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Global Urban Slum Distribution Map

Explore the percentage of urban residents living in slum conditions worldwide with our interactive map. Please allow 10-15 seconds for the map to load.

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Definition: The slum population represents the percentage of city residents living in substandard housing conditions. These conditions typically lack basic necessities like clean water, proper sanitation, adequate living space, durable homes, and secure land tenure. This metric highlights the extent of urban poverty and housing challenges, as defined by global development goals.

Data Source: UN-HABITAT