Bulletin on the Value-added Data of National Patent Intensive Industry in 2018
National Bureau of Statistics of China2020-03-16 09:30




National Bureau of Statistics

National Intellectual Property Administration

 

In order to fully reflect the development status of patent intensive industries in China, the value-added accounting of national patent intensive industries was carried out for the first time based on the data of the fourth national economic census, according to the Statistical Classification of Intellectual Property (Patent) Intensive Industries (2019) (Order No.25) issued by the National Bureau of statistics (NBS).

 

After accounting, the added value of patent intensive industries in China was 10,709 billion yuan, with a ratio of 11.6 percent to GDP in 2018.

 

In terms of the internal structure of patent intensive industry, the added value of new equipment manufacturing industry was 3,283.3 billion yuan, accounting for 30.7 percent, the highest proportion of the added value of patent intensive industry; that of information and communication technology manufacturing industry was 2,155.1 billion yuan, accounting for 20.1 percent; that of information and communication technology service industry was 1,947.2 billion yuan, accounting for 18.2 percent; that of new material manufacturing industry was 1,413 billion yuan, accounting for 13.2 percent; that of medicine and medical industry was 946.5 billion yuan, accounting for 8.8 percent; that of R&D, design and technical service industry was 721.5 billion yuan, accounting for 6.7 percent; that of environmental protection industry was 242.4 billion yuan, accounting for 2.3 percent.

 

Value-added of National Patent Intensive Industry in 2018

 

Item

Value-added

100 million yuan

Proportion

%

National Patent Intensive Industry

107090

100.0

 Information and Communication Technology Manufacturing Industry

21551

20.1

 Information and Communication Technology Service Industry

19472

18.2

 New Equipment Manufacturing Industry

32833

30.7

 New Material Manufacturing Industry,

14130

13.2

 Medicine and Medical Industry

9465

8.8

 Environmental Protection Industry

2424

2.3

 R&D, Design and Technology Service Industry

7215

6.7

 

Annotations:

 

I. Explanatory Notes

 

The term "patent intensive industry" refers to a collection of industries with the density and scale of invention patents reaching the prescribed standards, relying on intellectual property rights to participate in market competition and conforming to the guidance of innovation and development.

 

The value-added of patent intensive industry refers to the added value created by the production activities of all permanent resident units of patent intensive industry in a certain period of time.

 

The term "resident unit" refers to an economic unit with a center of economic interests in China's economic territory.

 

Production refers to the activities of creating new output of goods and services by using labor, capital, goods and services input under the control and organization of institutional units.

 

II. Accounting Classification

 

The accounting classification of patent intensive industries is based on the Statistical Classification of Intellectual Property (Patent) Intensive Industries (2019), and adopts two-level classification. According to the nature of economic activities, the first level classification is divided into seven categories: information and communication technology manufacturing industry, information and communication technology service industry, new equipment manufacturing industry, new material manufacturing industry, medicine and medical industry, environmental protection industry, R&D, design and technology service industry. On the basis of the first level classification, the second level classification is subdivided into 188 categories of national economic industries.

 

III. Accounting Method and Data Source

 

The value-added of patent intensive industries shall be calculated in accordance with the Accounting Methods for the Value-added of Patent Intensive Industries formulated by the NBS.

 

The basic data needed for accounting mainly come from the data of national economic census, relevant professional statistics and national economic accounting of the NBS.

 

 

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