Delhi, Mumbai among world’s richest cities in 2025


A recent study published by the McKinsey Global Institute says that half of the world’s population already lives in cities and generates more than 80 per cent of the world’s GDP.

Interestingly, the report points out that only 600 urban centres, with a fifth of the world’s population, generate 60 per cent of global GDP.

Another 14 years down the line, that is by 2025, while 600 cities will still account for 60 per cent global GDP, the cities themselves will change, not to mention the rankings.

Some of the cities in the 2011 list will no more be there and new cities — mostly from India, China and Latin America will either be added to the list or will improve their rankings.