China’s emergence as a global power is likely to be one of the most consequential factors in twenty-first century international politics. Its economy is now the second largest in the world, and in the process hundreds of millions of people have been lifted out of poverty.
Yet questions persist as to whether China is a developed or developing country – or both.
The China Development Tracker (CDT) empowers users to explore various indicators of development and compare China to other countries.
For a guided tour of the CDT, please view this page on a desktop computer.