China international rankings

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China international rankings

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a country in East Asia and the world's most populous country.

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China population

Rank1
Population1 394 620 000
Population, % of world18.200
DateOctober 14, 2018
SourceOfficial population clock
CommentsThe census figure refers to mainland China, excluding its special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau, the former of which returned to Chinese sovereignty on 1 July 1997 and the latter on 20 December 1999.
United Nations, 2018

China area size

Rank3
Total in km29 596 961
Land in km29 326 410
Water in km2270 550
% water2.820
CommentsSecond largest country in Asia (though the largest located wholly within the continent), and second largest country in the world by land area. Excludes Taiwan, disputed territories with India, and disputed islands in the South China Sea. Figures for total area and water area also exclude all coastal and territorial waters.
United Nations, 2018

China GDP rate

Rank1
GDP, millions $23 300 782
CommentsFigure for Mainland China; excludes the two special administrative regions, namely Hong Kong and Macau.
World Bank, 2017

China GDP per capita

Rank76
GDP, $16 807
World Bank, 2017

China murders rank

Rank204
Rate0.620
Count8.634
Year2 016
SourceNSO Adjusted/NSO
United Nations, 2017

China suicide rate

Both sexes rank103
Both sexes8
Male rank143
Male7.900
Female rank24
Female8.300
World Health Organization, 2016

China Human Development Index

Rank86
Rank changeIncrease (1)
Index0.752
Index changeIncrease 0,004
United Nations, 2018

China corruption rank

Rank79
Shore40
Change +3
Transparency International, 2016

China oil reserves rate

Rank13
Reserves25 620
Energy Information Administration, 2017

China happiness index

Index5.191
Rank93
United Nations, 2019

China poverty rate

CommentsData refer to 2014.
Multidimensional poverty index (MPI)0.017
Population in multidimensional poverty, intensity of deprivation (%)41.400
Population in multidimensional poverty, headcount (%)4
Population in severe multidimensional poverty (%)0.300
United Nations, 2018

China refugee population rate

Rank15
Refugees by country of origin, thousands207.700
United Nations, 2017

China population median age

Median age, years37
United Nations, 2015

China prison population rate

Prison population per 100000118
Prison population total1 649 804
CommentsData refer to 2015. The China figures are for sentenced prisoners only. Figures for pre-trial detention and other forms of detention are not available; more than 650,000 were so held in 2009 (Supreme People’s Procuratorate).
Institute For Criminal Policy Research, 2018

China urban population

Urban population, %58
United Nations, 2017

China literacy rate

Literacy rate95.100
United Nations, 2016

China Gender Inequality Index

Rank36
Gender Inequality Index0.152
United Nations, 2017

China income inequality Gini index

Rank41
Income inequality Gini index42.200
World Bank, 2018

China Education index

Rank91
Education index0.644
United Nations, 2018

China life expectancy

Rank46
Life expectancy, years76.400
Female life expectancy, years78
Male life expectancy, years74.900
Life expectancy index0.799
United Nations, 2017

China mean years of schooling

Rank54
Mean years of schooling, years7.800
Mean years of schooling female, years7.600
Mean years of schooling male, years8.300
United Nations, 2017

China internet users

Rank1
Internet Usage854 000 000
Penetration, %60.100
Miniwatts Marketing Group, 2019

China mobile phone subscriptions

Rank1
Number of mobile phone subscriptions1 641 147 000
Subscriptions per 100 people114.950
ITU, 2018

China unemployment rate

Rank73
Unemployment, % of labour force4.700
Female to male ratio0.840
International Labour Organization, 2017

China research and development expenditure

Research and development expenditure, % of GDP2.100
World Bank, 2018

China current health expenditure

Current health expenditure, % of GDP5.300
World Health Organization, 2018