Chinese Lunar New Year Travel Plunged by 924 Million in 2023

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Lunar New Year in China is one of the most important holidays. Chinese make many billions of journeys across China each year to see their family during the holiday.

However, data recently released by China’s Ministry of Transport indicate that trips during this year’s Lunar New Year—which spans 40 days—had dropped by 924 million compared to 2019, the last pre-pandemic year with no travel restrictions.

Lunar New Year begins 14 days before Lunar New Year’s Eve, usually late January or early Februarie. It lasts approximately 40 days.

This travel document was published by the Chinese Ministry of Transport, February 17, 2017. data The first year-end holiday that was not subject to travel restrictions, it took place 40 days prior and following the 2023 Lunar New Year.

Transport by plane, train, road or water dropped 46.5 percent in that period, to 1.595 Billion.

In 2019, the same period saw 2.7980 billion public transport trips, according to official figures. data.

According to the ministry, there were 3.138 billion trips in that time period and 1.595 million by public transport. “passenger vehicle traffic via highway.” However, “passenger vehicle traffic via highway,” A new category was added in 2023. It wasn’t included in previous years.

The regime claims that they have released the new official data. “passenger vehicle traffic via highway” In 2023, the Lunar New Year period travel rate was 17.2 percent more than it was in 2019.

The claim states that the total highway passenger vehicle traffic for 2019 is approximately 2.77 billion.

These figures show that there was an overall travel volume of 4.733Billion during the Lunar holidays in 2023 (1.595Billion by public transport and 3.138Billion through highway passenger vehicles).

The total number of people who traveled during the 2019 Lunar Holiday Period was 5,567 billion (3,924 billion using public transportation and 2,677 billion through highway passenger vehicles).

Based on the data t

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