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Comparing the Population of China’s Provinces to Countries

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Chinese Provinces as Countries

Which countries match the population of China’s states and territories?

China has a population of around 1.4 billion, although due to under-reporting of births it may be closer to 1.5–1.6. The map below presents country equivalents for China’s administrative divisions in terms of population.

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List of Chinese administrative divisions by population

Administrative Division2017
Guangdong111,690,000
Shandong100,060,000
Henan95,590,000
Sichuan83,020,000
Jiangsu80,290,000
Hebei75,200,000
Hunan68,600,000
Anhui62,550,000
Hubei59,020,000
Zhejiang56,570,000
Guangxi48,850,000
Yunnan48,010,000
Jiangxi46,220,000
Liaoning43,690,000
Fujian39,110,000
Shaanxi38,350,000
Heilongjiang37,890,000
Shanxi36,820,000
Guizhou35,550,000
Chongqing30,750,000
Jilin27,170,000
Gansu26,260,000
Inner Mongolia25,290,000
Xinjiang24,450,000
Shanghai24,180,000
Beijing21,710,000
Tianjin15,570,000
Hainan9,170,000
Hong Kong7,335,384
Ningxia6,820,000
Qinghai5,980,000
Tibet3,370,000
Macau644,900

This vector map is based on Map of China with Provinces – Single Color.

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