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The bar chart provides information about the changes in proportion of the population residing in urban areas in various parts of the world during the timeline of 1950 to 2050.
Overall, Africa, Asia and Latin America/Caribbean experienced a drastic change in percentage of population living in urban areas for the given timeline as compared to Europe, North America and Oceania. These continents (Africa, Asia and Latin America) witnessed a huge increment of people preferring to live in urban areas. Africa experienced the highest increment of people shifting to urban areas, whereas Oceania experienced the least amount of people moving to urban areas.
In Africa, there was a significant surge in percentage of people living in urban areas as the number rose from 15% in 1950 to 62% in 2050.Similarly, for Asia and Latin America more and more people shifted to urban areas as there was a increment of 49% and 47% respectively in the proportion of people moving to cities.
On the other hand, Europe, North America and Oceania experienced a less proportion of people moving to urban areas as compared to Africa, Asia and Latin America. For Europe, there was a 33% increment in the number of people shifting to urban areas from 1950-2050.Moreover,for North America and Oceania the increment in the population shifting to urban areas was the least among all the countries as only 26% and 14% people moved out.