China Population


China is the second most populous country in Asia as well as the second most populous country in the world, with a population of 1.425 billion.

  • China 2023 population is estimated at 1,425,671,352 people at mid-year.
  • China’s population equivalent to 17.72% of the total world population.
  • China ranks number 2 in the list of countries by population.
  • The population density in China is 152 per Km2 (393 people per mi2).
  • The total land area is 9,388,211 Km2 (3,624,807 sq. miles)
  • 65.0 % of the population is urban (926,375,811 people in 2023)
  • The median age in China is 39.0 years.

Population of China (Historical and Forecast)