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Contents: Provinces and Prefectures

The resident population of the provinces, autonomous regions and prefectures of the People's Republic of China according to census results and official estimates.

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NameNativeStatusPopulation
Census
2000-11-01
Population
Census
2010-11-01
Population
Estimate
2017-12-31
Ānhuī Shĕng安徽省Province58,999,94859,500,46862,548,000
Ānqìng Shì安庆市Prefecture-level City4,422,0494,472,6674,642,900
Bèngbù Shì蚌埠市Prefecture-level City3,288,3293,164,4673,376,700
Bózhōu Shì亳州市Prefecture-level City5,078,9084,850,6575,168,800
Chízhōu Shì池州市Prefecture-level City1,389,4691,402,5181,449,300
Chúzhōu Shì滁州市Prefecture-level City4,001,4883,937,8684,076,200
Fùyáng Shì阜阳市Prefecture-level City8,003,9637,599,9138,092,600
Héféi Shì合肥市Prefecture-level City6,392,1227,457,0277,965,300
Huáibĕi Shì淮北市Prefecture-level City1,878,1642,114,2762,227,900
Huáinán Shì淮南市Prefecture-level City3,153,2183,342,0123,487,000
Huángshān Shì黄山市Prefecture-level City1,370,3771,358,9801,384,400
Lù'ān Shì六安市Prefecture-level City4,842,0844,603,5854,800,300
Mă'ānshān Shì马鞍山市Prefecture-level City2,193,5462,202,8992,301,600
Sùzhōu Shì宿州市Prefecture-level City5,516,4235,352,9245,656,900
Tónglíng Shì铜陵市Prefecture-level City1,442,6671,562,6701,608,000
Wúhú Shì芜湖市Prefecture-level City3,367,5023,545,0673,696,200
Xuānchéng Shì宣城市Prefecture-level City2,659,6392,532,9382,613,800
Bĕijīng Shì北京市Municipal Province13,569,19419,612,36821,707,000
Bĕijīng Shì北京市Province-level City13,569,19419,612,36821,707,000
Chóngqìng Shì重庆市Municipal Province30,512,76328,846,17030,752,000
Chóngqìng Shì重庆市Provincial City30,512,76328,846,17030,752,000
Fújiàn Shĕng福建省Province34,097,94736,894,21739,110,000
Fúzhōu Shì福州市Prefecture-level City6,386,0157,115,3697,660,000
Lóngyán Shì龙岩市Prefecture-level City2,684,3102,559,5452,640,000
Nánpíng Shì南平市Prefecture-level City2,816,5812,645,5482,680,000
Níngdé Shì宁德市Prefecture-level City2,991,2582,821,9962,900,000
Pútián Shì莆田市Prefecture-level City2,727,9232,778,5082,900,000
Quánzhōu Shì泉州市Prefecture-level City7,283,0408,128,5338,650,000
Sānmíng Shì三明市Prefecture-level City2,574,0752,503,3882,570,000
Xiàmén Shì厦门市Sub-provincial City2,053,0703,531,3474,010,000
Zhāngzhōu Shì漳州市Prefecture-level City4,581,6754,809,9835,100,000
Gānsù Shĕng甘肃省Province25,124,28225,575,26326,257,000
Báiyín Shì白银市Prefecture-level City1,719,7351,708,7521,729,300
Dìngxī Shì定西市Prefecture-level City2,820,2492,698,6242,808,400
Gānnán Zàngzú Zìzhìzhōu甘南藏族自治州Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture640,106689,132716,200
Jiāyùguān Shì嘉峪关市Prefecture-level City159,541231,853249,800
Jīnchāng Shì金昌市Prefecture-level City451,570464,050469,200
Jiŭquán Shì酒泉市Prefecture-level City980,4921,095,9471,123,600
Lánzhōu Shì兰州市Prefecture-level City3,142,5233,616,1633,729,600
Línxià Huízú Zìzhìzhōu临夏回族自治州Hui Autonomous Prefecture1,828,4621,946,6772,044,100
Lŏngnán Shì陇南市Prefecture-level City2,585,4792,567,7182,623,100
Píngliáng Shì平凉市Prefecture-level City2,067,1022,068,0332,112,800
Qìngyáng Shì庆阳市Prefecture-level City2,420,9602,211,1912,256,600
Tiānshuĭ Shì天水市Prefecture-level City3,219,3233,262,5493,339,800
Wŭwēi Shì武威市Prefecture-level City1,836,9861,815,0591,825,300
Zhāngyè Shì张掖市Prefecture-level City1,251,7541,199,5151,229,300
Guăngdōng Shĕng广东省Province85,225,007104,320,459111,690,000
Cháozhōu Shì潮州市Prefecture-level City2,402,0682,669,4662,650,800
Dōngguān Shì东莞市Prefecture-level City6,445,7778,220,2078,342,500
Fóshān Shì佛山市Prefecture-level City5,337,7097,197,3947,656,700
Guăngzhōu Shì广州市Sub-provincial City9,942,02212,701,94814,498,400
Héyuán Shì河源市Prefecture-level City2,266,4292,950,1953,091,100
Huìzhōu Shì惠州市Prefecture-level City3,216,0754,598,4024,777,000
Jiāngmén Shì江门市Prefecture-level City3,956,8274,450,7034,561,700
Jiēyáng Shì揭阳市Prefecture-level City5,237,4055,884,3476,086,000
Màomíng Shì茂名市Prefecture-level City5,238,4265,817,4946,204,100
Méizhōu Shì梅州市Prefecture-level City3,802,1864,238,4614,374,300
Qīngyuăn Shì清远市Prefecture-level City3,146,7133,698,4123,860,000
Shàntóu Shì汕头市Prefecture-level City4,671,2795,389,3285,608,200
Shànwĕi Shì汕尾市Prefecture-level City2,453,4792,935,4692,977,600
Sháoguān Shì韶关市Prefecture-level City2,735,4332,826,2462,979,200
Shēnzhèn Shì深圳市Sub-provincial City7,008,83110,358,38112,528,300
Yángjiāng Shì阳江市Prefecture-level City2,168,9042,421,7482,542,900
Yúnfú Shì云浮市Prefecture-level City2,152,8842,367,1542,505,400
Zhànjiāng Shì湛江市Prefecture-level City6,070,7026,994,8327,305,000
Zhàoqìng Shì肇庆市Prefecture-level City3,373,0993,916,4674,115,400
Zhōngshān Shì中山市Prefecture-level City2,363,3223,121,2753,260,000
Zhūhăi Shì珠海市Prefecture-level City1,235,4371,562,5301,765,400
Guăngxī Zhuàngzú Zìzhìqū广西壮族自治区Zhuang Autonomous Region43,854,53846,023,76148,850,000
Băisè Shì [Bose]百色市Prefecture-level City3,332,0963,466,7583,646,500
Bĕihăi Shì北海市Prefecture-level City1,423,2361,539,2511,663,300
Chóngzuŏ Shì崇左市Prefecture-level City2,004,1911,994,2852,086,800
Fángchénggăng Shì防城港市Prefecture-level City735,952866,927940,200
Guìgăng Shì贵港市Prefecture-level City3,827,9454,118,8084,375,400
Guìlín Shì桂林市Prefecture-level City4,614,6704,747,9635,057,500
Héchí Shì河池市Prefecture-level City3,523,6933,369,2513,523,500
Hèzhōu Shì贺州市Prefecture-level City1,936,8491,954,0722,056,700
Láibīn Shì来宾市Prefecture-level City2,090,8712,099,7112,218,600
Liŭzhōu Shì柳州市Prefecture-level City3,531,2913,758,7044,000,000
Nánníng Shì南宁市Prefecture-level City6,057,0356,658,7427,153,300
Qīnzhōu Shì钦州市Prefecture-level City2,894,4073,079,7213,280,000
Wúzhōu Shì梧州市Prefecture-level City2,796,0872,882,2003,037,400
Yùlín Shì玉林市Prefecture-level City5,086,2155,487,3685,810,800
Guìzhōu Shĕng贵州省Province35,247,69534,748,55635,800,000
Ānshùn Shì安顺市Prefecture-level City2,331,7412,297,6122,344,400
Bìjié Shì毕节市Prefecture-level City6,327,4716,537,4986,659,700
Guìyáng Shì贵阳市Prefecture-level City3,718,4494,322,6114,802,000
Liùpánshuĭ Shì六盘水市Prefecture-level City2,744,0852,851,3322,924,100
Qiándōngnán Miáozú Dòngzú Zìzhìzhōu黔东南苗族侗族自治州Buyei and Dong Autonomous Prefecture3,844,6973,481,8913,523,700
Qiánnán Bùyīzú Miáozú Zìzhìzhōu黔南布依族苗族自治州Buyei and Miao Autonomous Prefecture3,569,8473,232,7143,280,900
Qiánxīnán Bùyīzú Miáozú Zìzhìzhōu黔西南布依族苗族自治州Buyei and Miao Autonomous Prefecture2,864,9202,804,6122,860,000
Tóngrén Shì铜仁市Prefecture-level City3,302,6253,093,2043,156,900
Zūnyì Shì遵义市Prefecture-level City6,543,8606,127,0826,248,300
Hăinán Shĕng海南省Province7,559,0358,671,4859,258,000
Dānzhōu Shì儋州市Prefecture-level City835,465932,356993,300
Hăikŏu Shì海口市Prefecture-level City1,508,3412,046,1702,272,100
Hăinán Shĕngzhíxiáxiàn Jíxíngzhèng Qūhuà海南省省直辖县级行政区划directly administered4,732,4165,007,1075,227,500
Sānshā Shì三沙市Prefecture-level City517444500
Sānyà Shì三亚市Prefecture-level City482,296685,408764,200
Hébĕi Shĕng河北省Province66,684,41971,854,21075,195,000
Băodìng Shì [incl. Dìngzhōu]保定市Prefecture-level City10,471,12311,194,38211,690,500
Cāngzhōu Shì沧州市Prefecture-level City6,639,5017,134,0627,554,900
Chéngdé Shì承德市Prefecture-level City3,324,1213,473,2013,565,000
Hándān Shì邯郸市Prefecture-level City8,386,8149,174,6839,511,100
Héngshuĭ Shì衡水市Prefecture-level City4,156,9134,340,7734,460,400
Lángfāng Shì廊坊市Prefecture-level City3,833,4444,358,8394,741,000
Qínhuángdăo Shì秦皇岛市Prefecture-level City2,753,9622,987,6053,110,800
Shíjiāzhuāng Shì [incl. Xīnjí]石家庄市Prefecture-level City9,241,18610,163,78810,879,900
Tángshān Shì唐山市Prefecture-level City7,040,5547,577,2897,897,000
Xíngtái Shì邢台市Prefecture-level City6,645,7667,104,1037,351,600
Zhāngjiākŏu Shì张家口市Prefecture-level City4,191,0354,345,4854,433,100
Hēilóngjiāng Shĕng黑龙江省Province36,237,57638,313,99137,887,000
Dàqìng Shì大庆市Prefecture-level City2,578,0512,904,532...
Dàxīng'ānlĭng Dìqū大兴安岭地区Prefecture505,842511,560...
Hā'ĕrbīn Shì [Harbin]哈尔滨市Sub-provincial City9,413,35910,635,97110,929,000
Hègăng Shì鹤岗市Prefecture-level City1,099,0791,058,665...
Hēihé Shì黑河市Prefecture-level City1,671,8111,673,899...
Jiāmùsī Shì佳木斯市Prefecture-level City2,358,3102,552,097...
Jīxī Shì鸡西市Prefecture-level City1,946,0571,862,165...
Mŭdānjiāng Shì牡丹江市Prefecture-level City2,684,4952,798,723...
Qíqíhā'ĕr Shì [Qiqihar]齐齐哈尔市Prefecture-level City5,419,6215,367,003...
Qītáihé Shì七台河市Prefecture-level City807,440920,471...
Shuāngyāshān Shì双鸭山市Prefecture-level City1,448,3491,462,626...
Suíhuà Shì绥化市Prefecture-level City5,055,5415,418,153...
Yīchūn Shì伊春市Prefecture-level City1,249,6211,148,126...
Hénán Shĕng河南省Province91,236,85494,029,93995,590,000
Ānyáng Shì安阳市Prefecture-level City5,161,1065,173,1885,130,000
Hèbì Shì鹤壁市Prefecture-level City1,401,8721,569,2081,620,000
Jiāozuò Shì焦作市Prefecture-level City3,288,8163,540,1013,560,000
Jìyuán Shì济源市City626,478675,757730,000
Kāifēng Shì开封市Prefecture-level City4,586,5334,676,4834,550,000
Luòhé Shì漯河市Prefecture-level City2,262,4042,544,2662,650,000
Luòyáng Shì洛阳市Prefecture-level City6,227,6656,549,9416,820,000
Nányáng Shì南阳市Prefecture-level City9,577,77110,263,66010,050,000
Píngdĭngshān Shì平顶山市Prefecture-level City4,804,9244,904,7015,000,000
Púyáng Shì濮阳市Prefecture-level City3,458,3323,598,7403,640,000
Sānménxiá Shì三门峡市Prefecture-level City2,177,4282,234,0182,270,000
Shāngqiū Shì商丘市Prefecture-level City7,753,8447,362,9757,300,000
Xīnxiāng Shì新乡市Prefecture-level City5,407,4335,708,1915,770,000
Xìnyáng Shì信阳市Prefecture-level City6,527,3686,109,1066,450,000
Xŭchāng Shì许昌市Prefecture-level City4,124,0864,307,4884,410,000
Zhèngzhōu Shì郑州市Prefecture-level City6,656,7598,627,0899,880,000
Zhōukŏu Shì周口市Prefecture-level City9,741,2838,953,7938,760,000
Zhùmădiàn Shì驻马店市Prefecture-level City7,452,7527,231,2347,000,000
Húbĕi Shĕng湖北省Province59,508,87057,237,72759,020,000
Ēnshī Tŭjiāzú Miáozú Zìzhìzhōu恩施土家族苗族自治州Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture3,775,1903,290,2943,361,000
Èzhōu Shì鄂州市Prefecture-level City1,023,2851,048,6681,076,900
Huánggāng Shì黄冈市Prefecture-level City7,109,0476,162,0696,341,000
Huángshí Shì黄石市Prefecture-level City2,477,4672,429,3182,470,500
Húbĕi Shĕngzhíxiáxiàn Jíxíngzhèng Qūhuà [Xiantao, Tianmen, Qianjiang & Shennongjia]湖北省省直辖县级行政区划directly administered4,158,4973,616,4153,466,300
Jīngmén Shì荆门市Prefecture-level City2,970,8482,873,6872,901,500
Jīngzhōu Shì荆州市Prefecture-level City6,279,9905,691,7075,641,700
Shíyàn Shì十堰市Prefecture-level City3,415,9123,340,8413,418,000
Suízhōu Shì随州市Prefecture-level City2,484,6882,162,2222,210,500
Wŭhàn Shì武汉市Sub-provincial City8,312,7009,785,38810,892,900
Xiāngyáng Shì [Xiangfan]襄阳市Prefecture-level City5,658,7235,500,3075,654,000
Xiánníng Shì咸宁市Prefecture-level City2,700,6782,462,5832,535,100
Xiàogăn Shì孝感市Prefecture-level City4,992,5374,814,5424,915,000
Yíchāng Shì宜昌市Prefecture-level City4,149,3084,059,6864,135,600
Húnán Shĕng湖南省Province63,274,17365,700,76268,602,000
Chángdé Shì常德市Prefecture-level City5,740,8755,714,6235,844,800
Chángshā Shì长沙市Prefecture-level City6,138,7197,040,9527,918,100
Chēnzhōu Shì郴州市Prefecture-level City4,324,8124,583,5314,731,600
Héngyáng Shì衡阳市Prefecture-level City6,784,8917,148,3447,205,300
Huáihuà Shì怀化市Prefecture-level City4,639,7384,741,6734,960,000
Lóudĭ Shì娄底市Prefecture-level City3,783,2333,784,6343,917,600
Shàoyáng Shì邵阳市Prefecture-level City6,963,6197,071,7357,375,400
Xiāngtán Shì湘潭市Prefecture-level City2,672,0692,752,1712,852,400
Xiāngxī Tŭjiāzú Miáozú Zìzhìzhōu湘西土家族苗族自治州Tujia and Miao Autonomous Prefecture2,463,6172,549,5582,638,200
Yìyáng Shì益阳市Prefecture-level City4,309,1434,307,9334,392,000
Yŏngzhōu Shì永州市Prefecture-level City5,367,1065,194,2755,479,700
Yuèyáng Shì岳阳市Prefecture-level City5,011,4165,476,0845,733,300
Zhāngjiājiè Shì张家界市Prefecture-level City1,493,1151,478,1491,531,600
Zhūzhōu Shì株洲市Prefecture-level City3,581,8203,857,1004,021,500
Jiāngsū Shĕng江苏省Province73,043,57778,660,94180,293,000
Chángzhōu Shì常州市Prefecture-level City3,776,2704,592,4314,717,300
Huái'ān Shì淮安市Prefecture-level City5,038,2314,801,6624,914,000
Liányúngăng Shì连云港市Prefecture-level City4,569,9134,393,4824,518,400
Nánjīng Shì南京市Sub-provincial City6,126,1658,003,7448,335,000
Nántōng Shì南通市Prefecture-level City7,512,9197,283,6227,305,000
Sùqiān Shì宿迁市Prefecture-level City5,061,5764,719,1784,914,600
Sūzhōu Shì苏州市Prefecture-level City6,792,23910,459,89010,683,600
Tàizhōu Shì泰州市Prefecture-level City4,785,7594,618,9374,651,900
Wúxī Shì无锡市Prefecture-level City5,086,5866,374,3996,553,000
Xúzhōu Shì徐州市Prefecture-level City8,913,9658,577,2258,763,500
Yánchéng Shì盐城市Prefecture-level City7,946,5447,262,2007,242,200
Yángzhōu Shì扬州市Prefecture-level City4,588,5544,460,0664,508,200
Zhènjiāng Shì镇江市Prefecture-level City2,844,8563,114,1053,186,300
Jiāngxī Shĕng江西省Province40,397,59844,567,79746,221,000
Fŭzhōu Shì抚州市Prefecture-level City3,572,4213,912,3074,031,037
Gànzhōu Shì赣州市Prefecture-level City7,396,8738,368,4478,635,583
Jí'ān Shì吉安市Prefecture-level City4,360,9244,810,3394,941,941
Jĭngdézhèn Shì景德镇市Prefecture-level City1,453,3671,587,4771,664,901
Jiŭjiāng Shì九江市Prefecture-level City4,401,2484,728,7784,873,276
Nánchāng Shì南昌市Prefecture-level City4,331,6685,042,5665,463,538
Píngxiāng Shì萍乡市Prefecture-level City1,724,7321,854,5151,924,998
Shàngráo Shì上饶市Prefecture-level City5,977,6786,579,7476,783,414
Xīnyú Shì新余市Prefecture-level City1,071,8201,138,8741,180,699
Yíchūn Shì宜春市Prefecture-level City5,079,7925,419,5915,553,748
Yīngtán Shì鹰潭市Prefecture-level City1,027,0751,125,1561,167,501
Jílín Shĕng吉林省Province26,802,19127,452,81527,174,000
Báichéng Shì白城市Prefecture-level City2,025,8912,032,356...
Báishān Shì白山市Prefecture-level City1,312,3621,296,127...
Chángchūn Shì长春市Sub-provincial City7,135,4397,674,439...
Jílín Shì吉林市Prefecture-level City4,485,4944,413,157...
Liáoyuán Shì辽源市Prefecture-level City1,267,0331,176,239...
Sìpíng Shì四平市Prefecture-level City3,292,3263,385,156...
Sōngyuán Shì松原市Prefecture-level City2,766,0362,880,086...
Tōnghuà Shì通化市Prefecture-level City2,307,9642,324,439...
Yánbiāncháo Xiānzú Zìzhìzhōu延边朝鲜族自治州Korean Autonomous Prefecture2,209,6462,270,816...
Liáoníng Shĕng辽宁省Province41,824,41243,746,32343,689,000
Ānshān Shì鞍山市Prefecture-level City3,584,0393,645,8843,598,000
Bĕnxī Shì本溪市Prefecture-level City1,567,4081,709,5381,687,000
Cháoyáng Shì朝阳市Prefecture-level City3,194,8283,044,6412,949,000
Dàlián Shì大连市Sub-provincial City5,893,6926,690,4326,988,000
Dāndōng Shì丹东市Prefecture-level City2,390,5242,444,6972,395,000
Fŭshùn Shì抚顺市Prefecture-level City2,260,2902,138,0902,065,000
Fùxīn Shì阜新市Prefecture-level City1,889,7741,819,3391,766,000
Húlúdăo Shì葫芦岛市Prefecture-level City2,580,6852,623,5412,547,000
Jĭnzhōu Shì锦州市Prefecture-level City3,076,7353,126,4633,050,000
Liáoyáng Shì辽阳市Prefecture-level City1,801,2071,858,7681,837,000
Pánjĭn Shì盘锦市Prefecture-level City1,261,7531,392,4931,437,000
Shĕnyáng Shì沈阳市Sub-provincial City7,203,7178,106,1718,294,000
Tiĕlĭng Shì铁岭市Prefecture-level City2,823,2202,717,7322,638,000
Yíngkŏu Shì营口市Prefecture-level City2,296,5402,428,5342,438,000
Nèi mĕnggŭ Zìzhìqū [Inner Mongolia]内蒙古自治区Autonomous Region23,323,34724,706,29125,286,000
Ālāshàn Méng [Alxa]阿拉善盟League196,279231,334248,000
Bāotóu Shì包头市Prefecture-level City2,254,4392,650,3642,877,700
Bāyànnào'ĕr Shì [Bayan Nur]巴彦淖尔市Prefecture-level City1,682,6621,669,9151,684,800
Chìfēng Shì赤峰市Prefecture-level City4,435,7374,341,2454,314,800
È'ĕrduōsī Shì [Ordos]鄂尔多斯市Prefecture-level City1,369,7661,940,6532,068,700
Hūhéhàotè Shì [Hohhot]呼和浩特市Prefecture-level City2,392,8952,866,6153,114,800
Hūlúnbèi'ĕr Shì [Hulunbuir]呼伦贝尔市Prefecture-level City2,687,2282,549,2522,529,200
Tōngliáo Shì通辽市Prefecture-level City3,028,4193,139,1533,128,700
Wūhăi Shì乌海市Prefecture-level City427,553532,902561,100
Wūlánchábù Shì [Ulanqab]乌兰察布市Prefecture-level City2,284,4142,143,5902,102,500
Xīlínguōlè Méng [Xilin Gol]锡林郭勒盟League975,1681,028,0221,051,600
Xīng'ān Méng [Hinggan]兴安盟League1,588,7871,613,2461,604,200
Níngxià Huízú Zìzhìqū宁夏回族自治区Hui Autonomous Region5,486,3936,301,3506,818,000
Gùyuán Shì固原市Prefecture-level City1,383,4011,228,1561,228,237
Shízuĭshān Shì石嘴山市Prefecture-level City675,378725,482802,978
Wúzhōng Shì吴忠市Prefecture-level City1,086,4071,273,7921,403,742
Yínchuān Shì银川市Prefecture-level City1,427,5031,993,0882,225,391
Zhōngwèi Shì中卫市Prefecture-level City913,7041,080,8321,157,525
Qīnghăi Shĕng青海省Province4,822,9635,626,7235,984,000
Guŏluò Zàngzú Zìzhìzhōu [Golog]果洛藏族自治州Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture137,940181,682205,660
Hăibĕi Zàngzú Zìzhìzhōu海北藏族自治州Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture258,922273,304283,000
Hăidōng Shì [← Hăidōng Dìqū]海东市Prefecture-level City1,391,5651,396,8451,470,800
Hăinán Zàngzú Zìzhìzhōu海南藏族自治州Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture375,426441,691472,400
Hăixī Mĕnggŭzú Zàngzú Zìzhìzhōu海西蒙古族藏族自治州Mongol and Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture332,094489,338515,000
Huángnán Zàngzú Zìzhìzhōu黄南藏族自治州Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture214,642256,716272,500
Xīníng Shì西宁市Prefecture-level City1,849,7132,208,7082,355,000
Yùshù Zàngzú Zìzhìzhōu玉树藏族自治州Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture262,661378,439409,500
Shāndōng Shĕng山东省Province89,971,78995,792,719100,058,000
Bīnzhōu Shì滨州市Prefecture-level City3,563,9213,748,4743,912,300
Dézhōu Shì德州市Prefecture-level City5,293,6745,568,2355,795,800
Dōngyíng Shì东营市Prefecture-level City1,793,1712,035,3382,154,600
Hézé Shì菏泽市Prefecture-level City8,097,9738,287,6938,736,000
Jìnán Shì济南市Sub-provincial City5,921,8916,813,9847,321,200
Jìníng Shì济宁市Prefecture-level City7,740,2818,081,9058,375,900
Láiwú Shì莱芜市Prefecture-level City1,233,5251,298,5291,376,000
Liáochéng Shì聊城市Prefecture-level City5,412,1155,789,8636,064,300
Línyí Shì临沂市Prefecture-level City9,942,65210,039,44010,563,400
Qīngdăo Shì青岛市Sub-provincial City7,494,1948,715,0879,290,500
Rìzhào Shì日照市Prefecture-level City2,685,9282,801,0132,916,500
Tài'ān Shì泰安市Prefecture-level City5,334,6315,494,2075,645,100
Wéifāng Shì潍坊市Prefecture-level City8,495,3009,086,2419,363,000
Wēihăi Shì威海市Prefecture-level City2,596,7532,804,7712,825,600
Yāntái Shì烟台市Prefecture-level City6,635,7356,968,2027,089,400
Zăozhuāng Shì枣庄市Prefecture-level City3,545,6153,729,1403,920,300
Zībó Shì淄博市Prefecture-level City4,184,4304,530,5974,708,400
Shànghăi Shì上海市Municipal Province16,407,73423,019,19624,183,000
Shànghăi Shì上海市Province-level City16,407,73423,019,19624,183,000
Shānxī Shĕng山西省Province32,471,24235,712,10137,024,000
Chángzhì Shì长治市Prefecture-level City3,138,9913,334,5653,454,945
Dàtóng Shì大同市Prefecture-level City3,001,5083,318,0543,442,352
Jìnchéng Shì晋城市Prefecture-level City2,160,9842,279,1462,333,035
Jìnzhōng Shì晋中市Prefecture-level City3,016,5363,249,4253,365,597
Línfén Shì临汾市Prefecture-level City3,950,8454,316,6104,481,537
Lǚliáng Shì吕梁市Prefecture-level City3,382,2803,727,0683,878,872
Shuòzhōu Shì朔州市Prefecture-level City1,451,8751,714,8571,775,980
Tàiyuán Shì太原市Prefecture-level City3,344,3924,201,5924,379,700
Xīnzhōu Shì忻州市Prefecture-level City2,938,3443,067,5033,166,662
Yángquán Shì阳泉市Prefecture-level City1,273,1261,368,5021,408,815
Yùnchéng Shì运城市Prefecture-level City4,812,3615,134,7795,336,023
Shănxī Shĕng [Shaanxi]陕西省Province35,365,07237,327,37938,354,000
Ānkāng Shì安康市Prefecture-level City2,613,9142,629,9062,661,000
Băojī Shì宝鸡市Prefecture-level City3,594,2153,716,7373,781,000
Hànzhōng Shì汉中市Prefecture-level City3,411,0443,416,1963,449,300
Shāngluò Shì商洛市Prefecture-level City2,345,4372,341,7422,381,300
Tóngchuān Shì铜川市Prefecture-level City792,600834,437833,400
Wèinán Shì渭南市Prefecture-level City5,292,2005,286,0775,382,900
Xī'ān Shì西安市Sub-provincial City7,274,8328,467,8388,989,000
Xiányáng Shì咸阳市Prefecture-level City4,886,0035,096,0015,210,000
Yán'ān Shì延安市Prefecture-level City2,016,7872,187,0092,263,100
Yúlín Shì榆林市Prefecture-level City3,138,0403,351,4363,403,300
Sìchuān Shĕng四川省Province82,348,29680,417,52883,020,000
Ābà Zàngzú Qiāngzú Zìzhìzhōu [Ngawa]阿坝藏族羌族自治州Tibetan and Qiang Autonomous Prefecture847,468898,708940,100
Bāzhōng Shì巴中市Prefecture-level City3,289,2463,283,1483,316,700
Chéngdū Shì成都市Sub-provincial City12,521,05715,118,83916,044,700
Dázhōu Shì达州市Prefecture-level City5,793,1445,468,0975,689,500
Déyáng Shì德阳市Prefecture-level City3,788,0563,615,7583,531,600
Gānzī Zàngzú Zìzhìzhōu [Garzê]甘孜藏族自治州Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture897,2391,091,8721,186,300
Guăng'ān Shì广安市Prefecture-level City4,124,1003,205,4763,250,300
Guăngyuán Shì广元市Prefecture-level City3,063,2912,484,1222,660,000
Lèshān Shì乐山市Prefecture-level City3,324,1393,235,7593,272,100
Liángshān Yízú Zìzhìzhōu凉山彝族自治州Yi Autonomous Prefecture4,081,6974,532,8094,835,200
Lúzhōu Shì泸州市Prefecture-level City4,102,1654,218,4274,317,200
Méishān Shì眉山市Prefecture-level City3,205,1712,950,5452,974,800
Miányáng Shì绵阳市Prefecture-level City5,170,1414,613,8714,835,600
Nánchōng Shì南充市Prefecture-level City6,683,4066,278,6146,417,900
Nèijiāng Shì内江市Prefecture-level City4,160,3053,702,8473,753,700
Pānzhīhuā Shì攀枝花市Prefecture-level City1,091,6571,214,1211,236,100
Suìníng Shì遂宁市Prefecture-level City3,477,0133,252,6193,235,900
Yă'ān Shì雅安市Prefecture-level City1,522,8451,507,2581,537,800
Yíbīn Shì宜宾市Prefecture-level City4,887,2424,471,8964,530,000
Zìgòng Shì自贡市Prefecture-level City3,033,7632,678,8992,901,400
Zīyáng Shì资阳市Prefecture-level City3,285,1512,593,8432,553,100
Tiānjīn Shì天津市Municipal Province9,848,73112,938,69315,569,000
Tiānjīn Shì天津市Province-level City9,848,73112,938,69315,569,000
Xīnjiāng Wéiwú'ĕr Zìzhìqū新疆维吾尔自治区Uyghur Autonomous Region18,459,51121,815,81524,467,000
Ākèsū Dìqū [Aksu]阿克苏地区Prefecture2,141,7452,370,8092,546,000
Ālètài Dìqū [Altay]阿勒泰地区Prefecture561,667603,283671,600
Bāyīnguōléng Mĕnggŭ Zìzhìzhōu [Bayingolin]巴音郭楞蒙古自治州Mongol Autonomous Prefecture1,056,9701,278,4861,279,300
Bó'ĕrtălā Mĕnggŭ Zìzhìzhōu [Bortala]博尔塔拉蒙古自治州Mongol Autonomous Prefecture424,040443,680475,400
Chāngjí Huízú Zìzhìzhōu昌吉回族自治州Hui Autonomous Prefecture1,322,1451,428,5871,610,000
Hāmì Shì [Kumul]哈密市Prefecture-level City492,096572,400...
Hétián Dìqū [Hotan]和田地区Prefecture1,681,3102,014,3622,522,800
Kāshí Dìqū [Kashgar, Kaxgar]喀什地区Prefecture3,405,7133,979,3214,649,700
Kèlāmăyī Shì [Karamay]克拉玛依市Prefecture-level City270,232391,008442,800
Kèzīlèsū Kē'ĕrkèzī Zìzhìzhōu [Kizilsu]克孜勒苏柯尔克孜自治州Kirghiz Autonomous Prefecture439,688525,570620,600
Tăchéng Dìqū塔城地区Prefecture892,3971,219,369...
Tŭlŭfān Shì [Turpan]吐鲁番市Prefecture-level City550,731622,903637,300
Wūlŭmùqí Shì [Ürümqi]乌鲁木齐市Prefecture-level City2,262,7863,112,5593,500,000
Yīlí Hāsàkè Zìzhìzhōu [Ili]伊犁哈萨克自治州Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture2,367,8762,482,5922,936,400
Zìzhìqū Zhíxiáxiàn Jíxíngzhèng Qūhuà [Shihezi, Aral, Tumxuk, Wujiachu]自治区直辖县级行政区划directly administered590,115770,886...
Xīzàng Zìzhìqū [Tibet]西藏自治区Autonomous Region2,616,3293,002,1653,371,000
Ālĭ Dìqū [Ngari]阿里地区Prefecture77,25395,465...
Chāngdū Shì [Qamdo, Chambo]昌都市Prefecture-level City586,152657,505...
Lāsà Shì [Lhasa]拉萨市Prefecture-level City474,499559,423...
Línzhī Shì [Nyingchi]林芝市Prefecture-level City158,647195,109...
Nàqŭ Shì [Nagqu]那曲市Prefecture-level City366,710462,381...
Rìkāzé Shì [Shigatse, Xigazê]日喀则市Prefecture-level City634,962703,292...
Shānnán Shì [Lhoka]山南市Prefecture-level City318,106328,990...
Yúnnán Shĕng云南省Province42,360,08945,966,76648,005,000
Băoshān Shì保山市Prefecture-level City2,348,3152,506,4912,614,000
Chŭxióng Yízú Zìzhìzhōu楚雄彝族自治州Yi Autonomous Prefecture2,542,5302,684,1692,744,000
Dàlĭ Báizú Zìzhìzhōu大理白族自治州Bai Autonomous Prefecture3,296,5523,456,3233,584,000
Déhóng Dăizú Jĭngpōzú Zìzhìzhōu德宏傣族景颇族自治州Dai and Jingpo Autonomous Prefecture1,082,5991,211,4401,309,000
Díqìng Zàngzú Zìzhìzhōu [Dêqên]迪庆藏族自治州Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture353,518400,182412,000
Hónghé Hānízú Yízú Zìzhìzhōu红河哈尼族彝族自治州Hani and Yi Autonomous Prefecture4,130,4634,500,8964,713,000
Kūnmíng Shì昆明市Prefecture-level City5,781,2946,432,2096,783,000
Lìjiāng Shì丽江市Prefecture-level City1,126,6461,244,7691,290,000
Líncāng Shì临沧市Prefecture-level City2,332,5702,429,4972,526,000
Nùjiāng Lìsùzú Zìzhìzhōu怒江傈僳族自治州Lisu Autonomous Prefecture491,824534,337547,000
Pŭ'ĕr Shì普洱市Prefecture-level City2,480,3462,542,8982,627,000
Qŭjìng Shì曲靖市Prefecture-level City5,466,0895,855,0556,122,000
Wénshān Zhuàngzú Miáozú Zìzhìzhōu文山壮族苗族自治州Zhuang and Miao Autonomous Prefecture3,268,5533,517,9463,636,000
Xīshuāngbănnà Dăizú Zìzhìzhōu西双版纳傣族自治州Dai Autonomous Prefecture993,3971,133,5151,180,000
Yùxī Shì玉溪市Prefecture-level City2,073,0052,303,5182,381,000
Zhāotōng Shì昭通市Prefecture-level City4,592,3885,213,5215,537,000
Zhèjiāng Shĕng浙江省Province45,930,65154,426,89156,570,000
Hángzhōu Shì杭州市Sub-provincial City6,878,7228,700,3739,468,000
Húzhōu Shì湖州市Prefecture-level City2,625,5952,893,5422,995,000
Jiāxīng Shì嘉兴市Prefecture-level City3,582,9964,501,6574,656,000
Jīnhuá Shì金华市Prefecture-level City4,571,8815,361,5725,564,000
Lìshuĭ Shì丽水市Prefecture-level City2,162,1132,116,9572,186,000
Níngbō Shì宁波市Sub-provincial City5,963,3627,605,6898,005,000
Qúzhōu Shì衢州市Prefecture-level City2,128,8562,122,6612,185,000
Shàoxīng Shì绍兴市Prefecture-level City4,304,2414,912,2395,010,000
Táizhōu Shì台州市Prefecture-level City5,153,7155,968,8386,118,000
Wēnzhōu Shì温州市Prefecture-level City7,557,6409,122,1029,215,000
Zhōushān Shì舟山市Prefecture-level City1,001,5301,121,2611,168,000
Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghéguó [People's Republic of China]中华人民共和国Sovereign State1,242,612,2261,339,724,8521,390,080,000

Source: (2000) (2010) China National Bureau of Statistics (web), (2017) several statistical yearbooks and bulletins (web).

Explanation: Status and division as of 2018, as far as sufficient information is available.