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List of China administrative regions by population
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List of China administrative regions by population

This is a list of administrative regions of the People's Republic of China (including all provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities and special administrative regions) in order of their total population. The data, effective for 2001, are from the 2002 Statistics Yearbook published by the National Bureau of Statistics of China. Taiwan province, which is completely under the jurisdiction of the Republic of China, is excluded from this list.

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Total Population (percentage of national population)
  1. Henan 95,550,000 (7.49%)
  2. Shandong 90,410,000 (7.08%)
  3. Sichuan 86,400,000 (6.77%)
  4. Guangdong 77,830,000 (6.10%)
  5. Jiangsu 73,550,000 (5.76%)
  6. Hebei 66,990,000 (5.25%)
  7. Hunan 65,960,000 (5.17%)
  8. Anhui 63,280,000 (4.96%)
  9. Hubei 59,750,000 (4.68%)
  10. Guangxi 47,880,000 (3.75%)
  11. Zhejiang 46,130,000 (3.61%)
  12. Yunnan 42,870,000 (3.36%)
  13. Liaoning 41,940,000 (3.29%)
  14. Jiangxi 41,860,000 (3.28%)
  15. Heilongjiang 38,110,000 (2.99%)
  16. Guizhou 37,990,000 (2.98%)
  17. Shaanxi 36,590,000 (2.87%)
  18. Fujian 34,440,000 (2.70%)
  19. Shanxi 32,720,000 (2.56%)
  20. Chongqing 30,970,000 (2.43%)
  21. Jilin 26,910,000 (2.11%)
  22. Gansu 25,750,000 (2.02%)
  23. Inner Mongolia 23,770,000 (1.86%)
  24. Xinjiang 18,760,000 (1.47%)
  25. Shanghai 16,140,000 (1.26%)
  26. Beijing 13,830,000 (1.08%)
  27. Tianjin 10,040,000 (0.787%)
  28. Hainan 7,960,000 (0.624%)
  29. Hong Kong 7,303,334 (as of 2002)
  30. Ningxia 5,620,000 (0.440%)
  31. Qinghai 5,230,000 (0.410%)
  32. Tibet 2,630,000 (0.206%)
  33. PLA currently in service - 2,500,000
  34. Macau - 461,833 (as of 2002)