You want progress and development? How about this for 20 years of rapid development.
Shanghai, China has experienced a growth rate that makes your head spin. Between the 1990 and 2000 Censuses the total population increased by 3.396 million or 25.5% to 16.738 million. At the end of 2009 it was estimated at 19,213 million.
Check out these images of Shanghai just 20 years ago and then the comparison below…
1990 – population 13.3 million
2010 – population 19.2 million
It’s no wonder the world’s economy is so closely linked to GDP growth in China…
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