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China

China Cities Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Cities larger than the capital Shanghai 2014
Rate of urbanization 2.7% 2011 66th out of 225
Slum population 180.56 million 2009 1st out of 49
Slum population per thousand people 135.63 2009 31st out of 49
Slum population proportion 29.1% 2009 37th out of 49
Urban areas over 1,000,000 84 2013 1st out of 139
Urban areas over 1,000,000 per million people 0.0622 2013 76th out of 137
Urban areas over 2,000,000 46 2013 1st out of 139
Urban areas over 2,000,000 per million people 0.0341 2013 49th out of 137
Urban areas over 500,000 174 2013 1st out of 139
Urban areas over 500,000 per million people 0.129 2013 86th out of 137
Urban population 59,505 2030 150th out of 223
Urban population per thousand people 3.76e-08 2011 219th out of 223

SOURCES: Wikipedia: List of national capitals and largest cities by country (Countries); Wikipedia: Urbanization by country (Countries) ([1] United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs); United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Statistics Division. Source tables; Demographia World Urban Areas (Built-Up Urban Areas and World Agglomerations): 10th Annual Edition, May 2014 Revision, Table 1, p. 20 ff.); Demographia World Urban Areas (Built-Up Urban Areas and World Agglomerations): 10th Annual Edition, May 2014 Revision, Table 1, p. 20 ff.; Wikipedia: List of urban areas by population (Number of urban areas by country) (Demographia World Urban Areas (World Agglomerations): 9th Annual Edition, March 2013); Wikipedia: List of urban areas by population (Number of urban areas by country) (Demographia World Urban Areas (World Agglomerations): 9th Annual Edition, March 2013). Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; United Nations Population Division. Source tables; United Nations Population Division. Source tables. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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