- In 2010, the revenue of China's plastic surgery industry reached 300 billion yuan ($47.6 billion) and more than 20 million people worked for this industry, which had a projected annual growth rate of more than 40 percent.
- In 2010, China ranked third in the world in terms of the number of cosmetic procedures performed, after the United States and Brazil.
- In 2010, a total of 588,880 surgical cosmetic procedures and 1.265 million non-surgical cosmetic procedures were performed in China.
- In 2010, the five most common surgical cosmetic procedures in China were lipoplasty, rhinoplasty, blepharoplasty, breast augmentation and abdominoplasty. Meanwhile, the five most common non-surgical cosmetic procedures were botox dysport, hyaluronic acid injection, laser hair removal, autologous fat injection and intense pulsed light laser treatment.
- The China Consumers' Association received an average of 20,000 complaints related to cosmetic procedures annually over the last decade.
(Sources: CNR and International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons)