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The following are international rankings of China.

Agriculture

See also: Agriculture in China

Field Rank Date
Apple production, output of 37,001,601 tons 1 2014
Aquatic plants production, output of 11,163,675 tons 1 2005
Asparagus production, output of 5,906,000 tons 1 2005
Cabbage production, output of 33,400,000 tons 1 2014
Carrot and turnip production, output of 8,395,500 tons 1 2005
Cauliflowers and broccoli production, output of 9,300,000 tons 1 2014
Chestnut production, output of 900,000 tons 1 2015
Cotton production, output of 11,400,000 tons 1 2005
Cucumber and gherkin production, output of 26,000,000 tons 1 2005
Eggplant production, output of 32,000,000 tons 1 2016
Fish production, output of 49,467,275 tons 1 2005
Fruit and vegetable production, output of 506,634,000 tons 1 2004
Garlic production, output of 21,200,000 tons 1 2016
Honey production, output of 298,000 tons 1 2005
Livestock of domestic sheep, 185,000,000 heads 1 2013
Livestock of domestic pig, 474,100,000 heads 1 2014
Livestock of donkeys, 8,499,000 heads 1 2003
Livestock of horses, 8,088,000 heads 1 2003
Livestock of mules, 4,194,000 heads 1 2003
Lettuce and chicory production, output of 11,005,000 tons 1 2005
Mushroom and truffle production, output of 1,410,540 tons 1 2005
Onion and shallot production, output of 17,793,000 tons 1 2005
Peach and nectarine production, output of 6,030,000 tons 1 2005
Peanut production, output of 16,500,000 tons 1 2014
Pear and quince production, output of 11,537,000 tons 1 2005
Persimmon production, output of 1,987,000 tons 1 2006
Plum and sloe production, output of 4,635,500 tons 1 2005
Potato production, output of 95.5 million metric tons 1 2014
Rapeseed production, output of 15.3 million metric tons 2 2016
Rice production, output of 206,500,000 tons 1 2014
Silk production, output of 290,003 tons 1 2005
Spinach production, output of 11,011,000 tons 1 2005
Tangerine production, output of 14,152,000 tons 1 2007
Tea production, output of 2,400,000 million tons 1 2016
Tobacco production, output of 2,298,800 tons 1 2000
Tomato production, output of 52,600,000 tons 1 2016
Walnut production, output of 1,602,373 tons 1 2014
Watermelon production, output of 79,200,000 tons 1 2016
Wheat production, output of 126.2 million metric tons 1 2014

Communications and Technology

See also: Telecommunications in China

Field Rank Date
Connectivity Scorecard (Nokia Siemens)[1] 17 2009
E-readiness (Economist Intelligence Unit)[2] 56 2008
Internet hosts, 20,602,000[3] 5 2013
Broadband - fixed subscriptions per 100 inhabitants, 27[4] 22 2017
Internet users, 746,662,194[5] 1 2016
Internet users - percent of population (%), 53.2%[6] 105 2016
Main line phones, 269,910,000[7] 1 2011
Mobile phone users, 1,321,930,000[8] 1 2016
Telephones - mobile cellular, 1,100,000,000[9] 1 2012
Networked Readiness Index (WEF)[10] 57 2008
Space Competitiveness Index (Futron)[11] 5 2012

Consumption

Field Rank Date
Car market, 13.64 million vehicles[12] 1 2009
Rice consumption, 156.3 million metric tons per year 1 2009

Demographics

See also: Demographics of China

Field Rank Date
Human Development Index, 0.761[13] 85 2020
Labour force, 778,700,553[14] 1 2019
Life expectancy at birth - total, 77.1[15] years 70 2020
Life expectancy at birth - female, 79.4[16] years 76 2020
Life expectancy at birth - male, 75.0[17] years 62 2020
Median age years, 38.4[18] years 62 2020
Population, 1,425,881,285 people[19] 1 2022

Economics

See also: Economy of China

Field Rank Date
GDP (nominal) 2 2017
GDP (nominal) per capita 71 2017
GDP (PPP) 1 2017
GDP (PPP) per capita 79 2017
GDP growth rate, 6.7% 15 2017
Exports, $2,157,000,000,000 1 2017
Imports, $1,731,000,000,000 2 2017
Current account balance, $162,500,000,000 3 2017
Forex reserves, $3,125,000,000,000 1 2018
Global Competitiveness Index, 5.00 27 2018
Index of Economic Freedom, 57.8 110 2018
Quality-of-life index, 5.99 49 2013
Unemployment rate, 4.1% 32 2013
Gold reserves, 1842.6 metric tons 6 2018

Energy and Environment

See also: Environment of China

Field Rank Date
Carbon dioxide emissions, 11,500,000,000 metric tons[20] 1 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions per capita, 6.7 metric tons per capita[21] 49 2011
Environmental Sustainability Index 133 2005
Hydroelectricity production, 1,064.0 TW•h per year 1 2014
Renewable energy production, 1,398.2 TW•h per year 1 2015

Geography

See also: Geography of China

Field Rank Date
Countries bordered, 14 1 2015
Land area 3 2015
Land border length, 22,117 km 1 2015
Total area 3 2015

Globalization

Field Rank Date
Index of Globalization (KOF)[22] 72 2014

Industry

See also: Industry of China

Field Rank Date
Aluminium production, 31,873,000 tons 1 2016
Antimony production, 100,000 tons 1 2016
Arsenic production, 25,000 tons 1 2014
Bismuth production, 7,500 tons 1 2015
Cadmium production, 3,000 tons 1 2005
Cement production, 2,500,000,000 tons 1 2014
Coal production, 3,411.0 million tons 1 2016
Fluorite production, 3,000,000 tons 1 2006
Gold production, 455 tonnes[23] 1 2016
Iron production, 375,000,000 tons 3 2015
Manganese production, 3,000,000 tons 2 2015
Mercury production, 1,150 tons 1 2005
Mica production, 89,000 tons 1 2005
Motor vehicle production, 29,015,434 vehicles[24] 1 2017
Shipbuilding, 25,160,000 GT 1 2015
Solar panel production[25] 1 2009
Steel production, 831,700,000 tons 1 2017
Stroncium production, 700,000 tons 1 2005
Tin production, 120,000 tons 1 2005
Tin reserves, 1,500,000 tons 1 2011
Tungsten production, 46,900 tons 1 2005
Wind turbine production[25] 1 2009
Zinc production, 3,100,000 tons 1 2009

Military

See also: People's Liberation Army

Field Rank Date
Active troops, 2.183 million troops[26] 1 2010
Defense spending, $261,082,000,000[27] 2 2019
Frigates in operation, 50 1 2015
Police forces, 1,780,000 officers 2 2010

Politics

See also: Politics of China

Field Rank Date
Corruption Perceptions Index[28] 78 (tie) 2020
Press Freedom Index[29] 177 2020
Privacy Index 45 2007

Society

Field Rank Date
Gender Gap Index (World Economic Forum)[30] 87 2014
State of the World's Mothers (Save the Children)[31] 61 2015
Suicide rate (World Health Organization)[32] 115 2015

Sports

See also: Sport in China

Field Rank Date
Women's badminton Uber Cup, 14 wins 1 2018
World Badminton Championships, 63 gold medals won 1 2018
World Amateur Go Championship, 18 wins 1 2009
World Table Tennis Championships, 35 team wins 1 2009
World Weightlifting Championships (women), 314 gold medals, 423 total medals 1 2007

Transport

See also: Transport in China

Field Rank Date
Total length of high-speed railways, 25,000 km 1 2018
Total length of waterways, 126,300 km 1 2014

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