The Youth Population in China (2018): the Current Situation and Development Trends

No. of pages: 40

Publication date: December 2019

Author: NBS / UNFPA / UNICEF Joint Data Project

The health and development of Chinese youths are closely related to the future of the nation, and the notion that “investing in the youth population is investing in the future” has become the general consensus. This report will present descriptive analysis on the situation of the youth population in China, mainly based on data from the 2015 1% National Population Sample Survey and previous population censuses and surveys, and focusing on the current characteristics of the Chinese youth population as well as the relevant changing trends.