Flashcards in ✅Case Study - Mumbai Deck (47)
where is Mumbai situated?
On the west coast of India
What is the climate of Mumbai like?
Coastal, keeping temperatures cool comapred to other areas
What was the 2011 population of Mumbai?
What is the population density of Mumbai?
30,900 per square km2
How large is Mumbai compared to other cities in India and in the world?
It is the largest city in India and the 4th largest in the world.
How much of India's GDP is generated by Mumbai
How much of India's tax revenue does Mumbai generate?
What are the main industries in Mumbai?
Basic metals and engineering industries as well as chemicals and pharmaceuticals
What percentage of the population are working?
What percentage of homes have a commercial establishment?
9%, including vegetable shops to illicit liquor stores
What is the average monthly income of households?
What percentage of households are below the poverty line?
What jobs do women typically do?
Maids in the local area, or working in the building industry
How do working conditions compare for women and men?
They are paid lower wages than men for the same jobs and denied access to training to qualify them for higher paid semi skilled jobs.
Why do poorer people often have low pay and unreliable income?
Due to irregular or casual employment
Why have employment opportunities been decreasing?
Due to closure of textile mills and lack of new industries
How did employment in manufacturing change between 1961 and 2001?
It fell from 41% to 20%
What has industry in Mumbai changed to?
Modern industrial infrastructure and vast skilled human resources
What percentage of Mumbai's inhabitants live in slum dwellings?
Which health conditions often affect slum areas in the city?
Malaria, dysentery, jaundice, cholera and typhoid
How many people live in Dharavi?
More than 1 million
What percentage of squatting is on private land?
What percentage of slum huts are made of permanent material?
What is the average size of a slum hut?
How many slum households have access to piped water?
1 in 6
How is Mumabi affected by sea level rise?
The Arabian sea is flooding areas of the city, forcing land reclamation
What supplies the city with water?
Three rivers and six large lakes
What is the average rainfall for July?
600mm, Monsoon season
What is the name of the city's landfill?