China Population  1950-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

The total population in China was estimated at 1374.6 million people in 2015, according to the latest census figures. Looking back, in the year of 1950, China had a population of 552.0 million people.

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China Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.95 3.97 4.30 3.90 percent [+]
Employed Persons 77603.00 77451.00 77603.00 20729.00 Tens of Thousands [+]
Unemployed Persons 976.00 976.00 983.00 810.00 Tens of Thousands [+]
Labour Costs 103.50 103.60 110.40 103.30 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 5231000.00 5903000.00 6682486.00 856007.00 [+]
Wages 67569.00 63241.00 67569.00 445.00 CNY/Year [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 59470.00 55324.00 59470.00 597.00 CNY/Year [+]
Minimum Wages 2300.00 2190.00 2300.00 690.00 CNY/Month [+]
Population 1374.62 1367.82 1374.62 551.96 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 50.00 50.00 50.00 50.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00 [+]


China Population

The population of China represents 19.48 percent of the world´s total population which arguably means that one person in every 5 people on the planet is a resident of China. This page provides - China Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. China Population - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1374.62 1367.82 1374.62 551.96 1950 - 2015 Million Yearly




population by Country

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China 1374.62 Dec/15
India 1299.00 Dec/16
Euro Area 341.01 Dec/17
United States 324.30 Dec/16
Indonesia 258.70 Dec/16
Brazil 206.08 Dec/16
Russia 146.80 Dec/17
Japan 126.86 Dec/16
Mexico 122.27 Dec/16
Germany 82.80 Dec/17
Turkey 79.81 Dec/16
France 66.99 Dec/17
United Kingdom 65.81 Dec/17
Italy 60.59 Dec/17
South Korea 50.80 Dec/16
Spain 46.53 Dec/17
Canada 36.44 Dec/16
Australia 24.13 Dec/16
Netherlands 17.08 Dec/17
Switzerland 8.42 Dec/17