Migration in China

Timeline created by The HummusMan
In History
  • Hong Kong leased to U.K.

    Hong Kong leased to U.K.
    Hong Kong thrives
  • Introduction Of Communism

    Introduction Of Communism
    Chairman Mao Zedong introduced communism into china
  • People in Rural areas

    People in Rural areas
    84% of people live in the country
    High levels of poverty
    life expectancy was 43
    Low inequality
    Industry mainly agriculture
  • GDP per capita In China

    The gross domestic product per capita in China during 1960 was 89.9 US dollars.
  • Mao Zedong dies

    Mao Zedong dies
    Mao Zedong dies and is replaced by Deng Xiaping. "Market Socialism" introduced for the economy opening up China to foreign investment and free market compared to central planning (government owned).
  • SEZ

    SEZ
    SEZ- Special Economic Zones were set up
    eg: Shanghai, Shenzen (based on H.K.)
    Areas with free market economics aiming to boost manufacturing industry (SECONDARY) 1980's- Rapid economic growth in SEZ's and eastern coastal provinces (BOOM) "Made in China" –electronics, toys, clothing
  • Life expectancy

    The life expectancy in China during this time (1980) was ~67 years old
  • GDP per capita In China

    The GPD per capita was 194.80 US dollars In China during 1980.
  • Counterurbanisation

    Counterurbanisation
    Shanghai and Shenzen are booming in population, however house prices go up, not enough jobs, more pollution.
    When they get the chance, they move to the country a little bit.
    Movement of people from large cities to smaller towns and cities; some inland e.g. Chengdu (sichuan)
  • Life expectancy

    In 2000, the life expectancy was ~72 years old in China
  • GDP per capita In China

    In China, The GDP per capita in 2000 was 959.37 US dollars.
  • GDP per capita In China

    In 2018, The GDP per capita in China was 13.4 trillion US dollars
  • Life expectancy

    The life expectancy was ~76 years of age in China
  • Hong Kong Protest

    Hong Kong Protest
    China and Hong Kong had an agreement that Hong Kong would be part of China but Hong Kong would have its own: currency, democracy, laws and more. China said as long as Hong Kong maintains its "de-facto constitution" also known as the Hong Kong basic Law, they would interfere. However, Beijing has been reinterpreting that basic law and now is saying they have rule over Hong Kong.
  • Current statistics for China

    52% urban, income in city $7026 and $2584 rural, Life expectancy 13 years lower in poorest rural areas than Shanghai.
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    China

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    Great Chinese Famine

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    Cultural Revolution

    Plan of Mao the terminate ethnic groups and make china strictly communism
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    Migration

    Rapid Migration to cities '160 million' so far, 52% people in cities
    and continuing (45 million in next 5 years)
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    Movement of Han Chinese to Xinjiang

    Movement of Han Chinese to Xinjiang to reduce % of Uighur (11 million) ethnic minority.
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    Uighur people and China

    The Uighur people are a muslim and their language is more like turkish. Most of the Uighur people live in the Xinjiang region of China which is between Mongolia, Pakistan and Afghanistan. However it has been turned into a internment camp where they are forced to learn mandarin, learn China's laws and renounce their faith. They use harsh methods (e.g. whips, nail pliers, batons, needles, etc) to force them into doing what they want.