Ⅰ.Suzhou Statistical Yearbook 2020 is a publication which provides comprehensive and systematic data covering the economic and social development in Suzhou Municipality in 2019.
Ⅱ.This yearbook is comprised of 22 parts including Achievement Graphs and Charts,General Survey,Population and Labor Force,Agriculture,Industry,Construction,Transportation,Post and Telecommunication,Wholesale,Retail Sales and Catering Business,Export-Oriented Economy and International Tourism,Services,Consumption of Energy,Investment in Fixed Assets,Enterprises Survey,Finance,Banking and Insurance,Price Indices,People's Livelihood,Science and Technology,Education and Culture,Public Health and Sports,Civil Administration,Judiciary and Other Items,Urban Construction and Environmental Protection,Cities Compare.
Ⅲ.The statistics in the yearbook are mainly the statistics in 2019,and the main indicators also list the statistical data in the key years since the founding of the People's Republic of China.The data mainly comes from the periodic statistical reports and sample survey data of Suzhou Municipal Bureau of Statistics and Survey Office of the National Bureau of Statistics in Suzhou,and some of the information comes from administrative departments of Suzhou municipal government.
Ⅳ.According to the changes of the national statistical system,some historical data is adjusted accordingly,and in the use of historical data,when the data in previous yearbooks is different from that in this yearbook,the data in this yearbook is to be used.
Ⅴ.In September,2012 Wujiang City was changed into Wujiang District,and the original Changlang District、Pingjiang Dictrict and Jinchang District were merged to become Gusu District,The whole city's data in the yearbook includes the data of Gusu District,Wuzhong District,Xiangcheng District,Huqiu District、Suzhou New District,Suzhou Industrial Park,Wujiang District,Changshu City,Zhangjiagang City,Kunshan City and Taicang city,and the data of the central city includes that of Wujiang District(except the data of meteorology,hydrology and price).
Ⅵ.Explanations on symbols used in this yearbook:
“…” indicates that the data are not large enough to be rounded into the minimal unit;
“space” indicates that the data is unknown and indicates the data not available;
“-” indicates the data not available;
“#” indicates the component items.
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