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Introduction

 
Data - Selection Sheet
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  Population
Chart / Figure China's population growth, A.D. 0 - 2050 redstar3.gif (946 bytes)
Chart / Figure Population growth in Europe and China, 1650 - 2050 RedStar1.jpg (4104 bytes)
Chart / Figure China's census population by age and sex (population pyramids), 1990 redstar3.gif (946 bytes)
Table / Data Population of China by selected age groups, 1950-2050 (million)
Table / Data Population increase or decline by age group (million)
Chart / Figure Population growth by selected age group (million) RedStar1.jpg (4104 bytes)
Chart / Figure Population growth, crude birth and death rates, 1949 - 1996 RedStar1.jpg (4104 bytes)
Table / Data Recent fertility estimates for China, 1995
Table / Data Population density of Chinese provinces & selected countries of comparable population size
Table / Data Various population projections for China: the problem of uncertainty
Chart / Figure Population projections for China: comparing the 1996 and 1998 UN Projections redstar3.gif (946 bytes)
Table / Data The impact of fertility assumptions on total population projections in China
  Overview: Data for analyzing spatial population characteristics in China
  Table / Data Cumulative distribution of China's land area and population, 1992 redstar3.gif (946 bytes)
  Table / Data Population by altitude redstar3.gif (946 bytes)
  Table / Data Population by precipitation zones, average for 1958 - 1988 redstar2.gif (916 bytes)
  Chart / Figure Population by precipitation zones redstar2.gif (916 bytes)
  Table / Data Population by precipitation variability
  Table / Data Population by aridity
  Chart / Figure Population by aridity
  Table / Data Population by crop value
  Table / Data Population by potential crop yields
  Chart / Figure Population by potential crop yields
  Diet Change (see also "food supply" section below)
Table / Data Average diet patterns in USA, in MDCs, South Korea, Japan, and China in 1994-96
Chart / Figure Grain, cereal, and livestock production indices: China & India
Chart / Figure Per capita production indices for selected agricultural products
Chart / Figure Food calories available for human consumption in china by commodity, 1961-1996 redstar3.gif (946 bytes)
Table / Data Food calories available for human consumption in china by commodity, 1961-1996
Table / Data Total grain demand by diet
Table / Data Reliability problems in Chinese meat consumption statistics
  Urbanization
Table / Data Definitions of urban / rural, city, town, and county in China
Table / Data Rural Population in China by Selected Definitions, 1978 - 1990 redstar2.gif (916 bytes)
Table / Data Urban & rural population, 1952 - 1997
Chart / Figure China's census population by age and sex (population pyramids) for counties, towns, and cities, 1990
Table / Data Projections of China's urban population: various methods
Table / Data Population by registered versus de-facto place of residence:  1996  1997 RedStar1.jpg (4104 bytes)
Table / Data Migration between Chinese provinces
Chart / Figure Average per cap. income of urban and rural households, 1978 - 1997
Chart / Figure Agricultural vs. non-agricultural population by place of residence (city, town, county), 1992 RedStar1.jpg (4104 bytes)
Chart / Figure Agricultural and non-agricultural population in provincial capitals and other cities, 1997
  Cultivated Land
  Tables & Charts: national and regional level
Table / Data Various estimates of total cultivated land in China: the problem of underestimation RedStar1.jpg (4104 bytes)
Table / Data Reconstruction of the cultivated land area in China, 1988-1995
Table / Data Cultivated land in 1988 and 1995, increase, decrease & net-change by region, 1988-1995
Table / Data Increase, decrease & net-change of cultivated land by region & type of change, 1988-1995 redstar3.gif (946 bytes)
Chart / Figure Increase, decrease and stock of cultivated land in China, 1988-95
Table / Data Soil degradation by degradation type according to ASSOD assessment
Map Map of major land-use types of China  redstar2.gif (916 bytes)
  Tables & Charts: by province
Table / Data Increase, decrease & net-change of cultivated land by province, 1988-95
Table / Data Increase & decrease of cultivated land by cause of change by province, 1988-95
Chart / Figure Increase & decrease of cultivated land by province & by type of change: single years
Chart / Figure Increase, decrease & net-change of cultiv. land by province & by type of change, 1988-95 redstar3.gif (946 bytes)
  Water
Table / Data The 16 largest water polluters: Emissions of organic water pollutants.
Table / Data Area affected by natural disasters (draught, flood), 1978, 1988 and 1996
Chart / Figure Area affected by natural disasters (draught, flood), 1978 - 1996
Chart / Figure Area affected by natural disasters (draught, flood) by province, 1996 (sorted)
Table / Data Increase, decrease & net-change of cultivated land by province, 1988-95
Table / Data Water use in China by economic sector, 1993 RedStar1.jpg (4104 bytes)
Table / Data Renewable water resources in China redstar2.gif (916 bytes)
Table / Data Surface water run-off and water availability per capita & per hectare cultiv. land, 1993 redstar3.gif (946 bytes)
Table / Data Main rivers and river basins in China
Table / Data Water use by economic sector in China, 1993 redstar2.gif (916 bytes)
Remote Sensing Image Yangtze river flooding - August 23, 1998: Overview (AVHRR) RedStar1.jpg (4104 bytes)
Remote Sensing Image Yangtze river flooding - August 23, 1998: Wuhan - Hubei Province (AVHRR)
Remote Sensing Image Yangtze river flooding - August 23, 1998: Detail of Dongting Lake - Hunan Province (AVHRR)
Remote Sensing Image Flooding along Yellow River, Henan Province, August 29, 1996 (SPOT) redstar3.gif (946 bytes)
Remote Sensing Image Flooding along Yellow River, Henan Province, August 29, 1996 (SPOT)
Remote Sensing Image Flooding along Yellow River, Henan Province, August 29, 1996 (SPOT)
  Agricultural Policy & Legislation
Table / Data Central government investment in agricultural research
   
  Technology (in agriculture and the food industry)
Table / Data Agricultural machinery in China, 1978-96
Table / Data Irrigation, fertilizer consumption and rural consumption of electricity in China, 1978-96
Table / Data Output of livestock, poultry, small animals and fishery products per rural household, 1985-96
Table / Data Domestic cereal supply: food, feed, waste
Table / Data Growth of food industry as compared to other economic sectors, 1993 / 1997
Table / Data China's trends in fertilizer consumption and grain yields, 1952 - 1993 (1997)
Chart / Figure Grain yields by fertilizer application in China, 1952 - 1993
Chart / Figure Chemical & organic fertilizer supply in China, 1952 - 1997
Chart / Figure Chemical & organic fertilizer application in China, 1952 - 1993
  Food demand and supply: current situation and prospects
Table / Data FAO food balance sheet for China in 1996 (most recent) Rating
Table / Data FAO food balance sheet for China in 1964-66
Table / Data FAO food balance sheet for China in 1994-96
Table / Data Changes in China's food balance between 1964-66 and 1994-96 redstar3.gif (946 bytes)
Table / Data Percentage change in China's food balance between 1964-66 and 1994-96
Table / Data China's Grain Demand: World Bank projection for 2020
Table / Data China's Grain Demand 1995 - 2020: Various Projections Compared Rating
Chart / Figure China's wheat balance: supply & utilization, 1961-1996 RedStar1.jpg (4104 bytes)
Chart / Figure China's rice balance: supply & utilization, 1961-1996 RedStar1.jpg (4104 bytes)
Chart / Figure China's maize balance: supply & utilization, 1961-1996 RedStar1.jpg (4104 bytes)
Table / Data Food Demand Scenarios (FDS): modeling results RedStar1.jpg (4104 bytes)
Table / Data Potential arable land by suitability class - AEZ modeling results: Scenario 1: high input / irrigation if necessary
Table / Data Potential grain production - AEZ modeling results: Scenario 1: high input / irrigation if necessary
Table / Data Potential arable land by suitability class - AEZ modeling results: Scenario 2: low input / only rainfed
Table / Data Potential grain production - AEZ modeling results: Scenario 2: low input / only rainfed
Table / Data Potential arable land by suitability class - AEZ modeling results: Scenario 3: mixed input level RedStar1.jpg (4104 bytes)
Table / Data Potential grain production - AEZ modeling results: Scenario 3: mixed input level RedStar1.jpg (4104 bytes)
Table / Data Land with cultivation potential and potential grain production in China - summary of results redstar2.gif (916 bytes)
Table / Data Currently cultivated land and land with cultivation potential according to AEZ model (scenario 3) redstar3.gif (946 bytes)
  Maps
Map Population density in China (3 maps) redstar3.gif (946 bytes)
Map Digital elevation model (DEM) for China ( 2 maps)  redstar3.gif (946 bytes)
Map Main rivers and water bodies in China
Map Land cover / land use maps of China ( 3 maps) redstar3.gif (946 bytes)
Map Stable soils - ASSOD assessment of soil degradation in China (4 maps) RedStar1.jpg (4104 bytes)
Map Water Erosion - ASSOD assessment (2 maps) RedStar1.jpg (4104 bytes)
Map Physical & chemical deterioration - ASSOD assessment (3 maps) RedStar1.jpg (4104 bytes)
Map Average annual precipitation ( 7 successive maps)  Rating
Map Crop cultivation in China ( 8 maps) RedStar1.jpg (4104 bytes)
Map Various agricultural and livestock indicators for China ( 9 maps) RedStar1.jpg (4104 bytes)
Map Various indicators on grasslands in China ( 4 maps) RedStar1.jpg (4104 bytes)
  Animations
Map Average annual precipitation (successive maps)  redstar3.gif (946 bytes)
Chart / Figure China's population by age and sex, 1950 - 2050 (moving population pyramid) redstar3.gif (946 bytes)
Map China Agro-Ecological Zones Project (AEZ): Length-of-Growing Periods (LGP), 1959-1989 redstar3.gif (946 bytes)
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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.)