Qinghai · Population

Question: What is the population of Qinghai? Answer: Qinghai (青海省), China (capital: Xining) - last known population is ≈ 5 777 900 (year 2013). This was 0.424% of total China population. In this year, Qinghai population density was 8 p/km². If population growth rate would be same as in period 2010-2013 (+0.89%/year), Qinghai population in 2017 would be: 5 985 806*.

Population history [1]

Annual population change

[1982-1990] +1.7 %/year
[1990-2000] +0.79 %/year
[2000-2010] +1.55 %/year
[2010-2013] +0.89 %/year


GPS coordinates: 36.620938, 101.780251

Qinghai 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 population.city using data provided to us by 1km.net 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 shadedrelief.com. Link3 (PNG,0.5Mb).