By 2035, the most populated city in the world will be the capital of Indonesia – Jakarta. This is stated in the forecast of research Institute Oxford Economics.
According to the researchers, after 16 years, the population of Jakarta will reach 38 million people. In 2010, it was 9.6 million inhabitants.
In second place on the list of most populated cities by 2035 – Tokyo with a projected population of 37.8 million people.
Followed by the Chongqing located in Central China. According to the forecast, there will reside 32.2 million people.
In the top ten cities with the largest population 16 years also featured Dhaka (31.2 million people);
- Shanghai (25.3 mln, China);
- Karachi (24.8 million, Pakistan);
- Kinshasa (24.7 million, Congo);
- Lagos (24.2 million, Nigeria);
- Mexico city (23.5 million, Mexico);
- Mumbai (23.1 million, India).
The researchers also made a forecast regarding economic growth in the period from 2019 to 2035. According to them the highest rate of economic growth was recorded in the cities of India. On the first line of this rating is the town of Surat, followed by Agra and Bangalore.
According to the forecast, new York by 2035, will be the city with the most powerful economy. On the second and third line will be located in Tokyo and Los Angeles.