China Forecast: Population

1980 - 2026 | Yearly | Person mn | International Monetary Fund

China Population is forecasted to be 1,408.100 Person mn in Dec 2021 as reported by International Monetary Fund. It records an increase from the last reported number of 1,404.330 Person mn in Dec 2020. Looking ahead, China Population is projected to stand at 1,419.030 Person mn in Dec 2026. The data is updated yearly and is categorized in CEIC under World Trend Plus’s Country Forecast – Table IMF.WEO: Population.

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China Forecast: Population

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Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
1,419.030 2026 1,417.900 2025 987.050 1980 1,419.030 2026 Person mn yearly 1980 - 2026

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country/region Last Frequency Range
Afghanistan (Person mn) 37.756 2026 yearly 2002 - 2026
Albania (Person mn) 2.838 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Algeria (Person mn) 48.723 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Angola (Person mn) 37.053 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Antigua and Barbuda (Person mn) 0.107 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Argentina (Person mn) 48.180 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Armenia (Person mn) 2.971 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Aruba (Person mn) 0.115 2025 yearly 1995 - 2025
Australia (Person mn) 27.287 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Austria (Person mn) 9.171 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Azerbaijan (Person mn) 10.851 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Bahamas (Person mn) 0.412 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bahrain (Person mn) 1.704 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bangladesh (Person mn) 173.814 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Barbados (Person mn) 0.292 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Belarus (Person mn) 9.129 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Belgium (Person mn) 11.775 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Belize (Person mn) 0.473 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Benin (Person mn) 14.342 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bhutan (Person mn) 0.790 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bolivia (Person mn) 12.803 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Bosnia and Herzegovina (Person mn) 3.200 2026 yearly 1996 - 2026
Botswana (Person mn) 2.657 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Brazil (Person mn) 218.795 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Brunei (Person mn) 0.467 2026 yearly 1985 - 2026
Bulgaria (Person mn) 6.667 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Burkina Faso (Person mn) 24.838 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Burundi (Person mn) 14.179 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Cambodia (Person mn) 16.643 2026 yearly 1986 - 2026
Cameroon (Person mn) 30.759 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Canada (Person mn) 40.307 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Cape Verde (Person mn) 0.598 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Central African Republic (Person mn) 5.454 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Chad (Person mn) 19.491 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Chile (Person mn) 20.670 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
China (Person mn) 1,419.030 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Colombia (Person mn) 53.741 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Comoros (Person mn) 1.107 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Congo (Person mn) 5.429 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Costa Rica (Person mn) 5.458 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Croatia (Person mn) 3.951 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Cyprus (Person mn) 0.948 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Czech Republic (Person mn) 10.789 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Democratic Republic of Congo (Person mn) 110.020 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Denmark (Person mn) 5.928 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Djibouti (Person mn) 1.308 2026 yearly 1991 - 2026
Dominica (Person mn) 0.075 2026 yearly 1981 - 2026
Dominican Republic (Person mn) 11.060 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ecuador (Person mn) 19.040 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Egypt (Person mn) 113.605 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
El Salvador (Person mn) 6.682 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Equatorial Guinea (Person mn) 1.683 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Eritrea (Person mn) 3.937 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Estonia (Person mn) 1.326 2026 yearly 1993 - 2026
Swaziland (Person mn) 1.201 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ethiopia (Person mn) 106.885 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Fiji (Person mn) 0.930 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Finland (Person mn) 5.533 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
France (Person mn) 66.221 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Gabon (Person mn) 2.264 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Gambia (Person mn) 2.890 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Georgia (Person mn) 3.698 2026 yearly 1994 - 2026
Germany (Person mn) 83.423 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ghana (Person mn) 35.490 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Greece (Person mn) 10.454 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Grenada (Person mn) 0.117 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Guatemala (Person mn) 20.275 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Guinea (Person mn) 16.198 2026 yearly 1990 - 2026
Guinea-Bissau (Person mn) 2.060 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Guyana (Person mn) 0.801 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Haiti (Person mn) 12.221 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Honduras (Person mn) 11.037 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Hong Kong SAR, China (Person mn) 7.738 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Hungary (Person mn) 9.752 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Iceland (Person mn) 0.386 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
India (Person mn) 1,455.820 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Indonesia (Person mn) 284.896 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Iran (Person mn) 89.292 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Iraq (Person mn) 46.814 2026 yearly 2003 - 2026
Ireland (Person mn) 5.285 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Israel (Person mn) 10.272 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Italy (Person mn) 60.026 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Ivory Coast (Person mn) 31.446 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Jamaica (Person mn) 2.756 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Japan (Person mn) 122.401 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Jordan (Person mn) 10.670 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kazakhstan (Person mn) 20.371 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Kenya (Person mn) 55.567 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kiribati (Person mn) 0.131 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
South Korea (Person mn) 51.919 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kosovo (Person mn) 1.851 2026 yearly 2000 - 2026
Kuwait (Person mn) 5.759 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Kyrgyzstan (Person mn) 7.372 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Laos (Person mn) 7.917 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Latvia (Person mn) 1.884 2026 yearly 1992 - 2026
Lebanon (Person mn) 6.825 2020 yearly 1980 - 2020
Lesotho (Person mn) 2.216 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Liberia (Person mn) 5.436 2026 yearly 1998 - 2026
Libya (Person mn) 7.052 2026 yearly 1980 - 2026
Lithuania (Person mn) 2.796 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026

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Government and Public Finance Last Frequency Range
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP (%) -5.8 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1995 - Mar 2021
Consolidated Fiscal Balance (USD mn) -117,648.866 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Mar 2021
Tax Revenue (USD mn) 287,988.512 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1995 - Jul 2021
Tax Revenue: % of GDP (%) 4.7 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1995 - Mar 2021
National Government Debt (USD mn) 3,201,622.5 2020 yearly 2005 - 2020
Government Debt: % of GDP (%) 20.6 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2014 - Dec 2020
Forecast: Government Expenditure (RMB bn) 55,314.710 2026 yearly 1982 - 2026
Forecast: Government Net Debt (RMB bn) 139,142.930 2026 yearly 1995 - 2026
Forecast: Government Revenue (RMB bn) 45,591.420 2026 yearly 1982 - 2026
Foreign Trade Last Frequency Range
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth (%) 3.705 2026 yearly 1998 - 2026
Trade Balance (USD mn) 58,331.3 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Aug 2021
Total Exports (USD mn) 241,134.2 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - Mar 2021
Total Exports Growth (%) 27.4 Mar 2021 monthly May 2009 - Mar 2021
Aluminum: Exports (USD th) 13,100,361.783 2020 yearly 1996 - 2020
Exports: Medicament (USD th) 5,445,873.630 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 16,519,489.931 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Imports (USD mn) 218,382.8 May 2021 monthly Jan 1992 - May 2021
Total Imports Growth (%) 42.7 Apr 2021 monthly May 2009 - Apr 2021
Imports: Medicament (USD th) 22,061,467.000 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product (USD th) 13,748,129.329 2020 yearly 1995 - 2020
Total Exports to USA (USD mn) 46,502.736 Dec 2020 monthly Jan 1981 - Dec 2020
Total Imports from USA (USD mn) 17,290.384 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1981 - Mar 2021
CN: Exports: fob: Emerging and Developing Economies: Emerging and Developing Asi... (USD mn) 12,402.540 May 2021 monthly Feb 1990 - May 2021
CN: Imports: cif: Advanced Economies: Australia (USD mn) 13,952.925 May 2021 monthly Apr 1981 - May 2021
Trade Index: Export: Value (Prev Year=100) 120.200 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2021
Trade Index: Import: Value (Prev Year=100) 124.200 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2021
Trade Index: Export: Quantum (Prev Year=100) 119.200 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2021
Trade Index: Export: Unit Value (Prev Year=100) 100.800 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2021
Trade Index: Import: Unit Value (Prev Year=100) 118.000 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2021
Trade Index: Import: Quantum (Prev Year=100) 105.300 Jun 2021 monthly Jan 2005 - Jun 2021
Automobile: Exports: Total (USD mn) 10,431.411 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2021
Automobile: Exports: MC: Bus (USD mn) 739.458 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2021
Automobile: Exports: Motorcycle (USD mn) 588.735 Jul 2021 monthly Mar 2003 - Jul 2021
Automobile: Exports: MC: Sedan (USD mn) 350.528 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2021
Automobile: Imports: Total (USD mn) 7,871.690 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2003 - Jul 2021
Imports: Other, Apparatus Based on the Use of X-rays for Medical (USD th) 66,760.689 Mar 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2018
Imports: Computed Tomography Apparatus (USD th) 92,098.563 Mar 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2018
Exports: Massage Apparatus (USD th) 172,419.213 Mar 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2018
Exports: Other Needles, Catheters, Cannulae and the Like (USD th) 96,906.178 Mar 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2018
Imports: Other Needles, Catheters, Cannulae and the Like (USD th) 152,633.684 Mar 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2018
Exports: Adhesive Plasters (USD th) 45,585.795 Mar 2018 monthly Jan 2003 - Mar 2018
CN: Steel: Import: Steel Product: Rod & Bar (Ton th) 244.828 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 2021
CN: Steel: Import: Steel Product: Sheet & Plate (Ton th) 722.635 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2002 - Jul 2021
Balance of Payments Last Frequency Range
Direct Investment Abroad (USD mn) 34,000.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
Current Account Balance (USD mn) 52,800.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
Current Account Balance: % of GDP (%) 1.2 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
Foreign Direct Investment (USD mn) 82,000.0 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP (%) 1.9 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment (USD mn) 75,172.524 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
Foreign Portfolio Investment: % of GDP (%) 2.5 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Equity Securities (USD mn) 43,747.3 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
Foreign Portfolio Investment: Debt Securities (USD mn) 67,007.091 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1998 - Dec 2020
External Debt (USD mn) 2,526,600.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2021
External Debt: % of GDP (%) 16.3 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
External Debt: Short Term (USD mn) 1,398,700.0 Mar 2021 quarterly Jun 2003 - Mar 2021
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP (%) 8.9 2020 yearly 1985 - 2020
Forecast: Current Account Balance (USD bn) 128.763 2026 yearly 1997 - 2026
Net International Investment Position (USD mn) 2,150,251.971 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2011 - Dec 2020
BoP: CA: Goods: Export (USD mn) 759,400.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Primary Income (USD mn) -42,000.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Debit (USD mn) -7,600.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: FA: Asset (USD mn) -301,675.645 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: FA: Reserve Asset (USD mn) -49,900.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Credit (USD mn) 938,100.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Services (USD mn) -21,600.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Primary Income: Debit (USD mn) -131,900.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: Capital Account: Credit (USD mn) 100.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: FA: Non-reserve (USD mn) -3,000.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: Current Account (CA) (USD mn) 52,800.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Goods: Import (USD mn) -647,500.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Primary Income: Credit (USD mn) 89,900.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: Capital Account (USD mn) -37.896 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: FA: Liability (USD mn) 232,204.071 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Goods (USD mn) 111,900.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Services: Debit (USD mn) -98,200.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Secondary Income: Credit (USD mn) 12,100.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: Financial Account (FA) (USD mn) -52,800.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: FA: Non-reserve: Liability (USD mn) 232,204.071 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: Net Errors and Omissions (USD mn) 63.037 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: CA: Debit (USD mn) -885,300.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Services: Credit (USD mn) 76,600.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: CA: Secondary Income (USD mn) 4,500.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Jun 2021
BoP: Capital Account: Debit (USD mn) -63.330 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
BoP: FA: Non-reserve: Asset (USD mn) -266,678.058 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 1998 - Mar 2021
CN: FDI: Utilized: ytd: Mfg: Comm, Computer & Other Electronic Eq (USD mn) 8,408.270 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2018
CN: FDI: Utilized: ytd: Wholesale and Retail Trade (USD mn) 9,766.890 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2018
CN: FDI: Utilized: ytd: Leasing and Commercial Service (USD mn) 18,874.590 Dec 2018 quarterly Mar 2001 - Dec 2018
CN: FDI: Utilized: ytd: Real Estate (USD mn) 22,467.400 Dec 2018 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2018
CN: FDI: Utilized: ytd: Manufacturing (USD mn) 41,174.210 Dec 2018 quarterly Dec 1997 - Dec 2018
Outward Direct Investment: ytd (USD mn) 71,350.000 Jun 2021 quarterly Dec 2008 - Jun 2021
Outward Investment: Hong Kong (USD mn) 90,550.077 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Outward Investment: Latin America: British Virgin Islands (USD mn) 8,682.573 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Outward Investment: United States (USD mn) 3,806.685 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Outward Investment: Asia: Singapore (USD mn) 4,825.673 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Outward Investment: Latin America: Cayman Islands (USD mn) -4,356.681 2019 yearly 2003 - 2019
Outward Investment: Wholesale and Retail Trade (USD mn) 16,070.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Outward Investment: Leasing and Commercial Service (USD mn) 41,790.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Outward Investment: Manufacturing (USD mn) 19,970.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Outward Investment: Information Transmission, Software and Information Technolog... (USD mn) 6,710.000 2020 yearly 2003 - 2020
Outward Investment: Financial Intermediation (USD mn) 19,949.295 2019 yearly 2006 - 2019
No of Business Entity: New Registration: ytd: Company (Unit mn) 8.035 Dec 2020 monthly Dec 2008 - Dec 2020
QFII: Approved Investment Fund: accumulated (USD mn) 116,259.000 May 2020 monthly Jun 2003 - May 2020
QFII: No of Institution: accumulated (Unit) 281.000 Apr 2015 monthly May 2003 - Apr 2015
Monetary Last Frequency Range
Non Performing Loans Ratio (%) 1.8 Jun 2021 quarterly Mar 2005 - Jun 2021
Household Debt: % of GDP (%) 62.1 Mar 2021 quarterly Mar 2007 - Mar 2021
Money Supply M1 (USD mn) 9,435,864.953 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2021
Money Supply M2 (USD mn) 34,386,748.680 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2021
M2 Growth (%) 8.2 Aug 2021 monthly Mar 1997 - Aug 2021
Reserve Requirement Ratio (%) 8.9 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 1985 - Jul 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves (USD mn) 3,232,116.0 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1989 - Aug 2021
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import (NA) 13.7 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2000 - Aug 2021
Gold Reserves (USD mn) 113,689.000 Aug 2021 monthly Dec 1977 - Aug 2021
Total Deposits (USD mn) 35,114,616.278 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Aug 2021
Total Deposits Growth (%) 9.9 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - Mar 2021
Domestic Credit (USD mn) 39,758,259.1 Jul 2021 monthly Jun 1999 - Jul 2021
Domestic Credit Growth (%) 9.1 Jul 2021 monthly Jun 2000 - Jul 2021
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector (%) 20.800 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 1999 - Dec 2020
Credit to Households (USD bn) 9,551.161 Dec 2020 quarterly Mar 2006 - Dec 2020
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector (USD bn) 34,414.400 Dec 2020 quarterly Dec 1985 - Dec 2020
Household Debt (USD mn) 10,550,884.7 Jul 2021 monthly Jan 2007 - Jul 2021
Total Loans (USD mn) 27,536,423.120 Mar 2021 monthly Jan 1997 - Mar 2021
Total Loans Growth (%) 12.24 May 2021 monthly Jan 1998 - May 2021
Private Debt: % of Nominal GDP (%) 182.37 Mar 2021 quarterly Dec 1992 - Mar 2021
Business and Economic Survey Last Frequency Range
Business Confidence Growth (% Point) -1.8 Aug 2021 monthly Jan 2006 - Aug 2021
Lagging Index (2015=100) 99.353 Feb 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2020
Leading Index (2015=100) 92.852 Feb 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2020
Coincident Index (2015=100) 76.044 Feb 2020 monthly Jan 2001 - Feb 2020

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