Xinhua recently reported that, according to the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) Organization Department’s latest statistics, as of the end of 2014, the total number of members of the Chinese Communist Party was 87.8 million, a net increase of 1.1 million over the previous year, or a growth of 1.3 percent. The Party’s grass-roots organizations had 4.36 million members, an increase of 56,000 over the previous year, or a growth of 1.3 percent.
The Party’s grass-roots organizations have continued to expand. CCP organizations are in place in 7,565 urban Street Offices (城市街道), 32,753 townships, 92,581 communities or neighborhoods (居委会), and 577,273 administrative villages, with a coverage rate of more than 99 percent. 194,000 state-owned enterprises have Party organizations, accounting for 91.0 percent of the total state-owned enterprises. Party organizations have been installed in 1.6 million non-public (private) enterprises, accounting for 53.1 percent of the total number of non-public enterprises. Party organizations have been installed in 184,000 nongovernment organizations, which is 41.9 percent of the total.
Source: Xinhua, June 29, 2015