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Highlights of Analysis:

  • China Population is increasing
  • China Population Density is increasing
  • China Life Expectancy is increasing
  • China Fertility Rate is increasing
Every year China population is expected to reduce by 3767665 people. China contributes 15.41% of world's total population. Average Life Expectancy in China is 76.882 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years.Life Expectancy is above average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years). How the world population is changing is of great importance for humanity’s impact on the Earth’s natural environment, but it also gives reasons to hope for a good future. China owns 0.06303% of land i.e. 9388211 Sq Kms of land and Ranks 2 when compared to other Global Countries Land area

China Population, Density, Fertility Rate and Life Expectancy Overview
China Population Analysis Year 2010 Year 2020 Year 2030
China Population (in million) 1359.75 1424.54 1441.18
China Global Rank 1st 1st 2nd
China Global Population Share 19.54% 18.27% 16.85%
China Global Population Density 143.08 151.27 154.61
China Global Population Density Rank 52nd 54th 56th
China Average Life Expectancy 75.23 76.88 78.44
China Average Life Expectancy Global Rank 67th 70th 74th
China Fertility Rate 1.59 1.65 1.69
China Fertility Rate Global Rank 165th 164th 158th
Note : Population Density means number of people staying per kilometer and Fertility rate means number of kids born per women

What is the Population trend of ?

  • Every year China population is expected to reduce by 3767665 people. 
  • China population overall trend is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years and expected to be in Decreasing trend for next 100 years. 
  • As per trend analysis China will have more death than births from 2030 and this will impact population growth. 
  • China Global Population Rank for next 50 years is expected to be in Range of 1st-2nd. 

What is the Population growth rate of ?

  • China population average growth rate for next 50 years is decreasing at rate of 0.2%. 
  • Overall population growth rate of China is expected to be decreasing starting Year : 2028. 

What percentage of lives in ?

  • China contributes 15.41% of world's total population. 

China
 Population Fact

China
 Total Population Trend

China
 Population Growth Rate

China
 Birth and Death Rate

Table : Past and Expected Future Population & Global Rank

Year Count(in Millions) Global Rank
2010 1359.75 Million 1st
2020 1424.54 Million 1st
2030 1441.18 Million 2nd
2040 1417.47 Million 2nd
2050 1364.45 Million 2nd
2060 1288.7 Million 2nd
2070 1208.9 Million 2nd
2080 1135.75 Million 2nd
2090 1072.51 Million 2nd
2100 1020.66 Million 2nd

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Growth Rate

Year Count(in Millions) Growth Rate
2010 1359.75 Million 0.56%
2020 1424.54 Million 0.3%
2030 1441.18 Million -0.04%
2040 1417.47 Million -0.23%
2050 1364.45 Million -0.43%
2060 1288.7 Million -0.61%
2070 1208.9 Million -0.64%
2080 1135.75 Million -0.64%
2090 1072.51 Million -0.56%
2100 1020.66 Million -0.45%

Table : Past and Expected Future   Population Share in world

Year Count(in Millions) Share
2010 1359.75 Million 19.54%
2020 1424.54 Million 18.27%
2030 1441.18 Million 16.85%
2040 1417.47 Million 15.39%
2050 1364.45 Million 13.96%
2060 1288.7 Million 12.6%
2070 1208.9 Million 11.43%
2080 1135.75 Million 10.46%
2090 1072.51 Million 9.7%
2100 1020.66 Million 9.12%

China Population Density


What is the Population Density of 

  • China population density is 150.51 per sq. km and is expected to be Decreasing for next 50 years. 
  • China Ranks in range of 54th-62nd in term of population density around the world. 
  • As per trend, their will be decrease in population density of China. 

China
 Population Density (people per sq. km.)

Table : Past and Expected Future Population Density (people per sq. km.)

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Year Population Density Rank
2010 143.08 52nd
2020 151.27 54th
2030 154.61 56th
2040 153.86 58th
2050 149.88 60th
2060 142.94 62nd
2070 132.68 64th
2080 118.66 66th
2090 100.83 68th
2100 79.85 70th

China Average Life Expectancy

  • Average Life Expectancy in China is 76.882 and is expected to Increase in upcoming next 50 years. 
  • Life Expectancy is above average when compared to global average (Currently Hong Kong Ranks 1st for Life Expectancy of 85 years).  
  • China ranks 70th in terms of average life expectancy around the world. 

China
 Avg Life Expectancy

Table : Past and Expected Average Life Expectancy (Age) ()

Year Average Life Expectancy Rank
2010 75.23 67th
2020 76.88 70th
2030 78.44 74th
2040 79.96 77th
2050 81.43 79th
2060 82.9 81st
2070 84.28 80th
2080 85.5 80th
2090 86.58 81st
2100 0

China Average Fertility Rate

  • In China, Women gives birth to 1.65 (average) children every year and this fertility rate is expected to be in increasing trend. 
  • China rank is in range of 164th-134th in term of average fertility rate around the world. 

China
 Fertility Rate kids per women

Table : Past and Expected Average Fertility Rate

Year Average Fertility Rate Rank
2010 1.59 165th
2020 1.65 164th
2030 1.69 158th
2040 1.73 150th
2050 1.75 143rd
2060 1.77 134th
2070 1.78 124th
2080 1.79 118th
2090 1.79 113th
2100 1.8 112th

Conclusion of Analysis :


In 1950, China population was 554419275 and this continuously increasing at growth rate of average 0.01%.Currently China population is around 1359755102 and by year 2030 its expected to be 1441181813 .China ranks 1st when compared to other countries population. Average Life Expectancy of China in 2010 was 75.236, in 2020 its 76.882 and by 2050 it will be 81.439.As mentioned in Highlight's China population is increasing, population density is increasing, average life expectancy is increasing and average fertility rate is increasing.

Reference (Source) :


  • https://population.un.org/wpp/
  • https://population.un.org/wpp/DataSources/
  • https://www.wikipedia.org/
Historical population data on a sub-national level – including their administrative divisions and principal towns – is collected by Jan Lahmeyer and published at his website www.populstat.info.
The Minnesota Population Center publishes various high-quality datasets based on census data beginning in 1790. At the time of writing this source was online at www.pop.umn.edu/index.php. It focuses on North America and Europe.
The Data & Information Services Center (DISC) Archive at University of Wisconsin-Madison provides access to census data and population datasets (mostly for the Americas). At the time of writing this source was online at http://www.disc.wisc.edu.
The International Database published by the U.S. Census Bureau provides data for the time 1950-2100. At the time of writing this source was online at https://www.census.gov/data-tools/demo/idb/informationGateway.php.
The Atlas of the Biosphere publishes data on Population Density. At the time of writing this source was online at www.sage.wisc.edu/atlas/maps.

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