- GDP growth: +$333 billion
- Population growth: +4 million
- Per capita GDP growth: $19,459
The Chinese capital is a city with the most painful daily commute anywhere in the world is Beijing.
Driving on downtown city streets was far more prevalent in Beijing (91 per cent). Interestingly, in substantial improvement, Beijing led the way 16 per cent. Almost 31 per cent of respondents in a survey recently said that during the past three years traffic has been so bad that they turned around and went home.
The percentage in Beijing, however, is 69 per cent, the highest for the survey.