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Sixth National Population Census of the People's Republic of China

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The Sixth National Population Census of the People's Republic of China, also referred to as the 2010 Chinese Census, was conducted by the National Bureau of Statistics of the People's Republic of China with a zero hour of November 1, 2010.[1]

Sixth National Population Census
Sixth China Population Census logo.jpg
Simplified Chinese 第六次全国人口普查
Traditional Chinese 第六次全國人口普查

Contents

Census procedureEdit

Census procedure was governed by the Regulations on National Population Census and the Circular of the State Council on the Conduct of the 6th National Population Census.[1] The census cost 700 million RMB.[2]

ResultsEdit

Total populationEdit

 
Some of the forms used to collect census data

It found the total population of Mainland China to be 1,339,724,852 persons, an increase of 73,899,804 persons from the previous census conducted in 2000.[3] This represented a growth rate of 5.84% over the decade, and an average annual growth rate of 0.57%. The population undercount rate of the census was estimated at 0.12%. The census also listed the population of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region as 7,097,600 persons, the population of Macau Special Administrative Region as 552,300 persons, and the population of Taiwan as 23,162,123 persons.[1][4]

Population composition and demographicsEdit

The census found a total of 401,517,330 family households in Mainland China, with an average of 3.10 persons per household, a decrease of 0.34 persons from the 2000 census. 51.27% of the population is male, and 48.73% is female, giving a male to female ratio of 105.20 men for every 100 women, a decrease from the 2000 figure of 106.74. 49.68% of the population resided in urban areas, and 50.32% resided in rural areas, an increase of 13.46% in the proportion of the urban population. 261,386,075 people had lived in a place different from their household registration for at least six months, with 221,426,652 of these living in a different city from their registration.[1]

16.60% of the population was aged 0–14, 70.14% was aged 15–59, and 13.26% were aged 60 or over. This represented a decrease of 6.29% in the share of the population in the youngest age group, and increases of 3.36% and 2.93% for the 15-59 and 60+ shares, respectively. 91.51% of the population was of the Han Chinese nationality, and 8.49% was of other ethnic groups. The Han population increased by 5.74%, and the population of other groups increased by a combined 6.92%.[1]

Prefectural-level "Population"
Name Province Population (2010)
Hefei Anhui 5,702,000
Anqing Anhui 5,311,000
Bengbu Anhui 3,164,000
Bozhou Anhui 4,851,000
Chizhou Anhui 1,403,000
Chuzhou Anhui 3,938,000
Fuyang Anhui 7,600,000
Huaibei Anhui 2,114,000
Huainan Anhui 2,334,000
Huangshan Anhui 1,359,000
Lu'an Anhui 5,612,000
Ma'anshan Anhui 1,366,000
Suzhou, Anhui Anhui 5,353,000
Tongling Anhui 724,000
Wuhu Anhui 2,263,000
Xuancheng Anhui 2,533,000
Fuzhou, Fujian Fujian 7,115,370
Xiamen Fujian 3,531,347
Longyan Fujian 2,559,545
Nanping Fujian 2,645,549
Ningde Fujian 2,821,996
Putian Fujian 2,778,508
Quanzhou Fujian 8,128,530
Sanming Fujian 2,503,388
Zhangzhou Fujian 4,809,983
Jiuquan Gansu 1,095,947
Jiayuguan Gansu 231,853
Zhangye Gansu 1,199,515
Jinchang Gansu 464,050
Wuwei Gansu 1,815,054
Baiyin Gansu 1,708,751
Lanzhou Gansu 3,616,163
Linxia Gansu 1,946,677
Gannan Gansu 689,132
Dingxi Gansu 2,698,622
Longnan Gansu 2,567,718
Tianshui Gansu 3,262,548
Pingliang Gansu 2,068,033
Qingyang Gansu 2,211,191
Qingyuan Guangdong 3,698,394
Shaoguan Guangdong 2,826,612
Heyuan Guangdong 2,953,019
Meizhou Guangdong 4,240,139
Chaozhou Guangdong 2,669,844
Zhaoqing Guangdong 3,918,085
Yunfu Guangdong 2,360,128
Foshan Guangdong 7,194,311
Guangzhou Guangdong 12,700,800
Dongguan Guangdong 8,220,237
Huizhou Guangdong 4,597,002
Shanwei Guangdong 2,935,717
Jieyang Guangdong 5,877,025
Shantou Guangdong 5,391,028
Zhanjiang Guangdong 6,993,304
Maoming Guangdong 5,817,753
Yangjiang Guangdong 2,421,812
Jiangmen Guangdong 4,448,871
Zhongshan Guangdong 3,120,884
Zhuhai Guangdong 1,560,229
Shenzhen Guangdong 10,357,938
Baise Guangxi 3,466,800
Hechi Guangxi 3,369,200
Liuzhou Guangxi 3,758,700
Guilin Guangxi 4,748,000
Hezhou Guangxi 1,954,100
Chongzuo Guangxi 1,994,300
Nanning Guangxi 6,661,600
Laibin Guangxi 2,099,700
Guigang Guangxi 4,118,800
Wuzhou Guangxi 2,882,200
Fangchenggang Guangxi 866,900
Qinzhou Guangxi 3,079,700
Beihai Guangxi 1,539,300
Yulin, Guangxi Guangxi 5,487,400
Bijie Guizhou 6,536,370
Zunyi Guizhou 6,127,009
Tongren Guizhou 3,092,365
Liupanshui Guizhou 2,851,180
Anshun Guizhou 2,297,339
Guiyang Guizhou 4,324,561
Qianxinan Guizhou 2,805,857
Qiannan Guizhou 3,231,161
Qiandongnan Guizhou 3,480,626
Haikou Hainan 2,046,189
Sanya Hainan 685,408
Sansha Hainan 444
Shijiazhuang Hebei 10,163,788
Baoding Hebei 11,194,379
Cangzhou Hebei 7,134,053
Chengde Hebei 3,473,197
Handan Hebei 9,174,679
Hengshui Hebei 4,340,773
Langfang Hebei 4,358,839
Qinhuangdao Hebei 2,987,605
Tangshan Hebei 7,577,284
Xingtai Hebei 7,104,114
Zhangjiakou Hebei 4,345,491
Harbin Heilongjiang 10,635,971
Daqing Heilongjiang 2,904,532
Hegang Heilongjiang 1,058,665
Heihe Heilongjiang 1,673,898
Jiamusi Heilongjiang 2,552,097
Jixi Heilongjiang 1,862,161
Mudanjiang Heilongjiang 2,798,723
Qiqihar Heilongjiang 5,367,003
Qitaihe Heilongjiang 920,419
Shuangyashan Heilongjiang 1,462,626
Suihua Heilongjiang 5,416,439
Yichun, Heilongjiang Heilongjiang 1,148,126
Da Hinggan Ling Heilongjiang 511,564
Zhengzhou Henan 8,626,505
Anyang Henan 5,172,834
Hebi Henan 1,569,100
Jiaozuo Henan 3,539,860
Kaifeng Henan 4,676,159
Luohe Henan 2,544,103
Luoyang Henan 6,549,486
Nanyang Henan 10,263,006
Pingdingshan Henan 4,904,367
Puyang Henan 3,598,494
Sanmenxia Henan 2,233,872
Shangqiu Henan 7,362,472
Xinxiang Henan 5,707,801
Xinyang Henan 6,108,683
Xuchang Henan 4,307,199
Zhoukou Henan 8,953,172
Zhumadian Henan 7,230,744
Wuhan Hubei 9,785,392
Ezhou Hubei 1,048,672
Huanggang Hubei 6,162,072
Huangshi Hubei 2,429,318
Jingmen Hubei 2,873,687
Jingzhou Hubei 5,691,707
Shiyan Hubei 3,340,843
Suizhou Hubei 2,162,222
Xiangyang Hubei 5,500,307
Xianning Hubei 2,462,583
Xiaogan Hubei 4,814,542
Yichang Hubei 4,059,686
Enshi Hubei 3,290,294
Changsha Hunan 7,044,118
Changde Hunan 5,747,218
Chenzhou Hunan 4,581,778
Hengyang Hunan 7,141,462
Huaihua Hunan 4,741,948
Loudi Hunan 3,785,627
Shaoyang Hunan 7,071,826
Xiangtan Hunan 2,748,552
Yiyang Hunan 4,313,084
Yongzhou Hunan 5,180,235
Yueyang Hunan 5,477,911
Zhangjiajie Hunan 1,476,521
Zhuzhou Hunan 3,855,609
Xiangxi Hunan 2,547,833
Alxa Inner Mongolia 231,334
Bayannur Inner Mongolia 1,669,915
Wuhai Inner Mongolia 532,902
Ordos Inner Mongolia 1,940,653
Baotou Inner Mongolia 2,650,364
Hohhot Inner Mongolia 2,866,615
Ulanqab Inner Mongolia 2,143,590
Xilingol Inner Mongolia 1,028,022
Chifeng Inner Mongolia 4,341,245
Tongliao Inner Mongolia 3,139,153
Hinggan Inner Mongolia 1,613,250
Hulunbuir Inner Mongolia 2,549,278
Nanjing Jiangsu 8,004,680
Changzhou Jiangsu 4,591,972
Huai'an Jiangsu 4,799,889
Lianyungang Jiangsu 4,393,914
Nantong Jiangsu 7,282,835
Suqian Jiangsu 4,715,553
Suzhou, Jiangsu Jiangsu 10,465,994
Taizhou, Jiangsu Jiangsu 4,618,558
Wuxi Jiangsu 6,372,624
Xuzhou Jiangsu 8,580,500
Yancheng Jiangsu 7,260,240
Yangzhou Jiangsu 4,459,760
Zhenjiang Jiangsu 3,113,384
Nanchang Jiangxi 5,042,565
Fuzhou, Jiangxi Jiangxi 3,912,312
Ganzhou Jiangxi 8,368,440
Ji'an Jiangxi 4,810,340
Jingdezhen Jiangxi 1,587,477
Jiujiang Jiangxi 4,728,763
Pingxiang Jiangxi 1,854,510
Shangrao Jiangxi 6,579,714
Xinyu Jiangxi 1,138,873
Yichun, Jiangxi Jiangxi 5,419,575
Yingtan Jiangxi 1,124,906
Changchun Jilin 7,677,089
Baicheng Jilin 2,033,058
Baishan Jilin 1,296,575
Jilin Jilin 4,414,681
Liaoyuan Jilin 1,176,645
Siping Jilin 3,386,325
Songyuan Jilin 2,881,082
Tonghua Jilin 2,325,242
Yanbian Jilin 2,271,600
Shenyang Liaoning 8,106,171
Dalian Liaoning 6,690,432
Anshan Liaoning 3,645,884
Benxi Liaoning 1,709,538
Chaoyang Liaoning 3,044,641
Dandong Liaoning 2,444,697
Fushun Liaoning 2,138,090
Fuxin Liaoning 1,819,339
Huludao Liaoning 2,623,541
Jinzhou Liaoning 3,126,463
Liaoyang Liaoning 1,858,768
Panjin Liaoning 1,392,493
Tieling Liaoning 2,717,732
Yingkou Liaoning 2,428,534
Yinchuan Ningxia 1,993,088
Shizuishan Ningxia 725,482
Wuzhong Ningxia 1,273,792
Zhongwei Ningxia 1,080,832
Guyuan Ningxia 1,228,156
Haixi Qinghai 489,338
Haibei Qinghai 273,304
Xining Qinghai 2,208,708
Haidong Qinghai 1,396,846
Hainan Qinghai 441,689
Huangnan Qinghai 256,716
Yushu Qinghai 378,439
Golog Qinghai 181,682
Xi'an Shaanxi 8,467,837
Ankang Shaanxi 2,629,906
Baoji Shaanxi 3,716,731
Hanzhong Shaanxi 3,416,196
Shangluo Shaanxi 2,341,742
Tongchuan Shaanxi 834,437
Weinan Shaanxi 5,286,077
Xianyang Shaanxi 4,894,834
Yan'an Shaanxi 2,187,009
Yulin, Shaanxi Shaanxi 3,351,437
Jinan Shandong 6,814,000
Qingdao Shandong 8,715,100
Binzhou Shandong 3,748,500
Dezhou Shandong 5,568,200
Dongying Shandong 2,035,300
Heze Shandong 8,287,800
Jining Shandong 8,081,900
Laiwu Shandong 1,298,500
Liaocheng Shandong 5,789,900
Linyi Shandong 10,039,400
Rizhao Shandong 2,801,100
Tai'an Shandong 5,494,200
Weifang Shandong 9,086,200
Weihai Shandong 2,804,800
Yantai Shandong 6,968,200
Zaozhuang Shandong 3,729,300
Zibo Shandong 4,530,600
Taiyuan Shanxi 4,201,591
Changzhi Shanxi 3,334,564
Datong Shanxi 3,318,057
Jincheng Shanxi 2,279,151
Jinzhong Shanxi 3,249,425
Linfen Shanxi 4,316,612
Lüliang Shanxi 3,727,057
Shuozhou Shanxi 1,714,857
Xinzhou Shanxi 3,067,501
Yangquan Shanxi 1,368,502
Yuncheng Shanxi 5,134,794
Garzê Sichuan 1,091,872
Ngawa Sichuan 898,713
Mianyang Sichuan 4,613,862
Guangyuan Sichuan 2,484,123
Nanchong Sichuan 6,278,622
Bazhong Sichuan 3,283,771
Dazhou Sichuan 5,468,092
Ya'an Sichuan 1,507,264
Chengdu Sichuan 14,047,625
Deyang Sichuan 3,615,759
Suining Sichuan 3,252,551
Guang'an Sichuan 3,205,476
Meishan Sichuan 2,950,548
Ziyang Sichuan 3,665,064
Leshan Sichuan 3,235,756
Neijiang Sichuan 3,702,847
Zigong Sichuan 2,678,898
Yibin Sichuan 4,472,001
Luzhou Sichuan 4,218,426
Liangshan Sichuan 4,532,809
Panzhihua Sichuan 1,214,121
Ngari Tibet 95,465
Nagqu Tibet 462,382
Qamdo Tibet 657,505
Xigazê Tibet 703,292
Lhasa Tibet 559,423
Lhoka Tibet 328,990
Nyingchi Tibet 195,109
Altay Xinjiang 603,280
Bortala Xinjiang 443,680
Tacheng Xinjiang 1,219,212
Karamay Xinjiang 391,008
Changji Xinjiang 1,428,592
ÜrümqiÜrümqi Xinjiang 3,110,280
Turpan Xinjiang 622,679
Kumul Xinjiang 572,400
Ili Xinjiang 2,482,627
Kizilsu Xinjiang 525,599
Kashgar Xinjiang 3,979,362
Aksu Xinjiang 2,370,887
Hotan Xinjiang 2,014,365
Bayingolin Xinjiang 1,278,492
Kunming Yunnan 6,432,000
Qujing Yunnan 5,855,000
Yuxi Yunnan 2,304,000
Baoshan Yunnan 2,506,000
Zhaotong Yunnan 5,213,000
Lijiang Yunnan 1,245,000
Pu'er Yunnan 2,543,000
Lincang Yunnan 2,430,000
Dehong Yunnan 1,211,000
Nujiang Yunnan 534,000
Dêqên Yunnan 400,000
Dali Yunnan 3,456,000
Chuxiong Yunnan 2,684,000
Honghe Yunnan 4,501,000
Wenshan Yunnan 3,518,000
Xishuangbanna Yunnan 1,134,000
Hangzhou Zhejiang 8,700,400
Ningbo Zhejiang 7,605,700
Huzhou Zhejiang 2,893,500
Jiaxing Zhejiang 4,501,700
Jinhua Zhejiang 5,361,600
Lishui Zhejiang 2,117,000
Quzhou Zhejiang 2,122,700
Shaoxing Zhejiang 4,912,200
Taizhou, Zhejiang Zhejiang 5,968,800
Wenzhou Zhejiang 9,122,100
Zhoushan Zhejiang 1,121,300

Educational attainmentEdit

The census found that, in Mainland China, 119,636,790 people had completed higher education, 187,985,979 had completed only senior secondary education, 519,656,445 had completed only junior secondary education, 358,764,003 had completed only primary education, and 54,656,573 were illiterate. Since 2000, out of every 100,000 people, the number with higher education has increased from 3,611 to 8,930, the number with senior secondary education has increased from 11,146 to 14,032, the number with junior secondary education increased from 33,961 to 38,788, and the number of people with only primary education decreased from 35,701 to 26,779. The illiteracy rate declined from 6.72% to 4.08%.[1]

Provincial-level "Educational attainment"
Administrative
region
Completed
higher
education
Completed
higher
education
(%)
For every
100,000
people
higher
education
Completed
senior
secondary
education
Some
senior
secondary
education
(%)
Completed
senior
secondary
education
(%)
Completed
junior
secondary
education
Some
junior
secondary
education
(%)
Completed
junior
secondary
education
(%)
Completed
primary
education
Some
primary
education
(%)
Completed
primary
education
(%)
Illiterate
Illiterate
(%)
Illiteracy
rate
(%)
National total 119,637 8.93 8,930 187,986 14.03 22.96 519,656 38.79 61.75 358,764 26.78 88.53 54,657 4.08 4.89
Beijing 6,178 31.50 31,501 4,162 21.22 52.72 6,157 31.39 84.12 1,953 9.96 94.07 333 1.70 1.86
Shanghai 5,053 21.95 21,952 4,826 20.97 42.92 8,393 36.46 79.38 3,116 13.54 92.91 631 2.74 3.00
Tianjin 2,262 17.48 17,480 2,672 20.65 38.13 4,936 38.15 76.28 2,206 17.05 93.33 271 2.10 2.33
Liaoning 5,234 11.96 11,965 6,469 14.79 26.75 19,829 45.33 72.08 9,365 21.41 93.49 844 1.93 2.18
Jiangsu 8,507 10.81 10,815 12,698 16.14 26.96 30,418 38.67 65.63 19,017 24.18 89.80 2,995 3.81 4.38
Xinjiang 2,320 10.64 10,635 2,526 11.58 22.22 7,874 36.10 58.31 6,560 30.08 88.39 516 2.36 2.98
Shaanxi 3,940 10.56 10,556 5,888 15.77 26.33 14,981 40.14 66.46 8,741 23.42 89.88 1,398 3.74 4.39
Inner Mongolia 2,522 10.21 10,208 3,737 15.13 25.33 9,689 39.22 64.55 6,280 25.42 89.97 1,005 4.07 4.74
Jilin 2,716 9.89 9,890 4,632 16.87 26.76 11,553 42.07 68.83 6,607 24.06 92.88 527 1.92 2.18
Hubei 5,456 9.53 9,533 9,502 16.60 26.13 22,676 39.62 65.75 13,091 22.87 88.62 2,619 4.58 5.31
Zhejiang 5,078 9.33 9,330 7,381 13.56 22.89 19,964 36.68 59.57 15,685 28.82 88.39 3,061 5.62 6.48
Ningxia 577 9.15 9,152 785 12.45 21.60 2,121 33.65 55.26 1,879 29.83 85.08 392 6.22 7.92
Heilongjiang 3,474 9.07 9,067 5,743 14.99 24.06 17,272 45.08 69.14 9,225 24.08 93.22 788 2.06 2.34
Shanxi 3,114 8.72 8,721 5,619 15.73 24.45 16,115 45.13 69.58 7,805 21.85 91.43 762 2.13 2.57
Shandong 8,329 8.69 8,694 13,323 13.91 22.60 38,468 40.16 62.76 23,912 24.96 87.72 4,757 4.97 5.89
Chongqing 2,493 8.64 8,642 3,811 13.21 21.86 9,514 32.98 54.84 9,747 33.79 88.63 1,239 4.30 5.17
Qinghai 485 8.62 8,616 587 10.43 19.04 1,428 25.37 44.42 1,984 35.27 79.68 576 10.23 12.94
Fujian 3,085 8.36 8,361 5,119 13.88 22.24 13,978 37.89 60.12 10,995 29.80 89.92 900 2.44 2.89
Guangdong 8,567 8.21 8,214 17,807 17.07 25.29 44,760 42.91 68.20 23,944 22.96 91.16 2,042 1.96 2.36
Hainan 674 7.77 7,768 1,272 14.67 22.43 3,620 41.74 64.17 1,972 22.74 86.91 354 4.08 5.11
Hunan 4,989 7.59 7,595 10,129 15.42 23.01 25,963 39.53 62.54 17,594 26.79 89.33 1,754 2.67 3.24
Gansu 1,923 7.52 7,520 3,245 12.69 20.21 7,983 31.21 51.42 8,313 32.50 83.92 2,223 8.69 10.62
Hebei 5,243 7.30 7,296 9,132 12.71 20.00 31,903 44.40 64.40 17,720 24.66 89.06 1,877 2.61 3.14
Jiangxi 3,052 6.85 6,847 5,493 12.33 19.17 16,842 37.79 56.96 13,373 30.01 86.97 1,394 3.13 4.00
Anhui 3,985 6.70 6,697 6,410 10.77 17.47 22,619 38.01 55.49 16,629 27.95 83.43 4,965 8.34 10.17
Sichuan 5,368 6.68 6,675 9,045 11.25 17.92 28,057 34.89 52.81 27,847 34.63 87.44 4,377 5.44 6.56
Henan 6,016 6.40 6,398 12,423 13.21 19.61 39,923 42.46 62.07 22,668 24.11 86.18 3,991 4.25 5.37
Guangxi 2,751 5.98 5,978 5,079 11.03 17.01 17,842 38.76 55.78 14,581 31.68 87.45 1,249 2.71 3.47
Yunnan 2,656 5.78 5,778 3,850 8.38 14.15 12,631 27.48 41.63 19,944 43.39 85.02 2,770 6.03 7.60
Tibet 165 5.51 5,507 131 4.36 9.87 386 12.85 22.72 1,098 36.59 59.31
Guizhou 1,839 5.29 5,292 2,530 7.28 12.57 10,351 29.79 42.36 13,681 39.37 81.74 3,039 8.74 11.69

Population distributionEdit

 
Map displaying provinces whose population as a proportion of Mainland China's total population increased (green) and decreased (red)
Rank
Administrative region
Population as of
2000 Census
[5]
Population as of
2010 Census[6]
Numerical change
Proportion
2000 Census[6]
Proportion
2010 Census[6]
1 Guangdong 85,225,007 104,303,132  19,078,125 6.83% 7.79%
2 Shandong 89,971,789 95,793,065  5,821,276 7.17% 7.15%
3 Henan 91,236,854 94,023,567  2,786,713 7.31% 7.02%
4 Sichuan 82,348,296 80,418,200  1,930,096 6.58% 6.00%
5 Jiangsu 73,043,577 78,659,903  5,616,326 5.88% 5.87%
6 Hebei 66,684,419 71,854,202  5,169,783 5.33% 5.36%
7 Hunan 63,274,173 65,683,722  2,409,549 5.09% 4.90%
8 Anhui 58,999,948 59,500,510  500,562 4.73% 4.44%
9 Hubei 59,508,870 57,237,740  2,271,130 4.76% 4.27%
10 Zhejiang 45,930,651 54,426,891  8,496,240 3.69% 4.06%
11 Guangxi 43,854,538 46,026,629  2,172,091 3.55% 3.44%
12 Yunnan 42,360,089 45,966,239  3,606,150 3.39% 3.43%
13 Jiangxi 40,397,598 44,567,475  4,169,877 3.27% 3.33%
14 Liaoning 41,824,412 43,746,323  1,921,911 3.35% 3.27%
15 Heilongjiang 36,237,576 38,312,224  2,074,648 2.91% 2.86%
16 Shaanxi 35,365,072 37,327,378  1,962,306 2.85% 2.79%
17 Fujian 34,097,947 36,894,216  2,796,269 2.74% 2.75%
18 Shanxi 32,471,242 35,712,111  3,240,869 2.60% 2.67%
19 Guizhou 35,247,695 34,746,468  501,227 2.78% 2.59%
20 Chongqing 30,512,763 28,846,170  1,666,593 2.44% 2.15%
21 Jilin 26,802,191 27,462,297  660,106 2.16% 2.05%
22 Gansu 25,124,282 25,575,254  450,972 2.02% 1.91%
23 Inner Mongolia 23,323,347 24,706,321  1,382,974 1.88% 1.84%
24 Shanghai 16,407,734 23,019,148  6,611,414 1.32% 1.72%
25 Xinjiang 18,459,511 21,813,334  3,353,823 1.52% 1.63%
26 Beijing 13,569,194 19,612,368  6,043,174 1.09% 1.46%
27 Tianjin 9,848,731 12,938,224  3,089,493 0.79% 0.97%
28 Hainan 7,559,035 8,671,518  1,112,483 0.62% 0.65%
29 Ningxia 5,486,393 6,301,350  814,957 0.44% 0.47%
30 Qinghai 4,822,963 5,626,722  803,759 0.41% 0.42%
31 Tibet 2,616,329 3,002,166  385,837 0.21% 0.22%
Military 2,498,600 2,300,000  198,600
Residence Difficult to Determine 4,649,985
National total (excluding below) 1,245,110,826 1,339,724,852  94,614,026 100% 100%
* Hong Kong S.A.R. 6,708,389 7,061,200  352,811
* Macau S.A.R. 431,500 552,300  120,800
* Taiwan Area 22,276,672 23,162,123  885,451

Foreign nationals and residents of Hong Kong, Macau and TaiwanEdit

 
A breakdown of foreign nationals in Mainland China at the time of the census.[7]

The census also recorded 593,832 foreign nationals, 234,829 residents of Hong Kong SAR, 21,201 residents of Macau SAR, and 170,283 residents of Taiwan residing in Mainland China, a total of 1,020,145 additional persons. 605,821 of these were male, and 414,324 were female. Of the foreign nationals, 120,750 were from the Republic of Korea, 71,493 were from the United States, 66,159 were from Japan, 39,776 were from Myanmar, 36,205 were from Vietnam, 19,990 were from Canada, 15,087 were from France, 15,051 were from India, 14,446 were from Germany, and 13,286 were from Australia. The remaining 181,589 were from other countries.[7]

NaturalisationEdit

According to The Economist, China had only 1,448 naturalised Chinese in total at the 2010 census.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Communiqué of the National Bureau of Statistics of People's Republic of China on Major Figures of the 2010 Population Census (No. 1)". National Bureau of Statistics of China. April 28, 2011. Archived from the original on November 8, 2013. Retrieved April 29, 2011. 
  2. ^ Branigan, Tania (November 1, 2010). "China census could be first to record true population". The Guardian. Retrieved May 7, 2011. 
  3. ^ This figure excludes foreign nationals, residents of Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macau temporarily staying in Mainland China, and Chinese citizens who have permanently settled abroad, but includes Chinese citizens who were temporarily abroad when the census was taken.
  4. ^ These three figures were obtained from the relevant authorities in each region.
  5. ^ 省、自治区、直辖市的分性别、户口登记状况的人口 (in Chinese). National Bureau of Statistics of China. April 2001. Archived from the original on November 15, 2013. Retrieved July 9, 2011. 
  6. ^ a b c "Communiqué of the National Bureau of Statistics of People's Republic of China on Major Figures of the 2010 Population Census (No. 2)". National Bureau of Statistics of China. April 29, 2011. Archived from the original on November 14, 2013. Retrieved April 29, 2011. 
  7. ^ a b "Major Figures on Residents from Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan and Foreigners Covered by 2010 Population Census". National Bureau of Statistics of China. April 29, 2011. Archived from the original on May 14, 2011. Retrieved April 29, 2011. 
  8. ^ Who is Chinese? The upper Han, The Economist, 19 November 2016 (page visited on 19 November 2016).