Ⅰ.Shanxi Statistical Yearbook 2019 is an annual stuistics publication,which reflects comprehensively the national economic and social development of Shanxi province.It covers data for 2018 and key statistical data in some historically important years at the provincial level and the local levels of prefecture and county.To meet the need of international exchange,this yearbook is made in both Chinese and English.
Ⅱ.The yearbook contains the following twenty puts:Ⅰ.General Survey;2.Population,Labor Wages and Social Security;3.Price;4.People's Living Conditions;5.Public Finance,Banking and Insurance;6.Energy;7.Investment in Fixed Assets;8.Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation;9.Agriculture;10.Industry;Ⅱ.Construction;12.Real Estate;13.Wholesale and Retail Trade;14.Hotels,Catering Services and Tourism;15.Transportation,Post and Telecommunication Services;16.Education,Science and Technology;17.Culture,Sports,Public Health and Environmental Protection;18.General Survey of Cities;19.Cities at Prefecture Level;20.Counties,Cities and Districts at County Level.To facility readers,Statistical Charts reflecting total trend are attached at the beginning of each chapter,and Explanatory Notes on Main Statistical Indicators,a brief introduction about the meaning,statistical coverage,statistical methods and historical changes of main statistical indicators,are provided at the end of each chapter.
Ⅲ.Comparing with Shanxi Statistical Yearbook 2018,following revision has been made in this new version:In the chapter of People's Living Conditions,new tables of income and expenditure of urban and rural households of the province from 1978 are added and the historical data are adjusted,according to the new statistical methods of urban-rural integration survey;In the chapter of Investment in Fixed Assets,the growth rate is calculated according to comparable data;In the chapter of Agriculture,the data of agricultural accounting,sown area and output of farm corps and fruits,and livestock from 2007 to 2017 are revised according to the result of the Third National Agricultural Census;Some data in 2018 are still unavailable because of the data of the Fourth China Economic Census are not released now,and related data of GDP,industry and investment are from monthly or quarterly report.
There are two administrative division in use in Datong and Changzhi because of the cities,districts and counties of the two cities are still under adjustment in 2018.
Ⅳ.The statistical coverage and explanation of indicators in this yearbook are the same as the current national statistical report system.The data in this yearbook are mainly obtained from annual statistical reports,and some are from sample surveys and related departments.
Ⅴ.For the convenience of the readers,brief notes concerning some indicators about their changes in meaning or coverage are given at the lower part of relevant tables.In case of some statistical data issued before being inconsistent with this publication,take the data in this publication as correction.
Ⅵ.The units of measurement used in this yearbook are international standard measurement units.Statistical discrepancies due to rounding are not adjusted in this yearbook.
Ⅶ.Notations used in this book:“(blank)”indicates that the figure is not large enough to be measured with the smallest unit in the table or is not available;“#”indicates the major items of the total.