International rankings of the People's Republic of China

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The following are international rankings of the People's Republic of China
People's Republic of China
China , officially the People's Republic of China , is the most populous country in the world, with over 1.3 billion citizens. Located in East Asia, the country covers approximately 9.6 million square kilometres...



Field Rank Date
Apple production, output of 26,065,500 tons 1 2006
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 36,335,000 tons 1 2008
Carrot and turnip production, output of 8,395,500 tons 1 2005
Cauliflowers and broccoli production, output of 8,585,000 tons 1 2005
Chestnut production, output of 825,000 tons 1 2005
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 18,033,000 tons 1 2008
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 12,088,000 tons 1 2008
Honey production, output of 298,000 tons 1 2005
Livestock of domestic sheep, 157,900,000 heads 1 2004
Livestock of domestic pig, 488,800,000 heads 1 2005
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 13,090,000 tons 1 2008
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 70 million metric tons 1 2006
Rapeseed production, output of 10.3 million metric tons 1 2007
Rice production, output of 182,042,000 tons 1 2005
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 1,183,502 million tons 1 2007
Tobacco production, output of 2,298,800 tons 1 2000
Tomato production, output of 32,540,040 tons 1 2006
Walnut production, output of 499,070 tons 1 2005
Watermelon production, output of 69,315,000 tons 1 2005
Wheat production
International wheat production statistics
The following international wheat production statistics come from International Grains Council figures from the report "Grain Market Report."The quantities of wheat in the following table are in million metric tons.- References :...

, output of 109.9 million metric tons
1 2007

Communications and Technology

Field Rank Date
Connectivity Scorecard (Nokia Siemens) 17 2009
E-Readiness is the ability to use information and communication technologies to develop one's economy and to foster one's welfare.There are several benchmarking indices at the macro level, e.g., those calculated by the UNPAN, World Bank, Economist Intelligence Unit etc.Because what appear on the...

(Economist Intelligence Unit
Economist Intelligence Unit
The Economist Intelligence Unit is part of the Economist Group.It is a research and advisory company providing country, industry and management analysis worldwide and incorporates the former Business International Corporation, a U.S. company acquired by the parent organization in 1986...

56 2008
Internet users, 298,000,000 1 2010
Main line phones, 368,000,000 1 2006
Mobile phone users, 703,000,000 1 2010
Networked Readiness Index
Networked readiness index
The World Economic Forum's Networked Readiness Index measures the propensity for countries to exploit the opportunities offered by information and communications technology. It is published annually. The NRI seeks to better comprehend the impact of ICT on the competitiveness of nations...

World Economic Forum
The World Economic Forum is a Swiss non-profit foundation, based in Cologny, Geneva, best known for its annual meeting in Davos, a mountain resort in Graubünden, in the eastern Alps region of Switzerland....

57 2008


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Car market, 13.64 million vehicles 1 2009
Rice consumption, 135 million metric tons per year 1 2004


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Human Development Index, 0.663 89 2010
Labour force, 807,700,000 1 2010
Life expectancy, 73,47 years 78 2009
Population, 1,335,000,000 people 1 2010


Field Rank Date
GDP (nominal) 2 2010
GDP (nominal) per capita 90 2010
GDP (PPP) 2 2009
GDP (PPP) per capita 97 2007
GDP growth rate, 10.5% 10 2006
Exports, $1,202,000,000,000 1 2009
Imports, $1,006,000,000,000 2 2009
Current account balance, $371,833,000,000 1 2007
Forex reserves, $2,273,000,000,000 1 2009
Global Competitiveness Index, 4.74 29 2009
Index of Economic Freedom
Index of Economic Freedom
The Index of Economic Freedom is a series of 10 economic measurements created by The Heritage Foundation and The Wall Street Journal. Its stated objective is to measure the degree of economic freedom in the world's nations....

, 3.34
111 2006
Quality-of-life index
Quality-of-life index
The Economist Intelligence Unit’s quality-of-life index is based on a unique methodology that links the results of subjective life-satisfaction surveys to the objective determinants of quality of life across countries...

, 6.083
60 2005
Unemployment rate, 4% 40 2009

Energy and Environment

Field Rank Date
Carbon dioxide emissions, 6,103,493,000 metric tons 1 2006
Carbon dioxide emissions per capita, 4.6 metric tons per capita 96 2006
Environmental Sustainability Index
Environmental Sustainability Index
The Environmental Sustainability Index ' was a composite index published from 1999 to 2005 that tracked 21 elements of environmental sustainability covering natural resource endowments, past and present pollution levels, environmental management efforts, contributions to protection of the global...

133 2005
Hydroelectricity production, 585.2 TW•h per year 1 2007
Renewable energy production, 576.1 TW•h per year 1 2006


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Countries bordered, 14 1 2010
Land area 2 2010
Land border length, 22,117 km 1 2010
Total area 3 2010


Field Rank Date
Globalization Index
Globalization Index
This article includes a list of countries of the world sorted by their globalization, the global connectivity, integration and interdependence in the economic, social, technological, cultural, political, and ecological spheres....

(A.T. Kearney
A.T. Kearney
A.T. Kearney is a global management consulting firm, focusing on strategic and operational CEO-agenda concerns. It was founded in 1926, and its head office is in Chicago, Illinois...

/Foreign Policy
Foreign Policy
Foreign Policy is a bimonthly American magazine founded in 1970 by Samuel P. Huntington and Warren Demian Manshel.Originally, the magazine was a quarterly...

51 2006
Index of Globalization (KOF) 37 2007


Field Rank Date
Aluminium production, 5,896,000 tons 1 2006
Antimony production, 126,000 tons 1 2005
Arsenic production 1 2006
Bismuth production, 1,900 tons 1 2006
Cadmium production, 3,000 tons 1 2005
Cement production, 1,038,000,000 tons 1 2005
Coal production, 2,536.7 million tons 1 2007
Fluorite production, 3,000,000 tons 1 2006
Gold production, 276 tonnes 1 2007
Iron production, 588,000,000 tons 1 2006
Manganese production, 6,000,000 tons 1 2006
Mercury production, 1,150 tons 1 2005
Mica production, 89,000 tons 1 2005
Motor vehicle production, 13,790,000 vehicles 1 2009
Shipbuilding, 15,900,000 GT
Gross tonnage
Gross tonnage is a unitless index related to a ship's overall internal volume. Gross tonnage is different from gross register tonnage...

1 2010
Solar panel production 1 2009
Steel production, 500,500,000 tons 1 2008
Stroncium production, 700,000 tons 1 2005
Tin production, 120,000 tons 1 2005
Tin reserves, 1,700,000 tons 1 2006
Tungsten production, 46,900 tons 1 2005
Wind turbine
Wind turbine
A wind turbine is a device that converts kinetic energy from the wind into mechanical energy. If the mechanical energy is used to produce electricity, the device may be called a wind generator or wind charger. If the mechanical energy is used to drive machinery, such as for grinding grain or...

1 2009
Zinc production, 2,600,000 tons 1 2006


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Active troops, 2.25 million troops 1 2010
Frigates in operation, 49 1 2010
Police forces, 1,780,000 officers 1 2010


Field Rank Date
Corruption Perceptions Index
Corruption Perceptions Index
Since 1995, Transparency International publishes the Corruption Perceptions Index annually ranking countries "by their perceived levels of corruption, as determined by expert assessments and opinion surveys." The CPI generally defines corruption as "the misuse of public power for private...

70 2006
Press Freedom Index
Press Freedom Index
The Press Freedom Index is an annual ranking of countries compiled and published by Reporters Without Borders based upon the organization's assessment of their press freedom records. Small countries, such as Andorra, are excluded from this report...

168 2009
Privacy Index 45 2007


Field Rank Date
Gender Gap Index (World Economic Forum
World Economic Forum
The World Economic Forum is a Swiss non-profit foundation, based in Cologny, Geneva, best known for its annual meeting in Davos, a mountain resort in Graubünden, in the eastern Alps region of Switzerland....

73 2007
State of the World's Mothers
Save the Children State of the World's Mothers report
The Save the Children State of the World's Mothers report is an annual report by the International Save the Children Alliance, which compiles statistics on the health of mothers and children and uses them to produce rankings of nations within three groupings corresponding to varying levels of...

(Save the Children
Save the Children
Save the Children is an internationally active non-governmental organization that enforces children's rights, provides relief and helps support children in developing countries...

30 2005
Suicide rate (World Health Organization
World Health Organization
The World Health Organization is a specialized agency of the United Nations that acts as a coordinating authority on international public health. Established on 7 April 1948, with headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, the agency inherited the mandate and resources of its predecessor, the Health...

27 2008


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Women's badminton Uber Cup, 11 wins 1 2009
World Badminton Championships, 43 gold medals won 1 2009
World Amateur Go Championship
World Amateur Go Championship
The World Amateur Go Championship is an international tournament for amateur Go players, held once a year since 1979. The organising body is the International Go Federation . Each participating country sends one player, although in the beginning of the contest there were multiple players from the...

, 18 wins
1 2009
World Table Tennis Championships
World Table Tennis Championships
The World Table Tennis Championships are held since 1926, biennially since 1957. Seven events were included in the Championships. The World Team Table Tennis Championships, which include men's team and women's team events, were first their own competition in 2000. The Team Championships are held in...

, 35 team wins
1 2009
World Weightlifting Championships (women), 314 gold medals, 423 total medals 1 2007


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Total length of high-speed railways
High-speed rail by country
This article provides of a list of operating High-speed rail networks, listed by country. High-speed rail is public transport by rail at speeds of at least 200 km/h for updated track and or faster for new track . The article also includes any planned expansion of existing high-speed rail...

, 6,003 km
1 2009
Total length of waterways, 110,000 km 1 2010

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