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.


Garo Batmanian

Lead Environmental Specialist

John Litwack

World Bank Lead Economist for China
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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.