Urban functions

Commerce: Wuhan is home to more than 10,000 commercial undertakings and 62 large shopping malls, with a per capita retail space of more than 3.1m².

Finance: The number of financial institutions ranks 1st in Central China while the number of financial back-office service institutions is the largest nationwide. The CDI CFCI (China Financial Center Index) indicates that Wuhan ranks 6th among sub-provincial cities in terms of comprehensive competitiveness; There are 63 companies listed domestically, placing Wuhan in the front rank of cities in central China in this regard.

Exhibition: Wuhan is one of the birthplaces of the exhibition industry in modern China. In total, it boasts 300,000m² of exhibition space and 150,000 m² of conference space. Wuhan again won the Golden Dolphin Award -- "Top Ten Famous Exhibition Cities” in 2020.

Healthcare: There are 6,446 health care and medical institutions, 93,800 beds, 115,200 health workers, and 65 third-grade hospitals; Wuhan Tongji Hospital and Wuhan Union Hospital are among the top 20 hospitals in China in terms of comprehensive strength.

   Urban transportation: Eleven rail transit lines are in operation, covering 360km. By 2024, a rail network of 14 lines with a total length of 606 kilometers will be formed.

   Education: There are 1,794 kindergartens, 1,001 regular primary and secondary schools, 125 secondary vocational schools, and 110 higher education institutions.

Culture: Wuhan is a city of gastronomy; it has the world’s top stage “Han Show Theatre”; it has hosted several high-level sports events, including Wuhan Tennis Open, Wuhan Marathon, Wuhan Speed Horse Racing Open, World Fly-in Expo, Wuhan Marathon Swimming, and 24 Hour Le Mans Wuhan.