ENGAGING OUR CITIES In 1800, 2% of the world’s population lived in cities. Jonny Dyer A street in multi-cultural East Ham | photo: London City Mission By 1900 that figure was 12%. Today 52% of us are city dwellers and by 2050 it is estimated that will rise to 70%. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.