Communist Party of China has nearly 92 million members

Source: Xinhua| 2020-06-30 22:36:30|Editor: huaxia

Photo taken on May 28, 2020 shows a view of the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, capital of China.(Xinhua/Xing Guangli)

BEIJING, June 30 (Xinhua) -- The Communist Party of China (CPC) had more than 91.91 million members as of the end of 2019, representing a net increase of 1.32 million from the previous year, the Organization Department of the CPC Central Committee announced Tuesday.

The number of primary-level Party organizations stood at over 4.68 million, increasing by 71,000 from the previous year. The primary-level Party organizations included 249,000 primary-level Party committees, the department said in a report.

In 2019, the CPC recruited over 2.34 million new members, 289,000 more than 2018.

Among those new members, 45.6 percent held junior college degrees or above, and 80.3 percent were aged 35 or younger.