Dharavi Slum in Mumbai, India
More about slums : A definition of slum What is a slum? (UN-Habitat definition):Some well-known slums: Pictures of urban slums If you want to read more about slums and urban development you can read (and download):http://www.uninsubria.it/uninsubria/allegati/pagine/1438/SUMMER_SCHOOL4.pdf
Organisations of slum dwellers: http://www.sdinet.org/
MajiData uses the following population density categories:
- High population density: 5,001 persons per km2 or more
- Medium population density: between 401 and 5,000 persons/km2
- Low population density: 400 persons/km2 or less
Areas with a population density less than 400 persons/km2 are not considered to be areas with urban characteristics.
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