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Rural vs Urban: China's Great Divide

Rural vs Urban China's Great Divide Migration to Cities 2010 Hukou Status 90 800 70 60 50 40 30 200 10 AAA AAA 1980 1990 2000 2010 2014 Rural Hukou Urban Hukou Urban Pop. Rural Pop. 47% live in rural China, but over 70% are registered "rural" in Hukou Floating Population 中 中 - 121M 2000 2010 - 221M This gap leaves millions without healthcare, education, retirement or working rights Poverty & Lost Generation Many in the floating population are farmers from rural villages. They're in pursuit of better wages. The tradeoff is leaving their families. Often this means young children are raised by grandparents never to see their mom and dad again. Because of this and other factors, poverty is at a crisis level in rural China. You can help, though. Together we can end the Poverty Crisis. Sources: worldbank.org, stats.gov.cn brought to you by 计划 伙伴 project partner projectpartner.org

Rural vs Urban: China's Great Divide

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China is in the middle of the largest migration from rural to urban areas. Over 250M people are moving. Because of China's internal passport system (hukou), many of the migrant workers sacrifice educa...

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