China Birth Rate 1950-2022

Chart and table of the China birth rate from 1950 to 2022. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current birth rate for China in 2022 is 10.902 births per 1000 people, a 2.3% decline from 2021.
  • The birth rate for China in 2021 was 11.159 births per 1000 people, a 2.25% decline from 2020.
  • The birth rate for China in 2020 was 11.416 births per 1000 people, a 2.2% decline from 2019.
  • The birth rate for China in 2019 was 11.673 births per 1000 people, a 2.15% decline from 2018.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Birth Rate
Country Name 2022 Birth Rate
Equatorial Guinea 31.780
Gabon 29.024
Iraq 27.802
Namibia 26.902
Samoa 23.620
Tonga 23.509
Guatemala 23.316
Botswana 22.842
Turkmenistan 21.418
Algeria 21.307
Jordan 20.955
Fiji 20.020
Belize 19.878
Paraguay 19.670
South Africa 19.328
Guyana 19.069
Ecuador 18.750
Kazakhstan 18.541
Dominican Republic 18.328
Suriname 17.708
Libya 17.175
Peru 17.172
Venezuela 17.055
Iran 16.897
Lebanon 16.697
Mexico 16.610
Malaysia 16.066
Grenada 15.368
Jamaica 15.331
Turkey 15.151
Azerbaijan 14.573
Colombia 14.023
Brazil 13.059
Costa Rica 12.979
Armenia 12.685
Maldives 12.551
Russia 11.617
Montenegro 11.407
Albania 11.149
Belarus 11.082
China 10.902
North Macedonia 10.204
Mauritius 9.954
Thailand 9.718
Cuba 9.571
Romania 9.390
Serbia 9.155
Bulgaria 8.714
China - Historical Birth Rate Data
Year Birth Rate Growth Rate
2022 10.902 -2.300%
2021 11.159 -2.250%
2020 11.416 -2.200%
2019 11.673 -2.150%
2018 11.930 -1.290%
2017 12.086 -1.270%
2016 12.241 -1.260%
2015 12.397 -1.230%
2014 12.552 -1.230%
2013 12.708 -0.160%
2012 12.728 -0.160%
2011 12.748 -0.150%
2010 12.767 -0.160%
2009 12.787 -0.160%
2008 12.807 -0.430%
2007 12.862 -0.430%
2006 12.917 -0.430%
2005 12.973 -0.420%
2004 13.028 -0.420%
2003 13.083 -2.230%
2002 13.381 -2.180%
2001 13.679 -2.130%
2000 13.976 -2.090%
1999 14.274 -2.050%
1998 14.572 -3.760%
1997 15.141 -3.630%
1996 15.711 -3.500%
1995 16.280 -3.380%
1994 16.850 -3.270%
1993 17.419 -7.780%
1992 18.889 -7.220%
1991 20.359 -6.730%
1990 21.829 -6.310%
1989 23.299 -5.930%
1988 24.769 2.970%
1987 24.054 3.060%
1986 23.339 3.160%
1985 22.623 3.260%
1984 21.908 3.370%
1983 21.193 -1.210%
1982 21.453 -1.190%
1981 21.712 -1.180%
1980 21.972 -1.170%
1979 22.231 -1.160%
1978 22.491 -7.740%
1977 24.378 -7.180%
1976 26.265 -6.700%
1975 28.152 -6.280%
1974 30.039 -5.910%
1973 31.926 -4.520%
1972 33.438 -4.330%
1971 34.951 -4.150%
1970 36.463 -3.980%
1969 37.976 -3.830%
1968 39.488 0.040%
1967 39.473 0.040%
1966 39.458 0.040%
1965 39.442 0.040%
1964 39.427 0.040%
1963 39.412 1.530%
1962 38.818 1.560%
1961 38.223 1.580%
1960 37.629 1.610%
1959 37.034 1.630%
1958 36.440 -3.220%
1957 37.652 -3.120%
1956 38.863 -3.020%
1955 40.075 -2.930%
1954 41.286 -2.850%
1953 42.498 -2.770%
1952 43.710 -2.700%
1951 44.921 -2.630%
1950 46.133 0.000%