Number of overseas Chinese people 2018, by continent

This graph shows the population distribution of Chinese people living abroad as of 2018, by continent. By the end of that year, around 2.25 million Chinese nationals who were living overseas were in Europe.

Number of Chinese people living overseas as of 2018, by continent

Number of people in thousands
Asia34,260
Americas9,530
Europe2,250
Oceania1,540
Africa1,110
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Source

Release date

November 2019

Region

Worldwide, China

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

Overseas Chinese are people of Chinese birth or descent who live outside the People's Republic of China and the Republic of China (Taiwan).

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