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Abstract

It is generally assumed that urban populations are healthier, more literate and more prosperous than rural populations. However, UN-HABITAT’s State of the World’s Cities Report 2006/7 has broken new ground by showing that the urban poor suffer from an urban penalty:

Slum dwellers in developing countries are as badly off if not worse off than their rural relatives.

Publication Year
2006
Publisher
UN-Habitat
Number of Pages
108 pages
HS Number
814/06E
ISBN
92-1-131811-4