CHINA Living space per person in Tibet increased

CHINA

Living space per person in Tibet increased

Xinhua

16:45, December 12, 2020

Combo photo taken on Sept. 18, 2020 shows villager Changdren posing for photos at her stall in a farm products market at Chido Township of Dengqen County in Qamdo City, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region (left part) and an aerial view of a relocation site in Chido Township. As compared to less than 3 square meters of living space per person in 1951, people now living in Tibet have witnessed their living condition significantly improved. By the end of 2019, urban residents here had 33.4 square meters of living space per person, and farmers and herders here enjoyed even larger 41.5 square meters. (Xinhua/Zhan Yan)

The upper part of this combo photo show a part of Lhasa city before the democratic reform that occured in 1959 and the lower part taken by Purbu Zhaxi on Oct. 10, 2016 with a drone shows a view of Sanyou Village in Quxu County in Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. As compared to less than 3 square meters of living space per person in 1951, people now living in Tibet have witnessed their living condition significantly improved. By the end of 2019, urban residents here had 33.4 square meters of living space per person, and farmers and herders here enjoyed even larger 41.5 square meters. (Xinhua)

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 24, 2020 shows a view of Sijijixiang Village in Quxu County of Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. As compared to less than 3 square meters of living space per person in 1951, people now living in Tibet have witnessed their living condition significantly improved. By the end of 2019, urban residents here had 33.4 square meters of living space per person, and farmers and herders here enjoyed even larger 41.5 square meters. (Xinhua/Sun Fei)

Residents perform a traditional ritual to celebrate moving into a new house in Lhozhag Township of Lhozhag County, Shannan City, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Sept. 21, 2019. As compared to less than 3 square meters of living space per person in 1951, people now living in Tibet have witnessed their living condition significantly improved. By the end of 2019, urban residents here had 33.4 square meters of living space per person, and farmers and herders here enjoyed even larger 41.5 square meters. (Xinhua/Jigme Dorje)

Purbu Drolma, a 38-year-old resident, enters her new house carrying a bucket of cow dung as a traditional ritual for moving into a new house in Lhozhag Township of Lhozhag County, Shannan City, southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, Sept. 21, 2019. As compared to less than 3 square meters of living space per person in 1951, people now living in Tibet have witnessed their living condition significantly improved. By the end of 2019, urban residents here had 33.4 square meters of living space per person, and farmers and herders here enjoyed even larger 41.5 square meters. (Xinhua/Jigme Dorje)

Aerial photo taken on Oct. 10, 2016 shows a view of Sanyou Village in Quxu County of Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region. As compared to less than 3 square meters of living space per person in 1951, people now living in Tibet have witnessed their living condition significantly improved. By the end of 2019, urban residents here had 33.4 square meters of living space per person, and farmers and herders here enjoyed even larger 41.5 square meters. (Xinhua/Purbu Zhaxi)

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