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 southern 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 2015, it has a permanent resident population of 37.9287 million. The male population amounts to 19.5814 million, accounting for 51.63%. The female population amounts to 18.3473 million, accounting for 48.37%.