According to the preliminary results of the 2020 census, Mainland China has a total population of 1.412 billion. This corresponds to an increase by 72.05 million (5.38%) within the last decade. 902 million persons (63.9%) live in urban areas. The share of urban population grew by 14.2 percentage points.
The total end-of-2019 population of the People's Republic of China (excluding Hong Kong and Macau) crossed the mark of 1.4 billion. Guăngdōng and Shāndōng are the most populous provinces with an estimated population of 115.21 million and 100.7 million, respectively.
The provinces and all major cities with an urban population of 750,000 or more (on district level).
(1982), 1990, 2000, 2010, 2020 census
The population of the provinces and autonomous regions.
1982, 1990, 2000, 2010, 2020 census
The population of the provinces, autonomous regions and prefectures.
2000, 2010, 2020 census
The population of all urban subdistricts, towns and rural townships.
The council districts of Hong Kong as well as all cities and towns with more than 10,000 inhabitants.
The population of the council districts and constituency areas.
The population of the parishes (freguesias) and cities (concelhos) of Macau.
The population of the parishes and statistical districts of Macau.
2006, 2011, 2016, 2021 census