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Mumbai Growth


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5.9 million
population of Mumbai in 1971
12.5 million
population of Mumbai in 2011
8.2 million
number of slum dwellers in Mumbai in 2011
A movement of people from one country or region to another, cause of growth in Mumbai
Natural Increase
Population growth measured as the excess of live births over deaths, cause of growth in Mumbai
Increased use of machinery in rural areas
has forced people out of work, and changes to farming have forced people with small farms to sell up to larger land owners.
Small scale farmers
are also vulnerable to bad harvests and poor weather as they are totally dependent on their crops. In bad years, they can end up forced to sell up and have to migrate.
of Mumbai Migrants come from Maharashtra State
Job opportunities in Mumbai
Drag migrants in to work in service industries and the manufacturing industries which pay higher wages than farm areas.
Schools, health care facilities and entertainments
in Mumbai PULL people towards the city to take advantage of them
1.5 million
The natural increase of Mumbai between 2001 and 2011
2 million
The net inmigration of Mumbai between 2001 and 2011