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Category Archives: Population Growth
In transport planning and forecasting there are many variables to be taken into account. Obtaining accurate base data and robust projections of key factors such as economic growth, household incomes and fuel prices can be problematic. However, in the UK … Continue reading
The world population is estimated to be 7 billion and a staggering 1 billion of these people live in urban slums (informal settlements). People come to the city because they expect to improve their education and employment opportunities. However, they … Continue reading
Last year the Office for National Statistics (ONS) produced updated population forecasts for the UK. These make for very interesting reading and serve to illustrate the challenges facing planners over the next few decades. According to ONS, the UK population … Continue reading