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Evaluation and Ranking of Cultural and Educational Consumption Demand in Major Cities: Annual Assessment of 2005–2012 and Forecast for Latter Years

  • Ya’nan Wang
  • Puning Hao
  • Ting Liu
  • Juan Zhao
  • Yu Fang
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Part of the Research Series on the Chinese Dream and China’s Development Path book series (RSCDCDP)

Abstract

In 2012, total cultural and educational consumption increased by over 10 % in 20 major cities, in 8 of which it increased by over 15 % and in one of which in increased by over 20 %; the per capita value of cultural and educational consumption increased by over 10 % in 12 major cities, in 3 of which it increased by over 15 % and in one of which it increased by over 20 %. The rankings of cultural and educational consumption demand in major cities are as follows: in the horizontal assessment of the provincial, urban and rural ideal value without discrepancies in major cities, Guangzhou, Xi’an, and Nanjing were ranked top three in the “2012 Annual Major City Leaders”; in the vertical assessment of their own base values in previous years, Hefei, Kunming, and Fuzhou ranked top three in the “2005–2012 Runner-Up Major Cities”; Wuhan, Kunming, and Nanning ranked top three in the “2010–2012 Runner-Up Major Cities”; Tianjin, Hefei, and Changchun ranked top three in the “2012 Runner-Up Major Cities”.

Keywords

Major cities Cultural and educational consumption Integrative evaluation Status rankings 

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© Social Sciences Academic Press and Springer Science+Business Media Singapore 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ya’nan Wang
    • 1
  • Puning Hao
    • 2
  • Ting Liu
    • 3
  • Juan Zhao
    • 4
  • Yu Fang
    • 5
  1. 1.Yunnan Academy of Social SciencesKunmingChina
  2. 2.Northwest China’s Foreign Opening and BoYunnan Normal UniversityKunmingChina
  3. 3.Research Center for Cultural DevelopmentYunnan Academy of Social SciencesKunmingChina
  4. 4.Yunnan Academy of Social SciencesKunmingChina
  5. 5.China Ministry of Civil Affairs CenterBeijingChina

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