Mumbai- Megacity

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Mumbai is an economic hub contributing 10% factory employment

40% of forgein trade

Access to the Arabian sea for fishing

Income per captia is $7,900 which is three times the national average

Generating 5% of Indias GDP and 25% of industrial output

Population 20 million

Mumbai GDP is $140 million

Key secotrs are jewellry, leather, IT, textiles and entertainment

Dharavi Slum 

  • 1 million people live in one square mile
  • open sewers cause cholera
  • water is rationed in standpipes come on at 5:30 am
  • 85% of people have a job in the slum


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