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City population 2050

City population projections for the world's 200 largest cities in 2050 from Hoornweg & Pope's GCIF Working Paper No. 4: Population predictions of the 101 largest cities in the 21st century.

1

Mumbai (Bombay), India

42,403,631

101

Guadalupe, Mexico

5,733,177

2

Delhi, India

36,156,789

102

Barcelona, Spain

5,692,580

3

Dhaka, Bangladesh

35,193,184

103

Guiyang, China

5,615,798

4

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

35,000,361

104

Lusaka, Zambia

5,600,496

5

Kolkata (Calcutta), India

33,042,208

105

Detroit, United States of America

5,530,581

6

Lagos, Nigeria

32,629,709

106

Maputo, Mozambique

5,485,592

7

Tokyo, Japan

32,621,993

107

N'Djamena, Chad

5,466,077

8

Karachi, Pakistan

31,696,042

108

Jiddah, Saudi Arabia

5,403,105

9

New York City-Newark, USA

24,768,743

109

Ankara, Turkey

5,375,274

10

Mexico City, Mexico

24,328,738

110

Singapore, Singapore

5,371,543

11

Cairo, Egypt

24,034,957

111

Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic

5,329,567

12

Metro Manila, Philippines

23,545,397

112

Algiers (El Djazair), Algeria

5,321,303

13

Sao Paulo, Brazil

22,824,800

113

Nanjing, China

5,239,142

14

Shanghai, China

21,316,752

114

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

5,189,194

15

Lahore, Pakistan

17,449,007

115

Douala, Cameroon

5,164,956

16

Kabul, Afghanistan

17,091,030

116

Haerbin, China

5,156,783

17

Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, USA

16,416,436

117

Patna, India

5,154,006

18

Chennai (Madras), India

16,278,430

118

Melbourne, Australia

5,111,390

19

Khartoum, Sudan

15,995,255

119

Monterrey, Mexico

5,110,320

20

Dar es Salaam, United Republic of Tanzania

15,973,084

120

Surabaya, Indonesia

5,103,067

21

Beijing (Peking), China

15,972,190

121

Rawalpindi, Pakistan

5,090,954

22

Jakarta, Indonesia

15,923,577

122

Lome, Togo

5,047,268

23

Bangalore, India

15,619,514

123

Medellín, Colombia

4,969,964

24

Buenos Aires, Argentina

15,546,223

124

Porto Alegre, Brazil

4,935,006

25

Baghdad, Iraq

15,087,672

125

Casablanca (Dar-el-Beida), Morocco

4,931,265

26

Hyderabad, India

14,611,856

126

Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel

4,913,534

27

Luanda, Angola

14,301,327

127

Phoenix-Mesa, United States of America

4,877,382

28

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

14,287,336

128

Brasilia, Brazil

4,876,420

29

Nairobi, Kenya

14,245,579

129

Kaduna, Nigeria

4,875,039

30

Istanbul, Turkey

14,175,543

130

Montréal, Canada

4,862,824

31

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

13,212,273

131

Indore, India

4,829,369

32

Guangzhou, China

12,996,279

132

Johannesburg, South Africa

4,827,233

33

Ahmedabad, India

12,431,006

133

Changchun, China

4,763,655

34

Chittagong, Bangladesh

12,211,707

134

Kumasi, Ghana

4,682,582

35

Chicago, United States of America

11,925,691

135

San Francisco-Oakland, USA

4,680,461

36

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

11,860,301

136

Port-au-Prince, Haiti

4,644,193

37

Lima, Peru

11,571,387

137

Dalian, China

4,635,175

38

Bogota, D.C., Colombia

11,555,257

138

Hangzhou, China

4,630,782

39

Shenzhen, China

11,196,456

139

Recife, Brazil

4,630,362

40

Paris, France

11,124,389

140

Haiphong, Vietnam

4,506,012

41

Bangkok, Thailand

11,079,598

141

Salvador, Brazil

4,497,214

42

Tehran, Iran

10,998,668

142

Cape Town, South Africa

4,472,448

43

Pune, India

10,923,535

143

Kigali, Rwanda

4,451,547

44

Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire

10,708,876

144

Zibo, China

4,450,690

45

Kano, Nigeria

10,444,151

145

Yaoundé, Cameroon

4,394,350

46

Wuhan, China

10,255,365

146

Fortaleza, Brazil

4,385,370

47

Moskva, Russian Federation

10,235,265

147

St. Petersburg, Russian Federation

4,352,370

48

Osaka-Kobe, Japan

10,188,099

148

Taiyuan, China

4,350,761

49

Tianjin, China

10,149,945

149

Bandung, Indonesia

4,340,569

50

Sana'a, Yemen

10,052,562

150

Caracas, Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

4,336,550

51

Hanoi, Vietnam

9,829,976

151

Lilongwe, Malawi

4,329,702

52

London, United Kingdom of Great Britain

9,749,547

152

Kunming, China

4,313,425

53

Seoul, Republic of Korea

9,468,812

153

Al Qalyubiyah (Kalyoubia), Egypt

4,291,919

54

Hong Kong SAR, China

9,466,652

154

Blantyre City, Malawi

4,280,666

55

Kampala, Uganda

9,432,027

155

Mombasa, Kenya

4,277,799

56

Surat, India

9,165,356

156

Tashkent, Uzbekistan

4,259,394

57

Chongqing, China

9,086,963

157

Al-Hudaydah, Yemen

4,253,183

58

Ibadan, Nigeria

8,746,150

158

Pyongyang, DPR of Korea

4,224,918

59

Alexandria, Egypt

8,729,875

159

Khulna, Bangladesh

4,220,305

60

Dakar, Senegal

8,521,607

160

Seattle, United States of America

4,206,172

61

Yangon, Myanmar

8,437,455

161

Multan, Pakistan

4,187,961

62

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

8,091,763

162

Monrovia, Liberia

4,184,527

63

Bamako, Mali

7,632,368

163

Gujranwala, Pakistan

4,171,362

64

Miami, USA

7,531,004

164

Vadodara, India

4,165,632

65

Santiago, Brazil

7,491,949

165

Guayaquil, Ecuador

4,164,561

66

Kanpur, India

7,394,319

166

Kuwait City, Kuwait

4,127,816

67

Philadelphia, United States of America

7,364,102

167

Qingdao, China

4,113,567

68

Antananarivo, Madagascar

7,258,165

168

Benin City, Nigeria

4,112,798

69

Belo Horizonte, Brazil  

7,187,873

169

Bhopal, India

4,102,955

70

Faisalabad (Lyallpur), Pakistan

7,109,408

170

Curitiba, Brazil

4,086,053

71

Toronto, Canada

7,038,547

171

Jinan, Shandong, China

4,034,502

72

Abuja, Nigeria

6,936,602

172

Fuzhou, Fujian, China

4,025,717

73

Jaipur, India

6,907,364

173

Coimbatore, India

4,022,599

74

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

6,897,323

174

Changsha, Hunan, China

4,022,422

75

Niamey, Niger

6,787,896

175

Hyderabad, Pakistan

4,016,990

76

Santiago, Chile

6,771,630

176

Ta'izz, Yemen

3,998,543

77

Dongguan, Guangdong, China

6,761,140

177

San Diego, United States of America

3,980,434

78

Shenyang, China

6,760,042

178

Lanzhou, China

3,957,633

79

Mogadishu, Somalia  

6,566,689

179

Mosul, Iraq

3,925,415

80

Giza, Egypt

6,524,083

180

Ludhiana, India

3,921,351

81

Madrid, Spain

6,518,515

181

Xiamen, China

3,892,844

82

Dallas-Fort Worth, United States of America

6,506,778

182

Asuncion,  Paraguay

3,879,251

83

Lucknow, India

6,338,447

183

Medan, Indonesia

3,834,384

84

Tlaquepaque, Mexico

6,216,670

184

Kathmandu, Nepal

3,814,240

85

Tonala, Mexico

6,216,670

185

Agra, India

3,799,211

86

Zapopan, Mexico

6,216,670

186

Jinxi, China

3,796,209

87

Atlanta, United States of America

6,184,981

187

Zhengzhou, China

3,790,719

88

Lubumbashi, Democratic Rep. of the Congo

6,145,213

188

Durban, South Africa

3,790,352

89

Conakry, Guinea

6,140,764

189

Athens, Greece

3,784,551

90

Houston (TX), United States of America

6,062,506

190

Brazzaville, Democratic Rep. of the Congo

3,780,158

91

Boston (MA), United States of America

6,042,094

191

Izmir, Turkey

3,775,225

92

Mbuji-Mayi, Democratic Rep. of the Congo

5,953,110

192

San Martín Texmelucan, Mexico

3,740,529

93

Accra, Ghana

5,937,942

193

Shijiazhuang, China

3,739,107

94

Aleppo, Syrian Arab Republic

5,903,179

194

Mashhad, Iran (Islamic Republic of)

3,715,160

95

Washington, United States of America

5,870,389

195

Jilin, China

3,707,261

96

Chengdu, China

5,842,011

196

Nanchang, China

3,703,967

97

Sydney, Australia

5,820,569

197

Campinas, Brazil

3,700,455

98

Guadalajara, Mexico

5,758,809

198

Harare, Zimbabwe

3,642,316

99

Nagpur, India

5,758,280

199

Wenzhou, China

3,638,080

100

Xi'an, China

5,746,475

200

Taipei, China

3,629,295

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