The State of World Population 2001 The State of World Population 2001
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Table 1: World Megacities 1975, 2000 and (projected) 2015: Population in millions

1975

2000

2015

Tokyo (19.8)
New York (15.9)
Shanghai (11.4)
Mexico City (11.2)
São Paulo (10 )
Tokyo (26.4)
Mexico City (18.1)
Mumbai (18.1)
São Paulo (17.8)
Shanghai (17)
New York (16.6)
Lagos (13.4)
Los Angeles (13.1)
Kolkata (12.9)
Buenos Aires (12.6)
Dhaka (12.3)
Karachi (11.8)
Delhi (11.7)
Jakarta (11)
Osaka (11)
Metro Manila (10.9)
Beijing (10.8)
Rio de Janeiro (10.6)
Cairo (10.6)
Tokyo (26.4)
Mumbai (26.1)
Lagos (23.2)
Dhaka (21.1)
São Paulo (20.4)
Karachi (19.2)
Mexico City (19.2)
New York (17.4)
Jakarta (17.3)
Kolkata (17.3)
Delhi (16.8)
Metro Manila (14.8)
Shanghai (14.6)
Los Angeles (14.1)
Buenos Aires (14.1)
Cairo (13.8)
Istanbul (12.5)
Beijing (12.3)
Rio de Janeiro (11.9)
Osaka (11.0)
Tianjin (10.7)
Hyderabad (10.5)
Bangkok (10.1)



Table 2: Growth in total consumption expenditures, 1970 to 1995, in trillions of U.S. dollars (1995 prices)37

1970

1980

1990

1995

Industrialized countries

8.3 11.4 15.7

16.5


Developing countries

1.9 3.6 4.3

5.2




Table 3: Consumption levels, from wealthiest to poorest38

per cent consumed by people in industrialized countries

per cent consumed by the poorest 20% of people in developing countries

Total energy resources

58 < 4

Meat and fish

45 5

Paper

84 1.1

Vehicles

87 < 1

Telephone lines

74 1.5


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