China’s inequality in visuals
China is booming. It is a matter of time before it will have the world’s biggest economy. Still, for a long time to come it will be a developed and a developing country in one. The average GDP per capita of the coastal provinces is ten times bigger than that of the western provinces. The country transformed from one of the most egalitarian countries in the world to one of the most unequal in recent decades. This blog will visually show you China’s two different sides.
This blog only shows a few examples of the huge gap between rich and poor in China. Only a small part of the population take, often through corruption, a huge part of the country’s assets. Many Chinese we met are deeply concerned with this issue. They stress that China’s inequality will lead to civilian turmoil eventually. It is up to the government to tackle this. Either, by closing the great the gap or by military force when it is already too late…