China Population  1950-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast | News

The total population in China was estimated at 1390.1 million people in 2017, 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 3.83 3.89 4.30 3.83 percent [+]
Employed Persons 77640.00 77603.00 77640.00 20729.00 Tens of Thousands [+]
Unemployed Persons 969.00 971.00 983.00 810.00 Tens of Thousands [+]
Labour Costs 104.60 103.50 110.40 103.30 Index Points [+]
Wages 74318.00 68993.00 74318.00 445.00 CNY/Year [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 64452.00 59470.00 64452.00 597.00 CNY/Year [+]
Minimum Wages 2420.00 2300.00 2420.00 690.00 CNY/Month [+]
Population 1390.08 1382.71 1390.08 551.96 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 September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1390.08 1382.71 1390.08 551.96 1950 - 2017 Million Yearly




population by Country
Country Last
China 1390.08 Dec/17
India 1283.60 Dec/17
Euro Area 340.72 Dec/17
United States 325.72 Dec/17
Indonesia 261.90 Dec/17
Brazil 207.66 Dec/17
Russia 146.88 Dec/17
Japan 126.71 Dec/17
Mexico 123.52 Dec/17
Germany 82.85 Dec/18
Turkey 80.81 Dec/17
France 67.19 Dec/18
United Kingdom 66.19 Dec/18
Italy 60.48 Dec/18
South Africa 56.52 Dec/17
South Korea 51.45 Dec/17
Spain 46.66 Dec/18
Argentina 44.05 Dec/17
Canada 36.96 Dec/17
Saudi Arabia 32.61 Dec/17
Australia 24.70 Dec/17
Netherlands 17.12 Dec/18
Switzerland 8.48 Dec/18
Singapore 5.61 Dec/17


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