As of 2018 there are a total of 1 4 billion people in china. That s a lot of people to fit into one country.
According to current projections china s population will finally peak in 2030 with a shrinking labor force and an over 65 population of 240 million.
China map by population density. Visualising population density across the globe this exploratory map shows data from the fantastic global human settlement layer ghsl produced by the european commission. The population density of china in 2019 was 149 93 people per square kilometer a 0 43 increase from 2018. Only japan has aged faster than china.
However the geographical distribution of population is greatly unbalanced mainly on the east coast and spreading out from there. The list includes sovereign states and self governing dependent territories based upon the iso standard iso 3166 1 the list also includes but does not rank unrecognized but de facto independent. This map shows population density in china.
Population density map of china china is a large country with a population of 1 328 billion accounting for 1 5 of the world population. Check out these downloadable population density maps of china. China population density is 146 8 people per square kilometer 380 1 mi 2 as of september 2020.
Total area is the sum of land and water areas within international boundaries and coastlines of china. Chart and table of china population density from 1950 to 2020. Go back to see more maps of china maps of china.
United nations projections are also included through the year 2100. Density of population is calculated as permanently settled population of china divided by total area of the country. It is only rivaled by india 1 36 billion and at the current growth rates india will surpass china as the most populous country by 2030.
China has the world s largest population of about 1 42 billion people. It has a population of 1 295 33 million. China has another very serious demographic problem due to sex selective abortion and its one child policy resulting in a ratio of 120 boys for every 100 girls.
Integrating huge volumes of satellite data with national census data the ghsl has applications for a wide range of research and policy related to urban growth development. If you re searching around for some good china population density maps you ve landed in the right place. The current population density of china in 2020 is 150 51 people per square kilometer a 0 39 increase from 2019.
This is a list of countries and dependent territories ranked by population density measured by the number of human inhabitants per square kilometer and also sortable by total area and by population. China carried out its fifth national population census on november 1 2000.