The Communist Party of China had almost 92 million members by the end of 2019. Photo: AFP The Communist Party of China had almost 92 million members by the end of 2019. Photo: AFP
The Communist Party of China had almost 92 million members by the end of 2019. Photo: AFP

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China’s Communist Party in profile: its make-up by sex, ethnicity, age and profession

  • Women remain underrepresented in the top ranks, with just one woman among the 25 members of the Politburo
  • The professions, age and ethnicity of the membership are changing

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The Communist Party of China had almost 92 million members by the end of 2019. Photo: AFP The Communist Party of China had almost 92 million members by the end of 2019. Photo: AFP
The Communist Party of China had almost 92 million members by the end of 2019. Photo: AFP
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