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Xiamen's growing, permanent population exceeds 4.01 million

Updated: 22 Feb 2018
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Xiamen’s Municipal Statistics Bureau announced that Xiamen's permanent population reached 4.01 million at the end of last year, about 90,000 more than in 2016. The city’s permanent population is expected to reach 5 million by the end of 2020.

More than half of the permanent population resides on Xiamen Island.

The permanent population on Xiamen Island (Huli District and Siming District) occupied 50.9 percent of the total permanent population of Xiamen City in 2017, down by 0.7 percent year on year.

The birth rate in 2017 reached 16.6 per thousand, a year-on-year rise of 1.5 per thousand. The death rate was 3.1 per thousand, a year-on-year decline of 0.1 per thousand.

The population distribution of Xiamen's six districts is as follows:
 

District

Population in 2015

Population in 2016

Population in 2017

Huli

1.015 million

1.024 million

1.033 million

Siming

0.991 million

0.999 million

1.007 million

Haicang

0.332 million

0.342 million

0.356 million

Jimei

0.644 million

0.656 million

0.674 million

Tongan

0.544 million

0.555 million

0.581 million

Xiangan

0.334 million

0.344 million

0.359 million

 
SOURCE: WOX Team
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