By the end of 2019, Nanchong had a total household population of 7 million 237 thousand and 100, with a decrease of 45 thousand and 400 compared with 2018. Among them, 3.778 million were male and 3.459 million were female; 2.076 million were urban population and 5.295 million were rural population. There were 66900 births and 38500 deaths. The natural growth rate of population is 3.75 ‰. The sex ratio at birth was 108.8. At the end of the year, there were 6.435 million permanent residents and the urbanization rate was 49.72%, 1.6 percentage points higher than that in 2018.