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4-4 Basic Statistics on National Population Census in 1953, 1964, 1982, 1990 and 2000

Data in this table excluded the population of Hong Kong , Macao and Taiwan.
Item 1953 1964 1982 1990 2000
 
Total Population                      (10 000 persons) 59435 69458 100818 113368 126583
Male 30799 35652 51944 58495 65355
Female 28636 33806 48874 54873 61228
Sex Ratio                                      (female=100) 107.56 105.46 106.30 106.60 106.74
Average Family Size           (person/household) 4.33 4.43 4.41 3.96 3.44
Population by Age Group                             (%)
0-14 36.28 40.69 33.59 27.69 22.89
15-64 59.31 55.75 61.50 66.74 70.15
65 and Over 4.41 3.56 4.91 5.57000000000001 6.95999999999999
Nationality Population
Han Nationality                       (10 000 persons) 54728 65456 94088 104248 115940
Percentage to Total Population                   (%) 93.94 94.24 93.32 91.96 91.59
Minority Nationalities              (10 000 persons) 3532 4002 6730 9120 10643
Percentage to Total Population                    (%) 6.06 5.76000000000001 6.68000000000001 8.04000000000001 8.41
Population with Various Education Attainments
Per 100 000 Persons                             (person)
Junior College and Above 416 615 1422 3611
Senior Secondary/Secondary  Technical School 1319 6779 8039 11146
Junior Secondary School 4680 17892 23344 33961
Primary School 28330 35237 37057 35701
Illiterate Population and Illiterate Rate
Illiterate Population               (10 000 persons) 23327 22996 18003 8507
Illiterate Rate                                             (%) 33.58 22.81 15.88 6.72
Population by Residence       (10 000 persons)
Urban Population 7726 12710 21082 29971 45844
Rural Population 50534 56748 79736 83397 80739
Life Expectancy                                     (years) 67.77* 68.55 71.40
Male 66.28* 66.84 69.63
Female 69.27* 70.47 73.33
 

a) Total population from population censuses includes the military personnel. Military personnel is listed as urban population in population by
residence.
b) Total population of 1953 census includes the population from indirect survey, but excludes in the nationality population and urban/rural
population.
c) Illiterate population of 1964 census referred to people of 13 years old and over who could not read. Illiterate population of 1982, 1990 and 2000
censuses referred to people of 15 years old and over who could not read or could read very little.
d) Data with "*" in this table are of 1981.



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These tables are based on figures supplied by the National Bureau Of Statistics of the The Peoples Republic Of China and are subject to revision by the National Bureau of Statistics of China.

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