Chinese tech giant Tencent has released a report on Spring Festival travel rush dynamics based on Big Data analysis.
Tencent said it now receives 60 billion requests each day from users for global positioning services.
Shenzhen, Dongguan and Beijing, all home to large numbers of migrant workers, are expected to see the largest number of outbound travelers, followed by other developed cities of Shanghai, Suzhou, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Zhengzhou, Chengdu and Foshan.
According to the report, people aged 18 to 30 are expected to account for 53% of travelers during the holiday, followed by those from 31 to 40 years old at 24% of the total. The top five cities with a large proportion of travelers aged 18 to 30 are Wuhan, Nanjing, Zhengzhou, Chongqing and Xi'an.
The report also shows trains are still the most commonly used means of transportation during the holiday moving more than half of passengers, followed by buses at 43% and airplanes at 6% of the total.
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