Updated: 2021-03-05 Print

Population: 2,078,400 (2018)

Area: 87,000 square kilometers

Location: northern part of the Chinese mainland and southwest of the Inner Mongolia autonomous region


The GDP of Ordos city in North China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region reached 353.37 billion yuan ($53.02 billion) in 2020.

Although it's a year-on-year decrease of 2.9 percent after deducting price factors, it still ranks first among all the cities and leagues across the autonomous region.

Data from Ordos' statistics bureau shows that the primary industry's added value was 13.57 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 3.1 percent.

The added value of the secondary industry was 200.55 billion yuan, down 6.0 percent year-on-year.

The added value of the tertiary industry was 139.25 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 1.3 percent. 

The three industrial structures were adjusted from 3.5:58.0:38.5 in 2019 to 3.8:56.8:39.4 in 2020.

In 2020, the city's general public budget revenue was 46.49 billion yuan – a year-on-year decrease of 7.2 percent, ranking first in Inner Mongolia.

Among them, tax revenue was 35.03 billion yuan, and non-tax revenue was 11.46 billion yuan.

The city's general public budget expenditure in 2020 was 66.37 billion yuan, rising 5.7 percent year-on-year. Among them, the livelihood expenditure of the public was 32.94 billion yuan, accounting for 49.6 percent of the total.

In 2020, 22,614 new jobs were provided to residents, and 299,000 people received unemployment insurance, a year-on-year increase of 9.5 percent. 

Meanwhile, the income of Ordos’ residents increased steadily.

The per capita disposable income of urban residents was 50,306 yuan, ranking second in Inner Mongolia and increasing 1.1 percent year-on-year.

The per capita disposable income of rural residents in pastoral areas was 21,576 yuan, ranking third in Inner Mongolia and rising 7.5 percent year-on-year.

Administrative divisions

Ordos city governs two districts and seven banners – Dongsheng district, Kangbashi New Area, Dalad Banner, Jungar Banner, Otog Front Banner, Otog Banner, Hanggin Banner, Uxin Banner, and Ejin Horo Banner.