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Volume 9, Issue 5, October 2020, Page: 192-200
Time Evolution Characteristics of Land Use and Industrial Structures: A Case Study of Yichun City, South China
Wei Huang, Department of Geographical Science, Yichun University, Yichun, China
Xiaojun Dong, Department of Geographical Science, Yichun University, Yichun, China
Ru Liu, Department of Geographical Science, Yichun University, Yichun, China
Received: Sep. 2, 2020;       Accepted: Sep. 22, 2020;       Published: Sep. 29, 2020
DOI: 10.11648/j.earth.20200905.15      View  32      Downloads  34
Abstract
With the rapid progress of urbanization in China, its industrial structure presents a diversified development tendency and land resources are becoming scarcer. Focusing on the relationship between land use and industrial structures is conducive to promoting the intensive use of land resources and realizing sustainable socio-economic development. This study selected the city of Yichun as a case of the average level of development of Jiangxi Province, south China. We applied the structural change rate and deviation coefficient indices, combined with mathematical statistical methods, to explore the time dynamic correlation characteristics between land use and industrial structures in this region from 2000 to 2017. The results show that: (1) The evolution of land structures lags behind the growth of the gross domestic product (GDP); (2) secondary industries are predominant in Yichun's industrial structure, with tertiary industries growing rapidly and the proportion of primary industries declining—and therefore, the level of economic development of this region is in an “intermediate” stage; (3) there is a significant positive correlation between industrial structures and land use structures, and the latter lags behind the former. On this basis, we summarize several problems and propose corresponding measures: (1) Strengthen the macro-control of land; (2) improve the allocation and utilization of land resources; (3) deepen the concept of intensive land use.
Keywords
Yichun City, Industrial Structure, Land Use Structure
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Wei Huang, Xiaojun Dong, Ru Liu, Time Evolution Characteristics of Land Use and Industrial Structures: A Case Study of Yichun City, South China, Earth Sciences. Vol. 9, No. 5, 2020, pp. 192-200. doi: 10.11648/j.earth.20200905.15
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