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Header image: Where Cities are Growing 2020–2023 | Using data from the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs Population Division, this LSE Cities data visualisation shows the average annual population growth forecast 2020–2035. The size of each city's dot shows the 2020 population, while the colour indicates percentage rate of growth with the darkest colour indicating the fastest growth. The numbers show the increase (+) or decrease (-) of people per hour in the selected cities.