China GDP Growth Rate 2010-2015 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in China expanded 1.70 percent in the second quarter of 2015 over the previous quarter. GDP Growth Rate in China averaged 1.91 percent from 2010 until 2015, reaching an all time high of 2.50 percent in the second quarter of 2011 and a record low of 1.40 percent in the first quarter of 2012. GDP Growth Rate in China is reported by the National Bureau of Statistics of China.

China GDP Growth Rate
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Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
1.70 1.40 2.50 1.40 2010 - 2015 percent Quarterly
In China, the growth rate in GDP measures the change in the seasonally adjusted value of the goods and services produced by the Chinese economy during the quarter. China's economy is the second largest in the world after that of the United States. During the past 30 years China's economy has changed from a centrally planned system that was largely closed to international trade to a more market-oriented that has a rapidly growing private sector. A major component supporting China's rapid economic growth has been exports growth. This page provides - China GDP Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - China GDP Growth Rate - was last refreshed on Tuesday, September 1, 2015.


Calendar GMT Reference Actual Previous Consensus Forecast (i)
2015-01-20 02:00 AM Q4 1.5% 1.9% 1.7% 1.73%
2015-04-15 03:00 AM Q1 1.3% 1.5% 1.4% 1.4%
2015-07-15 03:00 AM Q2 1.7% 1.4%(R) 1.7% 1.3%
2015-10-19 03:00 AM Q3 1.7% 1.87%


China GDP Expands 1.7% QoQ in Q2


The Chinese economy grew a quarter-on-quarter seasonally adjusted 1.7 percent in the second quarter of 2015, accelerating from an upwardly revised 1.4 percent expansion from January to March and matching market consensus.

Year-on-year, the GDP advanced by 7.0 percent, the same pace as in the first quarter of 2015. China's statistics office attributed the steady growth to recent policy stimulus.

For 2015, the government expects the economy to grow around 7 percent, the slowest expansion in 25 years.

In 2014, the GDP grew  by7.4 percent, slowing from 7.7 percent in the preceding year.

National Statistics Office l Rida Husna l rida@tradingeconomics.com
7/15/2015 4:32:08 AM


Recent Releases

China Quarterly GDP Growth Hits Record Low
The Chinese economy grew a quarter-on-quarter seasonally adjusted 1.3 percent in the first three months of 2015, slowing from a 1.5 percent increase from October to December. It is the lowest growth figure since records began in 2010.
Published on 2015-04-15

China Quarterly GDP Growth Slows in Q4
The Chinese economy expanded 1.5 percent quarter-on-quarter seasonally adjusted in the last three months of 2014, slowing from a 1.9 percent growth reported from June to September.
Published on 2015-01-20

China Quarterly GDP Growth at 1.9% in Q3
The Chinese GDP expanded a quarter-on-quarter seasonally adjusted 1.9 percent in the third quarter of 2014, slowing from a 2 percent expansion in the previous three months, but above market expectations.
Published on 2014-10-21

Chinese GDP Advances 2% QoQ in Q2
The Chinese economy advanced 2 percent quarter-on-quarter in the three months to June 2014, up from a revised 1.5 percent increase in the previous period.
Published on 2014-07-16


China GDP Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
GDP 10360.10 9490.60 10360.10 46.68 USD Billion [+]
GDP Growth Rate 1.70 1.40 2.50 1.40 percent [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 7.00 7.00 14.20 3.80 percent [+]
Gross National Product 634367.30 566130.20 634367.30 679.00 CNY HML [+]
GDP per capita 3865.88 3619.44 3865.88 83.33 USD [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 283017.60 263027.90 283017.60 80.70 CNY HML [+]
GDP per capita PPP 12608.87 11805.08 12608.87 1516.21 USD [+]


GDP Growth Rate Reference Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Australia 0.90 Mar/15 0.50 4.50 -2.00 percent [+]
Brazil -1.90 Jun/15 -0.70 3.90 -3.90 percent [+]
Canada -0.10 Jun/15 -0.10 3.33 -1.80 percent [+]
China 1.70 Jun/15 1.40 2.50 1.40 percent [+]
Euro Area 0.30 Jun/15 0.40 1.30 -2.90 percent [+]
France 0.00 Jun/15 0.60 7.70 -5.00 percent [+]
Germany 0.40 Jun/15 0.30 2.00 -4.50 percent [+]
India 2.06 Mar/15 1.36 5.30 -1.70 percent [+]
Indonesia 3.78 Jun/15 -0.18 3.83 -3.57 percent [+]
Italy 0.30 Jun/15 0.40 6.00 -3.00 percent [+]
Japan -0.40 Jun/15 1.00 3.20 -4.00 percent [+]
Mexico 0.50 Jun/15 0.40 2.90 -6.60 percent [+]
Netherlands 0.10 Jun/15 0.60 2.00 -2.20 percent [+]
Russia -1.29 Mar/15 -0.55 4.10 -5.40 percent [+]
South Korea 0.30 Jun/15 0.80 6.80 -7.00 percent [+]
Spain 1.00 Jun/15 0.90 1.60 -1.60 percent [+]
Switzerland 0.20 Jun/15 -0.20 2.10 -1.90 percent [+]
Turkey 1.30 Mar/15 0.80 6.69 -7.57 percent [+]
United Kingdom 0.70 Jun/15 0.40 5.00 -2.70 percent [+]
United States 3.70 Jun/15 0.60 16.90 -10.00 percent [+]