Future cities GDP (2012 - 2030)

This map illustrates future patterns of economic output and growth for the same 700 cities. The most striking feature is the dramatic regional differences that by 2030 will still persist in GDP/per capita between the Global North and Global South – with important exceptions in the Middle East, China and parts of Latin America and Oceania, with the most intense growth in average GDP concentrated in China and East Asia.

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