CPC’s 100 Years of Commitment, Persistence and Courage

By: Sara Afzel

BEIJING: Over the past century, the Communist Party of China (CPC) has transformed the once shattered and impoverished country into the world’s second-largest economy. The CPC has led China to achieve miracles of rapid economic growth, end of Poverty and long-term social stability, which has had profound global implications.
The Party, which believes that China has no need for the model of democracy found in the West, has established a democracy that suits the country itself.Although political parties vary in their political stances, goals and visions, the performances of all parties can be measured by one universal yardstick, how effectively they have served the people. The CPC has made it clear to all that the greatest political achievement for itself is improving the well-being of the people.
Chin announced a landmark victory in building a moderately prosperous society in all respects, known as a “Xiaokang” society in Chinese, as the Communist Party of China (CPC) celebrates its centenary.
“We have realized the first centenary goal of building a moderately prosperous society in all respects,” Chinese President Xi Jinping said at a grand gathering on 1st July at Tian’anmen Square in Beijing. He summed up the four great successes achieved by the CPC in the past century.
The Party unites and leads the Chinese people in fighting bloody battles with unyielding determination, achieving great success in the new-democratic revolution.
The Partyunites and leads the Chinese people in endeavoring to build a stronger China with a spirit of self-reliance, achieving great success in socialist revolution and construction. The Partyunites andleads the Chinese people in freeing the mind and forging ahead, achieving great success in reform, opening up, and socialist modernization.
The Party unites and leads the Chinese people in pursuing a great struggle, a great project, a great cause and a great dream through a spirit of self-confidence, self-reliance, and innovation, achieving great success for socialism with Chinese characteristics in the new era.
The Communist Party of China (CPC) had over 95.1 million members and nearly 4.9 million primary-level organizations as of June 5,2021.
A breakdown of the Party’s membership showed that 27.45 million of the members are female, representing 28.8 percent of the total.
There are 7.135 million members from minority ethnic groups, accounting for 7.5 percent of the total, and around 52 percent, roughly 49.51 million, of the membership has obtained a college degree or above.
The data shows that 134,000 of the current members devoted themselves to the Party before October 1949, when the People’s Republic of China was founded.
A total of 14.55 million became Party members between 1949 and 1978, before the opening of the third plenary session of the 11th CPC Central Committee, at which China introduced the policy of reform and opening-up.Of the current membership, 60.94 million joined the Party between 1978 and 2012, when China held its 18th National Congress of the CPC.