China Population Growth Rate 1950-2019

Chart and table of China population from 1950 to 2019. United Nations projections are also included through the year 2100.
  • The current population of China in 2019 is 1,433,783,686, a 0.43% increase from 2018.
  • The population of China in 2018 was 1,427,647,786, a 0.47% increase from 2017.
  • The population of China in 2017 was 1,421,021,791, a 0.49% increase from 2016.
  • The population of China in 2016 was 1,414,049,351, a 0.51% increase from 2015.
Data Source: United Nations - World Population Prospects

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Similar Countries Ranked by Population Growth Rate
Country Name 2019 Population Growth Rate
China 1,433,783,686
Brazil 211,049,527
Russia 145,872,256
Mexico 127,575,529
Turkey 83,429,615
Iran 82,913,906
Thailand 69,625,582
South Africa 58,558,270
Colombia 50,339,443
Algeria 43,053,054
Iraq 39,309,783
Peru 32,510,453
Malaysia 31,949,777
Venezuela 28,515,829
Romania 19,364,557
Kazakhstan 18,551,427
Guatemala 17,581,472
Ecuador 17,373,662
Cuba 11,333,483
Dominican Republic 10,738,958
Jordan 10,101,694
Azerbaijan 10,047,718
Belarus 9,452,411
Serbia 8,772,235
Paraguay 7,044,636
Bulgaria 7,000,119
Lebanon 6,855,713
Libya 6,777,452
Turkmenistan 5,942,089
Costa Rica 5,047,561
Armenia 2,957,731
Jamaica 2,948,279
Albania 2,880,917
Namibia 2,494,530
Botswana 2,303,697
Gabon 2,172,579
North Macedonia 2,083,459
Equatorial Guinea 1,355,986
Mauritius 1,269,668
Fiji 889,953
Guyana 782,766
Montenegro 627,987
Suriname 581,372
Maldives 530,953
Belize 390,353
Samoa 197,097
Grenada 112,003
Tonga 104,494
Dominica 71,808
Marshall Islands 58,791
American Samoa 55,312
Tuvalu 11,646
Nauru 10,756
China - Historical Population Growth Rate Data
Year Population Growth Rate Growth Rate
2019 1,433,783,686 0.43%
2018 1,427,647,786 0.47%
2017 1,421,021,791 0.49%
2016 1,414,049,351 0.51%
2015 1,406,847,870 0.53%
2014 1,399,453,965 0.54%
2013 1,391,883,330 0.55%
2012 1,384,206,401 0.56%
2011 1,376,497,639 0.56%
2010 1,368,810,615 0.56%
2009 1,361,169,419 0.56%
2008 1,353,569,484 0.56%
2007 1,345,993,888 0.57%
2006 1,338,408,647 0.57%
2005 1,330,776,380 0.58%
2004 1,323,084,641 0.59%
2003 1,315,303,521 0.61%
2002 1,307,352,257 0.63%
2001 1,299,129,752 0.66%
2000 1,290,550,765 0.71%
1999 1,281,514,832 0.75%
1998 1,271,982,350 0.79%
1997 1,261,996,012 0.83%
1996 1,251,636,186 0.86%
1995 1,240,920,535 0.89%
1994 1,230,020,031 0.92%
1993 1,218,817,055 1.00%
1992 1,206,711,244 1.16%
1991 1,192,897,284 1.36%
1990 1,176,883,674 1.60%
1989 1,158,357,397 1.81%
1988 1,137,724,227 1.94%
1987 1,116,095,476 1.93%
1986 1,095,014,109 1.81%
1985 1,075,589,361 1.65%
1984 1,058,171,976 1.51%
1983 1,042,431,412 1.41%
1982 1,027,948,987 1.37%
1981 1,014,022,212 1.39%
1980 1,000,089,235 1.42%
1979 986,132,202 1.43%
1978 972,205,442 1.49%
1977 957,891,272 1.61%
1976 942,685,411 1.78%
1975 926,240,885 1.96%
1974 908,464,198 2.13%
1973 889,485,372 2.30%
1972 869,485,964 2.44%
1971 848,759,710 2.56%
1970 827,601,394 2.68%
1969 805,985,939 2.79%
1968 784,074,709 2.82%
1967 762,581,176 2.72%
1966 742,414,885 2.51%
1965 724,218,968 2.25%
1964 708,254,597 2.00%
1963 694,339,083 1.79%
1962 682,102,655 1.66%
1961 670,952,695 1.60%
1960 660,408,056 1.57%
1959 650,212,734 1.55%
1958 640,295,772 1.53%
1957 630,677,645 1.50%
1956 621,363,234 1.49%
1955 612,241,554 1.52%
1954 603,052,324 1.63%
1953 593,365,877 1.85%
1952 582,576,491 2.22%
1951 569,909,117 2.79%
1950 554,419,273 0.00%