List of Chinese administrative divisions by natural growth rate

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This is a list of the first-level administrative divisions of the People's Republic of China (P.R.C.), including all provinces, autonomous regions, special administrative regions and municipalities, in order of their natural growth rate in 2004. Here, natural growth rate refers to the birth rate minus the death rate, i.e. the effects of migration are not considered. The unit is per thousand.

The figures are from the 2005 Yearbook published by the Bureau of Statistics of the PRC. The Hong Kong and Macau figures are 2005 figures from the CIA World Factbook.

Rank Name Growth
rate
1 Tibet 11.2
2 Ningxia 11.18
3 Xinjiang 10.91
4 Qinghai 9.87
5 Yunnan 9
6 Hainan 8.98
7 Guizhou 8.73
8 Guangdong 8.01
9 Jiangxi 7.62
10 Guangxi 7.2
11 Shanxi 6.25
12 Anhui 6.12
13 Shandong 6.01
14 Fujian 5.96
15 Gansu 5.91
16 Hebei 5.79
17 Henan 5.2
18 Hunan 5.09
19 Zhejiang 4.95
20 Shaanxi 4.26
21 Macau 3.81
22 Inner Mongolia 3.55
23 Chongqing 2.85
24 Sichuan 2.78
25 Hubei 2.4
26 Jiangsu 2.25
27 Heilongjiang 1.82
28 Jilin 1.76
29 Tianjin 1.34
30 Hong Kong 1.25
31 Liaoning 0.91
32 Beijing 0.7
33 Shanghai 0

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