Data speaks: how transport promotes sustainable economic and social development in China

Source: Xinhuanet| 2021-10-15 19:17:28|Editor: Zhong Yurui
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China's high-speed railway system has covered more than 95% of the cities with a population of over 1 million.


Expressways have served more than 98% of the cities with a population of over 200,000. 


By 2020, China had 241 certified airports, up 58 from 2012. 92% of prefecture-level cities have access to civil airports.


2.36 million km of rural roads have been newly built or renovated in China since 2012, with the total rural road mileage reaching 4.38 million km.


To date, the electrification rate of the country's railways has reached 74.9%.


The annual oil consumption of China's railway system reduced from the peak of 5.83 million tonnes in 1985 to 2.31 million tonnes at present.


In the January-September period, new energy vehicle sales in China amounted to about 2.16 million units.

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