Guangdong Statistical Yearbook 2018 Download
Yearbook English title：Guangdong Statistical Yearbook 2018
Published Date :08/2018
Language : English and Chinese bilingual
Availability : Printed Version；Electronic Version（PDF Version）
Ⅰ.Guangdong Statistical Yearbook 2018(hereinafter referred to as the Yearbook) is an annual statisticalpublication,which reflects comprehensively the economic and social development of Guangdong Province.It coversdata for 2017 and key statistical data in some historically important years since 1978 at the provincial level and thelocal levels of city,county and district. Ⅱ.The Yearbook contains twenty-two chapters:1.General Survey;2.National Accounts;3.Population;4.Employment and Wages;5.Investment in Fixed Assets;6.Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation;7.Energy,Resources and Environment;8.Government Finance,Banking and Insurance;9.Prices;10.People’s LivingConditions;11.Agriculture;12.Industry;13.Service Enterprises Above Designated Size;14.Construction;15.Transport,Postal and Telecommunication Services;16.Wholesale,Retail Trades and Tourism;17.Hotels,Catering Services and Tourism;18.Education,Science and Technology;19 Culture and Sports.20.Public Health,Social Welfare,Social Insurance and Others;21.Main Economic Indicators of Economic Regions;22.MainEconomic Indicators of Counties(County-level Cities) and Districts.Meanwhile,four chapters are listed asappendices:1.Main Statistical Indicators of 31 Provinces and Municipalities;2.Main Statistics of Hong Kong andMacao Special Administrative Regions;3.Main Statistical Indicators of Taiwan Province;4.Main Statistics of SomeCountries and Territories.To facilitate readers,the Brief Introduction at the beginning of each chapter provides asummary of the main contents of the chapter,data sources,statistical scope,statistical methods and historicalchanges.At the end of each chapter,Explanatory Notes on Main Statistical Indicators are included. Ⅲ.The data in the Yearbook are mainly obtained from regular statistical reports and sample surveys conductedby the statistical bureaus of all levels of government and the Survey Office of the National Bureau of Statistics inGuangdong.Some data are collected from the departments of the central government and the provincial government.Data in the appendices are compiled from statistical publications published by the National Bureau of Statistics andother sources. Ⅳ.The pearl river delta,east wing,west wing and mountainous areas in the Yearbook are divided as following: The pearl river delta include Guangzhou,Shenzhen,Zhuhai,Foshan,Jiangmen,Dongguan,Zhongshan,Huizhouand Zhaoqing. The east wing includes Shantou,Shanwei,Chaozhou and Jieyang. The west wing includes Zhanjiang,Maoming and Yangjiang. The mountainous areas include Shaoguan,Heyuan,Meizhou,Qingyuan and Yunfu. Ⅴ.The units of measurement used in the Yearbook are internationally standard measurement units,except thatthe unit of cultivated land and sown areas uses “mu” with regard to the Chinese tradition. Ⅵ.Please refer to the newly published version of the Yearbook for updated historical data.Statisticaldiscrepancies on totals and relative figures due to rounding are not adjusted in the Yearbook. Ⅶ.Notations used in the Yearbook: “…”indicates that the figure is not large enough to be measured with the smallest unit in the table; “#” indicates a major breakdown of the total; “blank space” indicates that the data are unknown or are not available; “①”indicates footnotes at the end of the table. Ⅷ.In comparison with Guangdong Statistical Yearbook 2017,following revisions have been made in this newversion in terms of the statistical contents and in editing:Of the chapter of “General Survey”,data of indicators onnational economic and social development are added.Of the chapter of “National Economic Account”,historicaldata of GDP has been revised according to the new accounting methodology of expenditure for research anddevelopment.Of the chapter of “Population”,data of age composition and dependency ratio of permanentpopulation,and data of composition of permanent population are added.Of the chapter of “People’s LivingCondition”,data of grouped by five equal shares of number of major durable consumer goods income andexpenditure owned per100 rural and urban permanent households at year-end,and data of per capita disposableincome of permanent households by sources and city are added.Of the chapter of “Education and Technology”,data of R&D expenditure by above designated industry and its composition are added.Of the chapter of“Agriculture”,data of agriculture production basic conditions and historical data of output of aquatic products andlivestock products are added.Of the chapter of “Foreign trade and Economic Cooperation”,indicators of exportand import of goods in RMB are added.According to the new departmental reporting system,some professionalcontents and indicators have been adjusted. Acknowledgements:our gratitude goes to relevant departments and units under the provincial government,from which we have received tremendous support when compiling the Yearbook.