Top 100 Richest Cities In China By GDP Per Capita

Which city is the richest one in China? Here is a ranking based on cities, big or small, in mainland China (excluding Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan). GDP per capita figures are in USD for 2013. According to this ranking, first tier cities like Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou are not even among the top 10 riches cities in China. While Karamay, a small city from Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region is the richest city in China, followed by Erdos and Alxa League from Inner Mongolia. Below is the full list of 100 richest city in China by GDP per capita.

Karamay city, Xinjiang

Karamay city, Xinjiang

Ranking
City in English
City in Chinese
GDP per caital in USD
1 Karamay 克拉玛依 USD 36,672
2 Erdos 鄂尔多斯 USD 31,871
3 Alxa League 阿拉善 USD 29,988
4 Dongying 东营 USD 25,321
5 Daqing 大庆 USD 24,086
6 Jiayuguan 嘉峪关 USD 23,000
7 Shenzhen 深圳 USD 22,198
8 Baotou 包头 USD 20,707
9 Haixi 海西 USD 20,297
10 Wuxi 无锡 USD 20,154
11 Suzhou 苏州 USD 19,922
12 Guangzhou 广州 USD 19,393
13 Dalian 大连 USD 18,466
14 Zhuhai 珠海 USD 16,961
15 Wuhai 乌海 USD 16,787
16 Tianjin 天津 USD 16,419
17 Changsha 长沙 USD 16,161
18 Nanjing 南京 USD 15,852
19 Panjin 盘锦 USD 15,776
20 Foshan 佛山 USD 15,587
21 Hangzhou 杭州 USD 15,306
22 Beijing 北京 USD 15,216
23 Ningbo 宁波 USD 15,068
24 Changzhou 常州 USD 15,024
25 Zhenjiang 镇江 USD 14,981
26 Tongling 铜陵 USD 14,972
27 Hohhot 呼和浩特 USD 14,841
28 Weihai 威海 USD 14,716
29 Shanghai 上海 USD 14,653
30 Qingdao 青岛 USD 14,577
31 Wuhan 武汉 USD 14,360
32 Shenyang 沈阳 USD 14,176
33 Xilingol League 锡林郭勒 USD 14,002
34 Yulin 榆林 USD 13,693
35 Zhongshan 中山 USD 13,506
36 Zibo 淄博 USD 13,403
37 Xiamen 厦门 USD 13,279
38 Zhoushan 舟山 USD 13,184
39 Yantai 烟台 USD 12,981
40 Shaoxing 绍兴 USD 12,960
41 Tangshan 唐山 USD 12,771
42 Bayingolin 巴音郭楞 USD 12,701
43 Jinan 济南 USD 12,152
44 Yangzhou 扬州 USD 11,754
45 Xinyu 新余 USD 11,714
46 Anshan 鞍山 USD 11,683
47 Benxi 本溪 USD 11,621
48 Urumqi 乌鲁木齐 USD 11,568
49 Jiyuan 济源 USD 11,254
50 Jiaxing 嘉兴 USD 11,185
51 Nantong 南通 USD 11,150
52 Yichang 宜昌 USD 11,122
53 Zhengzhou 郑州 USD 11,089
54 Changji 昌吉州 USD 10,825
55 Dongguan 东莞 USD 10,690
56 Changchun 长春 USD 10,516
57 Panzhihua 攀枝花 USD 10,506
58 Nanchang 南昌 USD 10,497
59 Taizhou 泰州 USD 10,487
60 Fuzhou 福州 USD 10,391
61 Chengdu 成都 USD 10,374
62 Fushun 抚顺 USD 10,180
63 Quanzhou 泉州 USD 10,163
64 Yingkou 营口 USD 10,062
65 Huzhou 湖州 USD 10,022
66 Hefei 合肥 USD 9,965
67 Yan’an 延安 USD 9,947
68 Yinchuan 银川 USD 9,863
69 Shizuishan 石嘴山 USD 9,798
70 Ezhou 鄂州 USD 9,670
71 Liaoyang 辽阳 USD 9,641
72 Jiuquan 酒泉 USD 9,635
73 Jilin 吉林 USD 9,619
74 Shuozhou 朔州 USD 9,552
75 Sanming 三明 USD 9,543
76 Maanshan 马鞍山 USD 9,512
77 Wuhu 芜湖 USD 9,475
78 Fangchenggang 防城港 USD 9,467
79 Tongliao 通辽 USD 9,334
80 Longyan 龙岩 USD 9,298
81 Huizhou 惠州 USD 9,253
82 Liaoyuan 辽源 USD 9,230
83 Xi’an 西安 USD 9,221
84 Binzhou 滨州 USD 9,187
85 Taiyuan 太原 USD 9,153
86 Matsubara 松原 USD 9,121
87 Hulunbeier 呼伦贝尔 USD 9,113
88 Hami region 哈密地区 USD 9,030
89 Lhasa 拉萨 USD 9,006
90 Jinhua 金华 USD 8,849
91 Sanmenxia 三门峡 USD 8,715
92 Jinchang 金昌 USD 8,654
93 Rizhao 日照 USD 8,546
94 Liuzhou 柳州 USD 8,515
95 Taizhou 台州 USD 8,479
96 Kunming 昆明 USD 8,441
97 Qianjiang 潜江 USD 8,371
98 Xuzhou 徐州 USD 8,363
99 Sanya 三亚 USD 8,353
100 Xiangtan 湘潭 USD 8,349

1 Response

  1. Marika Källman says:

    Hi Peter,

    Interesting post. May I ask from where you base the data?
    Best,

    Marika

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