Urbanization and its Classification in China from the Consideration of Environment

  • Wang Xingtian
    Graduate School, Faculty of Environment Engineering, The University of Kitakyushu, Japan
  • Gao Weijun
    Faculty of Environment Engineering, The University of Kitakyushu, Japan
  • Li Haifeng
    Building Research Institute, Japan
  • Zhao Penglin
    Shenzhen Municipal Planning & Land Bureau, P.R.China
  • Ren Jianxing
    Department of Power Engineering, Shanghai Institute of Electric Power, P.R.China
  • Ojima Toshio
    Department of Architecture, Waseda University, Japan

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Abstract

In this study, the relation of urbanization in China urban areas has been investigated with energy consumption, social economics, infrastructure, transportation and environment. The results showed that the impact of those factors on the urbanization become significant. The deep investigation is needed in clearing the effect of the local development on the urbanization. In this paper, the energy consumption, social economics, infrastructure, transportation/communication and environment have been used as a index to evaluate the importance of the urbanization in China Province with the urbanization area and population. By using the statistical method, the classification of urbanization has been made. As the result, the provinces in China could be divided into the IV classification. Also, the energy index, the infrastructure index, the social economy index increased as to make a city progressed but it found that the environment index fell oppositely from the factor analysis.

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