Rural depolulation | A global trend. ‘The share of city-dwellers in the world’s total population reached 50% in 2007 and is still rising relentlessly, yet the shrinking proportion of people living in the countryside is still able to feed the urban majority,’ (‘Vorsprung durch Technik’ in The Economist Technology Quarterly – The Future of Agriculture 11th June 2016, p12).

See United States.