Cities and Urbanization

These are the world's five biggest slums

The foreman and skilled laborers of a factory making casted metal doorknobs in Dharavi slum, Mumbai, on September 24, 2016.

The informal economy in Mumbai's Dharavi slum is worth an estimated $1bn a year. Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Johnny Miller

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