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Total population (2018) 1,393,623,301
Birth cohort (2018) 15,710,492
Surviving Infants (surviving to 1 year per year, 2018) 15,564,073
Infant mortality rate (deaths < 1 year per 1000 births, 2015) 9/1000
Child mortality rate (deaths < 5 years per 1000 births, 2015) 11/1000
Gross Nation Income (per capita US$, 2015) 7,930
No. of districts/territories (2017) 2,851

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Gavi support for China

Type of support


2001-2023 (US$)
(29 Mar 2019)


2001-2023 (US$)
(29 Mar 2019)


2000-2018 (US$)
(29 Mar 2019)

% Disbursed

(29 Mar 2019)
2002 2003 2004 2005 2006
Total $38,679,133 $38,679,133 $38,679,133
HepB mono (NVS) $21,952,552 $21,952,552 $21,952,552 100%
Injection safety support (INS) $15,926,581 $15,926,581 $15,926,581 100%
Vaccine Introduction Grant (VIG) $800,000 $800,000 $800,000 100%

Red line on table indicates duration of support based on commitments.
Commitments: Multi-year programme budgets endorsed in principle by the Gavi Board. These become financial commitments upon approval each year for the following calendar year.
Approvals: Total Approved for funding

Download data for commitments, approvals & disbursements in XLS format

China DTP3 / immunisation coverage

DTP3 - WHO/UNICEF estimates (2017)

Grade of confidence

DTP3 - Official country estimates (2017) 99%
M:F sex ratio at birth (2018) 1.15
% districts achieving > 80% DTP3 coverage (2017) 104%
% districts achieving < 50% DTP3 coverage (2017) 0%
MCV WHO/UNICEF estimates (2017) 99%

Breakdown of support

Non-vaccine support Vaccine support
43% 57%
$16,726,581 $21,952,552

Data refers to disbursed values, date as per above chart

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News and updates relating to China

27 September 2018

Anuradha Linkedin hepb

Why hepatitis B vaccination should be Plan A in the fight against liver cancer

Gavi Deputy CEO Anuradha Gupta highlights the major role that vaccines can play in the response to non-communicable diseases.

29 June 2017

Li Xiaopeng and Seth Berkley

Gavi welcomes US$ 1.5 million contribution from China Merchants Group

The pledge will support Gavi’s mission to immunise 300 million of the world’s poorest children by 2020.

12 November 2015

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Measles vaccination has saved an estimated 17.1 million lives since 2000

New data released by the World Health Organization (WHO) for the Measles & Rubella Initiative, estimates that 17.1 million lives have been saved since 2000, largely due to increased vaccination coverage against this highly contagious viral disease.

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