The Communist Party of China (CPC) has 95.148 million members as of June 5, the Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee announced onJune 30.
Membership was 3.5 percent up from the figure reported at the end of 2019, and approximately 20 times more than the figure in 1949 when the People’s Republic of China (PRC) was founded, the department said in a report ahead ofthe CPC’s centenary onJuly 1. Over the past hundred years, the CPC has grown from a small party with just over 50 members into the largest governing party in the world, with more than 95 mil- lion members in a country of more than 1.4 billion people. It is a party of major interna- tional standing.
It has governed the world’s largest so- cialist country for more than seven decades. It has led the Chinese people onto the path towards national rejuvenation and modern- ization, and it enjoys extensive support from the Chinese people.