Samoa

UN-Habitat in Samoa

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The Pacific has a very rapid rate of urbanisation and high population growth and is not well enough prepared to cope with the challenges and opportunities that urban growth presents. UN Habitat is well placed to assist Samoa to improve its urban management and planning practices and enable new thinking and actions about how best to evolve city development stratgies for the future.

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Papua New Guinea

UN-Habitat in Papua New Guinea

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Papua New Guinea has an annual national population growth rate of 2.7 percent and increased rates of rural to urban migration and urban poverty, characterized by poor living conditions and deficits in the housing stock. Key urban infrastructure and services such as roads, drainage systems, as well as water and sanitation systems have deteriorated over the years due to poor maintenance and increased demand of a rising population.

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Indonesia

UN-Habitat in Indonesia

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Indonesia is a member of G20, the world’s fourth most populous country, the world's largest archipelagic nation with 17,508 islands (6,000 inhabited) divided by the equator, located between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean stretching from East to West at the distance equivalent to London and Moscow covering areas of 1,904,569 sq km (land 1,811,569 sq km, water 93,000 sq km) with 54,716 km coastline.

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Vietnam

UN-Habitat in Vietnam

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• Population: 88.78 million (2012)
• Annual population growth: 1.04%
• Area: 329.3 thousand km2
• GDP per capita: U$ 1,168 (2010)
• Real GDP growth : 6.8 % (2010)
• Export: U$ 87.3 billion (Nov-2011)
• Import: U$ 96.1 billion (Nov-2011)
• Poverty incidence: 14% (2008)
• Human Development Index: 128th (out of 187 countries) (2011)
• Urbanisation speed: 3.4%
• Urban population: 32.2%
• Urban area contribute 70% of economic outputs

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