)[4]

GDP per capita growth: 2% (1990-2011)[5]

Number of refugees: 7.5 million (2010)[6]

IDPs in the region: 9.8 million (2010)[7]

[1] UN-Habitat (2012): The State of Arab Cities Report
[2] Ibid.
[3] Ibid.
[4] The Arab Millennium Developmnt Goals Report (2013)
[5] Ibid.
[6] UN-Habitat (2012): The State of Arab Cities Report
[7] Ibid.

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