Shanghai Urban Case Study : Urban Problems

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Shanghai Urban Case Study Urban Problems: - The Shanghai Municipal has predicted that by 2050 the population of the city of Shanghai will have a population of over 50 million. - Scholars in Shanghai have predicted that Shanghai can only support and hold a population of 16 million efficiently. -Shanghai has problems concerning the lack of infrastructure, strain on housing, public transport, traffic congestion, and pollution Rural to Urban Migration and immigration - Shanghai is a highly globalised and developing city and Chinas hub and model city. - 58 multinational companies and over 30 banks are headquartered in Shanghai. - With so many multinational corporations Shanghai provides many business opportunities and ways to make money. - High minimum wage of 8000 rmb a month attracts many people to migrate to Shanghai -the richest 10% of the population earn 9.6 times the income of the poorest 10%. -173000 expats that have immigrated to Shanghai and are paid more than 40000 rmb a month. This value is rising by 8% annually. - Due to migration and immigration and urbanization shanghai will have an expected population of 50 million people by 2050 -Shanghai has a mass amount of urban migration from people who live in rural China and come to Shanghai to find work. This rapid currently in Shanghai there are 24% of the population made up of migrants which is nearly 6 million out of the 24 million. -The number of migrant causes the segregation of class and area as higher class
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