Urban Africa, slum populations

A mapless map from Riccardo Pravettoni at UNEP/GRID-Arendal, a collaborating centre of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).  Using pie charts the inforgraphic visualizes the share of urban populations living in slums –   areas defined as lacking infrastructure such as permanent housing, piped water and sewerage systems.

Map of slum population in urban Africa

UNEP/GRID-Arendal, Slum population in urban Africa, UNEP/GRID-Arendal Maps and Graphics Library

The size of each chart indicates the city-based population for each country, red areas show the percentage dwelling in slums.

Source, via Visual Loop


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3 Responses to Urban Africa, slum populations

  1. Jcdk says:

    Why is Namibia above Angola?

  2. Pingback: UNEP Map: Slum Population of Africa | Encountering Urbanization

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