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Table 1 Ethnic composition of family households in China, 1990 and 2000

From: The recent trend of ethnic intermarriage in China: an analysis based on the census data

  1990 2000
  Households/persons Percent Households/persons Percent
Number of households 276,911,767 100.00 340,491,197 100.00
Number of persons 1,097,776,366 100.00 1,178,271,219 100.00
Persons per household on average 3.964 3.461
Number of minority households 15,996,039 5.78 21,463,520 6.30
Total population of minority households 72,726,211 6.63 82,789,610 7.03
Persons per minority household on average 4.547 3.857
Minority-Han mixture households 6,756,042 2.44 9,121,114 2.68
Total population of minority/Han mixture household 29,798,457 2.71 35,387,918 3.00
Persons per minority-Han mixture household on average 4.411 3.880
Number of Han households 254,159,686 91.78 309,906,563 91.02
Total population of Han households 995,251,698 90.66 1,060,093,691 89.97
Persons per Han households on average 3.916 3.421
  1. Source: The Census Office of the State Council, ed., 1993: 840-805; 2002: 645