Nairobi has the highest growth rates per annum compared to the other growth rates in Africa. 75% of the urban population growth is absorbed by informal settlements. The number of urban population living in slums will double in the next 15years. Informal settlements cover only 5% of the total residential land area of the city, but they are inhabited by at least half of the city’s population.
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ISBN Series Number:- Not available - ISBN: 92-1-131803-3 HS Number: 802/05E Series Title: Regional Urban Sector Profile Study (RUSPS) Pages: 35 Year: 2005 Publisher: UN-HABITAT Co-Publisher :- Not available - Languages:
Themes: Urban Development and Management Countries: Africa & Arab States, Kenya