China Land and Resources Statistical Yearbook 2018 Download
Yearbook English title：China Land and Resources Statistical Yearbook 2018
Published Date :05/2019
Language : English and Chinese bilingual
Availability : Printed Version；Electronic Version（PDF Version）
I .The China Land and Resources Statistical Yearbook 2018 is an informative yearbook reflecting
comprehensively the status of land and resources of the People’s Republic of China and their
administration. The China Land and Resources Statistical Yearbook 2018 collects a wealth of statistical data
of land and resources and their administration of the whole country and all the provinces(autonomous
regions，and municipalities directly under the central government)in 2017，as well as the main statistical
data of land and resources over three years since 2015.
II .Statistics in the yearbook cover the national land，mineral and marine resources，land and
resources survey and exploration，administration of land and mineral resources by competent administrative
departments of natural resources at the state，provincial(autonomous region，and municipality directly
under the central government)，municipal(prefectural)and county levels，and administration of marine
resources by the state，scientific and technological research on land and resources，and surveying、
mapping and geographic information.
IQ .The yearbook contains seven chapters:general status of land and resources，land resources survey
and mineral resources exploration，land and resources development and utilization，land and resources
administration，scientific and technological research on land and resources，surveying and mapping，and
other data. In addition，explanatory notes on main statistical indicators follow each chapter，which give
brief descriptions of the connotations，statistical scope，statistical approaches，and calculation methods of
the main land and resources statistical indicators.
IV .The principal sources of the yearbook are annual comprehensive statistical reports on natural
resources submitted by the competent land and resources administrative departments of the Ministry of
Natural Resources and various provinces(autonomous regions，and municipalities directly under the
central government)throughout China，other institutions affiliated to Minstry of Natural Resources and
various departments in charge of geological exploration. Individual data are extracted from China Statistical
V .The national statistical data involved in the yearbook do not include those of the Hong Kong
Special Administrative Region，Macau Special Administrative Region，and Taiwan region.
Vl .Some aggregations or rates/ratios may not add up to the sum of the series because of rounding.
Vll .The notes concerning the whole table are placed at the upper part of the table，while the notes
concerning individual indicators are placed at the lower part. If the table is a continued one，the footnotes
are placed in the last page.
Vlll .Notations used in the yearbook:blank indicates that the data of the statistical indicator of the item
are either non-applicable or unavailable;“①”means to see footnotes below.