How much of the population in India lives in slums?

How much of the population lives in slums?

As of 2018, 24 percent of global urban population lived in slums.

Do most Indians live in slums?

Detailed information from India’s latest census is still trickling out. The census report identified 13.8 million households – about 64 million people – located in city slums nationwide. That’s 17.4 percent of all urban households, which account for roughly one-third of India’s 1.2 billion people.

Is India full of slums?

Every sixth urban Indian lives in slums unfit for human habitation. Slums, in fact, are so common that they are found in 65 per cent of the Indian towns. Yet slum dwellers are the most overlooked section of society.

Which country has the worst slums?

Mexico. Neza-Chalco-Ixta in Mexico City, is a Ciudad Perdida, rated as the world’s largest mega-slum in 2006.

Which state in India has less slums?

Slum Population – Census 2011

# State Slums
India 5.41%
1 Maharashtra 10.54%
2 Andhra Pradesh 12.04%
3 Tamil Nadu 8.04%

Which is poorest city in India?

Alirajpur district in Madhya Pradesh is the poorest in the country where 76.5 per cent of people are poor.

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