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Slum population

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Slum population as percentage of urban, percentage

YearValueFootnotes
199066.41
199566.41
200066.41
200566.4234
200767.7234

Slum population in urban areas

YearValueFootnotes
19907250871
1995888733 
20001171293 
2005152242734
20071722171 

Footnotes:

  1. DHS 1992, 2000
  2. The decrease in the percentage of slum dwellers is mostly due to a change in the definition of adequate sanitation. In 2005, only a proportion of households using pit latrines were considered slum households, whereas in 1990 and 2001 all households using
  3. DHS 2004
  4. Used DHS 2004 to estimate 2005 slum.

Source: United Nations Statistics Division

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