China Facts, Population Count and Statistics (2021)

Here are a few of the most interesting China facts and statistics I was able to dig up including population counts. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

China Facts

  • Geographical Location: Google Maps
  • Size: 3.7 million square miles (9.5 million square kilometers)
  • Continent: Asia
  • National Language: Chinese
  • Capital City: Beijing
  • Largest City: Shanghai
  • Population Count: 1.4 billion (2018)

China Time Zone(s):

Time zone Offset
China Standard Time UTC +8

China Major Cities:

Largest Public Companies in China:

  • ICBC
  • China Construction Bank
  • Agricultural Bank of China
  • PetroChina
  • Bank of China
  • Snopec-China Petroleum
  • Bank of Communications
  • Ping An Insurance Group
  • China Merchants Bank
  • China Life Insurance
  • China Shenhua Energy
  • ShanghaiPudong Development
  • China Citic Bank
  • China Telecom
  • Industrial Bank


Largest Private Companies in China:


Top Social Networks in China:

Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. A few of these China stats come from their own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official government tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%.