Workers in agriculture, animal husbandry and fishing represent the biggest group when it comes to membership, numbering 24.8 million. A quarter of the CCP’s members were women and 5.56 million were from ethnic minority groups in 2011.
China’s eight non-communist parties had a total of more than 850,000 members as of the end of 2012. The biggest non-communist party was China Democratic League, which had 224,000 members.
Overview of the most important facts:
- Number of Chinese Communist Party (CCP) members in China from 2001 to 2011
- Non-communist political parties in China in 2012, by number of members
- Number of Chinese Communist Party (CCP) members in China in December 2011, by employment
- Number of registered and closed corruption cases involving Chinese Communist Party (CCP) officials in China from 2009 to 2012