Publisher : China Statistics Press
Published Date : 12/2017
Frequency : Annually
Language : English and Chinese bilingual
Availability : Printed Version；Electronic Version（PDF）
I. China Statistical Yearbook on Environment -2017 is prepared jointly by the National Bureau
of Statistics, Ministry of Environmental Protection and other ministries. It is an annual statistics
publication, with comprehensive data in 2016 and selected data series in major years at national level
and at provincial level (province, autonomous region, and municipality directly under the central
government) and therefore reflecting various aspects of China’s environmental development.
II. China Statistical Yearbook on Environment -2017 contains 12 chapters: 1. Natural Conditions;
2. Freshwater Environment; 3.Marine Environment; 4. Atmospheric Environment; 5. Solid Wastes;
6. Natural Ecology; 7. Land Use; 8. Forestry; 9.Natural Disasters&Environmental Accidents;
10. Environmental Investment; 11 .Urban Environment; 12. Rural Environment. Five appendixes
listed as Main Indicators of Population, Resource and Environment; Main Resources& Environmental
Indicators in the 13t” Five-year Plan; Main Environmental Indicators by Eastern, Central and Western;
Main Environmental Indicators of the World’s Major Countries and Regions; Explanatory Notes on
Main Statistical Indicators.
III. Due to the adjustment of the environmental statistical methodology, the Ministry of
Environmental Protection has delayed releasing the environmental statistics of 2016, which is scheduled
to be released simultaneously with that of 2017.
IV The national data in this book do not include that of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region,
Macao Special Administrative Region and Taiwan Province except for territory and forest resources.
The information gathered from the State Forestry Administration. Daxinganling is affiliated to the State
Forestry Administration, tied with the provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities under the central
government, without duplication of data.
V Notations used in this book:
“(blank)”indicates that the data are not available;
“#”indicates the major items of the total.
VI. The institutions participating in the compilation of this publication include: Ministry of Water
Resource, Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, Ministry of Land and Resource, Ministry
of Agriculture, National Health and Family Planning Commission, Ministry of Civil Affairs, Ministry
of Transport, State Forestry Administration, State Oceanic Administration, China Meteorological
Administration, China Earthquake Administration. We would like to express our gratitude to these
institutions for their cooperation and support in preparing this publication.