General information

Capital: Beijing

Currency unit: Renminbi yuan

Official language: Chinese

Area: 9,562,910 km²

Population in million: 1,386.4 

GDP per capita (current US dollars): 8,827 

GDP per capita, PPP (current international $): 16,807 


Labor force participation rate (% of total population ages 15+): 68.9 

Annual growth rate of the population: 0.6 %

Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births): 8.0 %

Life expectancy at birth: 76.3 ans

Youth literacy rate Literacy rate, youth total (% of people ages 15-24): 96 %


Gross domestic product (GDP) in billions of US dollars: 12,200.00 

Agriculture value added of GDP: 7.9 

Industry value added of GDP: 40.5 

Services value added of GDP: 51.6 


Total exports in billions of US dollars: 2,269.00 

Total imports in billions of US dollars: 1,234.00 

Major manufactured products (as % of total exports) :
Automatic data processing machines (8.97 %)
Transmission apparatus for radio-broadcasting or television (5.10 %)
Apparatus for communication (4.19 %)
Parts and accessories of automatic data processing machines (2.33 %)
Electronic integrated circuits (2.00 %)

Weight of major primary products excluding minerals and oil (as % of total exports) :
Fish fillets (0.19 %)
Crustaceans and molluscs, prepared or preserved (0.11 %)
Other fruit, nuts and edible parts of plants (0.10 %)
Prepared or preserved fish (0.10 %)
Onions, shallots, garlic and leeks (0.08 %)

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              China: 109
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              China: 217