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The 20th Central Committee

By SCMP Graphics and SCMP China desk

Below is a complete list of the full and alternate members of the 20th Central Committee of the Communist Party. The committee is the top policymaking body of the party and its full members elect the Politburo and its Standing Committee – the party’s highest authority. This database will be updated to reflect any changes to members.

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  • Generation
  • 1950s
  • 1960s
  • 1970s
  • Gender
  • Male
  • Female
  • Ethnicity
  • Han
  • Bai
  • Bouyei
  • Dong
  • Hui
  • Korean
  • Manchu
  • Miao
  • Mongol
  • Qazaq
  • Tibetan
  • Uygur
  • Yao
  • Yi
  • Zhuang
  • Hometown
  • Anhui
  • Beijing
  • Chongqing
  • Fujian
  • Gansu
  • Guangdong
  • Guangxi
  • Guizhou
  • Hebei
  • Heilongjiang
  • Henan
  • Hubei
  • Hunan
  • Inner Mongolia
  • Jiangsu
  • Jiangxi
  • Jilin
  • Liaoning
  • Ningxia
  • Qinghai
  • Shaanxi
  • Shandong
  • Shanghai
  • Shanxi
  • Sichuan
  • Taiwan
  • Tianjin
  • Tibet
  • Xinjiang
  • Yunnan
  • Zhejiang

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List of abbreviations

CCDI: Central Commission for Discipline Inspection

CCP: Chinese Communist Party

CMC: Central Military Commission

CPPCC: Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference

CYL: Communist Youth League

NDRC: National Development and Reform Commission

NPC: National People's Congress

PLA: People's Liberation Army

PRC: People's Republic of China

PSC: Politburo Standing Committee

Associate Creative Director Marcelo Duhalde
Graphics by Marcelo Duhalde and Han Huang
Reporting by William Zheng, Guo Rui, Phoebe Zhang, Salina Li and Xinlu Liang
Edited by Daniel Kwan and Jun Mai


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