China's Urban population(Comparison Chart)

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China's Urban population(2021)

China's latest "Urban population" is 882,894,483.(2021's Research)

China's latest Urban population(2021)
CountryUrban population

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The newest updated about survey by for 2021.
(Confirmed on July 22, 2022, 12:00 am.)
Statistical data for 2021 will be reflected immediately upon release.

Transition Chart Of China's Urban population(1960 - current year)

So how has the current "882,894,483" Urban population in China changed compared to the past?

The following transition graph(line chart) shows "Urban population" in China from 1960 to 2021.

Animation Chart showing the yearly change

*Here is a chart that shows the transition from 1960 to 2021 as a moving year-by-year graph. It is also comparable to the total population.

*If you choose to view Other Statistics, you will be able to compare "Urban population" with over 270 statistics for China.

Changes in the global ranking of China's "Urban population" (full history)

The following Bar Chart Race shows the changes in the global ranking of China's "Urban population".

The entire history of China's world ranking from 1960 to 2021 is visualized in Bar Chart Race.

*How to see the graph
China is marked with a red frame, and an UP arrow is displayed on the right side when the ranking goes up, and a DOWN arrow is displayed when it goes down.

You can see where China's "Urban population" has been ranked in the world.


Overall view of the chart (still image)

This is the overall chart of the China' Urban population graph above.

Transition Chart Of China's Urban population(1960 - 2021)

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※【data detail】
Line 1:Years, Line 2:Urban population

Also below is a list of "China's Urban population" from 1960 to 2021. 👆Scrollable horizontally.

A list of data on China's Urban population(1960 to 2021) 👆Scrollable horizontally
Urban population108,085,352.00110,327,936.00114,685,540.00121,162,226.00127,791,981.00129,348,359.00131,746,910.00134,196,718.00136,747,486.00139,527,262.00142,386,810.00145,443,877.00148,131,235.00151,552,570.00155,688,522.00159,452,730.00162,497,601.00165,293,316.00171,153,535.00180,399,661.00189,947,471.00199,949,784.00210,823,843.00220,472,140.00230,206,255.00240,414,890.00251,325,056.00262,976,051.00275,121,076.00287,504,237.00300,165,618.00314,301,034.00328,521,540.00342,961,393.00357,836,540.00373,035,157.00388,593,258.00404,485,562.00420,606,126.00436,766,058.00452,999,147.00471,767,321.00491,993,700.00512,473,984.00533,257,098.00554,367,818.00575,118,254.00595,670,841.00616,481,190.00637,407,288.00658,498,663.00678,933,504.00699,187,267.00719,587,859.00740,239,259.00761,027,100.00782,199,374.00803,554,542.00823,827,650.00848,982,855.00866,810,508.00882,894,483.00

Looking at the above graph of "China's Urban population", we can see that the data for 2021, the latest year available, is the highest.

In addition,it is 16083975 more than the previous year, 2020, which means "Urban population" is going up.

In particular, when comparing the latest data with 1960, the year with the lowest data "Urban population", there is a 8.17-fold difference, showing how "Urban population" has increased.

Also, if you are looking for population growth trends rather than Urban population, please refer to this page for a special feature for your consideration.
➡ Population Trends in China (Past to Future Projections)

Comparison Bar Graph(Hight or Low? China vs USA )

How high or low is "China's Urban population"?

Comparing Urban population in China, India

First, let's compare "Urban population" in India, which have the world's closest populations to China.

Comparison Bar Graph Of Urban population(China vs India )

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A chart comparing Urban population in India, which have similar populations to China.
CountryPopulationUrban population

Looking at the table above comparing Urban population, we see that

In particular, the comparison reveals that although Chinaand India are close to the first and second in population numbers in the world, there is an overwhelming difference in "Urban population".

China VS USA vs Japan

Next, we will compare "Urban population" in China with that in USA and Japan.

Bar graph showing "Urban population" in China compared to USA and Japan

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A chart comparing "Urban population" in USA and Japan and China.
CountryPopulationUrban population
United States of America331,893,745275,050,303

From the above graph, we can see that among those countries, China has the highest number of "Urban population".

In particular, the data is 7.6 times higher than that of Japan, 3.2 times higher than that of United States of America, and 1 times higher than that of China.

Compare China more with other countries

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Where does China rank in the world in terms of the "Urban population"?

Here is an easy-to-understand explanation, using tables and graphs, of where China ranks in the world's "Urban population".

China ranks 1st in the world in "Urban population"

First, let's take a look at "China's Urban population" and see how high it is in the world, using the world "Urban population" ranking chart.

The world Urban population ranking chart:China ranks 1st
RankCountryUrban population
3United States of America275,050,303
8Russian Federation107,489,871

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Ranking of the world's highest "Urban population"

In this ranking table of the world's highest "Urban population", China ranks 1st out of 213 countries for which statistics are available, indicating that China is one of the top five countries in the world with a extremely high level of "Urban population".

Below is a graph that shows the yearly changes in the World ranking of "Urban population" and which cities or prefectures are in the top 10.

Top 10 Countries by "Urban population"

For more detailed ranking of the world's highest "Urban population", please refer to the entire list here.
➡ Ranking of the world's highest "Urban population"

World Average vs China vs Global Median

The following bar chart compares the average and median of the global ranking of "Urban population" with China.

Comparison Bar Chart Of Urban population(World Average vs China vs Global Median)

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Chart comparing Urban population in China with the world median (3,972,969) and average (20,718,802)
CountryUrban population

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From the table here, we can see that "China's Urban population" is 42.61 times higher than the average.

Moreover, when compared to the median of 3,972,969, we can see that China's Urban population "882894483" is higher (222.23 times) than the median.

License and DataSet
Title"China's Urban population"
Period1960 to 2021
LicenseCC BY 4.0 - World Bank staff estimates based on the United Nations Population Division's World Urbanization Prospects: 2018 Revision.

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Frequently Asked Questions about "China's Urban population"

What is the latest data on "Urban population" in China?The latest "Urban population" in China that we can find in 2022 is 882,894,483. This data is from the 2021 survey and is in unit of People. More details.
By what percentage did "Urban population" in China increase from the previous year?It has increased by 1.86% from the previous year (2020). And "Urban population" in the previous year is 866,810,508.00 Show the trend graph from 1960 to 2021.
When was the last year that China's "Urban population" was at its highest?The year 2021 was the highest year. (882,894,483.00)
When was the last year that China's "Urban population" was at its lowest?The year 1960 was the lowest year. (108,085,352.00)
How many times higher is "China's Urban population" than in Japan?"China's Urban population" is 7.65 times that of Japan.Show graph
What is China's ranking in the world for "Urban population"?China is ranked 1st in the world.View the world ranking table of "Urban population".
How many times is "Urban population" in China compared to the world average?It is 42.61 times higher than the world average.Find out more.
Is China's Urban population higher than the world median? It is 222.23 times higher than the world median.