20 Photographs That Will Show You How Crowded China Really Is

China overpopulation problems are nowhere near resolution. Here are some images that can give you some insight into what the problem looks in the streets of China.

A tourist resort in Daying County provides a, not so exclusive, escape from the summer heat.

A woman collects her bicycle from a parking lot outside of a subway station in Beijing. In China, even if you have a drivers license, you can’t buy a car. You have to ask the government for a permit to be able to drive a car due to pollution issues, so many Chinese people use bikes and motorcycles.


Tourists gather on the Great Wall outside Beijing. great-wall-lots-of-people

Junior college students line up outside a job fair in 2014. Around 50,000 people attended this one job fair in Zhengzhou, Henan province.


Large crowds walk under a row of trees decorated with fans and red lanterns at a temple fair celebrating the Chinese New Year in Beijing.


Laundry hangs outside student housing at a university in Wuhan, Hubei province.


Over 1,000 paramilitary policemen take part in an exercise in Nanjing, Jiangsu province.


Parents sleep on mats laid out on a gymnasium floor inside a university campus in Wuhan.


People buy vegetables at a morning market in Beijing.


People crowd on a beach in Dalian, Liaoning province, to escape the summer heat.


People ride escalators and walk down the stairs on their way to a subway platform during rush hour in Beijing.


Shoppers crowd under colorful neon lights along Shanghai’s bustling Nanjing Road.


Taxi drivers line up in a parking lot while waiting for passengers at the new Beijing Capital International Airport.


Thousands of job seekers visit booths inside a job fair in Chongqing.


Vehicles are seen on a main Beijing avenue during the evening rush hour.


Visitors get in line to see the soaring tide near the bank of Qiantang River in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. Tidal waves are at their highest during the month of September.


Visitors participate in the annual water-splashing festival to mark the New Year of the Dai minority in Xishuang Banna, Yunnan province.


Students take an exam at a high school’s open-air playground in Yichuan, Shaanxi province. More than 1,700 freshmen students took part in the exam in 2015, which the school moved outside because of insufficient indoor space.


Examinees walk into the entrance of a classroom building to take part in a three-day entrance exam for postgraduate studies in Hefei, Anhui province. A record 1.8 million people applied to attend this exam in 2013.

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  1. […] Bicycles still outnumber cars roughly 5:1 in Beijing, but this is decreasing. Image Source […]

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