China Economy

Back to Economic Data Main Page

China is the world's second largest economy with a nominal GDP of $7.74 trillion according to 2012 estimates and is the fastest growing economy, with growth rates averaging 10% over the last 30 years. However, on a per capita basis, China is ranked 90th in the world with a nominal GDP per capita of $5,184. It is the largest exporter and second largest importer of goods in the world. The coastal regions of China tend to be more industrialized while inland regions are less developed.

Major China Indicators

Period Value % Chg Prev
Components of GDP (View all 1)
China Exports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2018 19.51% of GDP -2.24%
China Imports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2018 18.73% of GDP 2.99%
Consumer Prices (View all 1)
China Consumer Price Index (NSA) Feb 2021 99.80 0.10%
China Consumer Price Index: Health Care (NSA) Feb 2021 100.30 -0.10%
China Consumer Price Index: Housing (NSA) Feb 2021 99.70 0.10%
China Inflation Rate Feb 2021 -0.20%
Employment (View all 1)
China Unemployment Rate (NSA) 2019 4.32% 1.03%
GDP (View all 1)
China GDP (NSA) Q1 2021 24.93T CNY -15.86%
China Real GDP QoQ Q1 2021 0.60% -76.92%
China Real GDP YoY Q1 2021 18.30% 181.5%
Government Assets and Liabilities (View all 1)
China General Government Gross Debt Outlook (NSA) 2026 86.00% of GDP 3.24%
International Transactions (View all 2)
China Exports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2018 2.656T USD 9.55%
China Imports of Goods and Services (NSA) 2018 2.549T USD 15.42%
Production & Business Activity (View all 1)
China PMI Apr 2021 51.10 -1.54%
China Producer Price Index (NSA) Feb 2021 101.70 1.40%
China Producer Price Index: Consumer Goods (NSA) Feb 2021 99.80 0.00%
China Producer Price Index: Means of Production (NSA) Feb 2021 102.30 1.79%
View and sort all 256 China Indicators

{{root.upsell.info.feature_headline}}.

{{root.upsell.info.feature_description}}

Please note that this feature is only available as an add-on to YCharts subscriptions.


Please note that this feature requires full activation of your account and is not permitted during the free trial period.

Start My Free Trial {{root.upsell.info.call_to_action}} No credit card required.

Already a subscriber? Sign in.