China - Guangdong Province

Census Results

1964-07-01 42,800,849
1982-07-01 59,299,220
1990-07-01 62,829,236
2000-11-01 85,225,007
2010-11-01 104,320,459

General Information

Official name Guangdong Province
Official name [native] 广东省
Capital Guangzhou
Capital [native] 广州
ISO code CN-44
Statistical agency Statistics Bureau of Guangdong Province

Administrative units

codeadministrative unitsnative namecapital [native name]area (sq.km.)population
2000-11-01
census
population
2010-11-01
census
440100Guangzhou Shi广州Yuexiu District [越秀区]7,4349,942,02212,701,948
440200Shaoguan Shi韶关Zhenjiang District [浈江区]18,3852,735,4332,826,246
440300Shenzhen Shi深圳Futian District [福田区]1,9537,008,83110,358,381
440400Zhuhai Shi珠海Xiangzhou District [香洲区]1,6881,235,4371,562,530
440500Shantou Shi汕头Jinping District [金平区]2,0644,671,2795,389,328
440600Foshan Shi佛山Chancheng District [禅城区]3,8485,337,7097,197,394
440700Jiangmen Shi江门Pengjiang District [蓬江区]9,5413,956,8274,450,703
440800Zhanjiang Shi湛江Chikan District [赤坎区]12,4716,070,7026,994,832
440900Maoming Shi茂名Maonan District [茂南区]11,4585,238,4265,817,494
441200Zhaoqing Shi肇庆Duanzhou District [端州区]14,8563,373,0993,916,467
441300Huizhou Shi惠州Huicheng District [惠城区]11,1583,216,0754,598,402
441400Meizhou Shi梅州Meijiang District [梅江区]15,9083,802,1864,238,461
441500Shanwei Shi汕尾Cheng District [城区]5,2712,453,4792,935,469
441600Heyuan Shi河源Yuancheng District [源城区]15,8262,266,4292,950,195
441700Yangjiang Shi阳江Jiangcheng District [江城区]7,8132,168,9042,421,748
441800Qingyuan Shi清远Qingcheng District [清城区]19,1533,146,7133,698,412
441900Dongguan Shi东莞Nancheng District [南城区]2,4656,445,7778,220,207
442000Zhongshan Shi中山Dong District [东区]1,8002,363,3223,121,275
445100Chaozhou Shi潮州Xiangqiao District [湘桥区]3,1002,402,0682,669,466
445200Jieyang Shi揭阳Rongcheng District [榕城区]5,2405,237,4055,884,347
445300Yunfu Shi云浮Yuncheng District [云城区]7,7792,152,8842,367,154
 total  197,10085,225,007104,320,459
source: National Bureau of Statistics, China.
source: Statistics Bureau of Guangdong Province.
note: there is a big difference between 'registered population' and realtime population, the numbers above for 2006 reflect registered population, those for 2007 the permanent 'real' population.
note: Xian = county; Shi = city; Qu = district.

Expanded administrative units

codeadministrative unitsnative namecapital [native name]area (sq.km.)population
2000-11-01
census
population
2010-11-01
census
440100Guangzhou Shi广州Yuexiu District [越秀区]7,4349,942,02212,701,948
440101Guangzhou Shi Shixiaqu市辖区 3,8438,524,82611,071,424
440103Liwan Qu荔湾 59474,830898,200
440104Yuexiu Qu越秀 34341,4221,157,666
440105Haizhu Qu海珠 901,237,2731,558,663
440106Tianhe Qu天河 961,109,3201,432,426
440111Baiyun Qu白云 7961,748,7222,223,150
440112Huangpu Qu黄埔 91389,413457,930
440113Panyu Qu番禺 7861,630,4611,764,828
440114Huadu Qu花都 970713,363945,005
440115Nansha Qu南沙 528 259,900
440116Luogang Qu萝岗 393 373,656
440183Zengcheng Shi增城 1,616899,6441,037,109
440184Conghua Shi从化 1,975517,552593,415
440200Shaoguan Shi韶关Zhenjiang District [浈江区]18,3852,735,4332,826,246
440201Shaoguan Shi Shixiaqu市辖区 2,856902,010991,600
440203Wujiang Qu武江 682191,655294,708
440204Zhenjiang Qu浈江 523 393,521
440205Qujiang Qu曲江 1,651366,031303,371
440222Shixing Xian始兴 2,174205,684205,452
440224Renhua Xian仁化 2,223163,213200,354
440229Wengyuan Xian翁源 2,234310,956331,320
440232Ruyuan Yaozu Zizhixian乳源瑶族自治县 2,125177,894177,471
440233Xinfeng Xian新丰 2,016179,388206,091
440281Lechang Shi乐昌 2,391423,444397,779
440282Nanxiong Shi南雄 2,361372,844316,179
440300Shenzhen Shi深圳Futian District [福田区]1,9537,008,83110,358,381
440301Shenzhen Shi Shixiaqu市辖区 2,0507,008,83110,358,381
440303Luohu Qu罗湖 79774,805923,421
440304Futian Qu福田 79909,5711,317,511
440305Nanshan Qu南山 151722,0951,088,345
440306Bao'an Qu宝安 7332,735,1294,499,284
440307Longgang Qu龙岗 9411,714,9082,320,460
440308Yantian Qu盐田 67152,323209,360
440400Zhuhai Shi珠海Xiangzhou District [香洲区]1,6881,235,4371,562,530
440401Zhuhai Shi Shixiaqu市辖区 1,6531,235,4371,562,530
440402Xiangzhou Qu香洲 476833,908892,685
440403Doumen Qu斗门 801401,529415,882
440404Jinwan Qu金湾 376 253,963
440500Shantou Shi汕头Jinping District [金平区]2,0644,671,2795,389,328
440501Shantou Shi Shixiaqu市辖区 1,9564,600,9275,329,024
440507Longhu Qu龙湖 104255,888536,356
440511Jinping Qu金平 109459,687810,284
440512Haojiang Qu濠江 135 267,463
440513Chaoyang Qu潮阳 6682,470,8121,626,357
440514Chaonan Qu潮南 596 1,288,165
440515Chenghai Qu澄海 345860,003800,399
440523Nan'ao Xian南澳 10870,35260,304
440600Foshan Shi佛山Chancheng District [禅城区]3,8485,337,7097,197,394
440601Foshan Shi Shixiaqu市辖区 3,8685,337,7097,194,311
440604Chancheng Qu禅城 154 1,101,077
440605Nanhai Qu南海 1,0742,133,7412,588,844
440606Shunde Qu顺德 8061,694,1522,464,784
440607Sanshui Qu三水 874440,119622,645
440608Gaoming Qu高明 960301,041420,044
440700Jiangmen Shi江门Pengjiang District [蓬江区]9,5413,956,8274,450,703
440701Jiangmen Shi Shixiaqu市辖区 1,6921,468,7421,822,614
440703Pengjiang Qu蓬江 325347,293719,146
440704Jianghai Qu江海 107189,024254,313
440705Xinhui Qu新会 1,260932,425849,155
440781Taishan Shi台山 3,286948,716941,095
440783Kaiping Shi开平 1,659668,692699,242
440784Heshan Shi鹤山 1,108405,779494,938
440785Enping Shi恩平 1,698464,898492,814
440800Zhanjiang Shi湛江Chikan District [赤坎区]12,4716,070,7026,994,832
440801Zhanjiang Shi Shixiaqu市辖区 1,3601,350,6651,611,868
440802Chikan Qu赤坎 79225,997303,824
440803Xiashan Qu霞山 88383,643487,093
440804Potou Qu坡头 424329,405333,239
440811Mazhang Qu麻章 769411,620487,712
440823Suixi Xian遂溪 2,144807,015886,452
440825Xuwen Xian徐闻 1,780616,478698,474
440881Lianjiang Shi廉江 2,8351,205,7641,443,099
440882Leizhou Shi雷州 3,5231,268,2981,427,664
440883Wuchuan Shi吴川 848822,482927,275
440900Maoming Shi茂名Maonan District [茂南区]11,4585,238,4265,817,494
440901Maoming Shi Shixiaqu市辖区 879644,3011,217,596
440902Maonan Qu茂南 507 820,821
440903Maogang Qu茂港 372 396,775
440923Dianbai Xian电白 1,8551,459,2191,218,716
440981Gaozhou Shi高州 3,2761,219,1321,288,665
440982Huazhou Shi化州 2,3541,007,7961,178,809
440983Xinyi Shi信宜 3,081907,978913,708
441200Zhaoqing Shi肇庆Duanzhou District [端州区]14,8563,373,0993,916,467
441201Zhaoqing Shi Shixiaqu市辖区 658507,834644,032
441202Duanzhou Qu端州 152367,742479,342
441203Dinghu Qu鼎湖 506140,092164,690
441223Guangning Xian广宁 2,380399,611423,941
441224Huaiji Xian怀集 3,573736,444813,032
441225Fengkai Xian封开 2,723385,692398,258
441226Deqing Xian德庆 2,258308,589341,211
441283Gaoyao Shi高要 2,206625,125753,120
441284Sihui Shi四会 1,258409,804542,873
441300Huizhou Shi惠州Huicheng District [惠城区]11,1583,216,0754,598,402
441301Huizhou Shi Shixiaqu市辖区 2,6721,454,5082,344,634
441302Huicheng Qu惠城 1,410591,6861,579,818
441303Huiyang Qu惠阳 1,262862,822764,816
441322Boluo Xian博罗 2,795780,4771,038,198
441323Huidong Xian惠东 3,397713,141908,390
441324Longmen Xian龙门 2,058267,949307,180
441400Meizhou Shi梅州Meijiang District [梅江区]15,9083,802,1864,238,461
441401Meizhou Shi Shixiaqu市辖区 323313,821380,771
441402Meijiang Qu梅江 323313,821380,771
441421Meixian 2,754516,761554,745
441422Dapu Xian大埔 2,470352,013374,666
441423Fengchun Xian丰顺 2,710449,769478,974
441424Wuhua Xian五华 3,226879,2861,050,528
441426Pingyuan Xian平远 1,381215,856230,045
441427Jiaoling Xian蕉岭 957203,173205,849
441481Xingning Shi兴宁 2,104871,507962,883
441500Shanwei Shi汕尾Cheng District [城区]5,2712,453,4792,935,469
441501Shanwei Shi Shixiaqu市辖区 421409,677492,262
441502Cheng Qu 421409,677492,262
441521Haifeng Xian海丰 1,750649,412793,408
441523Luhe Xian陆河 986229,623291,534
441581Lufeng Shi陆丰 1,6811,164,7671,358,265
441600Heyuan Shi河源Yuancheng District [源城区]15,8262,266,4292,950,195
441601Heyuan Shi Shixiaqu市辖区 365227,773463,907
441602Yuancheng Qu源城 365227,773463,907
441621Zijin Xian紫金 3,619502,077640,133
441622Longchuan Xian龙川 3,088586,155694,480
441623Lianping Xian连平 2,025287,382337,002
441624Heping Xian和平 2,311350,760374,709
441625Dongyuan Xian东源 4,070312,282439,964
441700Yangjiang Shi阳江Jiangcheng District [江城区]7,8132,168,9042,421,748
441701Yangjiang Shi Shixiaqu市辖区 453538,069676,857
441702Jiangcheng Qu江城 453538,069676,857
441721Yangxi Xian阳西 1,271380,272452,625
441723Yangdong Xian阳东 2,043409,982442,762
441781Yangchun Shi阳春 4,055840,581849,504
441800Qingyuan Shi清远Qingcheng District [清城区]19,1533,146,7133,698,412
441801Qingyuan Shi Shixiaqu市辖区 927506,680811,233
441802Qingcheng Qu清城 927506,680811,233
441821Fogang Xian佛冈 1,302255,341302,906
441823Yangshan Xian阳山 3,372400,776356,095
441825Lianshan Zhuangzu Yaozu Zizhixian连山壮族瑶族自治县 1,26499,07090,515
441826Liannan Yaozu Zizhixian连南瑶族自治县 1,231133,814129,258
441827Qingxin Xian清新 2,579531,226698,811
441881Yingde Shi英德 5,679810,446941,952
441882Lianzhou Shi连州 2,661409,360367,642
441900Dongguan Shi东莞Nancheng District [南城区]2,4656,445,7778,220,207
442000Zhongshan Shi中山Dong District [东区]1,8002,363,3223,121,275
445100Chaozhou Shi潮州Xiangqiao District [湘桥区]3,1002,402,0682,669,466
445101Chaozhou Shi Shixiaqu市辖区 176363,582452,469
445102Xiangqiao Qu湘桥 176363,582452,469
445121Chaoan Xian潮安 1,2321,153,1961,334,796
445122Raoping Xian饶平 1,670885,290882,201
445200Jieyang Shi揭阳Rongcheng District [榕城区]5,2405,237,4055,884,347
445201Jieyang Shi Shixiaqu市辖区 182633,570746,354
445202Rongcheng Qu榕城 182633,570746,354
445221Jiedong Xian揭东 8501,068,9861,159,118
445222Jiexi Xian揭西 1,279716,789825,727
445224Huilai Xian惠来 1,207961,6581,097,596
445281Puning Shi普宁 1,6201,856,4022,055,552
445300Yunfu Shi云浮Yuncheng District [云城区]7,7792,152,8842,367,154
445301Yunfu Shi Shixiaqu市辖区 762261,636318,145
445302Yuncheng Qu云城 762261,636318,145
445321Xinxing Xian新兴 1,520384,890431,635
445322Yu'nan Xian郁南 1,966379,299388,732
445323Yun'an Xian云安 1,231260,869269,636
445381Luoding Shi罗定 2,300866,190959,006
 total  197,10085,225,007104,320,459
source: National Bureau of Statistics, China.
source: Statistics Bureau of Guangdong Province.
note: there is a big difference between 'registered population' and realtime population, the numbers above for 2006 reflect registered population, those for 2007 the permanent 'real' population.
note: Xian = county; Shi = city; Qu = district.

Main cities

namenative namepopulation
1990-07-01
census
population
2000-11-01
census
population
2010-11-01
census
Guangzhou广州市3,918,0108,524,82611,071,424
Shenzhen深圳市875,1767,008,83110,358,381
Dongguan东莞市..6,445,7778,220,207
Foshan佛山市429,4105,337,7097,194,311
Shantou汕头市884,5434,600,9275,329,024
Zhongshan珠海市..2,363,3223,121,275
Huizhou惠州市274,6891,454,5082,344,634
Puning普宁市..1,856,4022,055,552
Jiangmen江门市284,9351,468,7421,822,614
Zhanjiang湛江市1,048,7201,350,6651,611,868
Zhuhai珠海市331,0651,235,4371,562,530
Lianjiang廉江市..1,205,7641,443,099
Leizhou雷州市..1,268,2981,427,664
Lufeng陆丰市..1,164,7671,358,265
Gaozhou高州市..1,219,1321,288,665
Maoming茂名市532,715644,3011,217,596
Huazhou化州市..1,007,7961,178,809
Zengcheng增城市..899,6441,037,109
Shaoguan韶关市315,487902,010991,600
Xingning兴宁市..871,507962,883
Luoding罗定市..866,190959,006
Yingde英德市..810,446941,952
Taishan台山市..948,716941,095
Wuchuan吴川市..822,482927,275
Xinyi信宜市..907,978913,708
Yangchun阳春市..840,581849,504
Qingyuan清远市962,955506,680811,233
Gaoyao高要市..625,125753,120
Jieyang揭阳市..633,570746,354
Kaiping开平市..668,692699,242
Yangjiang阳江市869,242538,069676,857
Zhaoqing肇庆市348,857507,834644,032
Conghua从化市..517,552593,415
Sihui四会市..409,804542,873
source: National Bureau of Statistics, China.
source: Statistics Bureau of Guangdong Province.