Urban Development

Urban China: Toward Efficient, Inclusive, and Sustainable Urbanization

By 2030, up to 70% of the Chinese population - some one billion - will be living in cities. How could China prepare for that? Find the answers in the report.


Bert Hofman

Country Director, China, Korea and Mongolia

John Litwack

World Bank Lead Economist for China

Binyam Reja, Ph.D.

Practice Manager for Central Asia, China, and Mongolia
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Old Age Security

The elderly and old age support in rural China: challenges and prospects

Concerns are rising that the rural elderly in China have not benefited from the country’s growth to the same extent as younger people and the urban elderly.