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Global cities of the future: 36 from India!

Last updated on: July 2, 2012 12:40 IST
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Which cities are the world's economic giants?

In 2007, half of global GDP came from 380 cities in developed-regions, with more than 20 per cent of global GDP coming from 190 North American cities alone, according to a McKinsey study.

But by 2025, one-third of these developed-market cities will no longer make the top 600; and one out of every 20 cities in emerging-markets is likely to see its rank drop out of the top 600, McKinsey says.

By 2025, 136 new cities are expected to enter the top 600, all of them from the developing world and overwhelmingly -100 new cities - from China.

Interestingly, India will contribute 36 global cities by 2025.

Here's a list of 25 cities from India which will turn into economic powerhouses...

Global cities of the future: 36 from India!

Last updated on: July 2, 2012 12:40 IST
An elephant loaded with tree branches walks down a busy road in New Delhi.

New Delhi

GDP 2025: $211 bn
GDP 2010: $48 bn

Per capita GDP 2025: $19,000
Per capita GDP 2010: $7,000

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Global cities of the future: 36 from India!

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Construction workers erect scaffolding at the site of a commercial building in Mumbai.

Mumbai (Maharashtra)

GDP 2025: $193 bn
GDP 2010: $56 bn

Per capita GDP 2025: $16,000
Per capita GDP 2010: $8,000

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Global cities of the future: 36 from India!

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A man pushing a tricycle cart walks in front of a pyramid-shaped building made out of glass in the Infosys campus at Electronics City in Bangalore.

Bangalore (Karnataka)

GDP 2025: $129 bn
GDP 2010: $29 bn

Per capita GDP 2025: $22,000
Per capita GDP 2010: $9,000

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Global cities of the future: 36 from India!

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A driver rests on his iconic yellow ambassador taxi in Kolkata.

Kolkata (West Bengal)

GDP 2025: $113 bn
GDP 2010: $28 bn

Per capita GDP 2025: $12,000
Per capita GDP 2010: $5,000

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Global cities of the future: 36 from India!

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Infosys campus in Pune.

Pune (Maharashtra)

GDP 2025: $94 bn
GDP 2010: $19 bn

Per capita GDP 2025: $26,000
Per capita GDP 2010: $9,000

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Global cities of the future: 36 from India!

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Surat.

Surat (Gujarat)

GDP 2025: $84 bn
GDP 2010: $14 bn

Per capita GDP 2025: $21,000
Per capita GDP 2010: $8,000

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Global cities of the future: 36 from India!

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Construction workers erect scaffolding at the site of metro station as a SpiceJet Airlines aircraft flies past in Chennai.

Chennai (Tamil Nadu)

GDP 2025: $77 bn
GDP 2010: $17 bn

Per capita GDP 2025: $12,000
Per capita GDP 2010: $5,000

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Global cities of the future: 36 from India!

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An elevated view shows a newly-built highway and the Gachibowli district in Hyderabad, which is home to many of Hyderabad's IT campuses.

Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh)

GDP 2025: $74 bn
GDP 2010: $16 bn

Per capita GDP 2025: $13,000
Per capita GDP 2010: $5,000

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Workers walk in front of a multi-story commercial building under construction on the outskirts of Ahmedabad.

Ahmedabad (Gujarat)

GDP 2025: $67 bn
GDP 2010: $12 bn

Per capita GDP 2025: $14,000
Per capita GDP 2010: $5,000

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A salesman arranges a gold necklace inside a gold jewellery showroom in Kochi.

Kochi (Kerala)

GDP 2025: $46 bn
GDP 2010: $7 bn

Per capita GDP 2025: $28,000
Per capita GDP 2010: $9,000

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Nasik.

Nasik (Maharashtra)

GDP 2025: $37 bn
GDP 2010: $5 bn

Per capita GDP 2025: $28,000
Per capita GDP 2010: $8,000

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Vishakapatnam.

Vishakapatnam (Andhra Pradesh)

GDP 2025: $35 bn
GDP 2010: $6 bn

Per capita GDP 2025: $29,000
Per capita GDP 2010: $9,000

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Patna (Bihar)

GDP 2025: $31 bn
GDP 2010: $7 bn

Per capita GDP 2025: $22,000
Per capita GDP 2010: $8,000

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Thrissur.

Thrissur (Kerala)

GDP 2025: $29 bn
GDP 2010: $4 bn

Per capita GDP 2025: $16,000
Per capita GDP 2010: $6,000

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Kozhikode

Kozhikode (Kerala)

GDP 2025: $25 bn
GDP 2010: $4 bn

Per capita GDP 2025: $15,000
Per capita GDP 2010: $6,000

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Fort at Amber, India.

Jaipur (Rajasthan)

GDP 2025: $25 bn
GDP 2010: $6 bn

Per capita GDP 2025: $11,000
Per capita GDP 2010: $5,000

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Thalassery (Kerala)

Thalassery (Kerala)

GDP 2025: $24 bn
GDP 2010: $3 bn

Per capita GDP 2025: $20,000
Per capita GDP 2010: $6,000

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Chandigarh.

Chandigarh

GDP 2025: $23 bn
GDP 2010: $4 bn

Per capita GDP 2025: $33,000
Per capita GDP 2010: $10,000

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Nagpur.

Nagpur (Maharashtra)

GDP 2025: $22 bn
GDP 2010: $6 bn

Per capita GDP 2025: $14,000
Per capita GDP 2010: $6,000

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Global cities of the future: 36 from India!

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A mall in Ludhiana.

Ludhiana (Punjab)

GDP 2025: $21 bn
GDP 2010: $4 bn

Per capita GDP 2025: $18,000
Per capita GDP 2010: $7,000

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Global cities of the future: 36 from India!

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Indore.

Indore (Madhya Pradesh)

GDP 2025: $21 bn
GDP 2010: $4 bn

Per capita GDP 2025: $11,000
Per capita GDP 2010: $5,000

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Global cities of the future: 36 from India!

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Vasai Fort.

Vasai-Virar (Maharashtra)

GDP 2025: $20 bn
GDP 2010: $3 bn

Per capita GDP 2025: $17,000
Per capita GDP 2010: $8,000

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Global cities of the future: 36 from India!

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Vadodara.

Vadodara (Gujarat)

GDP 2025: $20 bn
GDP 2010: $5 bn

Per capita GDP 2025: $16,000
Per capita GDP 2010: $6,000

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Kanpur.

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)

GDP 2025: $19 bn
GDP 2010: $4 bn

Per capita GDP 2025: $10,000
Per capita GDP 2010: $3,000

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Global cities of the future: 36 from India!

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Goa

Goa

GDP 2025: $18 bn
GDP 2010: $4 bn

Per capita GDP 2025: $28,000
Per capita GDP 2010: $59,000