Xiamen University

Mega city Xiamen: Permanent population hit RMB 4.11 mln in 2018

   Xiamen's Municipal Statistics Bureau announced that Xiamen's permanent population reached 4.11 million at the end of last year, which was 100,000 more than in 2017, and a 2.5 percent increase year-on-year.    The permanent population on Xiamen Island (which is comprised of Huli District and Siming District) occupied 49.79 percent of Xiamen's total permanent population in 2018.   The birth rate in 2018 was 14.5 per thousand, a year-on-year decrease of 2.1 per thousand. The death rate was 3.1 per thousand, which was unchanged from