Nanjing Population 2022

9,429,381
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Nanjing is a city that is located in China. It it’s the capital city of the Jiangsu province. It is also the second most populous city in East China. The Nanjing Metropolitan Region is much larger, at over 23,000 square miles with a population surpassing 30 million inhabitants.

City Size and Population Density

The city has a population of 8,270,500 people stretched across 2,500 square miles. This makes the population density 3,183 people residing here per square mile.

Nanjing History

The city has a long and unique history dating back to the 3rd century, and in modern times, is a center for education, culture and tourism. It is also the site of one of the largest inland ports in the world. Nanjing is also known for its number of universities and research centers and is one of the top scientific research centers in the country.

Nanjing Population Demographics

The majority of people living in Nanjing are of the Han nationality, similar to other Chinese cities. There are also about 50 additional nationalities residing within this city. Of the minority nationalities, almost 84% are Hui, with other nationalities including Manchu and Zhuang. Most of the minority groups live in Nanjing’s Jianye District.

There are more male inhabitants than female, with 107.31 men for every 100 women.

The city is split into 11 districts, with Gulou being the most populous, followed by Jiangning and Qinhuai.

Nanjing Population Growth

The city has seen steady growth throughout the years, posting double-digit growth during the 1960s and 1970s. The city’s natural growth rate has slowed in recent years, but because of Nanjing’s rich culture and history, its thriving economy and educational opportunities, this growth is expected to continue.

Year Population
19501,037,069
19511,054,929
19521,073,121
19531,091,575
19541,110,373
19551,129,494
19561,148,972
19571,168,731
19581,188,857
19591,209,331
19601,230,185
19611,251,341
19621,272,890
19631,294,810
19641,317,139
19651,339,789
19661,362,861
19671,386,331
19681,410,238
19691,434,490
19701,459,193
19711,484,321
19721,509,918
19731,535,884
19741,562,333
19751,589,238
19761,616,644
19771,644,445
19781,672,764
19791,701,570
19801,730,913
19811,760,680
19821,791,000
19831,901,621
19842,019,242
19852,143,784
19862,276,195
19872,416,785
19882,566,270
19892,724,551
19902,892,833
19913,008,287
19923,128,517
19933,253,201
19943,383,038
19953,518,056
19963,658,659
19973,804,472
19983,956,310
19994,114,207
20004,278,637
20014,441,082
20024,605,678
20034,776,375
20044,953,647
20055,136,983
20065,327,371
20075,524,816
20085,729,865
20095,941,929
20106,162,151
20116,390,534
20126,627,714
20136,873,008
20147,127,737
20157,391,907
20167,666,252
20177,949,983
20188,244,627
20198,545,577
20208,847,372
20219,143,980
20229,429,381
20239,698,464
20249,947,548
202510,174,892
202610,380,186
202710,564,469
202810,729,527
202910,877,731
203011,011,086
203111,131,413
203211,240,052
203311,338,253
203411,426,639
203511,505,792

Nanjing Population 2022

Year Population Growth Rate Growth
19501,037,0690.00%
19511,054,9291.72%17,860
19521,073,1211.72%18,192
19531,091,5751.72%18,454
19541,110,3731.72%18,798
19551,129,4941.72%19,121
19561,148,9721.72%19,478
19571,168,7311.72%19,759
19581,188,8571.72%20,126
19591,209,3311.72%20,474
19601,230,1851.72%20,854
19611,251,3411.72%21,156
19621,272,8901.72%21,549
19631,294,8101.72%21,920
19641,317,1391.72%22,329
19651,339,7891.72%22,650
19661,362,8611.72%23,072
19671,386,3311.72%23,470
19681,410,2381.72%23,907
19691,434,4901.72%24,252
19701,459,1931.72%24,703
19711,484,3211.72%25,128
19721,509,9181.72%25,597
19731,535,8841.72%25,966
19741,562,3331.72%26,449
19751,589,2381.72%26,905
19761,616,6441.72%27,406
19771,644,4451.72%27,801
19781,672,7641.72%28,319
19791,701,5701.72%28,806
19801,730,9131.72%29,343
19811,760,6801.72%29,767
19821,791,0001.72%30,320
19831,901,6216.18%110,621
19842,019,2426.19%117,621
19852,143,7846.17%124,542
19862,276,1956.18%132,411
19872,416,7856.18%140,590
19882,566,2706.19%149,485
19892,724,5516.17%158,281
19902,892,8336.18%168,282
19913,008,2873.99%115,454
19923,128,5174.00%120,230
19933,253,2013.99%124,684
19943,383,0383.99%129,837
19953,518,0563.99%135,018
19963,658,6594.00%140,603
19973,804,4723.99%145,813
19983,956,3103.99%151,838
19994,114,2073.99%157,897
20004,278,6374.00%164,430
20014,441,0823.80%162,445
20024,605,6783.71%164,596
20034,776,3753.71%170,697
20044,953,6473.71%177,272
20055,136,9833.70%183,336
20065,327,3713.71%190,388
20075,524,8163.71%197,445
20085,729,8653.71%205,049
20095,941,9293.70%212,064
20106,162,1513.71%220,222
20116,390,5343.71%228,383
20126,627,7143.71%237,180
20136,873,0083.70%245,294
20147,127,7373.71%254,729
20157,391,9073.71%264,170
20167,666,2523.71%274,345
20177,949,9833.70%283,731
20188,244,6273.71%294,644
20198,545,5773.65%300,950
20208,847,3723.53%301,795
20219,143,9803.35%296,608
20229,429,3813.12%285,401
20239,698,4642.85%269,083
20249,947,5482.57%249,084
202510,174,8922.29%227,344
202610,380,1862.02%205,294
202710,564,4691.78%184,283
202810,729,5271.56%165,058
202910,877,7311.38%148,204
203011,011,0861.23%133,355
203111,131,4131.09%120,327
203211,240,0520.98%108,639
203311,338,2530.87%98,201
203411,426,6390.78%88,386
203511,505,7920.69%79,153

Nanjing Population Data (Urban Area)

Name 2022 Population 2022 Growth
Shanghai28,516,9042.59%
Beijing21,333,3322.09%
Chongqing16,874,7403.01%
Tianjin14,011,8281.58%
Guangzhou13,964,6372.41%
Shenzhen12,831,3301.90%
Chengdu9,478,5211.86%
Nanjing9,429,3813.12%
Wuhan8,591,6111.40%
Xi An Shaanxi8,537,6463.18%
Hangzhou8,044,8782.54%
Suzhou7,764,4994.54%
Shenyang7,527,9752.09%
Dongguan7,511,8510.80%
Foshan7,497,2631.22%
Haerbin6,665,9512.14%
Dalian5,930,1402.67%
Qingdao5,865,2322.14%
Zhengzhou5,690,3123.27%
Ji Nan Shandong5,663,0152.71%

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