Learn more about how Statista can support your business. "Population Density in Shanghai, China from 2008 to 2018 (in Persons per Square Kilometer). As a Premium user you get access to background information and details about the release of this statistic. Shanghai is an important financial, economic, trade, and shipping center for China. Population density in Shanghai 2008-2018 Published by C. Textor, May 27, 2020 In 2018, the average resident population density in the Shanghai municipality was 3,823 people per square kilometer… A huge base of digital media and entertainment companies now call the city home and Shanghai is looking to attract even more. [23], "Basic Statistics on National Population Census", "RESIDENT FOREIGNERS IN SHANGHAI IN MAIN YEARS", http://www.stats-sh.gov.cn/tjnj/nje18.htm?d1=2018tjnje/E0211.htm, "Communiqué of the National Bureau of Statistics of People's Republic of China on Major Figures of the 2010 Population Census", "Misconceptions and Complexities in the Study of China's Cities: Definitions, Statistics, and Implications", "Resident Foreigners In Shanghai In Main Years", 2010年上海境外人员的现状与特征 --上海市第六次全国人口普查系列分析资料之十二.上海市统计局, "City setting records as life expectancy tops 82", "Migrant population in Shanghai shrinks as city caps number", China's Shanghai sets population at 25 million to avoid ‘big city disease’, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Demographics_of_Shanghai&oldid=977781336, Articles containing potentially dated statements from 2009, All articles containing potentially dated statements, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Shenyang is the capital of the northeastern province of Liaoning, and the largest city in northeast China by urban population. In times past, Puxi was the place that hosted foreign nationals all the way from the 19th century to World War II. The people living in Puxi—of which there are about 48% of Shanghai's residents in an area that’s around 288 square kilometres—have access to the city’s varies choices of restaurants, bars, and shopping districts. By: GJ Feeding off the success of its neighbors, it is ranked fourth in China for industrial output, manufacturing higher technology products than Guangzhou in general, and with several of its own successful sunrise companies. This city has a certain historical charm about it, and has been a key city since the Warring States Period (481—221 BC) due to its location. Please contact us to get started with full access to dossiers, forecasts, studies and international data. Feel the buzz of the urbanization rush in the fastest developing country in the history of the planet. [12] Note that these statistics only show officially registered residents, and that the actual number of foreign citizens living in Shanghai is likely much higher. Find Out Shanghai population accounts for 1.1% of the Chinese population, with the average density of 2059 inhabitants per square kilometers (3854 in the urban areas). It is actually China's largest city by area, as Shanghai's urban population is more concentrated. 20.6 million of the total population, or 89.3%, are urban, and 2.5 million (10.7%) are rural. Please do not hesitate to contact me. You only have access to basic statistics. Things get even more crowded in the urban areas, with an incredible 3,854 people crammed into a kilometer. Per capita GDP of Shanghai, China 2010-2019, Leading convention centers in Asia Pacific as of June 2017, by size, Chinese cities with the highest GDP in 2018. 20.6 million of the total population, or 89.3%, are urban, and 2.5 million (10.7%) are rural. The pace of life is the most relaxed of China's large cities. As the city looks to become a leader in science and technology efforts, its population becomes more and more interested in technology. The extraordinarily populated city has an average density of 2,059 people living per square kilometer. ", Shanghai Municipal Statistics Bureau, Population density in Shanghai, China from 2008 to 2018 (in persons per square kilometer) Statista, https://www.statista.com/statistics/1081928/china-population-density-in-shanghai/ (last visited October 18, 2020), We use cookies to personalize contents and ads, offer social media features, and analyze access to our website. [6], According to the Shanghai Municipal Statistics Bureau, there were 152,050 officially registered foreigners in Shanghai as of 2009[update], an increase of 50% from 100,011 in 2005.