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Gentrification Dataset of School District in Nanjing City of China (2008-2020)

YE Ling1,2,3SONG Weixuan*1
1 Nanjing Institute of Geography and Limnology,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Nanjing 210008,China2 University of Chinese Academy of Sciences,Beijing 100049,China3 Key Laboratory of Watershed Geographic Sciences,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Nanjing 210008,China


Published:Apr. 2023

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Key Words:

gentrification,Nanjing,public primary school,social attributes


According to the theoretical analysis of gentrification, the authors developed the Gentrification Dataset of School District in Nanjing City of China (2008-2020) based on location of the 218 public primary school in Nanjing City, POI, real estate market, portraits of mobile phone users and questionnaires in Nanjing, 2020. The dataset consists of the following data covering the study area from 2008 to 2020: (1) coefficient of house prices and density of informal education institutions in different types; (2) housing price to rent ratio; (3) housing price and average annual growth rate; (4) identification factors and description; (5) comparison of social attribute; (6) basic information schools in 2020; (7) the main reasons for families moving to their current residence and future residence; (8) evaluation results. The dataset is archived in .shp and .xlsx formats, and consists of 9 data files with data size of 609 KB (Compressed to one file with 437 KB). The analysis paper based on this dataset was published in Acta Geographica Sinica, Vol. 78, No. 4, 2023.

Foundation Item:

National Natural Science Foundation of China (42171234)

Data Citation:

YE Ling, SONG Weixuan*. Gentrification Dataset of School District in Nanjing City of China (2008-2020)[J/DB/OL]. Digital Journal of Global Change Data Repository, 2023.


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ID Data Name Data Size Operation
1 GentrificationSchoolDistrictNanjing2008-2020.rar 436.89KB