The International Federation of Robotics provides various data measuring China’s increasing usage of industrial robots in its manufacturing sector.
China Industrial Robot Statistics
There were 68 robots per 10,000 employees in China’s manufacturing sector in 2016, significantly below South Korea's 631 and falling short of the world average of 74. View
The average number of robots per 10,000 employees in China’s manufacturing sector surged from 25 units in 2013 to 68 units in 2016. View
In 2017, China purchased one out of every three industrial robots sold in the world, totaling 138,000 units. View