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'''Urban density''' is a term used in [[urban planning]] and [[urban design]] to refer to the number of people inhabiting a given [[urbanized area]]. As such it is to be distinguished from other measures of [[population density]]. Urban density is considered an important factor in understanding how cities function. Research related to urban density occurs across diverse areas, including economics, health, innovation, psychology and geography as well as [[sustainability]].
A 2019 meta-analysis of 180 studies on a vast number of outcomes of urban density concluded that urban density had net positive effects.<ref name=":0">{{Cite web|url=https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0094119019300282|title=The economic effects of density: A synthesis|last=|first=|date=2019|website=Journal of Urban Economics|doi=10.1016/j.jue.2019.04.006|archive-url=|archive-date=|dead-url=|access-date=2019-05-04}}</ref> However, there may be some regressive distributional effects.<ref name=":0" />
== Sustainability ==