Issue 505August 2011

Shanghai Municipality and the Bay Area

The Shanghai Municipality includes 17 districts as well as the city center. At 23 million people and 2,450 square miles, it is more comparable to the Bay Area than to San Francisco.

Urbanist Article August 1, 2011

Housing Built Per Year:


How People Get Around:


Geography and Population:

Shanghai Municipality

Shanghai city center population: 10 million

Shanghai Municipality population: 23 million


San Francisco Bay Area

San Francisco population: 805,000

Bay Area population: 7.35 million


GDP Per Capita:


Education Attainment:

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