Communist Party of China has over 95 million members
Membership in the Communist Party of China (CPC) has surpassed 95 million as of June 5, 2021, the Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee announced Wednesday.
More than half of CPC members hold a junior college degree or higher. The number of female Party members grew from 21 million in 2013 to 27 million, accounting for 28.8 percent of the total membership. Members from ethnic minorities have also increased from less than 6 million to over 7 million, accounting for 7.5 percent.
The CPC currently has nearly 4.9 million grassroots organizations. Among them, there are about 273,000 grassroots Party committees, 314,000 general branches, and nearly 4.3 million branches.
As of June 5, there were 3,199 local-level organizations of the CPC across the country, including 31 at the provincial level, 397 at the city level and 2,771 at the county level.