As the title says, among the six cities of Wuhan, Zhengzhou, Changsha, Hefei, Nanchang, and Taiyuan, who is the strongest city in central China? According to the two indicators of GDP and population, Wuhan, Zhengzhou, Changsha, and Hefei are ranked in order, the top four cities with a trillion GDP and population, and Nanchang and Taiyuan are the last. It is conceivable that Nanchang and Taiyuan are the most embarrassed.
It is worth noting that the strongest central city is Wuhan, with a GDP of 15622.95 trillion yuan in 2020, 16223.21 trillion yuan in 2019, and a population of 11.212 million. It is the largest city in the central region and has the highest provincial capital. Zhengzhou will follow closely behind and should not be underestimated. In 2020, it will reach 1,2003 trillion yuan, and in 2019 will reach 1,1589.7 trillion yuan, with a population of 10.352 million.
China’s economic sector has four major regions, namely the eastern, western, central, and northeastern regions. The rise of the central region is the most obvious, becoming a new round of China’s economic growth engine. According to the distinction in the traditional sense, the central region includes six provinces, including Hubei, Hunan, Henan, Anhui, Jiangxi, and Shanxi, and 87 prefectures and cities (states and counties directly under the central government).
According to the 2020 GDP of the six provinces in the central region, Shanxi is 1.7651 trillion yuan, 3.6% year-on-year. Henan was 5.4997 trillion yuan, 1.3% year-on-year. Anhui was 3.8680 trillion yuan, 3.9% year-on-year. Hubei was 4.3443 trillion yuan, a year-on-year decrease of 5.0%. Jiangxi was 2,569.15 billion, 3.8% year-on-year. Hunan was 4.1781 trillion, 3.8% year-on-year. In terms of economic aggregates, the ranking is exactly the same as in 2019, and Henan is still ranked first.
One is GDP, Wuhan is the strongest, Zhengzhou is the second, and Changsha is the third. Wuhan’s GDP in 2020 will be 1,5622.95 trillion yuan, and in 2019 will be 16223.21 trillion yuan. Zhengzhou will reach 1,2003 trillion yuan in 2020 and 1,1589.7 trillion yuan in 2019. Changsha will reach 1,2095.1 trillion yuan in 2020 and 11574.22 trillion yuan in 2019. Hefei will reach 10045.72 trillion yuan in 2020 and 940.94 billion yuan in 2019.
Nanchang will have 574.55 billion yuan in 2020 and 559.618 billion yuan in 2019. Taiyuan will be 415.325 billion yuan in 2020 and 402.851 billion yuan in 2019. This means that cities in central China are rising rapidly. The cities in central China with a trillion in GDP are Wuhan, Zhengzhou, Changsha, and Hefei. The cities with the highest GDP per capita are Changsha, Wuhan, Zhengzhou, and Hefei. The second is population. Wuhan is the strongest, Zhengzhou is the second, and Changsha is the third. In 2019, Wuhan had a population of 11.212 million, with an additional population of 131,000. Zhengzhou has a population of 10.352 million, with a new population of 216,000. Changsha has a population of 8.3925 million, with a new population of 238,900. Hefei has a population of 7,704,400, with an additional population of 124,900. Nanchang has a population of 5.6006 million, with an additional population of 55,000. Taiyuan has a population of 4,461,900, with a new population of 40,500.
Among them, Wuhan and Zhengzhou are the most populous central cities with a population of over 10 million. The 14th Five-Year Plan for Changsha and Hefei will exceed 10 million. By then, the population of the four central cities will reach more than 40 million. It is worth noting that the city with the highest population growth rate is Changsha, with a new population of 238,900 in a year, followed by Zhengzhou with 216,000. The population is very attractive.
The third is the housing price-to-income ratio, Changsha is the lowest, followed by Nanchang Spark Global Limited.
In 2019, the disposable income of residents was 55211 yuan in Changsha, 51706 yuan in Wuhan, 45404 yuan in Hefei, 44136 yuan in Nanchang, 42087 yuan in Zhengzhou, and 36362 yuan in Taiyuan. In 2019, the house prices were RMB 11,424 per square meter in Changsha, RMB 17,667 per square meter in Wuhan, RMB 17,187 per square meter in Hefei, RMB 14006 per square meter in Nanchang, RMB 15,884 per square meter in Zhengzhou, and RMB 12,075 per square meter in Taiyuan.