The number of slums in Bangalore has grown from 159 in 1971 to over 2000 slums (notified and non-notified) in 2015. Those living in slums accounted for just over 10% of the city’s population in 1971 and an estimated 25 to 35% in 2015.
How many slums are in Bangalore?
As per the survey conducted by Board there are 2804 slum areas in state. Out of which 597 slum areas are in Bangalore City. It is estimated that the population of the slums in the State is about 40.50 lakhs, which works out to 22.56% of the State’s urban population.
Does Karnataka have slums?
Karnataka is one of the most urbanised states in India with 37% of its 6.11 crore people living in urban areas. According to official statistics from the Karnataka Slum Development Board (KSDB), the state has 2,796 slums housing 40.5 lakh people.
Which is the largest slum in Karnataka?
Rajendra Nagar Slum Bangalore
“The garden city” Bangalore alone hold 570 slums form total of around 2000 slums in State.
Are slums a problem or solution?
Alternatively, slums can be viewed as partial solutions to a bigger problem. They represent a survival strategy in the face of insufficient affordable housing and lack of tenure security, often blending production and distribution spaces along with living quarters.
Which state has no slums in India?
Slum Population – Census 2011
Are there slums in Delhi?
Delhi is India’s second largest metropolis, with a population of around 18 million (High Powered Expert Committee 2011). Like most cities in low- income countries, a significant portion of Delhi’s population are recent migrants and some 20 percent were slum-dwellers in 2001 according to the Census definition.