Urban population reached 804 mil in 2017 in China, according to the National Statistical Office. This is 2.73 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, urban population in China reached an all time high of 804 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 108 mil in 1960. When compared to China's main peers, urban population in India amounted to 450 mil, 116 mil in Japan, 107 mil in Russia and 267 mil in USA in 2017.
China has been ranked 2nd within the group of 178 countries we follow in terms of urban population.
Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices.