Over the past year, the population of mainland China increased by 0.83% and on November 1, 2020, amounted to 1 billion 412 million people, while in 2019 this figure was 1 billion 400 million, according to a press release from the State Statistical Office.
Thus, over the past 10 years, the country’s population has increased by almost 72.1 million people, or about 5.4%. Chinese (Han) among all – more than 91%. Since 2010, the percentage of khans has increased by almost 5 points, and the percentage of national minorities has decreased by more than 10.
Age distribution: 253 million (18%) – aged 0-14 years, 894 million – 15-59 years (63%), 264 million – from 60 years and older (19%). According to another press release, in China, about 64% of the population lives in cities, which is more than 14% more than a decade ago. At the same time, ~ 40% of the country’s population is concentrated in the east, up to 25% – in the center, and about 7% – in the northeast.
The population of Taiwan, which the authorities in Beijing also consider their territory, is ~ 23.57 million people. In the summer of 2020, the State Statistics Service called the average height and weight of Ukrainians. At the beginning of 2021, the NASU named the number of inhabitants of Ukraine and how many billions are needed for a new census. In 2027, there will be a new leading country on Earth in terms of population, and by 2050 almost 70% of the world’s population will live in cities (UN data).