E.g., 09/22/2014
E.g., 09/22/2014

Country Resource - China

China

CN
  • Population...................................................................1,355,692,576 (July 2014 est.)
  • Population growth rate .............................................................0.44% (2014 est.)
  • Birth rate.....................................................12.17 births/1,000 population (2014 est.)
  • Death rate................................................7.44 deaths/1,000 population (2014 est.)
  • Net migration rate...............................-0.32 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2014 est.)
  • Ethnic groups*.......Han Chinese 91.6%, Zhuang 1.3%, other (includes Hui, Manchu, Uighur, Miao, Yi, Tujia, Tibetan, Mongol, Dong, Buyei, Yao, Bai, Korean, Hani, Li, Kazakh, Dai and other nationalities) 7.1%

* the Chinese government officially recognizes 56 ethnic groups (2010 est.)

CIA World Factbook

Ronald Skeldon of the University of Sussex maps out the past and present migration patterns of China — the source of tens of millions of migrants around the globe — and discusses the country's budding status as an immigrant-receiving nation.

Recent Activity

Frank Laczko of the IOM examines how increasing numbers of Chinese immigrants are entering Europe.

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