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20 slowest-growing cities in the world

Last updated on: December 7, 2012 12:58 IST

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Some cities still haven't recovered from the 2008 economic meltdown. And others have been suffering for decades, according to Business Insider.

New data in Brookings' 2012 Global MetroMonitor shows 300 major metro areas by change in GDP per capita and employment from 1993 to 2012.

Let's have a look at 20 slowest-growing cities in the past 20 years.

Source: Business Insider

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Image: People walk on Zurich's main shopping street Bahnhofstrasse.
Photographs: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

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Sendai

Country: Japan

Real GDP per capita annualised change from 1993 to 2012: 0.0 per cent

Employment annualised change from 1993 to 2012: -0.6 per cent

Global rank: 1

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Image: Girls and boys skate in Sendai, Japan.
Photographs: Kim Kyung Hoon/Reuters
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Sapporo

Country: Japan

Real GDP per capita annualised change from 1993 to 2012: 0.1 per cent

Employment annualised change from 1993 to 2012: -0.3 per cent

Global rank: 2

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Image: Soldiers clear snow on a sculpture at a festival in Sapporo.
Photographs: Kim Kyung Hoon/Reuters
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Detroit

Country: The United States

Real GDP per capita annualised change from 1993 to 2012: 0.5 per cent

Employment annualised change from 1993 to 2012: -0.3 per cent

Global rank: 3

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Image: A view of Downtown Detroit.
Photographs: Rebecca Cook/Reuters

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Osaka-Kobe

Country: Japan

Real GDP per capita annualised change from 1993 to 2012: 0.5 per cent

Employment annualised change from 1993 to 2012: -0.3 per cent

Global rank: 4

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Image: Dotonbori shopping and amusement district in Osaka.
Photographs: Issei Kato/Reuters
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Naples

Country: Italy

Real GDP per capita annualised change from 1993 to 2012: 0.2 per cent

Employment annualised change from 1993 to 2012: -0.1 per cent

Global rank: 5

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Image: Italian Carabinieri patrol Plebiscito Square in Naples.
Photographs: Tony Gentile/Reuters
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Niigata

Country: Japan

Real GDP per capita annualised change from 1993 to 2012: 0.7 per cent

Employment annualised change from 1993 to 2012: -0.6 per cent

Global rank: 6

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Image: People walk past vehicles stranded in heavy snow near Niigata.
Photographs: Kyodo/Reuters
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Porto

Country: Portugal

Real GDP per capita annualised change from 1993 to 2012: 0.5 per cent

Employment annualised change from 1993 to 2012: -0.2 per cent

Global rank: 7

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Image: People enjoy the view along the Douro river in Porto.
Photographs: Jose Manuel Ribeiro/Reuters
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Honolulu

Country: The United States

Real GDP per capita annualised change from 1993 to 2012: 0.2 per cent

Employment annualised change from 1993 to 2012: 0.2 per cent

Global rank: 8

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Image: A view of Honolulu, Hawaii.
Photographs: Chris Wattie/Reuters

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Dayton

Country: The United States

Real GDP per capita annualised change from 1993 to 2012: 0.93 per cent

Employment annualised change from 1993 to 2012: -0.4 per cent

Global rank: 9

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Image: Eight-year-old Phoebe Moreo plays in the confetti spray in Dayton, Ohio.
Photographs: Brian Snyder/Reuters
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Hiroshima

Country: Japan

Real GDP per capita annualised change from 1993 to 2012: 0.94 per cent

Employment annualised change from 1993 to 2012: -0.4 per cent

Global rank: 10

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Image: Paper lanterns symbolising vicitims of the 1945 atomic bombs float on a river in Hiroshima.
Photographs: Toshiyuki Aizawa/Reuters
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Tokyo

Country: Japan

Real GDP per capita annualised change from 1993 to 2012: 0.5 per cent

Employment annualised change from 1993 to 2012: 0.3 per cent

Global rank: 11

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Image: Ginza shopping district in Tokyo.
Photographs: Kim Kyung Hoon/Reuters
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Florence

Country: Italy

Real GDP per capita annualised change from 1993 to 2012: 0.4 per cent

Employment annualised change from 1993 to 2012: 0.4 per cent

Global rank: 12

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Image: Santa Croce Church in Florence.
Photographs: Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters
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Genoa

Country: Italy

Real GDP per capita annualised change from 1993 to 2012: 0.8 per cent

Employment annualised change from 1993 to 2012: 0.4 per cent

Global rank: 13

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Image: A view of Genoa.
Photographs: Max Rossi/Reuters
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Berlin

Country: Germany

Real GDP per capita annualised change from 1993 to 2012: 0.6 per cent

Employment annualised change from 1993 to 2012: 0.5 per cent

Global rank: 14

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Image: People are reflected in a shop window as they walk in Potsdamer Street in Berlin.
Photographs: Thomas Peter/Reuters
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Lisbon

Country: Portugal

Real GDP per capita annualised change from 1993 to 2012: 1.0 per cent

Employment annualised change from 1993 to 2012: 0.2 per cent

Global rank: 15

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Image: A Lisbon's subway station.
Photographs: Jose Manuel Ribeiro/Reuters
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Bologna

Country: Italy

Real GDP per capita annualised change from 1993 to 2012: 0.3 per cent

Employment annualised change from 1993 to 2012: 0.5 per cent

Global rank: 16

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Image: An old gelato box at the Carpigiani Gelato Museum in Anzola dell'Emilia near Bologna.
Photographs: Stefano Rellandini/Reuters
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Turin

Country: Italy

Real GDP per capita annualised change from 1993 to 2012: 0.2 per cent

Employment annualised change from 1993 to 2012: 0.6 per cent

Global rank: 17

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Image: Palace of Venaria Reale in Turin.
Photographs: Alessandro Garofalo/Reuters
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New Orleans

Country: The United States

Real GDP per capita annualised change from 1993 to 2012: 1.1 per cent

Employment annualised change from 1993 to 2012: -0.3 per cent

Global rank: 18

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Image: A Street Car travels down St Charles Avenue in New Orleans.
Photographs: Sean Gardner/Reuters
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Basel-Mulhouse

Country: Switzerland

Real GDP per capita annualised change from 1993 to 2012: 0.7 per cent

Employment annualised change from 1993 to 2012: 0.4 per cent

Global rank: 19

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Image: A view of Rhine River in Basel.
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Bielefeld-Detmold

Country: Germany

Real GDP per capita annualised change from 1993 to 2012: 0.6 per cent

Employment annualised change from 1993 to 2012: 0.5 per cent

Global rank: 20


Image: A market in Detmold.
Photographs: Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters
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