China Population 2022


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  • The current population of China is estimated at 1,450,158,659 people as of June, 2022, according to the latest population growth rate and projections.
  • Population of China represent 18.36% of the total world population.
  • The population density of China is 145 inhabitants per km2.
  • China is located in Asia.
  • China ranks number 1 in the list of countries ordered by population.
  • The latitudinal point of China is 35.9340° N. The longitudinal coordinate of the country is 103.4277° E.
  • The median age in China is 38.4 years.
  • Minimum Wages in China is 2320 CNY per month, as of August, 2021 (around $350 USD per month).
  • The countries that China shares its land boundary with are Mongolia to the north, Russia to the northeast, Kazakhstan, Kirghizstan, and Tajikistan to the northwest, Afghanistan, India, Pakistan, Nepal and Bhutan to the west and southwest, Vietnam, Laos, and Myanmar to the south, and Korea to the east.

China

Official name People's Republic of China
Location Asia
Capital Beijing
Population 1,450,158,659 (as of June, 2022)
Population density 145/km2
Area 9,596,961 km2 (3,705,405.84 sq mi)
Official language Standard Chinese
Currency Renminbi (CNY)
Life expectancy 77.25 years
Internet TLD .cn
Call code +852

Cities in China ordered by Population

The list offered below features the biggest cities of China. Besides, in the table you will find information regarding the population size in these cities. Cities are ordered by population (largest to smallest).

China

# City Population 2022
1 Shanghai 22,567,639
2 Beijing 19,123,806
3 Shenzhen 17,732,322
4 Guangzhou 16,333,346
5 Chengdu 13,704,041
6 Tianjin 11,265,541
7 Wuhan 10,486,227
8 Dongguan 9,748,071
9 Xi'an 9,735,360
10 Nanjing 9,445,091
11 Hangzhou 9,378,267
12 Foshan 9,196,232
13 Chongqing 7,524,717
14 Qingdao 7,292,948
15 Shenyang 7,136,010
16 Suzhou 6,818,307
17 Harbin 5,329,405
18 Hefei 5,133,830
19 Dalian 4,985,622
20 Xiamen 4,676,814
21 Wuxi 4,432,889
22 Jinan 4,404,498
23 Taiyuan 4,361,773
24 Zhengzhou 4,293,049
25 Changchun 4,233,746
26 Shijiazhuang 3,997,197
27 Zhongshan 3,906,032
28 Kunming 3,892,743
29 Shantou 3,890,725
30 Nanning 3,873,974
31 Fuzhou 3,788,620
32 Ningbo 3,771,127
33 Puyang 3,624,464
34 Shiyan 3,501,174
35 Tangshan 3,422,346
36 Changzhou 3,325,802
37 Zibo 3,160,207
38 Changsha 3,121,516
39 Guiyang 3,082,716
40 Urumqi 3,059,969
41 Lanzhou 3,029,700
42 Huizhou 2,928,824
43 Haikou 2,908,413
44 Linyi 2,782,257
45 Baoding 2,769,204
46 Wenzhou 2,682,595
47 Yunfu 2,646,766
48 Huai'an 2,535,912
49 Hohhot 2,389,480
50 Nanchang 2,382,832
51 Shaoxing 2,321,620
52 Nantong 2,301,061
53 Yantai 2,257,362
54 Zhuhai 2,241,521
55 Baotou 2,173,865
56 Kunshan 2,112,375
57 Zunyi 2,067,323
58 Weifang 2,061,402
59 Lianyungang 2,017,017
60 Ganzhou 2,003,550
61 Ordos 1,962,000
62 Jieyang 1,924,086
63 Jilin 1,905,690
64 Nanchong 1,880,996
65 Datong 1,872,755
66 Nanyang 1,839,352
67 Jiangmen 1,813,414
68 Jiangyin 1,801,047
69 Fuyang 1,798,488
70 Bayan Nur 1,782,528
71 Chaozhou 1,779,310
72 Qingyuan 1,765,370
73 Tai'an 1,763,539
74 Xining 1,703,509
75 Changshu 1,695,498
76 Huainan 1,693,829
77 Lu'an 1,667,036
78 Yancheng 1,635,429
79 Taizhou 1,624,465
80 Daqing 1,620,067
81 Wuhu 1,613,507
82 Dazhou 1,602,627
83 Yangzhou 1,598,495
84 Guilin 1,593,526
85 Zhaoqing 1,575,163
86 Mianyang 1,565,965
87 Putian 1,559,401
88 Shangqiu 1,550,834
89 Yiwu 1,505,382
90 Yinchuan 1,505,281
91 Quanzhou 1,481,939
92 Cixi 1,480,976
93 Jinhua 1,475,995
94 Changde 1,469,516
95 Anshan 1,467,835
96 Kaifeng 1,467,129
97 Baoji 1,458,650
98 Suqian 1,454,075
99 Liuzhou 1,451,971
100 Zhangjiagang 1,449,085
101 Jinjiang 1,439,801
102 Qujing 1,431,459
103 Bozhou 1,430,155
104 Zhanjiang 1,424,521
105 Fushun 1,414,372
106 Luoyang 1,408,798
107 Guankou 1,396,008
108 Handan 1,371,494
109 Yichang 1,370,807
110 Heze 1,365,302
111 Liupanshui 1,334,165
112 Maoming 1,330,035
113 Yangjiang 1,313,933
114 Luohe 1,313,363
115 Qinzhou 1,312,893
116 Xiangyang 1,312,730
117 Yixing 1,296,457
118 Xuchang 1,278,065
119 Zigong 1,275,063
120 Neijiang 1,269,486
121 Xuzhou 1,266,155
122 Yiyang 1,265,430
123 Jining 1,251,685
124 Liaocheng 1,242,066
125 Xinyang 1,241,481
126 Jinzhong 1,239,374
127 Tianshui 1,232,681
128 Changzhi 1,231,585
129 Weinan 1,211,043
130 Jiaxing 1,194,986
131 Jiujiang 1,181,965
132 Anyang 1,161,748
133 Bijie 1,147,164
134 Zhuzhou 1,146,971
135 Shangrao 1,134,238
136 Meishan 1,124,247
137 Huaibei 1,123,675
138 Guigang 1,103,056
139 Hengyang 1,087,884
140 Yulin 1,069,952

Other Countries from Asia Ranked by Population

Country Name Population 2022 Population density
China 1,450,158,659 145/km2
India 1,383,820,649 417/km2
Indonesia 276,736,832 142/km2
Bangladesh 167,903,853 1,108/km2
Japan 125,553,305 332/km2
Iran 85,971,815 49/km2
South Korea 51,381,320 507/km2
Iraq 42,001,087 83/km2
Afghanistan 40,697,213 48.57/km2
Malaysia 33,170,971 98/km2
North Korea 25,807,433 213/km2
Kazakhstan 19,195,356 64/km2
Cambodia 17,379,688 87.3/km2
Jordan 10,911,635 114/km2
Israel 9,310,348 432/km2
Laos 7,409,511 27/km2
Lebanon 6,797,875 560/km2
Kyrgyzstan 6,730,103 27.5/km2
Kuwait 4,490,130 201/km2
Georgia 3,774,173 57.6/km2