The total population in China was estimated at 1443.5 million people in 2020, according to the latest census figures and projections from Trading Economics. source: National Bureau of Statistics of China

Looking back, in the year of 1950, China had a population of 552.0 million people. This page provides - China Population - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. China Population - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on October of 2021.

Population in China is expected to reach 1465.00 Million by the end of 2021, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the China Population is projected to trend around 1495.00 Million in 2022 and 1540.00 Million in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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China Population

China Last Unit Reference Previous Highest Lowest
Unemployment Rate 4.90 percent Sep/21 5.10 6.20 3.90
Wages 97379.00 CNY/Year Dec/20 90501.00 97379.00 445.00
Wages in Manufacturing 82783.00 CNY/Year Dec/20 78147.00 82783.00 597.00
Population 1443.50 Million Dec/20 1400.05 1443.50 551.96

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.