India will have 7 cities with population of over 10 million people by 2030, according to 2016 World Cities Report issued by the UN’s department of economic and social affairs.
Delhi will continue to be the second most populous city in the world till 2030, the report stated.
By 2030, the world’s population will decisively shift to urban living with 60% of the estimated population living in cities, big or small. Currently, about 54% of the world’s population is urban.
Most of the urban growth is happening in developing countries in Asia and Africa. By 2030, as many as 33 of the 41 mega cities will be from the third world.