2017-04-06 17:23:03 , Source : The Government Website of Shaanxi Province

Nearly all the people in Shaanxi are ethnic Han Chinese, with pockets of Hui population in the northwestern region (adjacent to Ningxia). Shaanxi Province is one of the centers of ancient Chinese civilization. The central part of Shaanxi, known as Guanzhong, where the provincial capital Xi'an is located, is more populated compared to the northern part.

At the end of 2016, it has a permanent resident population of 38,1262 million.