China ended 1978 with a population of 962,590,000 people, which represents an increasea of 12,850,000 people compared to 1977.
China ranks No. 1 among196 countries which published this information in countryeconomy.com.
The male population is greater, with 495,670,000 men, representing 51.49% of the total, compared to 466,920,000 or 51.49% women.
China, with 100 people per square km and it was in position 141th in our ranking of density population in 1978.