Top 10 Chinese cities in 2016

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The Warton Economics Institute, an organization focused on Chinese economy, has released anew report ranking the country's top 100 cities in 2016.

Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou made the top three, with total scores of 93.48, 89.73 and84.06, respectively. The top five remain the same from the last year.

The ranking uses two parts of indices sourced from the National Bureau of Statistics. Theeconomic indices are based on the local GDP and household savings, accounting for 61.8percent of the total score, and the non-economic indices are based on the cities' science andeducation, culture, healthcare and ecological environment, accounting for 38.2 percent.

Read on to find out the top 10 Chinese cities in 2016 and their scores.

No 10 Wuhan, Hubei province

Total score: 69.27

Score in economic indices: 64.43

Score in non-economic indices: 77.1

Rank in 2015: 7

Top 10 Chinese cities in 2016

Night view of Wuhan, capital city of Central China's Hubei province, Dec 16, 2015.

No 9 Chongqing

Total score: 70.25

Score in economic indices: 64.43

Score in non-economic indices: 79.67

Rank in 2015: 8

Top 10 Chinese cities in 2016

A view of a shopping mall decorated to mark New Year in Chongqing, China.

No 8 Hangzhou, Zhejiang province

Total score: 71.37

Score in economic indices: 69.08

Score in non-economic indices: 75.07

Rank in 2015: 9

Top 10 Chinese cities in 2016

A light show in Hangzhou, East China's Hangzhou province, June 12, 2016.

No 7 Suzhou, Jiangsu province

Total score: 71.69

Score in economic indices: 74.43

Score in non-economic indices: 67.26

Rank in 2015: 6

Top 10 Chinese cities in 2016

Women in Cheongsam lead foreign visitors in a catwalk show in Luzhi township, Suzhou, East China'sJiangsu province, April 17, 2016.

No 6 Chengdu, Sichuan province

Total score: 71.95

Score in economic indices: 67.22

Score in non-economic indices: 79.59

Rank in 2015: 10

Top 10 Chinese cities in 2016

Aerial view of a section of the elevated highways of the Second Ring Road being rebuilt among a clusterof residential apartment buildings in Chengdu city, Southwest China's Sichuan province, February 22, 2013.

No 5 Tianjin

Total score: 74.57

Score in economic indices: 73.71

Score in non-economic indices: 75.96

Rank in 2015: 5

Top 10 Chinese cities in 2016

Night view of Tianjin Eye Ferris wheel in Tianjin, January 25, 2009.

No 4 Shenzhen, Guangdong province

Total score: 77.43

Score in economic indices: 84.11

Score in non-economic indices: 66.62

Rank in 2015: 4

Top 10 Chinese cities in 2016

A view of Shenzhen's landmark skyscraper Kingkey 100 on June 16, 2015.

No 3 Guangzhou, Guangdong province

Total score: 84.06

Score in economic indices: 85.81

Score in non-economic indices: 81.24

Rank in 2015: 3

Top 10 Chinese cities in 2016

A night view of skyscrapers and high-rise buildings in Guangzhou, South China's Guangdong province,July 31, 2015.

No 2 Shanghai

Total score: 89.73

Score in economic indices: 91.02

Score in non-economic indices: 87.65

Rank in 2015: 2

Top 10 Chinese cities in 2016

A night view of the Bund in Shanghai, July 21, 2015.

No 1 Beijing

Total score: 93.48

Score in economic indices: 92.7

Score in non-economic indices: 94.75

Rank in 2015: 1

Top 10 Chinese cities in 2016

A view of Taikoo Li Sanlitun, a bustling mall, in Beijing, July 15, 2015.

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