China’s population decreased by 2.08 million in 2023: National Economic Statistics Bulletin
Published: Feb 29, 2024 10:29 AM
At the end of 2023, China’s population was 1.4097 billion, a decrease of 2.08 million from the previous year, with urban permanent residents totaling 932.67 million. The annual new births reached 9.02 million, while deaths hit 11.1 million, resulting in a natural growth rate of -1.48‰: official statistics