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I. China Statistical Yearbook 2018 is an annual statistical publication, which reflects comprehensively the economic and social development of China. It covers data for 2017 and key statistical data in recent years and some historically important years at the national level and the local levels of province, autonomous region and municipality directly under the Central Government.
II. The Yearbook contains twenty-eight chapters: l. General Survey; 2. Population; 3. National Accounts; 4. Employment and Wages; 5. Prices; 6. People’s Living Conditions; 7. Government Finance; 8. Resources and Environment; 9. Energy; 10. Investment in Fixed Assets; 11. Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation; 12. Agriculture; 13. Industry; 14. Construction; 15. Wholesale and Retail Trades; 16. Transport, Postal and Telecommunication Services, and Software Industry; 17. Hotels, Catering Services and Tourism; 18. Financial Intermediation; 19. Real Estate; 20. Science and Technology; 21. Education; 22. Public Health and Social Services; 23. Culture and Sports; 24. Public Management, Social Security and Social Organizations; 25. Urban, Rural and Regional Development; 26. Main Social and Economic Indicators of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR); 27. Main Social and Economic Indicators of Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR); 28. Main Social and Economic Indicators of Taiwan Province. One chapter listed as Appendix is Main Social and Economic Indicators of Other Countries/Regions.
To facilitate readers, the Brief Introduction at the beginning of each chapter provides a summary of the main contents of the chapter, data sources, statistical scope, statistical methods and historical changes. At the end of each chapter, Explanatory Notes on Main Statistical Indicators are included.
III. The national data in this book do not include those of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the Macao Special Administrative Region and Taiwan Province, except for the divisions of administrative areas, the area of the national territory and forest resources and otherwise specified. In accordance with the principles set down in the Basic Law of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, and the Basic Law of Macao Special Administrative Region, statistically Hong Kong, Macao and the mainland of China are three mutually independent regions, each following its own and different statistical systems and legal provisions in conducting statistical operations independently. Statistics on the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Macao Special Administrative Region as included in this yearbook are provided by the Census and Statistics Department of the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and the Statistics and Census Service of the Government of Macao Special Administrative Region respectively; and are edited by the National Bureau of Statistics.
IV. Eastern region, central region, western region and northeastern region in the Yearbook are divided as following:
Eastern 10 provinces (municipalities) include: Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei, Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Fujian, Shandong, Guangdong and Hainan;
Central 6 provinces include: Shanxi, Anhui, Jiangxi, Henan, Hubei and Hunan;
Western 12 provinces (autonomous regions and municipalities) include: Inner Mongolia, Guangxi, Chongqing, Sichuan, Guizhou, Yunnan, Tibet, Shaanxi, Gansu, Qinghai, Ningxia and Xinjiang;
Northeastern 3 provinces include: Liaoning, Jilin and Heilongjiang.
V. The units of measurement used in the Yearbook are internationally standard measurement units, and newly published and implemented Product Categories are uniformly used.
VI. Please refer to the newly published version of the Yearbook for updated historical data. Statistical discrepancies on totals and relative figures due to rounding are not adjusted in the Yearbook.
VII. Notations used in the Yearbook: (blank space) indicates that the data are unknown, or are not available; “#” indicates a major breakdown of the total; and “*”or “①”indicates footnotes at the end of the table. About the notations in the chapters of Hong Kong SAR and Macao SAR, please refer to the brief introduction in relevant chapters.
VIII. In comparison with China Statistical Yearbook 2017, following revisions have been made in this new version in terms of the statistical contents and in editing: Of the chapter “National Accounts”, indicators of exports of goods and services, imports of goods and services, 2015 Input-Output table are added. Of the chapter “Employment and Wages”, figures from State Administration for Market Regulation are listed separately, relevant table frames are adjusted. Of the chapter “Resources and Environment”, indicators of ensured reserves of minerals are deleted. Of the chapter “Investment in Fixed Assets”, tables of Floor Space of Buildings under Construction and Completed, Construction Size of Main Production Capacity are deleted. Of the chapter “Foreign trade and Economic Cooperation”, indicators of export and import of services in RMB are added. Of the chapter “Agriculture”, according to the result of the Third National Agricultural Census, relevant historical data are revised. Of the chapter “Financial Intermediation”, table of share issued is adjusted. Of the chapter “Education”, table of Number of Students of Non-formal Education is added. Of the chapter “Public Health and Social Services”, table of Statistics on Community Service Facilities and Social Workers is deleted. Of the chapter “Culture and Sports”, table of Technology Statistics on Radio and TV is deleted. Of the chapter “Urban, Rural and Regional Development”, table of Level of Municipal Public Facilities of Built-up Area of Towns is deleted.