Communiqué on the Fourth National Economic Census (No. 7)
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Communiqué on the Fourth National Economic Census (No. 7)

----Information of Units and Persons Employed by Region

 

National Bureau of Statistics of China

Office of the Leading Group of the State Council for the

Fourth National Economic Census

November 20, 2019

 

Based on the results of the Fourth National Economic Census, the basic information of units and persons employed by region is released as the following:

 

I. Basic Information of the Units

 

At the end of 2018, there were 12.802 million legal entities in the eastern areas of China, accounting for 58.8 percent of the total, 0.5 percentage point lower than that at the end of 2013; there were 4.929 million in the central areas, accounting for 22.6 percent, 0.1 percentage point higher; and 4.058 million were in the western areas, accounting for 18.6 percent, 0.4 percentage point higher. The number of establishments in eastern areas was 14.083 million, accounting for 57.4 percent; that in central areas was 5.684 million, accounting for 23.2 percent; and 4.783 million were in the western areas, accounting for 19.5 percent.

 

Of the total number of legal entities of the secondary and tertiary industries, the top three regions are: Guangdong province 3.127 million, accounting for 14.3 percent; Jiangsu province 2.054 million, accounting for 9.4 percent; and Shandong province 1.801 million, accounting for 8.3 percent.

 

See Table 7-1 for units by region.

 

Table 7-1 Legal Entities and Establishments by Region

 

 

Legal Entities

Establishments

Number

(10,000)

Proportion

%

Number

(10,000)

Proportion

%

Total

2178.9

100.0

2455.0

100.0

Eastern Areas

1280.2

58.8

1408.3

57.4

Beijing

98.9

4.5

107.9

4.4

Tianjin

29.1

1.3

31.7

1.3

Hebei

115.1

5.3

127.2

5.2

Liaoning

60.0

2.8

67.5

2.8

Shanghai

44.1

2.0

52.4

2.1

Jiangsu

205.4

9.4

222.9

9.1

Zhejiang

154.5

7.1

167.9

6.8

Fujian

70.3

3.2

79.7

3.2

Shandong

180.1

8.3

200.6

8.2

Guangdong

312.7

14.3

338.9

13.8

Hainan

10.0

0.5

11.6

0.5

Central Areas

492.9

22.6

568.4

23.2

Shanxi

46.2

2.1

54.7

2.2

Jilin

18.7

0.9

22.4

0.9

Heilongjiang

25.6

1.2

31.6

1.3

Anhui

81.3

3.7

94.5

3.8

Jiangxi

45.4

2.1

53.2

2.2

Henan

127.9

5.9

142.3

5.8

Hubei

85.3

3.9

98.3

4.0

Hunan

62.3

2.9

71.4

2.9

Western Areas

405.8

18.6

478.3

19.5

Inner Mongolia

29.7

1.4

35.0

1.4

Guangxi

49.0

2.3

57.4

2.3

Chongqing

51.3

2.4

57.6

2.3

Sichuan

76.2

3.5

91.0

3.7

Guizhou

34.8

1.6

42.4

1.7

Yunnan

45.3

2.1

55.6

2.3

Tibet

4.7

0.2

5.4

0.2

Shaanxi

53.2

2.4

59.9

2.4

Gansu

23.0

1.1

28.2

1.1

Qinghai

7.3

0.3

8.6

0.4

Ningxia

6.9

0.3

8.1

0.3

Xinjiang

24.3

1.1

29.2

1.2

 

II. Persons Employed

 

At the end of 2018, there were 216.210 million persons employed by legal entities in the eastern areas of China, accounting for 56.4 percent of the total, 1.0 percentage point lower than that at the end of 2013; there were 93.092 million in the central areas, accounting for 24.3 percent, 0.2 percentage point higher; and 73.934 million were in the western areas, accounting for 19.3 percent, 0.8 percentage point higher.

 

Of the total number of persons employed by legal entities, the top three regions are: Guangdong province 46.109 million, accounting for 12.0 percent; Jiangsu province 39.292 million, accounting for 10.3 percent; and Zhejiang province 29.518 million, accounting for 7.7 percent.

 

See Table 7-2 for persons employed by legal entities by region.

 

Table 7-2 Persons Employed by Legal Entities by Region

 

 

Persons Employed by Legal Entities

(10,000)

 

Of which: Female

Total

38323.6

14446.7

Eastern Areas

21621.0

8103.1

Beijing

1380.2

563.7

Tianjin

495.3

179.7

Hebei

1453.2

554.0

Liaoning

902.2

349.4

Shanghai

1204.4

498.6

Jiangsu

3929.2

1360.2

Zhejiang

2951.8

997.0

Fujian

1726.0

630.4

Shandong

2810.0

1056.7

Guangdong

4610.9

1847.5

Hainan

157.9

66.0

Central Areas

9309.2

3535.0

Shanxi

775.5

276.7

Jilin

417.6

164.7

Heilongjiang

478.2

189.6

Anhui

1366.2

499.7

Jiangxi

986.2

385.0

Henan

2384.8

921.5

Hubei

1550.6

580.2

Hunan

1350.1

517.6

Western Areas

7393.4

2808.6

Inner Mongolia

477.5

182.5

Guangxi

750.9

305.5

Chongqing

979.2

366.2

Sichuan

1754.4

657.5

Guizhou

587.3

224.8

Yunnan

721.0

276.7

Tibet

80.4

26.2

Shaanxi

927.9

341.9

Gansu

395.1

145.2

Qinghai

118.3

43.3

Ningxia

136.0

53.7

Xinjiang

465.5

185.1

 

 

III. Information of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region, the Yangtze River Economic Belt and the Yangtze River Delta

 

At the end of 2018, there were 2.431 million leagl entities in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region, an increase of 1.155 million over that at the end of 2013, up by 90.5 percent. There were 33.287 million persons employed by the legal entities, an increase of 2.919 million over that at the end of 2013, up by 9.6 percent.

 

There were 8.860 million leagl entities in the Yangtze River Economic Belt, an increase of 4.045 million over that at the end of 2013, up by 84.0 percent. There were 173.802 million persons employed by the legal entities, an increase of 14.830 million over that at the end of 2013, up by 9.3 percent.

 

There were 4.853 million leagl entities in the Yangtze River Delta, an increase of 2.080 million over that at the end of 2013, up by 75.0 percent. There were 94.516 million persons employed by the legal entities, an increase of 5.534 million over that at the end of 2013, up by 6.2 percent.

 

Notes:

 

[1] The eastern areas include: Beijing, Tianjin, Hebei, Liaoning, Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Fujian, Shandong, Guangdong and Hainan; the central areas cover: Shanxi, Jilin, Heilongjiang, Anhui, Jiangxi, Henan, Hubei and Hunan; the western areas include: Inner Mongolia, Guangxi, Chongqing, Sichuan, Guizhou, Yunnan, Tibet, Shaanxi, Gansu, Qinghai, Ningxia and Xinjiang.

 

[2] The Yangtze River Economic Belt covers: Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang, Anhui, Jiangxi, Hubei, Hunan, Chongqing, Sichuan, Guizhou and Yunnan.

 

[3] The Yangtze River Delta covers: Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Anhui.

 

[4] No mechanical adjustment is made for the round-off errors in aggregate totals or part of the calculations in the tables.

 

(In case of any difference between English translation and the original Chinese text, the Chinese edition shall prevail.)

 

 

 

 

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