The GDL Mobile App provides historic and forecast data on the demographic and socio economic (household incomes and expenditure) profile for each of 77 countries, 31 Provinces and 571 Cities of China. The data is easily accessed and provides quick insights into how a region’s population and affluence has changed over the last decade (to 2017) and might be expected to change over the next decade.

There are two Mobile packages available. The Basic Package which is free, and then you can obtain additional data series and years by purchasing our Premium Packages.

The Basic Package is free and has the following data on each of the countries, provinces and cities for 2006, 2016 and 2017.

• Total population
• Percent of population aged 0-14 yrs
• Percent of population aged 15-24 yrs
• Percent of population aged 25-39 yrs
• Percent of population aged 40-64 yrs
• Percent of population aged 65 +
• Birth rate
• Total Households
• Average household size
• Percent of adult population with tertiary/vocational education
• Total Employed Labour force
• Total GDP (US$ Bn)
• GDP per cap (US$)
• Average Household Income (US$)

All financial data is in real 2017 values and expressed in US Dollars using the 2017 average exchange rate.

The Premium Package:

This is available by individual Country, China Province and China City and provides additional variables as listed below and for all years from 2006 to 2026 (the additional years also apply to the base data detailed above). The Premium package costs US$9 per Country/China Province/China City.

The additional information is as follows: Items marked with * are also in the basic package

1) Population
a. Total population*
b. Percent of population aged 0-14 yrs*
c. Percent of population aged 15-24 yrs*
d. Percent of population aged 25-39 yrs*
e. Percent of population aged 40-64 yrs*
f. Percent of population aged 65 + *
g. Persons 000s aged 0-14 yrs
h. Persons 000s aged 15-24 yrs
i. Persons 000s aged 25-39 yrs
j. Persons 000s aged 40-64 yrs
k. Percent of population that is urban
l. Natural Increase (Births minus deaths)
m. Average age

2) Births and deaths
a. Total births (000s pa)
b. Birth rate*
c. Percent of births to mothers over 34 yrs of age
d. Females age 15 to 49 years
e. Total deaths pa
f. Death rate

3) Households
a. Total Households *
b. Urban Households (000s)
c. Average Household size*
d. Average Urban Household size
e. Percent of all households that are
i. 1-2-person households
ii. 3-4 persons
iii. 5+ persons

4) Education and employment
a. Education index
b. Percent of adults with tertiary/vocational level education*
c. Males 15 to 74 years of age
d. Females 15-74 years of age
e. Total employed*
f. Propensity to be employed
g. Dependency ratio

5) GDP and Productivity
a. Total real GDP US$ Bn *
b. Real GDP per cap *
c. Exchange rate to US$
d. Private consumption expenditure as a percent of GDP
e. GDP per employed person
f. Average Wage per employed person
g. Accumulated Fixed Capital Investment per worker
6) Household Incomes and expenditure
a. Average annual gross income for all households*
b. Median annual gross income for all households
c. Percent of Households with gross income over US$20,000 pa
d. Percent of Households with gross income over US$50,000 pa
e. Percent of Households with gross income over US$125,000 pa

Most major Countries are included in the database. It also includes all 27 Provinces, the four Municipalities of China and 571 of the 625 cities of China. A listing of those available is provided on our website (

Updates: The forecasts (and recent actual data) are updated at various times throughout the year as new releases become available. The updated information is automatically sent to the app on your mobile device.

What's New

Version 3.0.3

Weekly update for improvements and bug fixes.

Ratings and Reviews

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A useful and informative app - the information included has provided us with intelligence that is now a daily reference point within our brokerage. Invaluable!


Global Demographics Ltd
14.1 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
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In-App Purchases
  1. Basic - All Countries £1.99
  2. Premium - North America £18.99


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    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.