INDICATORS OF URBAN GROWTH OF SURAT CITY (A demographic study)
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Urban growth is the movement of population from rural to urban areas and the resulting increasing proportion of a population that resides in urban rather than rural places. This paper endeavors to highlight the population and urban growth of Surat City with emphasis on level, tempo of urban Growth in Surat. In order to understand the demographic and geographical dimension of Urban growth in the Surat city. Three components of urban growth are considered in this research paper i.e the natural increase, net migration, the area wise classification.
The main objectives of the paper are to study the trend of population in Surat city; to examine the contribution of natural increase in Surat city and to predict estimated migration rate of Surat city.