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Table 2 Contribution of Cities to National GDPs

From: The need for UN climate change policy reformation

City Population of the city vs. the state in percentage Contribution to GDP
Sao Paulo 10.5 % 19.5 %
Buenos Aires 32.5 % 63.2 %
Dhaka, Mumbai and Khartoum   Each generates more than 200 percent higher GDP than their population share
Addis Ababa   Generates more than 360 percent higher GDP than its population share
Hanoi   Generates460 percent higher than its population share
Kinshasa   Generates more than 500 percent higher than its population share
  1. Source: UN – HABITAT: The Economic Role of Cities