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Construction in China

Construction of China, 1970-2012

During 1970-2012 construction of China increased by 558.8 billion US dollars (in 165.4 times) to 562.2 billion US dollars; change occurred by 2.4 billion US dollars by increasing population of China by 567.4 million, as well as by 556.4 billion US dollars by increasing of Construction per capita in China by 404.1 US dollars. The average annual growth of Construction of China was 13.3 billion US dollars or 391.3%. Share in the World grew by 12.8%. Share in Asia grew by 24.6%. Share in Eastern Asia rose by 39.2%. Minimal construction of China was in 1970 (3.4 billion US dollars). Maximal construction of China was in 2012 (562.2 billion US dollars).

During 1970-2012 construction per capita in China grew by 404.1 US dollars (in 97.2 times) to 408.3 US dollars. The average annual growth of Construction per capita in China was 9.6 US dollars or 229.1%.

Construction of China, 1970

Construction of China in 1970 was worth 3.4 billion US dollars, ranked 11st in the world and was on par with construction of Australia (3.5 billion US dollars). Share of Construction of China in the world was 1.6%.

Construction per capita in China in 1970 was equal to 4.2 US dollars., ranked 161st in the world. Construction per capita in China was less, than construction per capita in the World (57.5 US dollars) by 53.3 US dollars.

Comparison of Construction of China and the neighbors in 1970. Construction of China was more, than construction of India (2.5 billion US dollars), construction of Korea (0.41 billion US dollars), construction of Viet Nam (0.093 billion US dollars), construction of Myanmar (0.045 billion US dollars), but was less, than construction of Japan (14.2 billion US dollars). Construction per capita in China was more, than construction per capita in Viet Nam (2.1 US dollars), construction per capita in Myanmar (1.6 US dollars), but was less, than construction per capita in Japan (136.7 US dollars), construction per capita in Korea (13.2 US dollars), construction per capita in India (4.6 US dollars).

Comparison of Construction of China and leaders in 1970. Construction of China was less, than construction of United States (54 billion US dollars) in 15.9 times, construction of USSR (33.3 billion US dollars) in 9.8 times, construction of Germany (16.9 billion US dollars) in 5 times, construction of Japan (14.2 billion US dollars) in 4.2 times. Construction per capita in China was less, than construction per capita in United States (257.4 US dollars) in 61.3 times, construction per capita in Germany (212.8 US dollars) in 50.7 times, construction per capita in USSR (137.7 US dollars) in 32.8 times, construction per capita in Japan (136.7 US dollars) in 32.5 times.

Potential construction of China in 1970. With construction per capita in China at the level of construction per capita in United States (257.4 US dollars), construction of China would be 208.4 billion US dollars, it is 205 billion US dollars (6029.4%) more than the actual level. With construction per capita in China at the level of construction per capita in Japan (136.7 US dollars), construction of China would be 110.7 billion US dollars, it is 107.3 billion US dollars (3155.9%) more than the actual level.

Construction of China, 2012

Construction of China in 2012 was 562.2 billion US dollars, ranked 2nd in the world. Share of Construction of China in the world was 14.4%.

Construction per capita in China in 2012 was equal to 408.3 US dollars., ranked 105th in the world and was on par with construction per capita in Malaysia (402.6 US dollars). Construction per capita in China was less, than construction per capita in the World (550.3 US dollars) by 142 US dollars.

Comparison of Construction of China and the neighbors in 2012. Construction of China was more, than construction of Japan (333.2 billion US dollars), construction of India (143.6 billion US dollars), construction of Russia (111.7 billion US dollars), construction of Korea (59.4 billion US dollars), construction of Kazakhstan (12.8 billion US dollars), construction of Viet Nam (8.7 billion US dollars), construction of Myanmar (2.8 billion US dollars). Construction per capita in China was more, than construction per capita in India (116.1 US dollars), construction per capita in Viet Nam (96.2 US dollars), construction per capita in Myanmar (52.5 US dollars), but was less, than construction per capita in Japan (2618.4 US dollars), construction per capita in Korea (1211.3 US dollars), construction per capita in Kazakhstan (784.8 US dollars), construction per capita in Russia (780.2 US dollars).

Comparison of Construction of China and leaders in 2012. Construction of China was more, than construction of Japan (333.2 billion US dollars) by 68.7%, construction of France (146.6 billion US dollars) in 3.8 times, but was less, than construction of United States (599.3 billion US dollars) by 6.6%. Construction per capita in China was less, than construction per capita in Japan (2618.4 US dollars) in 6.4 times, construction per capita in France (2224.9 US dollars) in 5.4 times, construction per capita in United States (1887.5 US dollars) in 4.6 times.

Potential construction of China in 2012. With construction per capita in China at the level of construction per capita in Japan (2618.4 US dollars), construction of China would be 3605.4 billion US dollars, it is 3043.2 billion US dollars (541.3%) more than the actual level. With construction per capita in China at the level of construction per capita in Japan (2618.4 US dollars), construction of China would be 3605.4 billion US dollars, it is 3043.2 billion US dollars (541.3%) more than the actual level.

Construction of China, 1970-2012
Yearconstruction, bln. dollarsconstruction per capita, dollarsconstruction, bln. dollarsgrowth rate of construction, %share in value added, %share, %
current pricesconstant prices 1970in the Worldin Asiain Eastern Asia
19703.44.23.4 3.71.612.718.1
19713.94.73.914.73.91.612.817.7
19724.24.93.8-2.63.71.510.814.5
19735.15.84.17.93.71.59.612.7
19745.56.24.47.33.91.58.912.5
19756.87.45.115.94.21.68.712.7
19766.87.35.45.94.51.57.512
19777.47.85.51.94.21.46.811.1
19788.28.65.503.81.35.88.7
19799.29.55.4-1.83.51.35.98.8
19801313.27.131.54.31.77.511.6
198112.112.27.21.44.21.66.49.9
198211.711.57.54.24.11.66.410.5
198313.713.39.222.74.51.97.312.3
198413.713.110.514.14.41.97.312.1
198513.81312.317.14.41.87.711.4
198614.713.614.618.74.91.66.48.6
198717.315.717.721.25.31.76.17.8
198821.118.819.17.95.11.867.4
198920.417.817.3-9.44.41.75.56.7
199017.414.917.40.584.41.34.25.3
199118.515.619.210.34.41.34.15
199224.820.725.130.751.75.16.2
199338.431.634.437.16.22.66.88.2
199433.827.637.79.662.15.76.9
199544.335.842.211.96.12.67.18.7
199652.842.346.911.16.23.18.811.2
199755.844.4494.55.93.49.812.6
199860.247.653.89.85.93.712.215.7
199962.549.157.16.15.83.711.814.9
200066.752.1616.85.63.912.215.4
200171.755.764.25.25.44.214.518.6
200278.160.369.17.65.44.415.720.8
200390.569.577.712.45.54.616.722.3
200496.273.477.2-0.6454.215.821.9
2005126.59696.124.55.65.11927.3
2006155.6117.310913.45.75.621.131.6
2007201.1150.7128.217.65.86.423.537.2
2008269.7200.9145.313.367.82743.4
2009327.9242.6171.818.26.610.130.947.7
2010393.8289.6195.513.86.611.532.351.1
2011494.4361.2218.211.66.8133554.4
2012562.2408.3233.97.26.814.437.357.3

Construction of China, bln. dollars, 1970-2012

Construction of China, bln. dollars, 1970-2012

Construction per capita in China, dollars, 1970-2012, current prices

Construction per capita in China, dollars, 1970-2012, current prices

Share of construction in value added of China, %, 1970-2012

Share of construction in value added of China, %, 1970-2012

Growth rate of construction in China, %, 1971-2012, constant prices

Growth rate of construction in China, %, 1971-2012, constant prices

Potential construction of China, 2012
rateper capita, dollarspotential construction, bln. dollars
best neighbor (Japan)2618.43605.4
world leader (United States)1887.52599
average of Eastern Asia608.6838
average of the World550.3757.7

Comparison construction of China and the neighbors

Construction of China and the neighbors, bln. dollars, 1970-2012
YearChinaJapanIndiaRussiaKoreaKazakhstanViet NamMyanmar
19703.414.22.5 0.41 0.0930.045
19801389.67.5 4.5 0.080.099
199017.4274.115.853.425.43.60.250.094
200066.7313.8251533.10.961.70.13
2010393.8298.4130.285.257.211.47.51.9
2012562.2333.2143.6111.759.412.88.72.8

Construction per capita in China and the neighbors, dollars, 1970-2012
YearJapanKoreaKazakhstanRussiaChinaIndiaViet NamMyanmar
1970136.713.2  4.24.62.11.6
1980773.3120.9  13.210.81.52.9
19902241.9590222.6360.314.918.23.62.2
20002496.1719.565.5102.152.12420.62.7
20102343.51181718.2593.4289.61088436.9
20122618.41211.3784.8780.2408.3116.196.252.5

Comparison construction of China and leaders

Construction of China and leaders, bln. dollars, 1970-2012
YearUnited StatesChinaJapanFranceIndia
1970543.414.210.42.5
1980134.31389.646.97.5
1990258.617.4274.172.115.8
2000485.866.7313.859.425
2010542.9393.8298.4140.7130.2
2012599.3562.2333.2146.6143.6

Construction per capita in China and leaders, dollars, 1970-2012
YearJapanFranceUnited StatesChinaIndia
1970136.7200.7257.44.24.6
1980773.3850.5583.513.210.8
19902241.91235.81016.114.918.2
20002496.1975.11706.852.124
20102343.52158.51738.5289.6108
20122618.42224.91887.5408.3116.1


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