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China's population tops 1.36 billion

(Chinadaily.com.cn)    12:33, February 26, 2015

The Chinese population reached 1.3678 billion at the end of 2014, up 5.21 percent from one year earlier, according to official data published on Thursday.

According to the National Bureau of Statistics, 7.1 million people were added to the national population in the past year. The data takes into account the total number born, 16.87 million, and offsets it with the dead, 9.77 million.

More than half of the people that took part in the census live in urban areas as the total number of urban residents reached 74.9 million, making up 54.77 percent of the population.

Migrant workers, totaled 253 million, remained the chunk of the population who don't live in the places where their household registrations are kept.

(For the latest China news, Please follow People's Daily on Twitter and Facebook)(Editor:Yuan Can,Yao Chun)

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