China population: latest census confirms increase to 1.412 billion in 2020

May 11, 2021 | INVESTING

This story has been made freely available to our readers. Please consider supporting SCMP’s journalism by subscribing.Mainland China’s population grew last year, results of the once-in-a-decade census released on Tuesday showed.According to the seventh national population census conducted at the end of last year, China’s overall population rose to 1.412 billion in 2020, from 1.400 billion a year earlier, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) confirmed at an eagerly awaited press conference in…

Read More

Pin It on Pinterest