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.

Agriculture

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, output of 109.9 million metric tons 1 2007

Communications and Technology

Field Rank Date
Connectivity Scorecard (Nokia Siemens)[1] 17 2009
E-readiness (Economist Intelligence Unit)[2] 56 2008
Internet users, 298,000,000[3] 1 2010
Main line phones, 368,000,000[4] 1 2006
Mobile phone users, 703,000,000[5] 1 2010
Networked Readiness Index (WEF)[6] 57 2008

Consumption

Field Rank Date
Car market, 13.64 million vehicles[7] 1 2009
Rice consumption, 135 million metric tons per year 1 2004

Demographics

Field Rank Date
Human Development Index, 0.772 92 2007
Labour force, 807,700,000 1 2010
Life expectancy, 73,47 years 78 2009
Population, 1,335,000,000 people 1 2010

Economics

Field Rank Date
GDP (nominal) 2 2010
GDP (nominal) per capita 100 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, 3.34 111 2006
Quality-of-life index, 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 133 2005
Hydroelectricity production, 585.2 TW•h per year 1 2007
Renewable energy production, 576.1 TW•h per year 1 2006

Geography

Field Rank Date
Countries bordered, 14 1 2010
Highest elevation above the sea level, 8,848 m at Mount Everest 1 2010
Land area 2 2010
Land border length, 22,117 km 1 2010
Total area 3 2010

Globalization

Field Rank Date
Globalization Index (A.T. Kearney/Foreign Policy Magazine) 51 2006
Index of Globalization (KOF)[8] 37 2007

Industry

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[9] 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[10] 1 2009
Shipbuilding, 8,400,000 GT 2 2008
Solar panel production[11] 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 production[11] 1 2009
Zinc production, 2,600,000 tons 1 2006

Military

Field Rank Date
Active troops, 2.25 million troops[12] 1 2010
Frigates in operation, 49 1 2010
Police forces, 1,780,000 officers 1 2010

Politics

Field Rank Date
Corruption Perceptions Index 70 2006
Press Freedom Index 168 2009
Privacy Index 45 2007

Society

Field Rank Date
Gender Gap Index (World Economic Forum)[13] 73 2007
State of the World's Mothers (Save the Children)[14] 30 2005
Suicide rate (World Health Organization) 27 2008

Sports

Field Rank Date
Women's badminton Uber Cup, 11 wins 1 2009
World Badminton Championships, 43 gold medals won 1 2009
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

Field Rank Date
Total length of high-speed railways, 6,003 km 1 2009
Total length of waterways, 110,000 km 1 2010

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