Main Social and Economic Indicators of
I. Data in this chapter show main social and economic developments of the Macao Special Administrative Region, including data on land, population, employment, national accounts, industry, energy, construction, transportation, communication, external trade, public finance and banking, prices, education, health, housing and social security.
II. Data of 1999 and previous
years in this chapter refer to data of the former
III. All data in this chapter are provided by the Statistics and Census Services, the Government of the Macao Special Administrative Region, and further tabulated or edited by the International Statistical Information Centre of the National Bureau of Statistics.
IV. According to the Basic
Law of the Macao Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of
VI. As Pataca (MOP) is the legal tender in the Macao Special Administrative Region, all other currencies (including Renminbi) are regarded as foreign currencies in compiling foreign exchange statistics and related statistics.
VII. For more detailed statistics and technical details, users are advised to read Macao Monthly Bulletin of Statistics, Macao Yearbook of Statistics and other publications compiled by the Statistics and Census Services, the Government of the Macao Special Administrative Region.
VIII. Notations used in this chapter:
"_" Indicates absolute value equals zero; "(blank)" indicates no figure provided or not available; "p" indicates provisional data; " o" indicates less than half of the unit employed; "r" indicates rectified data; "*" or "①"indicates see footnotes below.