The Influence of Shanghai’s Population Structure on City’s Housing Demand and the Solution for Housing Supply

Xiaoli YAN, Zhenglong LI

Abstract


In a city like Shanghai, where one of the biggest and fastest growing of both the population and quantity of housing demand and supply in the world exists, the need to estimate the influence of population transition on housing demand becomes a vital task. This research presented the characteristics of Shanghai’s population transition in future and then housing demand in future is forecasted; finally, the strategy to control the housing market is presented. The results revealed that the population characteristics, the housing demand and the control strategy has interaction relationship with each other: the population characteristics and trend such as population quantity and structure lay in five points, which decides the housing demand in six ways and then it will decide the six strategies needed to control the housing market in Shanghai; while the latter ones will adapt to the variation of the former ones.

Key words: Influence; Population transition; Housing demand and supply; Housing market; Shanghai


Keywords


Influence; Population transition; Housing demand and supply; Housing market; Shanghai

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968%2Fj.mse.1913035X20120603.Z0128

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