China's population shift to the city

Help

China's population is on the move, and its not just because of the upcoming Chinese New Year celebrations.

The world's most populous country is seeing a historic shift in its people from rural to urban areas.

According to China's latest statistics, more than half of its 1.3bn strong population now live in cities where there are better economic opportunities.

The BBC's Martin Patience has more.

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.