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China's Population Reaches 1.41178 Billion – Official Census
Xinhua
DATE:  May 11 2021
/ SOURCE:  Yicai
China's Population Reaches 1.41178 Billion – Official Census China's Population Reaches 1.41178 Billion – Official Census

(Yicai Global) May 11 – China's population on the mainland reached 1.41178 billion, up 5.38 percent from 2010, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) announced today, citing data from the seventh national population census.

The figure does not include Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan residents and foreigners who live in the mainland's 31 provinces, autonomous regions, and municipalities, according to the NBS.

The population on the mainland has grown by an average annual rate of 0.53 percent from 2010 to 2020, it was slightly lower than the average annual growth of 0.57 percent from 2000 to 2010, according to the NBS.

"Data shows that China's population has continued to maintain slow growth in the past decade," said Ning Jizhe, head of the NBS. at a press conference today.

China's population will stay above 1.4 billion "for a certain period in future," Ning Jizhe predicted.

China has conducted a national census every 10 years since the 1990s..

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Keywords:   National Population Census,Economic Data,National Bureau of Statistics