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Demographics Of China

Population

Fertility Rate

Life Expectancy

Infant and Children under 5 Mortality

Urbanization and Population Density

Population of China - 2020

Located in East Asia, China is the 4th largest country in the world by area and the most populous country of the world The capital is Beijing that hosts around 11,716,620 million inhabitants.

China PopulationYearly ChangeGlobal ShareGlobal Rank
1,439,323,7760.39%18.59%1

Fertility in China

Whats is Total Fertility Rate?  The TFR is one of standard demographic indicator that is used internationally to estimate the average number of children that a woman would have over her childbearing years that is from age 15-49.

Total Fertility Rate (TFR) (live births per woman – 2020

Life Expectancy in China

The term Life Expectancy (at birth) is defined as how long, on average, a newborn is expected to live, if the current mortality rate does not change.

See also: Countries in the world ranked by Life Expectancy

Both sexesFemalesMales
70.4 years71.8 years69.2 years

Life Expectancy in China from 1950 to 2020

Males, Females, and Both Sexes

Infant Mortality Rate and Deaths of Children under 5 Years Old in China

Infant Mortality is the death of a child under the age of 1. The Infant mortality is calculated by deaths under one year of age per 1000 live births. While the Child Mortality Rate takes death toll under 5.

Infant Mortality (infant deaths per 1,000 live births)Deaths under age 5 (per 1,000 live births)

Infant and Under Age 5 Mortality Rate in China

(per 1000 live births, 1950-2020)

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Urban Population of China

China – Urban Population

China Urban Population% Urban Population
856,409,29759.7

China Urban vs. Rural Population from 1955 to 2020

Population Density

What is population Density? Population density is number of people living in an area calculated as average number. Population density is calculated by dividing the number of people by the area, which is shown either in sq. kilometer or sq. miles.

According to the statistical data done in year 2019, population density in China is 153 people per Km2 that is, 396 people per mi2 calculated against total land area of 9,388,211 Km2 (3,624,807 sq. miles).

Largest Cities in China

Largest Cities In China By Population

RankCityPopulation
1Shanghai22,315,474
2Beijing11,716,620
3Tianjin11,090,314
4Guangzhou11,071,424
5Shenzhen10,358,381
6Wuhan9,785,388
7Dongguan8,000,000
8Chongqing7,457,600
9Chengdu7,415,590
10Nanjing7,165,292
11Nanchong7,150,000
12Xi’an6,501,190
13Shenyang6,255,921
14Hangzhou6,241,971
15Harbin5,878,939
16Tai’an5,499,000
17Suzhou5,345,961
18Shantou5,329,024
19Jinan4,335,989
20Zhengzhou4,253,913
21Changchun4,193,073
22Dalian4,087,733
23Kunming3,855,346
24Qingdao3,718,835
25Foshan3,600,000
26Puyang3,590,000
27Wuxi3,543,719
28Xiamen3,531,347
29Tianshui3,500,000
30Ningbo3,491,597