Guangdong · Population

Question: What is the population of Guangdong? Answer: Guangdong (广东省), China (capital: Guangzhou) - last known population is ≈ 106 440 000 (year 2013). This was 7.812% of total China population. In this year, Guangdong population density was 540 p/km². If population growth rate would be same as in period 2010-2013 (+0.67%/year), Guangdong population in 2018 would be: 110 068 697*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1982-1990] +0.73 %/year
[1990-2000] +3.1 %/year
[2000-2010] +2.04 %/year
[2010-2013] +0.67 %/year


GPS coordinates: 23.132191, 113.266531

Guangdong on city and population density map

City density [2]population density [3]Legend (Click on marker to hide it)

Sources, Notices

1982c, 1990c, 2000c, 2010c, 2013e. Legend: e-estimate, c-census, o-other, ..
* Unofficial, calculated population.
** In some cases boundaries changes also influence the comparability of the population data. Data is provided "as is" without warranty or any representation of accuracy, timeliness or completeness. Terms of use.
[1] Sources
National Bureau of Statistics of China
United Nations, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division (2014). World Urbanization Prospects: The 2014 Revision, CD-ROM Edition. D.2015-11-19 (estimates for: 1970,1980)
[2] City density map, generated by using data provided to us by website. Every circle is city with population over 5000. Link
[3] Population density map generated by instructions from daysleeperrr on reddig. Link1. Used data source is the Gridded Population of the World (GPW), v3 online at the the Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) at Columbia University. Link2. Additional urban land cover: Extracted from Global Land Cover Characteristics Data Base Version 2.0 and Binary MOD12Q1 data on Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).