The total population in China was estimated at 1395.4 million people in 2018, according to the latest census figures. Looking back, in the year of 1950, China had a population of 552.0 million people.

Population in China is expected to be 1407.00 Million by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the China Population is projected to trend around 1412.00 Million in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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China Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.67 3.80 4.30 3.67 percent [+]
Employed Persons 77586.00 77640.00 77640.00 20729.00 Tens of Thousands [+]
Unemployed Persons 974.00 975.00 983.00 810.00 Tens of Thousands [+]
Labour Costs 104.30 104.30 110.40 103.30 Index Points [+]
Wages 82461.00 76121.00 82461.00 445.00 CNY/Year [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 72088.00 64452.00 72088.00 597.00 CNY/Year [+]
Minimum Wages 2480.00 2420.00 2480.00 690.00 CNY/Month [+]
Population 1395.38 1390.08 1395.38 551.96 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 July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1395.38 1390.08 1395.38 551.96 1950 - 2018 Million Yearly




Country Last Previous
China 1395.38 Dec/18
India 1283.60 Dec/17
Euro Area 340.72 Dec/17
United States 327.17 Dec/18
Indonesia 264.20 Dec/18
Brazil 208.49 Dec/18
Russia 146.90 Dec/18
Japan 126.71 Dec/17
Mexico 125.33 Dec/18
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 57.73 Jun/18
South Korea 51.61 Dec/18
Spain 46.66 Dec/18
Argentina 44.50 Dec/18
Canada 37.31 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 33.41 Dec/18
Australia 25.18 Dec/18
Netherlands 17.12 Dec/18
Switzerland 8.48 Dec/18
Singapore 5.64 Dec/18


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