Changsha population hits 7.3 million


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Changsha had a residential population of more than 7.3 million by the end of 2014, according to the city’s statistics bureau. There were 103.33 males for every 100 females, Changsha Evening News reported.


The city had 5.29 million urban residents by the end of last year, 190,000 more than the number in 2013. The urbanization rate reached 72.34 percent. Three administrative divisions in the city, Changsha county, Ningxiang county, and Liuyang city, have populations exceeding 1 million each.


The population over 60 in Changsha reached 1.19 million in 2014. The birth rate also picked up as the population at fertile age increased significantly in 2014 and 2015.

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