Amazing statistics: China's Lunar New Year by the numbers

The annual Chinese New Year migration will last 40 days -- from January 26 to March 6 -- according to the Beijing's National Development and Reform Commission.
The Chinese or Lunar New Year is one of China's most important holidays. An unprecedented number of Chinese will travel this year to spend time with family and friends, making it the world's largest annual migration.

The annual Chinese New Year migration will last 40 days -- from January 26 to March 6 -- according to the Beijing's National Development and Reform Commission. The Chinese or Lunar New Year is one of China's most important holidays. An unprecedented number of Chinese will travel this year to spend time with family and friends, making it the world's largest annual migration.