Population living in slums is the proportion of the urban population living in slum households. A slum household is defined as a group of individuals living under the same roof lacking one or more of the following conditions: access to improved water, access to improved sanitation, sufficient living area, and durability of housing.

Source: UN HABITAT, retrieved from the United Nation's Millennium Development Goals database.

Data are available at mdgs.un.org or at http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/EN.POP.SLUM.UR.ZS

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Population living in slums is the proportion of the urban population living in slum households.

Measurement unit: 
Percentage
Demographic Indicators
Data provider: 
World Bank Group
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Indicator details

Measurement unit: 
Percentage
Best value is: 
Low

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