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2nd Revision

Introduction

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

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
fishponds
9

Disasters
10

Net-
Change
11

North

289,733

18,223

106,028

41,080

-229,825

-298,595

-111,895

-41,255

-7,979

-105,535

-340,020

Northeast

396,867

21,991

39,957

25,852

-109,662

-87,417

-156,501

-90,631

-9,426

-250,871

-219,842

East

43,250

21,147

34,284

44,628

-242,824

-178,677

-24,765

-1,416

-45,624

-29,328

-379,324

Central

79,943

7,665

13,159

26,569

-91,802

-101,858

-111,782

-2,689

-61,519

-41,456

-283,771

South

320,001

22,686

18,870

96,681

-117,023

-116,966

-81,465

-10,361

-87,096

-56,534

-11,206

Southwest

358,704

8,687

40,260

90,450

-92,583

-114,235

-161,770

-93,864

-7,902

-132,915

-105,169

Plateau

28,044

980

3,135

3,935

-7,927

-163

-363

-11,874

-1

-486

15,281

Northwest

681,902

19,798

93,428

84,270

-88,588

-325,316

-321,214

-296,605

-6,322

-239,252

-397,900

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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