China Net Migration Rate 1950-2021

Chart and table of the China net migration rate from 1950 to 2021. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current net migration rate for China in 2021 is -0.252 per 1000 population, a 1.2% increase from 2020.
  • The net migration rate for China in 2020 was -0.249 per 1000 population, a 0.81% increase from 2019.
  • The net migration rate for China in 2019 was -0.247 per 1000 population, a 0.82% increase from 2018.
  • The net migration rate for China in 2018 was -0.245 per 1000 population, a 1.66% increase from 2017.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Net Migration Rate
Country Name 2021 Net Migration Rate
Equatorial Guinea 9.714
Belize 2.856
South Africa 2.118
Malaysia 1.538
Botswana 1.268
Gabon 0.879
Russia 0.874
Costa Rica 0.777
Belarus 0.561
Iraq 0.359
Thailand 0.277
Ecuador 0.139
Peru 0.115
Brazil 0.058
Azerbaijan 0.048
Mauritius 0.000
Algeria -0.227
China -0.252
Libya -0.290
Kazakhstan -0.396
Colombia -0.419
Mexico -0.441
North Macedonia -0.481
Guatemala -0.507
Serbia -0.514
Iran -0.549
Maldives -0.626
Bulgaria -0.694
Turkmenistan -0.730
Montenegro -0.765
Turkey -0.844
Cuba -1.093
Armenia -1.689
Namibia -1.692
Suriname -1.699
Grenada -1.777
Romania -1.985
Paraguay -2.217
Venezuela -2.419
Dominican Republic -2.715
Jamaica -3.824
Albania -4.879
Fiji -5.054
Guyana -6.859
Tonga -7.537
Jordan -7.989
Samoa -10.194
Lebanon -16.538
China - Historical Net Migration Rate Data
Year Net Migration Rate Growth Rate
2021 -0.252 1.200%
2020 -0.249 0.810%
2019 -0.247 0.820%
2018 -0.245 1.660%
2017 -0.241 1.690%
2016 -0.237 2.160%
2015 -0.232 1.750%
2014 -0.228 1.790%
2013 -0.224 -8.200%
2012 -0.244 -7.580%
2011 -0.264 -6.710%
2010 -0.283 -6.600%
2009 -0.303 -6.190%
2008 -0.323 1.570%
2007 -0.318 1.270%
2006 -0.314 1.620%
2005 -0.309 1.310%
2004 -0.305 1.670%
2003 -0.300 19.050%
2002 -0.252 23.530%
2001 -0.204 29.940%
2000 -0.157 44.040%
1999 -0.109 78.690%
1998 -0.061 -18.670%
1997 -0.075 -14.770%
1996 -0.088 -13.730%
1995 -0.102 -11.300%
1994 -0.115 -10.850%
1993 -0.129 8.400%
1992 -0.119 10.190%
1991 -0.108 10.200%
1990 -0.098 12.640%
1989 -0.087 12.990%
1988 -0.077 11.590%
1987 -0.069 11.290%
1986 -0.062 14.810%
1985 -0.054 14.890%
1984 -0.047 20.510%
1983 -0.039 18.180%
1982 -0.033 22.220%
1981 -0.027 22.730%
1980 -0.022 37.500%
1979 -0.016 60.000%
1978 -0.010 -82.760%
1977 -0.058 -45.790%
1976 -0.107 -30.970%
1975 -0.155 -24.020%
1974 -0.204 -19.050%
1973 -0.252 20.000%
1972 -0.210 25.000%
1971 -0.168 34.400%
1970 -0.125 50.600%
1969 -0.083 102.440%
1968 -0.041 -58.160%
1967 -0.098 -36.770%
1966 -0.155 -26.540%
1965 -0.211 -21.270%
1964 -0.268 -17.540%
1963 -0.325 23.110%
1962 -0.264 30.050%
1961 -0.203 43.970%
1960 -0.141 76.250%
1959 -0.080 321.050%
1958 -0.019 -42.420%
1957 -0.033 -29.790%
1956 -0.047 -21.670%
1955 -0.060 -18.920%
1954 -0.074 -15.910%
1953 -0.088 -13.730%
1952 -0.102 -12.070%
1951 -0.116 -10.080%
1950 -0.129 0.000%