China

Census Results


1766-xx-xx 208,095,796
1812-xx-xx 361,693,379
1833-xx-xx 398,942,036
1887-xx-xx 377,636,000
1911-xx-xx 368,146,520
1953-06-30 582,603,417
1964-06-30 694,581,759
1982-07-01 1,008,175,288
1990-07-01 1,133,682,501
2000-11-01 1,242,612,226
2010-11-01 1,339,724,852

General Information


Official name the People's Republic of China
Official name [native] 中华人民共和国 [Zhonghua Renmin Gongheguo] «Chinese»
Capital Beijing
Capital [native] 北京 [Beijing] «Chinese»
Region Eastern Asia
ISO code CN
Statistical agency National Bureau of Statistics

Name in Chinese 中华人民共和国
Name in Arabic جمهورية الصين الشعبية
Name in Spanish la República Popular China
Name in Russian Китайская Народная Республика
Name in French la République populaire de Chine

Administrative units

codeprovincenative namecapital [native name]area (sq.km.)population
2000-11-01
census
population
2010-11-01
census
population
2012-12-31
estimate
340000 »Anhui Sheng安徽Hefei [合肥市]139,90058,999,94859,500,46859,880,000
110000 »Beijing Shi北京巿-16,80813,569,19419,612,36820,690,000
500000 »Chongqing Shi重庆巿-82,40030,512,76328,846,17029,450,000
350000 »Fujian Sheng福建Fuzhou [福州市]123,10034,097,94736,894,21737,480,000
620000 »Gansu Sheng甘肃Lanzhou [兰州市]366,50025,124,28225,575,26325,780,000
440000 »Guangdong Sheng广东Guangzhou [广州市]197,10085,225,007104,320,459105,940,000
450000 »Guangxi Zhuangzu Ziz.广西壮族自治区Nanning [南宁市]220,40043,854,53846,023,76146,820,000
520000 »Guizhou Sheng贵州Guiyang [贵阳市]174,00035,247,69534,748,55634,840,000
460000 »Hainan Sheng海南Haikou [海口市]34,3007,559,0358,671,4858,870,000
130000 »Hebei Sheng河北Shijiazhuang [石家庄市]202,70066,684,41971,854,21072,880,000
230000 »Heilongjiang Sheng黑龙江Harbin [哈尔滨市]463,60036,237,57638,313,99138,340,000
410000 »Henan Sheng河南Zhengzhou [郑州市]167,00091,236,85494,029,93994,060,000
420000 »Hubei Sheng湖北Wuhan [武汉市]187,50059,508,87057,237,72757,790,000
430000 »Hunan Sheng湖南Changsha [长沙市]210,50063,274,17365,700,76266,390,000
320000 »Jiangsu Sheng江苏Nanjing [南京市]102,60073,043,57778,660,94179,200,000
360000 »Jiangxi Sheng江西Nanchang [南昌市]164,80040,397,59844,567,79745,040,000
220000 »Jilin Sheng吉林Changchun [长春市]187,00026,802,19127,452,81527,500,000
210000 »Liaoning Sheng辽宁Shenyang [沈阳市]151,00041,824,41243,746,32343,890,000
150000 »Nei Mongol Ziz.内蒙古自治区Huhehaote [呼和浩特市]1,177,50023,323,34724,706,29124,900,000
640000 »Ningxia Huizu Ziz.宁夏回族自治区Yinchuan [银川市]66,4005,486,3936,301,3506,470,000
630000 »Qinghai Sheng青海Xining [西宁市]721,0004,822,9635,626,7235,730,000
610000 »Shaanxi Sheng陕西Xi'an [西安市]195,80035,365,07237,327,37937,530,000
370000 »Shandong Sheng山东Jinan [济南市]153,30089,971,78995,792,71996,850,000
310000 »Shanghai Shi上海巿-6,20016,407,73423,019,19623,800,000
140000 »Shanxi Sheng山西Taiyuan [太原市]157,10032,471,24235,712,10136,110,000
510000 »Sichuan Sheng四川Chengdu [成都市]488,00082,348,29680,417,52880,760,000
120000 »Tianjin Shi天津巿-11,3009,848,73112,938,69314,130,000
650000 »Xinjiang Uygur Ziz.新疆维吾尔自治区Wulumuqi [乌鲁木齐市]1,646,90018,459,51121,815,81522,330,000
540000 »Xizang Zizhiqu (Tibet)西藏自治区Lhasa [拉萨市]1,221,6002,616,3293,002,1653,080,000
530000 »Yunnan Sheng云南Kunming [昆明市]436,20042,360,08945,966,76646,590,000
330000 »Zhejiang Sheng浙江Hangzhou [杭州市]101,80045,930,65154,426,89154,770,000
920000 »Aomen SAR (Macao)澳门特别行政区Aomen [澳门]29   
910000 »Xianggang SAR (Hong Kong)香港特别行政区Victoria1,104   
 total  9,572,9001,242,612,2261,339,724,8521,354,040,000
source: National Bureau of Statistics, China.
note: Xianggang = Hong Kong; Nei Mongol = Inner Mongolia; Xizang = Tibet; Aomen = Macao.
note: For Hong Kong SAR (Xianggang) and Macao SAR population details see subpages.
note: Ziz. = Zizhiqu
note: shi = municipality; sheng = province; zizhiqu = autonomous region; tebie xingzhengqu = special administrative region (SAR) (Hong Kong and Macao).
note: total population is with servicemen (2.3 mln in 2010) and people with household registration unsettled (4649985 in 2010); not included are Hong Kong SAR, Macao SAR and Taiwan.