The Number of the Day: 58,000,000
November 24, 2010 - 10:22am
In 2 A.D., the first Chinese census reported a national population of 58,000,000
Related Fact: According to a July 2010 estimate, the Chinese population is now 1,330,141,295.
[Source: Atlas of World History. See previous Numbers of the Day here. ]
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