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Circular visualization of China's internal migration flows 2010-2015

Qi, Wei and Abel, Guy and Muttarak, Raya and Liu, Shenghe (2017) Circular visualization of China's internal migration flows 2010-2015. Environment and Planning A, 49 (11). pp. 2432-2436. ISSN 0308-518X

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Abstract

We adapted the chord diagram plot to visualize China's recent inter-provincial migration during 2010-2015. The arrowheads were added to present the direction of the flows. This method allows us to show the complete migration flows between 31 provinces in China including the direction and volume of the flows. The spatial component was also clearly depicted in the plot using four color palates representing four regions in China (i.e. East, Center, West, Northeast) and arranging the 31 provinces in an approximate geographic order. Besides that, we extend the chord diagram plot to describe China's bilateral net migration during 2010-2015.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: The author(s) disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: Wei's and Liu's research was supported by the Key Project of National Natural Science Foundation of China, No.71433008. Abel's research was supported by National Science Foundation of China Research Fund for International Young Scientists No.41650110483.
Keywords: China, circular visualization, migration flows
Divisions: Departments > Sozioökonomie > Sozialpolitik > Demographie > Wittgenstein Centre
Version of the Document: Published
Depositing User: ePub Administrator
Date Deposited: 12 Jul 2018 09:38
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2018 09:38
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URI: http://epub.wu.ac.at/id/eprint/6406

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