1 373 541 278 inhabitants (2016)
Han Chinese 91.6%, Zhuang 1.3%, other 7.1% (2010)
Buddhist 18.2%, Christian 5.1%, Muslim 1.8%, folk religion 21.9%, Hindu < 0.1%, Jewish < 0.1%, other 0.7%, unaffiliated 52.2%
$15 400 (2016)
9 596 960 sq km
People's Liberation Army: Army, Navy, Air Force (Zhongguo Renmin Jiefangjun Kongjun), Rocket Force, and Strategic Support Force, People's Armed Police (Renmin Wuzhuang Jingcha Budui), PLA Reserve Force.
    1) China and Taiwan claim the Senkaku Islands, currently administered by Japan.
    2) Several islands and archipelagos in the South China Sea (the Spratleys Islands) are claimed by China, Taiwan, Vietnam, Philippines, Malaysia, and Brunei.