China population 1,397,308,959 (live)

The population of China is expected to grow by 3,621,000 in 2020 and reach 1,399,628,000 in 2021. Migration (including immigration and emigration) decreases population by 323,926 people yearly. On average there are 15,289,429 births and 10,833,038 deaths in China per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 0.32 percent per year. The population density of China has changed from 104.5 in 1980 to 150.7 in 2018.

Current population 1,397,308,959 people at present (Monday 30th of March 2020)
Median Age 38.6 years
Life expectancy 76.9 years
Population density 151.7 per km2
Population of China from 1960 to 2020 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 1,396,550,000 3,621,000 (0.3%) -323,926 38.6 1.65 152 852,259,000 (61.0%)
2019 0 0 (0.0%) -324,919 38.3 1.64 151 836,133,000 (60.0%)
2018 0 0 (0.0%) -324,919 38.0 1.64 151 819,161,000 (59.0%)
2017 0 0 (0.0%) -324,919 37.7 1.63 150 801,367,000 (57.9%)
2016 0 0 (0.0%) -324,919 37.3 1.62 147 782,778,414 (56.8%)
2015 1,371,220,000 6,950,000 (0.5%) -324,919 37.0 1.62 146 762,590,291 (55.6%)
2010 1,337,705,000 6,445,000 (0.5%) -339,690 35.5 1.59 142 658,498,663 (49.2%)
2005 1,303,720,000 7,645,000 (0.6%) -478,179 33.7 1.57 139 554,367,818 (42.5%)
2000 1,262,645,000 9,910,000 (0.8%) -406,017 31.7 1.50 134 452,999,147 (35.9%)
1995 1,204,855,000 13,020,000 (1.1%) -76,678 29.8 1.64 128 373,035,157 (31.0%)
1990 1,135,185,000 16,535,000 (1.5%) -152,825 28.3 2.35 121 300,165,618 (26.4%)
1985 1,051,040,000 14,215,000 (1.4%) -84,009 27.6 2.66 112 240,414,890 (22.9%)
1980 981,235,000 12,230,000 (1.3%) -40,168 26.3 2.63 105 189,947,471 (19.4%)
1975 916,395,000 16,045,000 (1.8%) -9,438 25.0 3.81 98 159,452,730 (17.4%)
1970 818,315,000 22,290,000 (2.7%) -216,297 24.5 5.65 87 142,386,810 (17.4%)
1965 715,185,000 16,830,000 (2.4%) -32,058 24.8 6.40 76 129,348,359 (18.1%)
1960 667,070,000 -6,740,000 (-1.0%) -226,236 25.4 5.75 70 108,085,352 (16.2%)

In 2019 the population of China was 1,392,929,000 and the average age increased from 25.4 in 1960 to 38.3. Urban population has increased from 452,999,147 (35.9%) in 2000 to 852,259,000 (61.0%) in the current year. The population density of China has changed from 104.5 in 1980 to 150.7 in 2018.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 1,396,550,000 3,621,000 (0.3%) -323,926 38.6 1.65 152 852,259,000 (61.0%)
2025 1,407,176,000 1,240,000 (0.1%) -319,037 40.3 1.68 153 920,195,000 (65.4%)
2030 1,407,888,000 -529,000 (0.0%) -320,108 41.9 1.70 154 967,712,000 (68.7%)
2035 1,400,593,000 -2,065,000 (-0.2%) -320,114 43.4 1.71 153 995,919,000 (71.1%)
2040 1,386,862,000 -3,177,000 (-0.2%) -319,499 44.6 1.73 151 1,009,012,000 (72.8%)
2045 1,366,864,000 -4,650,000 (-0.3%) -319,090 45.5 1.74 149 1,015,744,000 (74.3%)
2050 1,338,155,000 -6,636,000 (-0.5%) -319,090 46.2 1.75 145 1,014,455,000 (75.8%)

Total China population should reach 1,396,550,000 by 2020 and should decrease to 1,338,155,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 81.4 (80.3 years for male and 82.7 years for females). Population density will go down to 145.3 people per square kilometer.

China demographics 2019

The population growth rate is 0.26% (4,191,000 residents, including 10,407,480 deaths). The demographics of China constitutes of 676,888,000 women and 719,662,000 men, which means there are 1,063 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 23.0% of population (320,927,190) is 19 or younger, 64.8% of population (905,523,020) is between age 20 and 64 and 12.2% of population (169,960,135) is over 65.

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Population: 7,576,000
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Population: 652,000
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Population: 25,841,000
Japan
Population: 125,473,000
Mongolia
Population: 3,209,000
South Korea
Population: 51,962,000
Kazakhstan
Population: 18,548,000
Kyrgyzstan
Population: 6,431,000