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2nd Revision

Introduction

 
Data - Cultivated Land
Increase, Decrease and Net-Change of Cultivated Land in China by Province,
1988 - 1995 (in hectares) 
Show in percent
 

Increase

Decrease

            Conversion    

 

Reclamat.
1

Drainage
2

Re-use of
Abandoned
Land
3

Conv. from
Agricultural
Land
4

Construct.
5

to
Horticulture
6

to
Forest
Land
7

to
Grassland
8

to
Fish-
ponds
9

Disasters
10

Net-
Change
11

Beijing

2,398

0

1,187

66

-17,671

-6,180

-6,503

-106

-1,173

-1,423

-29,406

Tianjin

4,705

29

153

637

-9,466

-2,207

-310

-52

-2,654

-52

-9,217

Hebei

65,041

1,460

59,522

7,964

-47,837

-46,929

-30,853

-22,753

-392

-66,135

-80,912

Shanxi

75,420

6,956

11,485

16,698

-24,153

-66,648

-35,972

-17,645

-226

-18,380

-52,464

Shandong

116,128

6,022

21,205

10,542

-63,385

-109,882

-20,775

-172

-1,339

-12,710

-54,368

Henan

26,042

3,755

12,475

5,174

-67,313

-66,749

-17,482

-526

-2,195

-6,835

-113,654

Liaoning

76,235

4,577

7,199

4,290

-49,116

-70,829

-24,622

-11,293

-1,848

-46,723

-112,130

Jilin

53,287

14,709

9,205

6,885

-11,221

-8,178

-61,235

-19,012

-1,822

-67,557

-84,940

Heilongjiang

267,345

2,705

23,553

14,676

-49,324

-8,410

-70,644

-60,325

-5,756

-136,591

-22,772

Shanghai

0

2,275

5

3,781

-39,023

-239

-23

-647

-531

0

-34,402

Jiangsu

17,093

9,770

20,840

24,504

-82,118

-115,773

-15,076

-566

-34,535

-2,199

-178,058

Zhejiang

15,405

6,446

4,996

5,274

-48,848

-26,288

-4,446

-148

-5,575

-15,788

-68,974

Anhui

10,753

2,657

8,444

11,068

-72,835

-36,378

-5,221

-56

-4,982

-11,342

-97,891

Jiangxi

16,179

3,061

3,476

3,875

-9,531

-15,472

-5,971

-319

-4,643

-7,826

-17,172

Hubei

26,342

3,158

4,074

17,334

-57,547

-53,792

-68,855

-1,738

-34,786

-10,829

-176,639

Hunan

37,423

1,446

5,609

5,360

-24,724

-32,594

-36,956

-633

-22,091

-22,801

-89,960

Fujian

12,744

3,570

875

2,374

-21,115

-8,352

-1,012

-271

-3,870

-8,510

-23,566

Guangdong

68,821

16,413

10,034

61,800

-62,904

-84,816

-13,079

-2,094

-75,784

-14,496

-96,104

Guangxi

223,400

2,588

6,933

29,437

-22,603

-20,867

-65,031

-7,336

-6,038

-28,725

111,759

Hainan

15,037

114

1,027

3,070

-10,401

-2,931

-2,342

-660

-1,405

-4,803

-3,294

Sichuan

50,671

2,499

14,224

8,188

-53,792

-85,752

-34,977

-7,115

-4,891

-40,421

-151,366

Guizhou

28,933

891

3,593

5,844

-14,152

-9,067

-25,962

-5,603

-1,076

-16,278

-32,877

Yunnan

279,101

5,297

22,443

76,418

-24,640

-19,417

-100,831

-81,146

-1,935

-76,215

79,074

Tibet

7,483

0

0

0

-5,997

0

-277

-8,568

0

0

-7,358

Qinghai

20,561

980

3,135

3,935

-1,930

-163

-86

-3,306

-1

-486

22,639

In. Mongolia

224,425

2,125

10,480

24,546

-20,598

-1,665

-128,211

-192,415

-2,487

-128,676

-212,475

Shaanxi

69,361

6,497

37,009

29,330

-26,876

-274,882

-112,306

-47,841

-1,886

-40,689

-362,283

Gansu

48,264

1,952

7,162

4,763

-13,429

-21,834

-3,993

-9,148

-154

-6,828

6,752

Ningxia

22,542

345

3,126

7,820

-4,401

-1,051

-3,289

-7,234

-79

-4,629

13,152

Xinjiang

317,310

8,879

35,649

17,811

-23,285

-25,885

-73,414

-39,966

-1,715

-58,431

156,954

TOTAL

2,198,444

121,177

349,121

413,465

-980,235

-1,223,229

-969,756

-548,694

-225,868

-856,377

-1,721,951

Source: State Land Administration, Statistical Information on the Land of China in 1995. Beijing, 1996. And equivalent reports for 1988 to 1994.
Note:"Construction" (column 4) includes all kinds of infrastructure, industrial areas and residential areas.  In the original data tables this category includes all construction by state-owned units (cities, towns, mining and factories, railways, highways, water reservoirs, public buildings) and constructions by rural communities (rural roads, township and village enterprises, rural water reservoirs, offices, education and sanitation, rural private resident housing).
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Revision 2.0 (First revision published in 1999)  - Copyright 2011 by Gerhard K. Heilig. All rights reserved. (First revision: Copyright 1999 by IIASA.)